Helping Your High School Student Choose The Best Extracurricular Activities

By - Sep 22, 12:45 PM   Comments [0]

We all know extracurricular activities are super important for college applications. The real question is, WHY? What are admissions committees really looking for in that list of activities? How can you help your kid impress the heck out of them? The answers to these questions...

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Harvard Business School Introduces Case Method Podcast

By - Sep 22, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Last week, Harvard Business School announced the launch of a new online series called Cold Call, which takes the school’s legendary case method and distills it into podcast form. The podcast takes its name from the HBS tradition of beginning each class with a “cold call,”...

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Yale SOM 2016 MBA Essay Tips

By - Sep 22, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions For their 2015-2016 MBA admissions process, Yale School of Management has just one essay question, and it’s a familiar one. In a blog post published in late May 2015, Yale Assistant Dean for Admissions Bruce DelMonico confirmed that the 2015-2016 essay question would...

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UT McCombs Now Allows LinkedIn Recommendations

By - Sep 21, 12:36 PM   Comments [0]

Are you applying to UT McCombs? Then you’ll want to read about this important new twist on the recommendation requirement. Starting with the current application cycle, applicants to UT McCombs will have two options when it comes to submitting letters of recommendation: You can: 1. Send...

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The Miraculous 15-Minute ROUGH, ROUGH Draft

By - Sep 21, 10:07 AM   Comments [0]

Having trouble getting those first few words and sentences of your application essay up on your computer screen? Don’t fret – even the most accomplished novelists or famous journalists have a tough time getting started. Tempted to get up and do something – anything! –...

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4 Things to Know Before Going to Business School

By - Sep 21, 06:42 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on Even though many incoming first-year MBA students think they have a pretty good idea of what awaits them, there’s always something about business school that takes them by surprise. Whether you are a member of...

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ESMT Berlin Launches New Entrepreneurship Center

By - Sep 21, 00:50 AM   Comments [0]

The Berlin-based European School of Management and Technology (ESMT) has collaborated with some of Germany’s top companies to launch the German Tech Entrepreneurship Centre (GTEC), an initiative that will encourage students and entrepreneurs alike to work with local start-ups. GTEC, which features a 1,200-square-meter lab, will host...

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Applying To B-School, Attending Darden, Founding 10Thoughts

By - Sep 21, 00:31 AM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an blog series featuring interviews with MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs. And now for a chat with Jack Mara, a recent UVA Darden MBA graduate (class of 2015). Accepted: We'd like to get to know...

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The Art Of Interviewing—Are You A “Can” Or A “Cannot”?

By - Sep 20, 13:26 PM   Comments [0]

“I am doomed…. This is a disaster….I really never expected this… What am I going to do?” This from Daniel, a prospective PH.D student.  I couldn’t imagine what had happened to cause such a negative response, especially as Daniel is a very strong candidate with...

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Linda Abraham’s Admissions Assortment

By - Sep 20, 12:20 PM   Comments [0]

Admissions season is going strong and the application questions are pouring in. Listen in as Linda Abraham answers some of the most common questions of the season and shares her formula for giving your application the ultimate last check before you hit submit. 1:31 –...

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