Admission Consultants

Round 1 Notification at Harvard Business School

By - Dec 9, 06:50 AM   Comments [0]

In an update to her blog, Dee Leopold, Harvard Business School‘s Director of MBA Admissions and Financial Aid, informed readers that interviewed Round 1 applicants will have a status update on Wednesday, December 10th. At approximately noon Boston time, you may log in to your application...

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MBA Interview Questions: Why This MBA Program?

By - Dec 8, 10:35 AM   Comments [0]

Reason for asking the question: To gauge the sincerity with which the candidate is approaching the school. How to prepare: You need to make sure you show that your reasons for applying to the program go well beyond the obvious reputation, location, or network. Your...

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Navigate a Job Change While Applying to Business Schools

By - Dec 8, 09:40 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com Think about what you would you do if you needed to move into a new job just a few months before submitting your MBA applications. Or, maybe there’s an intriguing career prospect on the...

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NYU Stern Langone 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Dec 7, 09:50 AM   Comments [0]

The Stern Langone part-time MBA essays, together, require you truly to “know thyself” -- i.e., know yourself so well that you can zero right in on the essence of who you are and where you’re going without background explanation or elaborate contextualization. All the essays...

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QS Global TopMBA Rankings 2014

By - Dec 7, 09:44 AM   Comments [0]

TopMBA’s new 2014/2015 global report ranks business programs according to geographic location based on surveys completed by 5,669 actively-hiring MBA employers and 7,187 academics in the field of business and management. (See more about the methodology here.) Top 20 B-Schools in North America Some highlights: • The...

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Round 3 Attracts Maverick MBA Applicants

By - Dec 5, 12:16 PM   Comments [0]

Round three is far and away the most competitive round in MBA admissions. Almost all of the seats have already been filled, and applications submitted this late in the game need to be absolutely amazing…and come with some sort of explanation as to why the...

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Chicago Booth Profile: Class of 2016

By - Dec 5, 11:05 AM   Comments [0]

Let’s see who makes up Chicago Booth’s most recent incoming class, the class of 2016… • Average class size – 581 • Average student age – 27.7 years • Average years work experience – 4.6 • Average GMAT score – 724 • Average GPA – 3.59 • GPA range (mid-80%) –...

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UC Berkeley Haas to Build State-of-the-Art ‘Learning Laboratory’

By - Dec 5, 06:20 AM   Comments [0]

UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business is constructing a six-story, 80,000 square-foot academic building devoted entirely to student learning and interaction, Haas School Dean Rich Lyons announced Thursday. Image courtesy of Berkeley-Haas. Illustration: Jeff Stikeman. The North Academic Building, as it will be known, will have state-of-the...

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Meet our MBA Consultants: Bolong Li

By - Dec 5, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

Each week, we sit down and get to know one of our MBA Consultants. Not to brag, but we have an amazing team of people, and there’s more to them than just their top school pedigree or their devilish good looks. When you’re choosing an MBA...

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UVA Darden Executive MBA Essay Tip 2015

By - Dec 4, 11:35 AM   Comments [0]

Given that the Darden EMBA application presents only one essay question to answer, the balance of your application – the online form, the resume, the recommendations, the interview – all carry more weight than they do in most EMBA applications that contain several questions (usually...

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