MBA

4 Application Strategy Tips: Stand Out AND Fit In

By - Mar 22, 11:55 AM   Comments [0]

It can be confusing: Half of the advice you read urges you to stand out in your application, while the other half advises you to explain how you’ll fit in. So which is it? Should you stand out or fit in? The answer, unsurprisingly, is BOTH....

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You CAN Get into B-School with Low Stats…Yep, Even YOU!

By - Mar 22, 11:39 AM   Comments [0]

We want to see you get into your dream school, even with a less-than-ideal GPA or GMAT score. Think it's impossible? Think again. We've been in the biz long enough to know with certainty that this is a goal that's within your reach. You certainly won't be...

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When to Consider Retaking the GMAT

By - Mar 22, 09:33 AM   Comments [0]

The GMAT. It’s an acronym that can strike fear into the hearts of many a prospective MBA student. And for good reason: while your GMAT score is still just one data point for the AdCom to consider out of your entire package, it’s often viewed...

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U.S. News Releases 2017 Best Business Schools

By - Mar 22, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% U.S. News & World Report has released its 2017 ranking of business schools, and there are some big winners and losers this year. Harvard Business School has taken control of the number one spot, with Stanford Graduate School of Business dropping into a...

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U.S. News Ranks Best Business Schools in 2016

By - Mar 21, 12:57 PM   Comments [0]

How did your target MBA programs fare this year? Let's take a look: Top 10 MBA Programs: Here are some observations and highlights (some from Poets & Quants): • This is the first year in seven years that Stanford hasn't been in the top spot. The school is...

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Weigh if an MBA Makes Financial Sense

By - Mar 21, 09:53 AM   Comments [0]

Consider if an MBA will lead to a significant salary bump. This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com An MBA is a long-term financial investment, so here are three questions to ask when trying to decide whether going to business school makes...

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5 Things the Adcoms Hate

By - Mar 21, 01:34 AM   Comments [0]

When I was admissions director there were some things applicants would do that were apparently minor, but that I found to be very annoying. Here are my top 5 “hates” that I’m sure are shared by many AdComs: 1. Asking for information that can be easily...

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5 Tips for Your MBA Resume

By - Mar 20, 13:02 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 final post! Your MBA...

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New admission test for EMBA programs – Executive Assessment

By - Mar 20, 06:48 AM   Comments [0]

GMAC is introducing a new admission test – Executive Assessment – which will replace the GMAT in the admission process to EMBA programs. The Executive Assessment was specifically designed for busy, mid-to-late career professionals. It helps schools understand: Your business school readiness Your reasoning skills What areas you need...

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You’re In…Now How Will You Pay for the MBA?

By - Mar 18, 11:03 AM   Comments [0]

While MBA programs typically offer fewer scholarships and other types of “free” money than the non-professional forms of graduate education, many online resources can help you to search for a scholarship or fellowship that fits your background and needs. First, check with your target program. Once...

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