“I’m Smart, Really I Am!” Proving Character Traits in your Essays

By - Jan 25, 13:09 PM   Comments [0]

When you write an application essay or statement of purpose, you’re trying to accomplish several goals at once: (a) You need to prove your worthiness to be accepted to your target school, while (b) also showing the adcom that you have desirable character traits that...

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A Lot About Yale SOM’s EMBA Program – And a Little About One Year MBAs [Episode 190]

By - Jan 25, 12:32 PM   Comments [0]

Before we turn to our regularly scheduled content, I want to respond to a question asked of me on Twitter by @agarwalgaurav04: He asked me if we can do a show on U.S. one-year MBA programs. We might in the future, and while today’s show...

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Do You Play Nice with Others? Advice for the Group or Team-Based Interview

By - Jan 25, 08:38 AM   Comments [0]

Business schools want to see how candidates interact with peers before anyone’s even admitted, which can be very telling. It’s not actually an interview, per se, because there is no Q&A with participants.  Each school conducts the group interview somewhat differently, and this new evaluation...

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What it takes to get into b-school when you’re not an ideal candidate

By - Jan 25, 05:08 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% At EXPARTUS, we get questions almost every single day from MBA applicants who want to know if they have a fighting chance to get into their target schools. Often, these applicants are struggling with some aspect of their profile, especially when they hold...

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GMAT Question of the Day (January 25)

By - Jan 25, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math If , which of the following is true about ? A. B. C. D. E. Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - E - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) Verbal  Constructive dialogue is...

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Yale SOM EMBA Application Tips & Deadlines

By - Jan 24, 14:05 PM   Comments [0]

Yale SOM’s Executive MBA is relatively new, but it fully reflects the character of the SOM and more broadly of Yale University: intensive community, holistic perspective, intellectual vigor, and real-world engagement and impact. Carefully review the website, read the blog, and, if possible, interact with...

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Looking for Ways to Boost Your Chances of Acceptance to INSEAD?

By - Jan 24, 13:47 PM   Comments [0]

Then you’re in luck, because on February 15th we’ll be hosting a BRAND NEW webinar on the secrets to an INSEAD admit…and you’re invited! During the Get Accepted to INSEAD webinar, you will learn: • The advantages of attending the international INSEAD MBA program • How to show...

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5 Times it Makes Sense to Apply to Only One MBA Program

By - Jan 24, 09:39 AM   Comments [0]

While the majority of applicants target four to six MBA programs, deciding how many business schools to apply to is not a one-size-fits-all proposition. Some candidates decide to focus all of their energies on a single business school. The reasons range from the personal to...

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From Inauguration to Application – How to Position Your Leadership Potential

By - Jan 24, 09:13 AM   Comments [0]

Donald Trump was 14 years old when John F. Kennedy was inaugurated. Long before Twitter, Kennedy knew the importance of galvanizing others with a short and inspiring line: “Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.”...

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Practice with a Purpose: Get Ready While Helping Others

By - Jan 24, 08:03 AM   Comments [0]

Practice getting a good GMAT or GRE score—and give others the chance to do the same. Face it: Practice is good for you. It’s almost embedded into its meaning, evidenced by something you’ve heard your parents and teachers say a thousand times: “practice makes perfect.” Like any...

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