Time to Thank Your MBA Supporters

By - Nov 22, 08:44 AM   Comments [0]

It’s Thanksgiving week in the United States, and on Thursday, millions of people will take a break to reflect on everything they have to be grateful for. It’s a good time for MBA hopefuls to do the same. If you applied to schools in Round 1,...

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Kellogg Adds 11 New Courses

By - Nov 22, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management has introduced eleven new courses, including several that have come out of the school’s efforts to promote cross-disciplinary learning. Announcing the changes, Kellogg emphasized the importance of broad and modern coursework in preparing students for their roles...

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Volatility plagues (yet) another MBA program ranking

By - Nov 21, 14:33 PM   Comments [0]

At Vantage Point, we have a love-hate relationship with the rankings. On one hand they provide a directional indication of the quality of MBA programs and competitiveness of admission. On the other, complex and/or subjective ranking methodologies and the volatility that ensues can be misleading....

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New Scholarship Resource Open to MBA Applicants

By - Nov 21, 12:44 PM   Comments [0]

Did you know that U.S. student loan debt exceeded $1.3 trillion in 2015? Business school is an expensive investment, and it’s never too early to start figuring out how you will pay for it. Interestingly enough, more than 50% of business school applicants said they would attend...

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GMAT Success Strategies are Yours for the Taking!

By - Nov 21, 00:00 AM   Comments [0]

Our recent webinar The GMAT: Low Scores, Retaking & Strategies for Success was a huge success – Linda Abraham demystified the GMAT and provided loads of helpful advice. If you missed it live, the recording is now available! This article originally appeared on Applying to a top...

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Kellogg Executive MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Nov 19, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

Kellogg’s EMBA application essay questions may seem deceptively simple. They’re short – but complex, and together they draw out a holistic view of you as a person and as a professional, including both what you’ve done and how you think and perceive. To the extent...

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Harvard Business School Tops Bloomberg’s 2016 US Rankings

By - Nov 18, 12:18 PM   Comments [0]

Bloomberg Businessweek has released its 2016 ranking of the best U.S. business schools, based on data compiled from more than 1,000 recruiters, 15,000 alumni, and 9,000 recent graduates. Harvard Business School claims the number one spot among 87 full-time U.S. MBA programs. Stanford Graduate School of...

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Whose advice really matters on your MBA applications?

By - Nov 18, 10:12 AM   Comments [0]

“It takes a village”, the old adage goes. That’s one way we like to summarize the MBA journey. Although the application process may seem like a long, lonely road at the beginning, savvy applicants know to seek multiple perspectives along the way. And in our...

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Bloomberg’s 2016 Business School Rankings

By - Nov 18, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Bloomberg has just published it’s 2016 MBA rankings. Harvard Business School has held onto the number one spot, but don’t be fooled: there are significant changes from 2015 to 2016.           Case in point: Stanford Graduate School of Business has risen from 7 to...

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How To Connect With Your B-School Interviewer (During The Interview)

By - Nov 18, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

In anticipation for your upcoming business school interview(s) you did your due diligence and found out a little bit about your interviewer’s background. Fantastic! So, should you mention your findings during the interview… or would that be weird? Thanks to social media and the ever-increasing number of...

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