First Cohort Graduates From Joint Program for Chinese Family Businesses

By - Sep 30, 05:09 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions The first class has completed Leading and Transforming Family Businesses–China, a five-month program for Chinese family businesses run by three internationally prominent B-schools. Harvard Business School, Peking University’s Guangua School of Management, and University of Oxford’s Saïd School of Business launched the program...

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Dipika Chopra

By - Sep 30, 01:41 AM   Comments [0]

Dipika is a graduate of Columbia University, with a long history in admissions consulting, advising clients applying to top undergraduate and graduate programs. She has personally coached many students on their educational paths, securing their admission to leading undergraduate programs including Cornell, Brown, Johns Hopkins,...

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UCLA Anderson Executive MBA Application Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Sep 29, 16:20 PM   Comments [0]

For its essay questions, the UCLA EMBA adcom is bucking the “less is more” trend in terms of length. The two main essays are both a hefty 750 words, long enough to allow – indeed to require – some in-depth exposition, reflection, analysis, and description....

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Getting To Know One-Year MBA Programs In The US

By - Sep 29, 10:31 AM   Comments [0]

The attractions of attending a rapid, pared-down and intensified one-year MBA program: It takes less time. It costs less. It requires less time out of the work force. Completing B-School in one year offers not only the best ROI you can get, but also the quickest. Folks who go through one-year programs...

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Ask the AdCom: What’s Your Favorite Restaurant Near Campus?

By - Sep 29, 07:55 AM   Comments [0]

Hey everybody! We’re back with another installment of “Ask the AdCom,” where we share a wide range of tips and advice from admissions team members from a dozen top business schools. Since AdCom members are human, too, we know our readers will enjoy seeing  a different side of what makes...

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Takeaways From P&Q’s Interview With HBS’s New Admissions Director

By - Sep 29, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions In his first year on the job, Harvard Business School‘s new Managing Director of Admissions and Financial Aid is well into admissions season. The Round 1 application deadline has come and gone, and Chad Losee’s team is busy starting to piece together...

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Exploring the Haas MBA: An Interview with Peter Johnson [Episode 173]

By - Sep 28, 14:43 PM   Comments [0]

Our guest today is Peter Johnson, Assistant Dean of the Full-Time MBA Program and Admissions at Haas School of Management. He has been on the admissions team almost continually at Haas since 2004, becoming the director in 2006 and the Assistant Dean of Admissions in...

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How to Know When You’re Ready for GRE Test Day

By - Sep 27, 15:12 PM   Comments [0]

The whole point of GRE prep is, of course, to be ready for GRE test day. But how do you know when you’re ready? How do you know when you’ve had enough prep? Many people who take the GRE before they’re truly ready have the wrong...

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Write an MBA Goals Essays that Turns the Adcom into Your Cheerleaders!

By - Sep 27, 15:06 PM   Comments [0]

By following the advice in the previous post you can create goals that are clear, credible, and convincing, but they won’t necessarily be exciting. They won’t make the adcom reader think as she reads, “Wow, it would be great if he could do that!” And...

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Two-Year MBA Programs Report Drop in Application Volume

By - Sep 27, 14:57 PM   Comments [0]

GMAC (Graduate Management Admissions Council) has released its 2016 Application Trends Survey. This is the 17th survey since 2000 and includes analysis of information submitted by 872 graduate management programs. These programs represent 335 business schools and faculties in 49 countries worldwide, including 42 U.S....

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