Admission Consultants

Popular Stanford GSB Course on Female Entrepreneurship Offers Lessons for All

By - Feb 20, 12:51 PM   Comments [0]

The men who take a Stanford Graduate School of Business course on female entrepreneurship do so for the eye-opening exposure to some of the down-and-dirty aspects of starting your own business. Learning about the strategic and business challenges of entrepreneurship is great, but what about...

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4 Tips for Team Interviews

By - Feb 20, 10:30 AM   Comments [0]

Since so much of b-school life and learning includes team discussions, the adcom needed a tool for assessing how applicants will fit in the team-based discussion culture of their programs. Thus, the Team-Based Discussion (TBD) was born. In team-based interviews, applicants need to use a different...

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London Business School Master In Finance 2015 Essay Tips

By - Feb 20, 10:26 AM   Comments [0]

The relatively short LBS MFin essay questions, together, convey the adcom’s interest in both who you are and how you envision and plan your career. Given that your classmates will be experienced finance professionals (the average work experience is six years), it’s important to deliver...

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Is my GMAT/GRE score "good enough"?

By - Feb 19, 21:39 PM   Comments [0]

The following post was prepared by Kim Carter, a senior admissions consultant with The MBA Exchange. Kim completed her MBA at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan on a full-tuition merit-based fellowship.    The GMAT/GRE is probably the most stress-inducing aspect of the...

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"Finding your Kind" among MBA programs

By - Feb 19, 21:39 PM   Comments [0]

We are very pleased to share this guest post by Pauline Jennett, Master Admissions Consultant at The MBA Exchange and former associate director of admissions at HBS.   I was recently talking with a colleague in my education doctoral program about her process when choosing between the undergraduate programs...

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MBA admission starts with 4 important steps

By - Feb 19, 21:39 PM   Comments [0]

Many applicants to top business schools believe that there's nothing for them to do until the applications are published, typically a few months before the submission deadlines. That's good news for individuals who want to gain an edge in the competition for admission...

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"Just one essay?" MBA applicant beware

By - Feb 19, 21:39 PM   Comments [0]

This guest post is by Jean-Phillippe Odunlami, a senior admissions consultant at The MBA Exchange.   A number of high-profile MBA programs – most significantly HBS – have recently reduced their essay requirements to a single, open-ended, often ambiguous question.  To many potential applicants, it suddenly appears...

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5 reasons why it’s not "too soon" to launch MBA admissions campaign

By - Feb 19, 21:39 PM   Comments [0]

The old fable of "the tortoise and the hare" was never more applicable.  Many future applicants believe that there's nothing they can or should do before the new applications are published in spring 2015. And, sadly, many admissions consultants reinforce this procrastination by discouraging individuals...

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8 Questions for International MBA Applicants to Ask

By - Feb 19, 21:39 PM   Comments [0]

We're pleased to share this guest post from Prodigy Finance.   It's been said that the hardest thing about a top MBA program is getting admitted. However, there's another major hurdle that awaits international applicants -- getting financed.    The reality is that most banks don't make cross-border loans....

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"Now what?" 5 tips for rejected MBA applicants

By - Feb 19, 21:39 PM   Comments [0]

1. Get over it. Sure, it hurts when your dream doesn't come true. You put so much time and effort into that application. You felt so confident when you submitted it. So, how could the admissions committee possibly say no? But they did. And re-reading your...

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