MBA

So…You Didn’t Get Into Your Dream B-School

By - Mar 14, 07:55 AM   Comments [0]

Did you give it your all this application season and end up with mixed results? By mixed results we mean that you were dinged by your dream school (or schools), but still got in to one or more other great programs. If that’s the case...

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UCLA Anderson Executive MBA 2016 Application Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Mar 13, 13:02 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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Share Your Experience. Take This Survey

By - Mar 13, 11:47 AM   Comments [0]

Have you been accepted to b-school? Help others get to where you've gotten by sharing your experiences in the 2016 AIGAC survey. This survey is for applicants who have been admitted to one or more business schools that start Aug./Sept. 2016. Your survey results will...

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Test Your MBA Reapplication IQ!

By - Mar 12, 13:13 PM   Comments [0]

Our blog series, 12 Terrific Tips, offers specialized advice for MBA applicants in a range of situations – from deciding between an MBA and EMBA program, to applying as a member of an overpopulated sub-group, to acing your interviews…and loads more. Here's the next post! Last...

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Why a January MBA Start is a Good Option

By - Mar 11, 12:13 PM   Comments [0]

If your business school applications so far this season have been unsuccessful, there’s no need to feel pessimistic about your MBA options for this year. Just because you haven’t made the cut for September entry options doesn’t mean you’re out of the game. Consider, instead,...

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How to Identify a Strong MBA Essay

By - Mar 11, 08:04 AM   Comments [0]

I recently stumbled across this quiz on Harvard Business Review—Do You Know What a Strong B-School Application Looks Like—and I think it’s a great tool to illustrate  exactly what makes for a powerful or weak answer to some of the most common MBA essay questions. You...

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Yale SOM Brings Top Leaders to Campus With Becton Fellowship Program

By - Mar 11, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% One of the most valuable parts of business school is having access to leaders and executives who are willing to share their insights. Many things can’t be taught in textbooks and are best learned from people with first-hand experience, so business schools often...

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UVA Darden Expands EMBA & GEMBA Programs to D.C.

By - Mar 11, 02:15 AM   Comments [0]

Starting this August, EMBA and GEMBA (Global EMBA) students will be able to pursue their once-a-month weekend studies in Roslyn, Virginia, across the Potomac River from the heart of Washington, D.C. “Washington, D.C. is a global gateway, where business and government intersect,” said Darden dean, Scott Beardsley. “For...

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2016 GMAC Alumni Perspectives Survey Report

By - Mar 11, 01:55 AM   Comments [0]

GMAC released results from its 2016 Alumni Perspectives Survey, based on responses from 14,279 graduate business school alumni from 1980-2015, representing 275 programs in 70 universities at 20 worldwide locations. The survey examines the educational, professional, and personal outcomes of its respondents. ROI is measured...

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What Are My Round 3 Chances?

By - Mar 10, 11:14 AM   Comments [0]

Round 3 deadlines are nearly upon us, and while the final round is the biggest gamble of the application cycle, schools have that round for a reason and use it to admit those stellar students that add something really special to their classes. “We actually enjoy...

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