What INSEAD’s #1 Rankings Repeat Means for the School

By - Feb 5, 18:00 PM   Comments [0]

Spirits are soaring on INSEAD’s campuses this week thanks to the school’s number one spot in the Financial Times ranking for the 2nd straight year. INSEAD has long viewed the FT’s ranking as the most credible, and when they finally achieved the coveted first place...

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Good things come to those who DON’T wait: 10 Dos and Don’ts for getting off the waitlist

By - Feb 4, 10:30 AM   Comments [0]

So you’re on the waitlist for your dream school? It wasn’t the decision you were hoping for but the good news is that you’re still in the running. Being on the waitlist means that the adcom really liked you and thought you would be a...

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NYU Stern Creates New Scholarship Dedicated to Advancing Women in Business

By - Feb 3, 11:40 AM   Comments [0]

New York University’s Stern School of Business will establish a new merit-based scholarship called the Advancing Women in Business Scholarship for incoming full-time MBA students, the school has announced. The scholarships will go to students—female or male—who demonstrate a deep and abiding commitment to advancing women in business and will cover the first...

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NYU Stern Creates New Scholarship Dedicated to Advancing Women in Business

By - Feb 3, 11:40 AM   Comments [0]

New York University’s Stern School of Business will establish a new merit-based scholarship called the Advancing Women in Business Scholarship for incoming full-time MBA students, the school has announced. The scholarships will go to students—female or male—who demonstrate a deep and abiding commitment to advancing women in business and will cover the first...

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Six Steps to Acing Your Stanford GSB Interview

By - Feb 3, 09:50 AM   Comments [0]

If you’ve made it to the interview stage at the Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB), congratulations are in order. As I explained in my recent article published in Business Insider, the school has the most competitive admission stats in the world, and with only an...

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What College Seniors Can Do to Prepare for an MBA

By - Feb 3, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Are you a college student who’s been thinking about business school for a while? You probably already know that most programs look for candidates with significant work experience – typically three to five years. However, that doesn’t mean you should forget about...

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GMAT Question of the Day (February 3)

By - Feb 3, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math Jack's income in October was 25% greater than his income in September. Jack's income in November was 20% less than his income in October. If Jack earned $200 more in October than in September, what was Jack's aggregate income in autumn? A. $1200 B. $1800 C. $2000 D. $2400 E....

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INSEAD MBA Criterion #4: Leadership Potential

By - Feb 2, 12:31 PM   Comments [0]

This is the last post in a 4-part series that examines INSEAD MBA’s admission criteria. INSEAD is not unique among MBA programs in desiring leadership potential in applicants. All do. It is unique in how it characterizes leadership and leadership potential. The adcom has a two-pronged...

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MBA Rankings Season Is upon Us

By - Feb 2, 08:42 AM   Comments [0]

Online management education programs may be convenient—but they aren’t easy. A French business school holds the top spot in this year’s MBA rankings, online programs gain in popularity, and Kaplan announces a test prep campaign that lets you give back. Here’s the latest on the management...

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How Hard is the GMAT?

By - Feb 2, 05:36 AM   Comments [0]

Great question!  Let’s establish some general parameters for this. If you imagine how hard it would be to put a giant squid into a half-Nelson or to climb the Matterhorn wearing rollerblades, well, then the GMAT is considerably easier than either of those.   If you imagine how hard it is to...

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