Admission Consultants

Don’t Hide From MBA Admissions Background Checks

By - Oct 27, 09:17 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com Background checks in MBA admissions are more common for some schools than others, but their overall use is growing. Some programs vet every admitted applicant, others randomly select a percentage of candidates and still...

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2014 Economist MBA Rankings

By - Oct 27, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

2014 Economist Full-Time Global MBA Rankings: 1. Chicago Booth (U.S.) 2. Dartmouth Tuck (U.S.) 3. UVA Darden (U.S.) 4. HEC Paris (France) 5. IESE Business School (Spain) 6. Harvard Business School (U.S.) 7. UC Berkeley Haas (U.S.) 8. NYU Stern (U.S.) 9. Stanford GSB (U.S.) 10. Columbia Business School (U.S.) 11. UPenn Wharton (U.S.) 12. MIT Sloan...

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Introducing NEW Consulting CEO Rankings

By - Oct 27, 07:29 AM   Comments [0]

Firmsconsulting just released new rankings that compare the performance of CEOs from six top consulting firms, McKinsey & Co., BCG, Bain & Co., Deloitte S&O, PwC Strategy& and Roland Berger. Each Sunday, the rankings will be republished based on new performance findings. Here are some points...

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2016 Columbia Business School Class Profile

By - Oct 27, 06:50 AM   Comments [0]

Let’s take a look at who makes up Columbia’s class of 2016 (from the CBS website)… • Applications received: 5799 • Students accepted: 1056 • Students enrolled: 743 (Aug. entry class size – 544; Jan. entry class size – 199) • Women: 36% • U.S....

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Meet Our MBA Consultants: Mark Lellouch

By - Oct 24, 03:00 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...

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Wharton School Round 1 Interview Update

By - Oct 23, 10:54 AM   Comments [0]

The latest posting on the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School MBA admissions blog will bring some relief to nail-biting round 1 applications. The school has announced that invitations to interview will go out on October 31st. Applicants selected to interview will receive the Team-Based Discussion prompt...

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Applicants Overwhelming Favor GMAT Over GRE, Kaplan Survey Reveals

By - Oct 22, 11:30 AM   Comments [0]

Acceptance of the GRE as an admissions alternative to the GMAT among U.S. business schools has reached critical mass, according to Kaplan Test Prep’s 2014 survey of business school admissions officers. According to the survey, 85% of MBA programs now give students the option to submit...

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7 MBA Interview Tips – What NOT to Do

By - Oct 22, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

What makes a great MBA Interview? We’ve gotten MBA interview tips from former admissions counselors, our own expert consultants, and even our successful applicants have weighed in. And now, our COO Lauren Herskovic is getting in the game. Here we present what NOT to do...

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What Does “At The Very Center of Business” Mean for CBS Applicants?

By - Oct 21, 15:37 PM   Comments [0]

Episode 1 in our Big Brand Theory series for MBA applicants: Columbia Business School’s motto. Columbia Business School Essay 2 asks you to watch a short video entitled, “The Center” and then use it to answer the question, “How will you take advantage of being ‘at...

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Michigan Ross Admissions Director on Retaking GMAT

By - Oct 21, 10:05 AM   Comments [0]

First off, congratulations to all of the R1 applicants to Michigan Ross School of Business who received an invitation to interview yesterday! MBA admissions director Soojin Kwon discusses the subject of retaking the GMAT in her latest blog post, noting that the question also frequently...

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