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5 Resume Traits that Wow the MBA Admissions Committee

By - Dec 13, 11:36 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re thinking of submitting a standard resume along with your MBA application, you’re missing an important opportunity to sell your candidacy to the admissions committee. Like a traditional CV, the purpose of the MBA resume is to make a good first impression and persuade...

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Detailed Instructions for Getting into Chicago Booth

By - Dec 13, 00:52 AM   Comments [0]

  Are you looking for an experienced mentor to guide you through the Chicago Booth application process? Do you need advice on how to approach Booth’s questions efficiently and intelligently? Do you need help taking on the Chicago Booth challenge? Check out the video recording of our most recent...

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Making the Most of Each MBA Application Component

By - Dec 12, 12:49 PM   Comments [0]

As you pull together your MBA application materials for Round 2, try to think of each component as an opportunity to tell the adcom something new about yourself. What we mean is, don’t simply copy and paste bullet points from your resume into your data forms....

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USC Marshall MBA Application Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Dec 12, 00:05 AM   Comments [0]

Along with academic excellence, the USC Marshall MBA program is characterized by a powerful global network with special emphasis on the Pacific Rim, a close-knit and passionate community, and a strong regional presence. Together, your essays should address these qualities directly or indirectly, and the...

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Exit Polls: Interview Reports for Stanford, Haas, Sloan, Columbia, Booth and Fuqua

By - Dec 9, 21:12 PM   Comments [0]

Many of the top MBA programs have fairly similar interview formats - conversational discussions about your past and future that are meant to assess “fit” as well as your true desires to attend the school and its alignment with your goals. As part of this, most...

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Exit Polls: Interview Reports for Stanford, Haas, Sloan, Columbia, Booth and Fuqua

By - Dec 9, 21:12 PM   Comments [0]

Many of the top MBA programs have fairly similar interview formats - conversational discussions about your past and future that are meant to assess “fit” as well as your true desires to attend the school and its alignment with your goals. As part of this, most...

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Ask the AdCom: How Do MBA Students Get Goofy?

By - Dec 9, 12:08 PM   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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FT and Bloomberg Release European and International Business School Rankings

By - Dec 9, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% This week brought not one but two rankings of international business schools: Financial Times’s 2016 ranking of European business schools and Bloomberg Businessweek’s 2016 ranking of non-U.S. business schools. This year, London Business School is the big winner, grabbing the number one spot...

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Full-Time or Part-Time: Which MBA is Right For You?

By - Dec 8, 18:36 PM   Comments [0]

If you are like me and believe that the MBA is one of the most, if not the most, valuable advanced degrees you can earn, then the question becomes “should I go to a full-time (“FT”) MBA or a part-time (“PT”) MBA program?”  Great question! As...

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Application Essay Tip: The Devil is in the Details

By - Dec 8, 11:40 AM   Comments [0]

You can argue about the devil, but certainly the substance, distinctiveness, and success of your essays depends on the details. Bringing Out Your Uniqueness in the Details Many applicants tend to bury their uniqueness and success under vague assertions. You don’t want to hide your achievements; you want to trumpet...

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