MBA

HBS Admissions Director Leopold to Step Down in May 2016

By - Oct 28, 09:30 AM   Comments [0]

Managing Director of MBA Admissions & Financial Aid Dee Leopold, the voice of Harvard Business School admissions for the past decade, announced today that she will be moving on in May 2016 at the end of this admissions season. In a brief post on her blog...

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Duke Fuqua MBA Profile

By - Oct 28, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% The “Team Fuqua” spirit is not just a catchphrase when it comes to Duke University’s iconic school of business. Instead, it is a culture and a set of values that defines the school’s offerings, from the full-time MBA program to the Weekend...

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NYU Stern Langone 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Oct 28, 00:52 AM   Comments [0]

The two Stern Langone part-time MBA essays, together, cover “the whole you” – your professional side and your non-work side.  And they require you to address both highly structured, specific questions (essay 1) and very open, “free form” questions (essay 2).  The applicants who can...

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Introducing MBALaunch Prep Program for Women

By - Oct 28, 00:37 AM   Comments [0]

The Forté Foundation will be unrolling MBALaunch 2016, an intensive business school prep program for women. This 10-month program is designed to help women apply successfully to business school by providing a strong support network and a structured roadmap of the application process. GMAT exam...

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4 Reasons to Write an Optional Business School Application Essay

By - Oct 27, 05:24 AM   Comments [0]

When brainstorming ideas for this essay, make sure to choose a subject that cannot be addressed elsewhere in your application packet. This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com When it comes to the optional essay question posed by most business schools, MBA...

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5 Ways to Solve Your GMAT Timing Problems

By - Oct 27, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Are you studying for the GMAT in order to get into business school? Many students find timing to be one of the most challenging aspects of preparing for the GMAT. Particularly if you have been out of school for a while, it can...

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2015 Bloomberg Business MBA Rankings

By - Oct 26, 12:30 PM   Comments [0]

Out with the old, in with the new. Let's take a look at Bloomberg’s 2015 top 20 U.S. MBA programs: • There wasn't a single overlap between this year's rankings and last year's. And there was some very significant shuffling around. These dramatic ups and downs,...

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Keep MBA Message Board Comments in Perspective

By - Oct 26, 05:16 AM   Comments [0]

Is there anything more tempting to an MBA applicant than business school-related message boards? We understand the allure—in fact, many of our consultants cop to obsessively scouring those sites and threads when they were pulling together their own applications. But here’s something we all agree on...

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When is the Right Time to Pursue an MBA?

By - Oct 25, 08:44 AM   Comments [0]

Life stopped being easy after undergrad for most of us. Up until then there was a defined path and clear timeline to education: High School > College > Job. It was a time of exploring and the consequences of choosing the wrong college or getting...

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Overcoming Average Work Experience in Your MBA Application

By - Oct 25, 08:42 AM   Comments [0]

It is no secret that getting into business school is a lot easier for MBA applicants with work experience in sexy fields or who have one-of-kind, extraordinary backgrounds. However, most applicants to top MBA programs have typical careers as an analyst, engineer, or salesperson. So the question becomes –...

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