Admission Consultants

Next Steps If You’ve Been Admitted to Business School

By - Apr 25, 07:35 AM   Comments [0]

If you’ll be starting business school this fall, congratulations! It may seem like years ago that you first began work on your applications, or you might feel like the whole process flew by. Either way, you now have just a few months left before you...

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How the Admissions Committee Builds a MBA Class

By - Apr 25, 06:11 AM   Comments [0]

Find out who you are really competing against One of the most popular questions that I get from MBA applicants is how do admissions committees create a class? To answer this question, it is most easily explained with one of my favorite hobbies, cooking, and...

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Columbia Business School 2017 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Apr 24, 10:40 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia Business School tweaked last year's questions for this year. The changes in wording are minor, and I discuss below. The most significant change is that CBS is bucking the bschool trend of the last five years and allowing you a little more room to tell your...

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30 Tips For MBA Admissions Success – Part 1 of 3

By - Apr 22, 13:03 PM   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 Fortune may favor the brave, but when applying to business school it is careful planning and meaningful self-reflection that win the...

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Ross MBA Admissions Director Shares Her B-School Comparison Spreadsheet

By - Apr 22, 10:08 AM   Comments [0]

Now is the time when many potential business school applicants are neck-deep in the school research phase of the MBA admissions process. With that in mind, we’d like to share this excellent video posted by Soojin Kwon, director of MBA admissions at the University of...

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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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Women Entrepreneurs Applying to Business School

By - Apr 21, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% If you’re a female entrepreneur, there has never been a better time for you to both attend business school, and start your own business. Not only are almost a third of all business owners in America women, but the number of women-owned...

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Quick Point: Columbia Dates and Essays are Live! Applying Before the Deadlines to Columbia Can Give You an Advantage!

By - Apr 21, 01:27 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia is one of the only top schools where the timing of when you click "submit" actually can matter. Since Columbia has rolling admissions, it's often to your benefit to submit your application early. So, here are the dates and essay topics, which happen to...

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Confessions of an International Applicant

By - Apr 20, 15:49 PM   Comments [0]

Vantage Point recently had the chance to catch up with Katrin, a recent Columbia Business School grad and busy management consultant based in New York City. We asked her a few questions about her experience applying to business school as an international applicant and all...

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HEC Paris Posts January 2017 MBA Application Deadlines

By - Apr 20, 10:49 AM   Comments [0]

HEC Paris has posted the MBA application deadlines for the January 2017 intake. The admissions process at HEC Paris is conducted on a rolling basis throughout the year, and the dates listed below reflect the possibilities for Full-Time and Part-Time applicants. Application Deadline: May 1, 2016 Decision...

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