Admission Consultants

3 Best Ways Female Applicants Turbocharge Their MBA Applications

By - Oct 25, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Top business schools are going out of their way to reach out to female applicants. In recent years, these schools have been especially eager to close the gender gap in their incoming classes. But while top B-schools are keen on enrolling as many...

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Former AdCom Officers Have Some Advice for You

By - Oct 24, 11:26 AM   Comments [0]

You probably already know that we have a diverse group of MBAs on the Stacy Blackman Consulting team. We each bring something unique to the table that the rest of our staff (and our clients!) can benefit from. This week we thought the timing was...

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The Economist’s 2016 MBA Rankings

By - Oct 21, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Move over, Harvard and Stanford! You’ve got nothing on Chicago, Kellogg and Darden — at least according to the 2016 Economist MBA rankings. The Economist’s list is known for being the rebel among the major MBA rankings, and this year is no exception....

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Show Leadership, Extracurriculars in Your UCLA Anderson Application

By - Oct 21, 08:11 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re applying to business schools this year, the process of pulling your materials together will consume much of your life in the coming months. Of particular focus will be planning how to best position yourself. If you’ve taken on leadership roles in volunteer organizations...

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Ask the AdCom: What are Some Orientation Traditions?

By - Oct 20, 11:15 AM   Comments [0]

Hey everybody! We’re back with another installment of “Ask the AdCom,” where we share a wide range of tips and advice from admissions team members from a dozen top business schools. Since AdCom members are human, too, we know our readers will enjoy seeing  a different side of what makes...

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I Applied To Chicago Booth… And Got Accepted! Here’s How

By - Oct 20, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Meet Lawrence. He’s currently attending The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. When Lawrence decided to apply to Booth he was 32 years old, with a GPA of 3.2 (B.A.) and 3.5 (M.A.) and a 760 GMAT. Now that he’s all settled into B-School and being...

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I Applied To MIT Sloan… And Got Accepted! Here’s How

By - Oct 20, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Meet Chuck. He’s currently attending MIT’s Sloan School of Management. When Chuck decided to apply to Sloan he was 27 years old with a GPA of 4.8 (5.0 scale) and a 730 GMAT. Now that he’s all settled into B-School and gearing up to take over the world, we...

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The Latest Rankings from The Economist – What Do They Mean?

By - Oct 19, 15:03 PM   Comments [0]

Back in June, we tackled the loaded question ofwhether or not the MBA rankings matter. (And of course, it depends.) But regardless of how reliant on or independent from the rankings your school selection decisions were, you’ve likely gotten comfortable with your choices by now....

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Advice for the Harvard Business School Admissions Essay

By - Oct 19, 12:39 PM   Comments [0]

This probably comes as no surprise to many of you, but Harvard Business School has notoriously low acceptance rates, which is why applicants to HBS must answer the required essay question both thoughtfully and strategically. Business Insider recently shared my tips for this season’s crop of candidates,...

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Getting Into Stanford Webinar

By - Oct 19, 07:09 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Planning on applying to Stanford GSB in round two? You can’t afford to miss this webinar, “The Stanford GSB Insider Secrets to a Winning Application” on Oct. 25, 12:00 PM EST (9:00 AM PST).  You will hear case studies of many successful clients...

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