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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MBA Admissions Interview: HBS vs Stanford GSB vs Wharton

By - Sep 27, 09:10 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions With many of the Round 1 deadlines behind us, you are probably gearing up for the MBA interviews. We have put together an infographic that focuses on key things to keep in mind when interviewing at Stanford, Wharton and Harvard. We hope...

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Pros, Cons for MBA Applicants of the Single-Essay Trend

By - Sep 27, 08:14 AM   Comments [0]

A decade ago, business school applications commonly included up to six essay questions for applicants to fret and labor over. For at least the past three application seasons, however, many top-ranked MBA programs have abbreviated their required essays. Several now ask candidates to answer just...

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From the Mouths of MBA Adcom Members

By - Sep 26, 16:07 PM   Comments [0]

Looking for the best possible admissions advice? How about admissions advice from the admission committee members themselves? Linda Abraham, founder of Accepted and host of the Admissions Straight Talk podcast has a collection of highly enlightening interviews with directors of admissions and adcom members of top business...

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You’re Not Perfect…That’s Why You Need an MBA

By - Sep 26, 07:55 AM   Comments [0]

There’s a lot to think about when you’re pulling together your business school application materials. You’ve got to make sure your resume is in top shape, that your recommenders will have their letters uploaded on time, that your essays are compelling and position you well—the...

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Sports, Media, and an MBA: NYU Stern Student Shares His Story

By - Sep 23, 15:16 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 a second year MBA student at NYU Stern, Danny Breslauer. Accepted: We'd like to get to know...

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Michigan Ross Director Calms Common Applicant Concerns

By - Sep 23, 10:49 AM   Comments [0]

Applying to a top-tier business school is a time of high anxiety for many MBA hopefuls. With such fiercely competitive admission rates, it’s only natural that candidates might feel vulnerable about their chances. Plus, going for an MBA is a huge and expensive decision, so how do...

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Why Your MBA Friends Are Not Always the Best People to Review Your Essays

By - Sep 23, 09:19 AM   Comments [0]

Last year I had a client who called me panicking - “I showed my applications to several co-workers and they completely tore apart my essays!  What do I do??” This applicant had a really amazing story (he got into everywhere he applied, by the way)....

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Ask the AdCom: Reading Recommendations

By - Sep 22, 12:45 PM   Comments [0]

Hey everybody! We’re back with our second installment of our new weekly column “Ask the AdCom.” We know MBA applicants love to get information straight from the source, and in this space we’ll be sharing tips and advice from admissions team members from a dozen top business...

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GMAC’s 2016 Application Trends Survey: Specialized Degrees, European MBAs on the Rise

By - Sep 22, 05:28 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions According to GMAC’s 2016 Application Trends Survey, specialized graduate businesses programs are gaining ground on MBAs in the United States although European MBA programs are still growing in popularity. The results suggest that in a competitive job market, many business school hopefuls are...

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