Admission Consultants

It’s May! Top 7 Steps All MBA Applicants Should Be Taking Now

By - May 3, 10:48 AM   Comments [0]

By Harold Simansky, Stratus Prep MBA Admissions Consultant & MIT Sloan MBA As May arrives and the weather improves, application deadlines feel about a thousand years away… and here is where the trouble begins. Much as the old adage describes, “complacency breeds mediocrity,” so too...

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3 Reasons for Rejection From a Dream MBA Program

By - May 3, 06:23 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on If you’ve been feeling down since receiving a rejection letter from your dream business school, I want to offer some insight into why it happened, and remind you why you should keep your chin...

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Darden EMBA Students Go to Silicon Valley

By - May 3, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions An advantage of EMBA programs is that they’re designed to mesh with the schedules of busy professionals. Since EMBA programs are more condensed, there’s a stereotype that enrolling in an EMBA program means missing out on some of the opportunities available to...

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Leave Yourself Time in Round 1

By - May 2, 10:13 AM   Comments [0]

In high school or college—or maybe even recently on an important project at work—you might have been able to wait until the last minute to do something and still come out looking like a champ. But we can assure you that won’t be the case...

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Tips for Applying to Part-Time MBA Programs

By - May 1, 11:27 AM   Comments [0]

The extensive available advice about applying to MBA programs was largely created with applicants to full-time MBA programs in mind. If you are applying to part-time MBA programs, most of this advice will be pertinent for you as well. But there are some nuances to applying to part-time programs that...

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4 More Elements to Telling an Attention-Grabbing Story

By - May 1, 05:46 AM   Comments [0]

In the last post, we illustrated 5 key story elements with these opening application essay line: The moment I found the lump, I suspected my life was about to change – in a big way. It was mid-May 2011. I was a busy consultant in McKinsey’s Chicago...

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5 Ways to Cut Stress After an Admission Test

By - May 1, 05:19 AM   Comments [0]

The months, weeks, and days leading up to a major admission test can be a major source of stress for students. Unfortunately, that stress doesn’t necessarily go away once the test is over. In this post, we cover some of the best ways to manage stress...

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Evaluate Your Communication Skills When Applying to B-School

By - Apr 29, 11:35 AM   Comments [0]

The so-called hard skills of financing, accounting, supply chain management are widely available at business schools across the board, but it seems the soft-set skills, such as the ability to work with and through others, need a boost. Recruiters have noticed that even students from the...

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30 Tips For MBA Admissions Success – Part 2 of 3

By - Apr 29, 09:52 AM   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. The coaches at Fortuna have put together some MBA application advice, based on years of insider experience working in the admissions...

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Columbia’s Chazen Institute Gets $10 Million

By - Apr 29, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Columbia Business School’s Chazen Institute of International Business has received a $10 million gift. And the gift has come from none other than Jerome Chazen himself. The institute will use the money to continue the work it’s doing and will update its name...

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