MBA

GMAC Prospective Students Report Highlights

By - May 22, 12:47 PM   Comments [0]

GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council) recently released its 2016 mba.com Prospective Students Survey Report. The survey, conducted throughout 2015, analyzes the motivations, planned career paths, and program choices of more than 10,000 business school candidates worldwide. Here are some highlights of the report. • Applicants are becoming...

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Michigan Ross School Names Scott DeRue as New Dean

By - May 20, 10:28 AM   Comments [0]

The Michigan Ross School of Business has appointed Scott DeRue as its next dean, effective July 1. DeRue will succeed Alison Davis-Blake, who one year ago today announced she would resign when her five-year term ends in June 2016. Many in the Ross community are well...

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Michigan Ross School Fall 2017 MBA Application Deadlines

By - May 20, 10:06 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business has announced the application deadlines for the 2016-2017 MBA admissions season. They are as follows: Round 1 Application due: October 3, 2016 Decision released: December 16, 2016 Round 2 Application due: January 2, 2017 Decision released: March 17, 2017 Round 3 Application due: March 20,...

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Crafting Crisp, Focused Answers To Questions About Why You Want An MBA (Part 3)

By - May 20, 05:00 AM   Comments [1]

If you’ve read any of the other posts in this series, then you already know we’re focusing on learning how to navigate 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...

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The Applicants That Stand Out At Columbia Business School

By - May 19, 11:32 AM   Comments [0]

My observation as a former insider at CBS is that Columbia is looking to build a diverse class of high-achieving world citizens who’ve got a bit of grit. World Citizen  What do I mean by a world citizen? For a small fraction, it means applicants who are internationally...

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What One MBA Applicant Would Have Done Differently

By - May 19, 09:48 AM   Comments [0]

Something unique and completely unexpected arrived in my inbox this week. With the author’s permission and encouragement, I share this letter in the hopes that some of my blog readers might benefit from it…especially anyone on the fence about the value of working with an...

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Global Experience: What Schools Want

By - May 19, 08:26 AM   Comments [0]

The following is adapted from our original article, Global Experience: What Schools Want in Poets and Quants.   More and more MBA programs are emphasizing the value of international experience in applicant profiles. Extensive international experience can help their application stand out to any business school,...

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HBS 2016-2017 Application Strategy Webinar

By - May 19, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Harvard Business School’s round one deadline is fast approaching and we are hosting a webinar on June 7th to help applicants prepare for it. 4 Ways Our June Webinar Will Increase Your Odds of a Successful HBS Application 1. Review of Essay Question You will...

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Who Are YOU to the Adcom?

By - May 19, 03:35 AM   Comments [0]

I read a Forbes article yesterday titled Why 'Results-Oriented Professional' Is The Worst Personal Brand that was so relevant to our work at Vantage Point that I had to share it. The term “personal branding” gets thrown around a lot, especially in MBA application strategy....

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5 Myths about applying to top MBA programs, busted!

By - May 18, 14:09 PM   Comments [0]

As you begin the arduous process of putting together your MBA applications, you might wonder which of the conventional wisdom you hear from your friends or read on the Internet is actually true. Many times different sources lead you in different directions causing additional angst....

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