MBA

Why Do You Want to Go to B-School?

By - Aug 22, 07:15 AM   Comments [0]

You’re going to be asked that question a lot over the next several months, so you need to come up with a good answer.  Actually, several different good answers, each tailored for distinct constituencies. MBA Admissions Committees: Show them that you know appreciate the value of...

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These 4 Important Principles are Critical When Writing the Berkeley-Haas Essay

By - Aug 20, 02:30 AM   Comments [0]

Understand the four key principles UC Berkeley-Haas looks for in the essays of MBA applicants. Berkeley-Haas has a very close-knit, student-driven and collaborative culture. The school values innovative leaders who embody the four key principles: Question the Status Quo, Confidence without Attitude, Student Always and...

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Does an MBA Pay Off? Ask Paul Ollinger

By - Aug 19, 07:34 AM   Comments [0]

Sometimes, applying to business school can seem like such an uphill slog that you really need to disconnect from the process from time to time in order to recharge and remember that there are other people in your life that you’ve probably been neglecting, and other interesting things...

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HBX Launches Finance Certificate Program

By - Aug 19, 05:20 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% HBX, Harvard Business School‘s online learning initiative, has unveiled a finance certificate program that will enroll its first cohort this fall. HBX Finance: Leading with Finance is designed for business leaders interested in a more in-depth knowledge of finance and financial professionals looking...

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Confessions of an MBA Consultant: White Spaces

By - Aug 18, 07:25 AM   Comments [0]

As part of our month-long anniversary celebration, I’m highlighting some of my favorite blog posts from along the way that I think will really resonate with applicants who are gearing up for submission this fall.  Enjoy! I’d rather listen to Celine Dion on a loop, I think...

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MBA Programs Flourish When They Keep the Same Admissions Directors

By - Aug 18, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Stanford has announced that Director of MBA Admissions Derrick Bolton will step down on September 1. His departure marks the end of a 15-year tenure at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. During his time as Director of Admissions, Stanford saw a 55 percent...

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MIT Sloan Fellows 2017 Essay Tips

By - Aug 17, 15:06 PM   Comments [0]

In my experience assisting MIT Sloan Fellows applicants for over a decade (Successes every year, and last year all of my MIT Sloan Fellows clients were accepted), I have seen consistently that the adcom values applicants who, among other things, demonstrate consistent outstanding impact and...

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Attention International Students: TOEFL to Offer Free Online Course

By - Aug 17, 14:38 PM   Comments [0]

International students planning to study at an English language institution or university, candidates for scholarships or professional certification, English language learners who want to follow their progress, and students or workers applying for visas in certain countries can now take advantage of a free online...

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

By - Aug 17, 10:10 AM   Comments [0]

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 the very center of business’?” The video and the essay question have enabled Columbia...

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5 Ways to Prepare for the 1st Year of Business School

By - Aug 17, 07:36 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News. Throughout the business school application process, MBA candidates spend ample time filling out applications, writing essays and even honing interview skills to successfully gain admittance to their institution of choice. But it is equally...

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