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The Applicants That Stand Out At Columbia Business School

By - May 19, 14:04 PM   Comments [0]

My observation as a former insider at CBS is that Columbia is looking to build a diverse class of high-achieving world citizens who’ve got a bit of grit. World Citizen  What do I mean by a world citizen? For a small fraction, it means applicants who are internationally...

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Indian School Of Business 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - May 19, 13:58 PM   Comments [0]

The Indian School of Business is an excellent program for those interested in advancing to management roles in a broad spectrum of industries and those seeking positions in the consulting industry (20% of graduates earn consulting placements) and technology field (28% of graduates choose this...

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Business School Gender Balance Improving

By - May 19, 13:52 PM   Comments [0]

Women now make up 60% of university graduates, but most business schools have lagged behind when it comes to gender balance—impacting not just women’s experience of b-school, but the composition of the workforce afterward. A new report from gender consulting firm 20-first looks at the...

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HBS Admissions to Launch New ‘MBA Voices’ Blog

By - May 19, 10:16 AM   Comments [0]

HBS Admissions Director, Dee Leopold Dee Leopold, director of MBA admissions at Harvard Business School, made a couple of interesting announcements on her blog last week. For one, the space has been renamed “Direct from the Director,” and will continue to focus solely on updates and...

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Does "leadership" really matter to your MBA candidacy?

By - May 19, 09:31 AM   Comments [0]

We're very pleased to share this guest post by Caryn A. Levine. A dual-degree graduate of Kellogg’s MMM Program, Ms. Levine earned both an MBA and an MEM (Masters in Engineering Management) at Northwestern University. She is a Senior Admissions Consultant at The MBA Exchange.   As...

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Managing Your GMAT Prep Stress: Anticipation

By - May 19, 07:12 AM   Comments [0]

Anticipate Test Day with a stress management strategy. Photo Credit: Stephen Poff via Compfight cc Life after college isn’t easy. That’s why this week and next we’ll be focusing in on some tips for alleviating and managing your GMAT prep stress. If you’re like most prospective business...

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Tuesday Tips: 2015 Harvard Business School MBA Application Essay Tips

By - May 19, 06:10 AM   Comments [0]

This year Harvard Business School has decided to continue with one open-ended essay. The question has changed slightly and focused emphasis on the case method and your interaction with classmates. The HBS admissions director blog notes that the “optional” element was dropped because:...

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Wharton 2015-2016 MBA Application and Notification Deadlines

By - May 19, 05:09 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% The Wharton application deadlines for the 2015-2016 application cycle are out. Here are the facts you need to know: There are three rounds. All application materials have to be submitted online by 5pm EST.  Applicants, particularly internationals, are encouraged to apply in round 1 and...

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Tuesday Q&A: Can getting an MBA help your networking opportunities?

By - May 19, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Question: Can getting an MBA help your networking opportunities? Answer: Yes, of course, this is one of the main keys to going to a great MBA program. Again it is critical to go to a program with smart kids, good networking opportunities, good contacts, etc. Nothing would...

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GMAT Question of the Day (May 19)

By - May 19, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math This year, the sum of ages of the Perkins family members is 78. Currently, there are 4 members: husband, wife, daughter, and son. The husband is 4 years older than the wife. The daughter is two years older than the son. If the husband is...

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