Author Archive - Expartus

Bloomberg Releases Additional Data From MBA Alumni Survey

By - Sep 15, 07:38 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Bloomberg Businessweek has released additional data from the alumni survey used to compile its 2018 business school rankings. The new data shows how MBA graduates rated their schools on a variety of measures, including networking potential and academic quality. One of the key questions Bloomberg asked...

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Fuqua Announces Program Changes, Including New Accelerated MBA

By - Sep 7, 06:38 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Want to turn a Master in Management into an MBA without starting a two-year degree from scratch? Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business has announced a new Accelerated MBA program that’ll let you fast-track your way to an MBA in one year. The new program...

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Four Columbia Student Ventures Get $225,000 in Funding

By - Aug 28, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Four student-founded ventures at Columbia Business School have been awarded a total of $225,000 in seed funding through the school’s Eugene M. Lang Entrepreneurial Initiative Fund. Every year, graduating students at Columbia Business School have the opportunity to apply for early-stage investments from...

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Wharton’s MBA Class of 2021 Profile

By - Aug 22, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% The stats are out on the latest crop of full-time MBA students at University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, the Class of 2021. Interestingly, the number of applicants continues to decline, down to 5,905 from 6,245 last year – which was itself a drop from 6,692 the year...

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Seven Professors Join Darden for New Academic Year

By - Aug 15, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% As the summer draws to a close, business schools are welcoming their new faculty cohorts to campus for the new academic year. At University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business, seven new professors are joining the school for 2019-2020. Two of these professors are in the area...

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Yale Alum Startup Wins NYU-Yale Pitchoff

By - Aug 14, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% The Yale alumni startup Statera Therapeutics has won the NYU-Yale Summer Accelerator Pitchoff, involving Yale School of Management and New York University’s Stern School of Business. The competition is organized by the NYU Entrepreneurial Institute and the Tsai Center for Innovative Thinking at Yale (Tsai CITY)...

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IE Adds Master in Finance Exchange Program With London Business School

By - Aug 1, 00:39 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% IE Business School and London Business School have announced a new exchange agreement for Master in Finance students. With the new partnership, students from both programs now have additional opportunities to gain international experience during their studies. For IE and London Business School students, the exchanges will take...

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LBS Launches New Endowed Scholarship Program

By - Jul 27, 06:21 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% London Business School has unveiled a new endowed scholarship program, honoring the school’s former dean, Sir James Ball. Ball, born in 1933, held the title of Principal at LBS from 1972-1984. He passed away in January of 2018. The new scholarship program comes as the result of...

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Should you take the GRE or the GMAT for B-school admissions?

By - Jul 25, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% If you’re thinking about applying to business school – especially to a top-ranked business school or MBA program – you know that every little advantage matters. That’s why we so often see applicants who are weighing the pros and cons of taking the GRE as their...

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Understanding the Gatekeepers for MBA Admissions

By - Jul 18, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% When it comes to applying to business school, far too many people try to treat the admissions process as a sort of checklist. Their thought process goes: “If I have a certain score on the GMAT, or a certain set of companies or positions on...

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