Admission Consultants

How to Apply Successfully to Business School After Getting Kicked Out of College

By - Apr 26, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions If you got off to a rocky start in college or hit a rough patch in your studies, it doesn’t necessarily have to derail your B-school plans – even if it puts a dent in your GPA. In fact, business schools love a...

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5 Elements to Telling an Attention-Grabbing Story

By - Apr 25, 10:40 AM   Comments [0]

Ready to write your personal statement? Then it's time to conjure your inner storyteller. The best way to distinguish yourself from other applicants is to tell the admissions board a good story, a tale of your greatest achievements, dreams, and challenges. How do you tell a...

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Next Steps If You’ve Been Admitted to Business School

By - Apr 25, 07:35 AM   Comments [0]

If you’ll be starting business school this fall, congratulations! It may seem like years ago that you first began work on your applications, or you might feel like the whole process flew by. Either way, you now have just a few months left before you...

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How the Admissions Committee Builds a MBA Class

By - Apr 25, 06:11 AM   Comments [0]

Find out who you are really competing against One of the most popular questions that I get from MBA applicants is how do admissions committees create a class? To answer this question, it is most easily explained with one of my favorite hobbies, cooking, and...

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How Many B-Schools Should You Apply To?

By - Apr 24, 12:03 PM   Comments [1]

How many schools should you apply to? How do you strike the balance between too many and too few? And how do you know the exact right number for you? It Depends Yep – this question gets one of those frustrating “it depends” answers. It depends on...

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Columbia Business School 2017 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Apr 24, 10:40 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia Business School tweaked last year's questions for this year. The changes in wording are minor, and I discuss below. The most significant change is that CBS is bucking the bschool trend of the last five years and allowing you a little more room to tell your...

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30 Tips For MBA Admissions Success – Part 1 of 3

By - Apr 22, 13:03 PM   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 Fortune may favor the brave, but when applying to business school it is careful planning and meaningful self-reflection that win the...

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Ross MBA Admissions Director Shares Her B-School Comparison Spreadsheet

By - Apr 22, 10:08 AM   Comments [0]

Now is the time when many potential business school applicants are neck-deep in the school research phase of the MBA admissions process. With that in mind, we’d like to share this excellent video posted by Soojin Kwon, director of MBA admissions at the University of...

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Should You Take the GMAT or the GRE?

By - Apr 21, 14:43 PM   Comments [0]

Most b-schools now accept the GRE (you can see the full list here), which means you can weigh your options and decide whether the GRE or GMAT will increase your chances of acceptance. Here are a few factors to consider when making this decision: For most...

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From Tuck MBA to Stand-Up Comic and Author

By - Apr 21, 14:16 PM   Comments [0]

A funny thing happened on the way to the open mic. Paul Ollinger got a Tuck MBA, had a career in Silicon Valley, grabbed a gig at a little start-up called Facebook, and then wrote a book on MBA admissions. Let’s hear his story. Meet Paul...

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