MBA

How Stanford GSB’s Latest Fellowship is Reshaping Applicants’ Career Goals

By - Oct 30, 00:42 AM   Comments [0]

“Stanford will pay you to attend its business school-but only if you agree to work in the Midwest.”(Business Insider, September 27, 2016) This is likely the most intriguing statement we have heard in years.  As MBA admissions consultants we talk to our clients consistently about post...

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Interview Advice from MIT Sloan

By - Oct 28, 11:49 AM   Comments [0]

Round 1 applicants, get ready for your interviews! Whether you’ve already received an interview invitation or are hoping to get an invite over the next few weeks, you want to make sure you’re prepared to do your best when the big day arrives. With that in mind,...

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Ask the AdCom: What’s a Can’t-Miss Course?

By - Oct 27, 12:32 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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The Economist 2016 Full-Time MBA Rankings

By - Oct 27, 11:42 AM   Comments [0]

The Economist has released its annual international ranking of full-time MBA programs. Data was collected during spring 2016. Two surveys were used: 1) The first was completed by schools with eligible programs which covered quantitative subjects and accounted for 80% of the ranking. 2) Current...

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Connections Count. And You Can Create Them.

By - Oct 27, 11:30 AM   Comments [0]

When working with clients who are applying to graduate programs, I often observe that they focus 100% of their energy on perfecting their resume and essays. Written documents are critical components of a successful application, as are standardized test scores and college grades. What can differentiate...

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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 Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% 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 Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% 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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