MBA

Tips for Applying to Part-Time MBA Programs

By - May 1, 11:27 AM   Comments [0]

The extensive available advice about applying to MBA programs was largely created with applicants to full-time MBA programs in mind. If you are applying to part-time MBA programs, most of this advice will be pertinent for you as well. But there are some nuances to applying to part-time programs that...

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4 More Elements to Telling an Attention-Grabbing Story

By - May 1, 05:46 AM   Comments [0]

In the last post, we illustrated 5 key story elements with these opening application essay line: The moment I found the lump, I suspected my life was about to change – in a big way. It was mid-May 2011. I was a busy consultant in McKinsey’s Chicago...

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5 Ways to Cut Stress After an Admission Test

By - May 1, 05:19 AM   Comments [0]

The months, weeks, and days leading up to a major admission test can be a major source of stress for students. Unfortunately, that stress doesn’t necessarily go away once the test is over. In this post, we cover some of the best ways to manage stress...

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Evaluate Your Communication Skills When Applying to B-School

By - Apr 29, 11:35 AM   Comments [0]

The so-called hard skills of financing, accounting, supply chain management are widely available at business schools across the board, but it seems the soft-set skills, such as the ability to work with and through others, need a boost. Recruiters have noticed that even students from the...

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30 Tips For MBA Admissions Success – Part 2 of 3

By - Apr 29, 09:52 AM   Comments [0]

Matt Symonds is a Director of Fortuna Admissions and regular contributor to Forbes. The following is adapted from his original article posted March 31, 2016. The coaches at Fortuna have put together some MBA application advice, based on years of insider experience working in the admissions...

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Columbia’s Chazen Institute Gets $10 Million

By - Apr 29, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Columbia Business School’s Chazen Institute of International Business has received a $10 million gift. And the gift has come from none other than Jerome Chazen himself. The institute will use the money to continue the work it’s doing and will update its name...

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Struck Out? You Wanted to be Class of 2019 Anyway! MBA Reapplicant Strategy and Stories to Inspire

By - Apr 29, 02:34 AM   Comments [0]

You're used to succeeding in just about everything you do - from Little League MVP up to being promoted early in your rockstar career. So, what happened with your b-school applications last year?  Firstly, every year it gets harder and harder to get into the top...

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7 MBA Admissions Consultants’ Advice On Campus Visits

By - Apr 28, 13:56 PM   Comments [0]

If you read our last post about MBA campus visits, then you already know how important it is to make an appearance at the programs you’re applying to. So make them happen already, will ya?! And while you’re tromping around campus ogling all the people, places...

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B-School Profs Offer Strategies for the Networking-Averse

By - Apr 28, 08:01 AM   Comments [0]

Everyone knows that a huge part of the b-school experience is creating a network that you’ll be tapping into for the rest of your career. But what if you’re naturally shy, or simply hate the idea of networking because it makes you feel phony, opportunistic,...

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Changes to GMAT Scoring That All MBA Applicants Need to Know About

By - Apr 28, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% If you’re thinking about going to business school, understanding the ins and outs of b-school admissions testing is an absolute must. Recently, there have been several important GMAT changes announced by GMAC, the creators of the test. Whether you are thinking about taking...

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