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The Election is Over – Time to Get Moving on Round 2 Applications

By - Nov 11, 16:21 PM   Comments [0]

You have approximately two months before the round two MBA application deadlines. So it’s time to un-glue yourself from the news, excuse yourself from the continued debates, and focus your attention on your own future - business school. With the holidays coming-up, round two deadlines sneak up...

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Ask the AdCom: What’s a Popular Annual Activity?

By - Nov 11, 11:12 AM   Comments [0]

Hey everybody! We’re back with another installment of “Ask the AdCom,” where we share a wide range of tips and advice from admissions team members from a dozen top business schools. Since AdCom members are human, too, we know our readers will enjoy seeing  a different side of what makes...

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New Dean Talks About Ross’s MBA Future

By - Nov 11, 11:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% This year, Scott DeRue left his position as professor at University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business to become the youngest dean in the history of the school. While DeRue is only a few months into the job, he is already giving indications...

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Columbia Business School Announces Changes to Curriculum

By - Nov 11, 10:21 AM   Comments [0]

During Columbia Business School’s Start-Ups Week held earlier this month, the Eugene Lang Center for Entrepreneurship kicked off the event by announcing they are reorganizing its entrepreneurship curriculum to help students better choose their areas of interest and plan their future career paths. For the uninitiated, Start-Ups...

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UVA Darden Executive MBA Application Tips and Deadlines

By - Nov 10, 13:37 PM   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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10 Common Mistakes Made in B-School Essays 

By - Nov 10, 11:08 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re looking to create a winning MBA application, the absolute best place to shine a spotlight on your goals and accomplishments is in the required essay questions. After all, life provides ample source material—innovations, successes, ethical dilemmas, workplace conflicts–that you can mine for essay...

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Wharton Interview Team-Based Discussions – What To Expect And How To Prepare

By - Nov 9, 11:21 AM   Comments [0]

Wharton recently announced their round 1 interview decisions, and as former Director of MBA Admissions at Wharton, I can share my understanding of what the school is looking for in the team-based discussions (Wharton’s interview style) which will begin soon. The team-based discussion is a format that...

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The Best GMAT Prep Courses for MBA Applicants

By - Nov 9, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Is business school on the horizon for you? Before you can jump into preparing your MBA application, you need to take an entrance exam. If, like many applicants, it’s been a while since you’ve taken a multi-hour standardized test, preparing for a...

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Tips for the Wharton Team-Based Discussion Interview

By - Nov 8, 17:37 PM   Comments [0]

Congratulations, you have been invited to interview at Wharton! Making it this far in the business school application process is a HUGE win, but preparing for the unique Team-Based Discussion presents new challenges. Stratus Prep offers the following tips for the Wharton Team-Based Discussion Interview:...

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Working An MBA Into Your Work-Life Balance

By - Nov 8, 14:23 PM   Comments [1]

When it comes to pursuing an MBA degree, there are substantial time and financial commitments involved that can make it difficult to achieve a suitable work-life balance. One source notes that it can cost between $30,000 to $90,000 annually — and possibly even more at private...

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