MBA

Today’s MBA Applicants Know What They Want

By - May 11, 06:54 AM   Comments [0]

The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) has released its 2016 mba.com Prospective Students Survey Report, which shows that business school candidates today consider applying to fewer program types and are more focused on a particular postgraduate career path. On average, prospective students considered 2.8 program types...

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MBA Scholarships, Savings And Loans: How Should You Finance Your MBA?

By - May 11, 05:41 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% MBA admissions expert lists 4 financing questions you MUST answer before applying to business school [This blog was first published on Business Because MBA Application Blog] ©Markus Kau Going to business school may be one of the best investments you’ll ever make – but it...

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2017 Columbia Business School Class Profile

By - May 11, 00:03 AM   Comments [0]

Let’s take a look at who makes up Columbia’s class of 2017 (from the CBS website)… • Applications received: 5829 • Students accepted: 1048 • Students enrolled: 762 (Aug. entry class size – 559; Jan. entry class size – 203) • Women: 36% • U.S. minorities: 35% • International students: 42% • Average GMAT score: 715 • Middle 80% GMAT...

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How to Select Your MBA Recommenders

By - May 10, 10:12 AM   Comments [0]

With services that help candidates with MBA applications increasing in popularity, business schools have gotten very good at vetting candidates. Schools are able to detect personality, authenticity, and originality. These trends make letters of recommendation a highly critical piece of an application. Therefore, you want to choose...

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4 Tips for Selecting the Right MBA Recommenders

By - May 10, 10:12 AM   Comments [0]

What every MBA candidate should know to select the right persons to write your letters of recommendation. The right choice can be the difference between being accepted and getting turned down. With services that help candidates with MBA applications increasing in popularity, business schools have...

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Stacy Blackman’s 2016 B-School Application Survey

By - May 10, 08:25 AM   Comments [0]

2016 could be a life-changing year for you: You may already know that you’ll be headed to business school in the fall, or you might be planning to start your MBA journey now. Either way, exciting things lie ahead. With Round One deadlines just a few...

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How to Use a Huge Failure to Your Advantage in Your B-School Application

By - May 10, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% A couple weeks ago, NPR ran a segment called When a Resume of Failure Becomes a Recipe for Success. Listening to it got me thinking about the role of failures and embracing failures in the MBA application process. When you apply to business...

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Don’t Be ‘Joe MBA’

By - May 9, 09:51 AM   Comments [0]

As you begin to work on your Round 1 MBA materials, we have some advice for you: don’t try to be “Joe MBA.” One of the biggest mistakes we see applicants make is assuming that the surest route to business school admission is playing it safe...

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A Look at Life at MIT Sloan/Harvard Kennedy

By - May 8, 12:56 PM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted blog series featuring interviews with MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs. And now for a chat with Jessica Bixby, a student at MIT Sloan and Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Accepted: We'd like to get to...

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10 Tips for Better Essay Writing

By - May 8, 12:14 PM   Comments [0]

Want to show the adcom that you are a master of the written word, someone who knows how to convey their thoughtful experiences and insightful ideas eloquently? Then it's time you brush up on your basic writing skills with the following 10 tips: 1. Express yourself...

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