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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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Comparing GMAT Scores: How You Stack Up Against The “Other Guy”

By - Apr 21, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

This question is a classic around these parts. “How important is my GMAT score when applying to MBA programs?” There’s no really “clean” answer, but we like a challenge, so let’s see if we can give you a pretty good idea. Comparing One Applicant To Another When B-schools are...

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How Important Are Campus Visits For MBA Applicants?

By - Apr 13, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

One of our clients recently asked us about visiting the campuses of the business schools he’s applying to. “I heard it could be helpful to impress the admissions committee if you visit the school. Is this true? And will it REALLY help me get admitted? It just...

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What Makes For Compelling Personal “Stuff” In An MBA Application Essay?

By - Apr 12, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Not gonna lie, this is a very challenging concept. Things may get a little heady, so stay with me… Schools often ask (in some form) what kind of person you are, getting to know who you are, personal interests, etc etc etc. But what IS that? What...

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How To Explain A Bad Grade Or Low GMAT Score

By - Apr 5, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

Evolution has no will. [Apologies to any Creationists out there, but just indulge us for a moment…] If you think “the tornado” occurred because nature was feeling depressed one day, and took its self-image issues out on humanity, it would… not sit quite right. If that...

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Interpreting the 2017 US News Business School Rankings

By - Mar 17, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

It’s that time again… the 2017 US News business school rankings are out! But brace yourselves, folks; they’re about as controversial as Kim Kardashian’s Instagram feed. The Sparknotes version of this year’s free-for-all is: Stanford GSB falls from from first Chicago Booth is on the rise Yale SOM jumps...

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Is GMAT Test Prep Worth My Time?

By - Feb 15, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

This is the third post in a four-part series I wrote to describe my experience applying to MBA programs. Here’s a link back to the first post about why I decided to apply in the first place, just in case you want to start at...

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What Business Schools Should I Apply To?

By - Feb 8, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

This is the second post in a four-part series I wrote to describe my experience applying to MBA programs. Here’s a link back to the first post about why I decided to apply in the first place, just in case you want to start at...

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Should I Apply To Business School?

By - Feb 3, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

This is the first post in a four-part series I wrote to describe my experience applying to MBA programs. As you will see (and this is dating back over ten years) I had just about ZERO outside guidance at all, and was for the most...

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10 Myths That Can Destroy Your MBA Application

By - Jan 13, 09:03 AM   Comments [0]

As a future, or current business school applicant, getting an MBA is one of the most important things you’ll ever do. And like anything worth doing, it’s a lot of work. Every day, our team meets people from all over the world who have chosen,...

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