MBA

Introducing Toronto Rotman’s New Admissions Test

By - Sep 9, 23:58 PM   Comments [0]

For its 2016 MBA application, Rotman has introduced a new, timed, written response question that must be completed in addition to their two existing video questions. According to the Rotman blog, the purpose of this new exercise is as follows: We identified a need to...

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First Drafts Of Personal Statements: Let Yourself Go

By - Sep 9, 12:47 PM   Comments [0]

First drafts. These are probably the hardest part of the whole process for would-be applicants. There’s a sense of overwhelmedness, of trying to capture so much of your experience onto a single page. I’ve read hundreds of first drafts over the years. To be honest, most...

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MBA Essay Advice for Harvard Business School

By - Sep 9, 06:53 AM   Comments [0]

Today’s the Round 1 deadline at Harvard Business School, but if you’re still planning on applying in Rounds 2 or 3, you’ll want to take a look at some of the essay advice I shared in a recent Business Insider article. Unlike last season, when the...

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How a Re-Applicant Client Got Admittted to Their Target B-School

By - Sep 9, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Meet Our Clients Many of our clients tell us that what makes EXPARTUS unique and successful is the extensive experience our consultants (cross link to Mollie’s profile) have navigating the MBA admissions process- combined with their passion about their work and dedication their...

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94 Reasons to Reapply to Harvard Business School

By - Sep 8, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Harvard Business School admitted 94 reapplicants – approximately 10 percent – of the 937 students in the MBA class of 2017. This marks the first time the school has publically disclosed the number of reapplicants it has admitted. The level of unprecedented transparency...

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5 Ways To Make B-Schools Love You

By - Sep 8, 01:02 AM   Comments [0]

Your admissions goal: to convince the adcom at your top choice b-school that love at first sight DOES exist.You CAN get them to fall in love with you instantly with the tips you’ll learn in tomorrow’s webinar, 5 Ways to Make B-Schools Love You. You already...

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Executive MBA Applicants: 4 Immediate Action Items

By - Sep 8, 00:24 AM   Comments [0]

Planning to apply to Executive MBA programs this season? Well, it’s time to shift into action mode. The new EMBA applications are coming out. Also, the EMBA application process has some idiosyncrasies that, if not addressed early, can trip you up down the road, when...

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Attention MBA Applicants: Beware of Friendly Advice!

By - Sep 7, 05:59 AM   Comments [0]

As Round 1 deadlines near, you’ll probably think about asking a trusted friend or family member to review your materials. There are obvious benefits to having a fresh set of eyes on your work, but there can also be a few drawbacks. The upside to someone...

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4 Tips For Applying To B-School With Finance Experience

By - Sep 6, 02:27 AM   Comments [0]

Our 12 Terrific Tips blog series 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 first post: As members of one...

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How MBA Adcoms Evaluate Your GPA

By - Sep 6, 01:28 AM   Comments [0]

“But my undergrad school was highly competitive!” “But I worked 20 hours a week during college!” “But I was a varsity athlete at a Division I school.” “But even though it took me a couple of years, once I got it together I made dean’s list every semester!” “But...

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