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Quick Point: Updated MBA R1 Deadlines Calendar

By - May 23, 14:07 PM   Comments [0]

We've now added Ross and UNC Kenan-Flagler to our aggregated R1 deadlines calendar. Ross and UNC recently released their deadlines and essay topics the upcoming application year - so there's no better time to start than now! Note that UNC has an early action option (the...

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Last Call for Columbia Business School Admissions Webinar!

By - May 23, 11:57 AM   Comments [0]

Wednesday is the day we share our application-changing tips on how to apply successfully to Columbia Business School! Do you have questions about optimizing your CBS application? Do you need concrete tips on how to answer the essay questions? Do you need help evaluating your profile to...

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Michigan Ross Fall 2017 MBA Application Essays

By - May 23, 09:56 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Michigan Ross School of Business poses these two required essay questions and one optional statement in the Fall 2017 MBA application: What are you most proud of outside of your professional life? How does it shape who you are today? (up to 400 words) What...

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Michigan Ross School Names Scott DeRue as New Dean

By - May 20, 10:28 AM   Comments [0]

The Michigan Ross School of Business has appointed Scott DeRue as its next dean, effective July 1. DeRue will succeed Alison Davis-Blake, who one year ago today announced she would resign when her five-year term ends in June 2016. Many in the Ross community are well...

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Michigan Ross School Fall 2017 MBA Application Deadlines

By - May 20, 10:06 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business has announced the application deadlines for the 2016-2017 MBA admissions season. They are as follows: Round 1 Application due: October 3, 2016 Decision released: December 16, 2016 Round 2 Application due: January 2, 2017 Decision released: March 17, 2017 Round 3 Application due: March 20,...

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Crafting Crisp, Focused Answers To Questions About Why You Want An MBA (Part 3)

By - May 20, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

If you’ve read any of the other posts in this series, then you already know we’re focusing on learning how to navigate through the various permutations of questions like these: Why do you want an MBA… AT ALL? Why do you want an MBA… AT THIS EXACT MOMENT IN YOUR CAREER? How...

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What One MBA Applicant Would Have Done Differently

By - May 19, 09:48 AM   Comments [0]

Something unique and completely unexpected arrived in my inbox this week. With the author’s permission and encouragement, I share this letter in the hopes that some of my blog readers might benefit from it…especially anyone on the fence about the value of working with an...

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Global Experience: What Schools Want

By - May 19, 08:26 AM   Comments [0]

The following is adapted from our original article, Global Experience: What Schools Want in Poets and Quants.   More and more MBA programs are emphasizing the value of international experience in applicant profiles. Extensive international experience can help their application stand out to any business school,...

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HBS 2016-2017 Application Strategy Webinar

By - May 19, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Harvard Business School’s round one deadline is fast approaching and we are hosting a webinar on June 7th to help applicants prepare for it. 4 Ways Our June Webinar Will Increase Your Odds of a Successful HBS Application 1. Review of Essay Question You will...

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Who Are YOU to the Adcom?

By - May 19, 03:35 AM   Comments [0]

I read a Forbes article yesterday titled Why 'Results-Oriented Professional' Is The Worst Personal Brand that was so relevant to our work at Vantage Point that I had to share it. The term “personal branding” gets thrown around a lot, especially in MBA application strategy....

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