MBA

Weigh Being a Generalist, Specialist in Business School

By - Aug 24, 07:06 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News. After the Great Recession hit in 2008, business schools started ramping up their menu of specializations to meet the demand of students eager to differentiate themselves as experts in a given area. This expansion into...

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Tuesday Tips: The University of Texas at Austin McCombs 2017 MBA Essay Tips

By - Aug 23, 11:59 AM   Comments [0]

University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business is a globally recognized MBA program, located in the center of technology and creativity that is Austin. Programs like McCombs can provide an especially strong regional network if you are currently in Texas or plan to...

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Tuesday Tips: Michigan Ross Fall 2017 MBA Essay Tips

By - Aug 23, 06:54 AM   Comments [0]

Michigan Ross is a program that emphasizes learning both inside and outside the classroom, and is seeking candidates that are intellectually curious and able to accomplish their goals. Ross is also a close-knit community and fit with the program is important to demonstrate in the application...

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London Business School 2016-2017 MBA Essay Tips and Application Deadlines

By - Aug 23, 05:13 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Located in one of the great financial epicenters of the world, London Business School’s MBA program attracts a truly global class of students with a wide range of education and work experiences. MBA applicants hoping to gain admission to London Business School...

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Why Do You Want to Go to B-School?

By - Aug 22, 07:15 AM   Comments [0]

You’re going to be asked that question a lot over the next several months, so you need to come up with a good answer.  Actually, several different good answers, each tailored for distinct constituencies. MBA Admissions Committees: Show them that you know appreciate the value of...

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Does an MBA Pay Off? Ask Paul Ollinger

By - Aug 19, 07:34 AM   Comments [0]

Sometimes, applying to business school can seem like such an uphill slog that you really need to disconnect from the process from time to time in order to recharge and remember that there are other people in your life that you’ve probably been neglecting, and other interesting things...

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HBX Launches Finance Certificate Program

By - Aug 19, 05:20 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% HBX, Harvard Business School‘s online learning initiative, has unveiled a finance certificate program that will enroll its first cohort this fall. HBX Finance: Leading with Finance is designed for business leaders interested in a more in-depth knowledge of finance and financial professionals looking...

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Confessions of an MBA Consultant: White Spaces

By - Aug 18, 07:25 AM   Comments [0]

As part of our month-long anniversary celebration, I’m highlighting some of my favorite blog posts from along the way that I think will really resonate with applicants who are gearing up for submission this fall.  Enjoy! I’d rather listen to Celine Dion on a loop, I think...

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MBA Programs Flourish When They Keep the Same Admissions Directors

By - Aug 18, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Stanford has announced that Director of MBA Admissions Derrick Bolton will step down on September 1. His departure marks the end of a 15-year tenure at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. During his time as Director of Admissions, Stanford saw a 55 percent...

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MIT Sloan Fellows 2017 Essay Tips

By - Aug 17, 15:06 PM   Comments [0]

In my experience assisting MIT Sloan Fellows applicants for over a decade (Successes every year, and last year all of my MIT Sloan Fellows clients were accepted), I have seen consistently that the adcom values applicants who, among other things, demonstrate consistent outstanding impact and...

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