Admission Consultants

Six Reasons To Consider Hiring an MBA Admissions Consultant

By - Apr 1, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Are you considering whether to hire an admissions consultant to help you with your b-school application? You’re not alone. According to a survey conducted by the Association of Admissions Consultants (AIGAC), nearly 45% of MBA applicants who participated in that survey reported using a...

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Will the Final 4 be Your Top Choice Schools?

By - Mar 31, 23:37 PM   Comments [0]

One story-line that pops up frequently this time of year is the idea that a school that does well in the NCAA tournament will see an increase in application numbers, or in the number of students enrolling. This is popularly known as the Flutie Effect,...

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How to Discover Your Best MBA Candidacy

By - Mar 31, 23:21 PM   Comments [0]

5 steps to convincing the adcom to say "yes" to your b-school application   Some applicants believe it's best to present themselves in a way that is totally spontaneous and top-of-mind. They wait until the final few days before the application deadline and produce just one or...

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Welcome Aboard, Esmeralda Cardenal!

By - Mar 31, 13:19 PM   Comments [0]

Esmeralda Cardenal has served on MBA admissions committees for over 10 years—including as Admissions Director at Michigan State’s MBA program. As Associate Director of Admissions at Yale SOM, she led the school’s initiatives for women and underrepresented minorities, recruiting prospective students around the world and reviewing...

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Advice for Incoming MBA Students

By - Mar 31, 05:05 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re headed to business school in the fall, your brain is probably near melting with an information overload right about now. We’re going to add just one thing more to your overflowing plate, though you’ll probably find this next bit quite useful. The admissions blog...

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Columbia Jterm App to be Released Early

By - Mar 30, 11:42 AM   Comments [0]

For those of you who can’t wait to move forward with your 2016 MBA applications — especially those of you interested in Columbia Business School‘s January entry option (AKA Jterm)–I’ve got good news: The Columbia Jterm application for the 2015-16 application cycle will be available on April...

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MBA School Visits: Start Off Right

By - Mar 30, 11:28 AM   Comments [0]

Last season I was often asked, “How should I act during my MBA visits?”  It’s wise to consider, because adcom members start to assess your social intelligence even at this early stage. Having an effective “elevator pitch” will enable you to attend such visits without anxiety, show...

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Checklist for Admitted MBA Students

By - Mar 30, 05:38 AM   Comments [0]

Reactions to an offer of admission seems to universally include calls to loved ones, social media updates, a spendy dinner or two to celebrate, and some form of happy dance in the privacy of your home or office. Once the euphoria over your acceptance to...

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MBA ROI: 6 Powerful Reasons Why an MBA is Worth Your Time and Money

By - Mar 27, 12:22 PM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Is an MBA degree worth the time and money? Will an MBA provide you with an ROI that makes it worth your while? It’s true that pursuing an MBA degree is an expensive and time-consuming endeavor, especially if it means quitting your job and dedicating...

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MBA Rankings: U.S News & World Report 2016 Business School Rankings

By - Mar 27, 12:22 PM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Each year, U.S. News and World Report releases its business school rankings for US MBA programs. The best graduate business schools can’t stop at conferring MBAs. Top graduate business schools have to integrate real life scenarios into courses, build tomorrow’s leaders and improve...

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