MBA

10 INSIDER TIPS FOR B-SCHOOL ADMISSIONS

By - May 27, 12:06 PM   Comments [0]

Matt Symonds is a Director of Fortuna Admissions and regular contributor to Poets and Quants. The following is adapted from his original article posted May 9, 2016. A great GPA and spectacular GMAT score are no guarantee of acceptance in the world’s top MBA programs....

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Targeted Advice for MIT Sloan Applicants

By - May 27, 09:47 AM   Comments [0]

Is MIT Sloan School of Management on your short list of target schools for this fall’s MBA application season? It’s a phenomenal, highly academic program that draws on the MIT culture at large to offer cutting-edge classes and services, recruit acclaimed faculty, and foster collaborative...

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Stanford GSB Names Jonathan Levin New Dean

By - May 26, 11:45 AM   Comments [0]

A Stanford GSB news article states that Jonathan Levin, former chair of the Stanford Department of Economics, will replace the top business school's current dean, Garth Saloner, as of September 1, 2016. Saloner resigned after serving as dean for the last seven years. Levin, a renowned...

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Cornell Receives $25M Donation To Expand MBA Program

By - May 26, 11:40 AM   Comments [0]

The Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management has received a $25 million gift from alumnus David Breazzano, one of the largest donations ever made to business education at Cornell. Breazzano’s gift will help fund the state-of-the-art, six-story classroom and office complex currently under construction in...

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Ross School of Business 2016 Essay Tips and Application Deadlines

By - May 26, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% The University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business has released their 2016-2017 MBA application, including deadlines and essay questions. The Ross School of Business application deadlines are: – Round One: October 3 – Round Two: January 2 – Round Three: March 20 Ross has two required essay...

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LinkedIn and Your Application, Part 2

By - May 25, 12:07 PM   Comments [0]

Earlier this week, I talked about the importance of updating your LinkedIn profile and shared tips for a strong Headline and Summary. Today, I’m going to address the Experience and Education sections of a powerful LinkedIn profile. Experience LinkedIn allows you to list every position you’ve...

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Emory MBA Program Fall 2017 Application Deadlines

By - May 25, 10:58 AM   Comments [0]

The Goizueta Business School at Emory University has announced the MBA application deadlines for the 2016-2017 admissions season. They are as follows: Round 1 Application due: October 14, 2016 Decision released: December 1, 2016 Round 2 Application due: November 11, 2016 Decision released: January 26, 2017 Round 3 Application due: January 4, 2017 Decision...

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GMAT & MBA Admissions: True or False?

By - May 25, 10:58 AM   Comments [0]

It’s time to test your GMAT knowledge. How much do you know about this important b-school entrance exam? 1. The GMAT is one of the first elements in your application the adcoms will look at. True!  While the GMAT is not always the determining factor for admission, it can be...

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Crafting Crisp, Focused Answers To Questions About Why You Want An MBA (Part 4)

By - May 25, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Part four is our final post in this series about navigating through the various permutations of questions like these: Why do you want an MBA… AT ALL? Why do you want an MBA… AT THIS EXACT MOMENT IN YOUR CAREER? How will OUR SCHOOL… help… YOU? Of all the B-Schools on earth, why...

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Final Days of SBC’s 2016 B-School Application Survey

By - May 24, 13:35 PM   Comments [0]

Hey everyone! Have you answered our survey yet? We at Stacy Blackman Consulting want to check the pulse of this year’s crop of b-school applicants by polling them about their MBA plans. The survey poses 13 super simple questions, such as “How many schools are...

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