Leadership Experience And Your MBA Application

By - Oct 27, 06:45 AM   Comments [0]

Leadership is key in all applications at all levels of education and employment, not just for B-School. Why? Well, because everybody wants leaders. Leaders are sexy. Leadership means drive, focus, confidence, power, and progress. It shows development, promotion, and success. That’s why it applies to every...

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Harvard Business School Loves Women Candidates

By - Oct 27, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions 2013 marked the 50th anniversary of Harvard Business School first admitting women to their program. Given the stats today, it’s hard to believe that prior to 1963, women were not admitted to the business school at Harvard. Forty-three percent of HBS’s Class of...

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Advice for First-Years from an HBS Alumna

By - Oct 26, 13:22 PM   Comments [0]

There’s nothing like advice that comes straight from the source, so if Harvard Business School is on your short list, you shouldn’t miss this great post published recently in the student newspaper The Harbus. In What I Wish I’d Known This Time Last Year, Rahima Dosani (MBA...

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The Best B-School Resources to Research Top MBA Programs

By - Oct 26, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Recently, I had a conversation with the admissions director for one of the top business schools in America. We were catching up, just chatting about the state of MBA admissions these days, and he said something that really made me stop and...

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Cambridge Judge MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Oct 26, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

If you are seeking a one-year MBA program that will enable you to transition to a new country, function, or industry, then the Cambridge Judge MBA program may be the program for you. Judge is particularly strong at placing its graduates in the Consulting (29%)...

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Michigan Ross Releasing Interview Invites Today

By - Oct 25, 12:43 PM   Comments [0]

The University of Michigan Ross School of Business plans to send out invitations to interview today, October 25th, and the admissions team has been absolutely swamped so far this season. “Given the 13 percent increase in Round 1 apps (our third consecutive year of increases), we’re...

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Managerial Experience And Your MBA Application

By - Oct 25, 11:45 AM   Comments [0]

It’s no secret that management experience looks great on your MBA applications. A lot of aspiring B-School applicants ask us questions regarding the size of the teams they’ve managed. Is the actual number of people that important? And how much management experience do you really need to get into a top MBA...

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The Fundamental MBA Question That Many Applicants Mess Up – And How To Get It Right

By - Oct 25, 08:34 AM   Comments [0]

In recent years, MBA program admission committees have started asking unconventional essay questions. For example, Berkeley-Haas asks you to pick a song that expresses who you are; Chicago Booth leads applicants to an assortment of photos – “shared Booth moments” – and to pick the...

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3 Best Ways Female Applicants Turbocharge Their MBA Applications

By - Oct 25, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Top business schools are going out of their way to reach out to female applicants. In recent years, these schools have been especially eager to close the gender gap in their incoming classes. But while top B-schools are keen on enrolling as many...

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Former AdCom Officers Have Some Advice for You

By - Oct 24, 11:26 AM   Comments [0]

You probably already know that we have a diverse group of MBAs on the Stacy Blackman Consulting team. We each bring something unique to the table that the rest of our staff (and our clients!) can benefit from. This week we thought the timing was...

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