MBA

Applying to INSEAD’s January Intake? Download Our Complimentary How to Apply to INSEAD Guide

By - May 20, 01:49 AM   Comments [0]

Every year, we work with a growing number of INSEAD applicants who decide to take advantage of the staggered intake system to submit a sterling “summer app” to what many believe is the top non-U.S. business school in the world.  It is due to this...

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Applying to Stanford GSB? Get to know Garth Saloner, Derrick Bolton and the “Moral Advantage”

By - May 20, 01:41 AM   Comments [0]

GARTH SALONER If you are going to apply to the most selective MBA program in the world, you should recognize the impact that Professor-turned-Dean Garth Saloner has had at GSB.  Even though he took over the reins as Dean in September 2009, Saloner is no stranger...

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Important GMAT Webinar on Thursday! Grab Your Seat Now!

By - May 19, 13:23 PM   Comments [0]

Take note, b-school applicants: We’ll be hosting our MBA webinar, That GMAT Score: Implications for Your MBA Application, this Thursday, May 22, 2014! If you are applying to b-school and struggling to understand how your GMAT fits into your MBA profile and the rest of your...

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Handling a Low GMAT Quant Score

By - May 19, 13:17 PM   Comments [0]

A low quant score on the GMAT (at the lower end of the school’s 80% range) is never good news, but it doesn’t equal immediate rejection. As I’ve mentioned in the past, no single score is scrutinized independently, but rather your entire profile is examined...

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Target U.S. Business Schools as a Latin American MBA Hopeful

By - May 19, 05:38 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com International students typically make up 25 percent to 40 percent of MBA cohorts at top U.S. business schools. It’s not surprising that the overwhelming majority of applicants from Latin America want to pursue an MBA degree...

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The Ding and the MBA Reapplication: What NOT To Ask

By - May 19, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

When you get dinged, it’s hard to stop the questions swirling around your head. And the self-doubt. And the anger. And more of the self-doubt. And a lot more questions. We hear ya. But the truth is, you’ve got work to do… and not much time...

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Being “Ready” for INSEAD

By - May 18, 23:18 PM   Comments [0]

As admissions consultants, this is a fun time of year for a lot of reasons – mainly because people are getting into top programs left and right (and seemingly with more scholarship offers than ever before), but also because the current clients are laser focused...

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The Ding Analysis “Triangle” for MBA Applicants

By - May 18, 23:05 PM   Comments [0]

These days, in addition to helping our clients navigate financial aid decisions and a few waitlist scenarios, we also meet a lot of new folks who didn’t use admissions consulting services to apply – but now are wondering if perhaps they should have.  Most often,...

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Download: How to Apply to Columbia Business School Guide (Updated for 2014-2015)

By - May 18, 22:47 PM   Comments [0]

Our updated 2014/2015 “How to Apply to Columbia” Guide is the starting point for prospective applicants. This 11-page PDF is available for immediate download and is provided to prospective applicants at no cost. Download the Columbia Business School Guide > Excerpt: In the weeks and months immediately following...

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Breaking Down Changes to Columbia’s Essays for 2014/2015

By - May 18, 22:10 PM   Comments [0]

As always, Columbia is the first top MBA program out of the gate with its new essay questions (for 2014-15).  This is no surprise, as CBS has both a January intake and an Early Decision deadline, so they quite simply need to get their essays...

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