The Most Important Part of the MBA Application is…

By - Jan 14, 12:39 PM   Comments [0]

Every day, we receive e-mails and phone calls from potential new clients. They often go something like this: “I have a 2.9 GPA, 680 GMAT, and four years of work experience in consulting. I’ve been promoted twice; I have good extracurriculars. What are my chances?”...

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EMBA Programs and the GMAT

By - Jan 14, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

With full time MBA programs, it is fairly obvious why the GMAT is such an important component to one’s application – with less work experience, admissions committees need to find other measurements to gauge potential success in a program. Academic preparedness can clearly be evidenced...

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MBA Applicants: How to Get Accepted in 2019-20

By - Jan 13, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

It’s time for my annual harangue/plea/rant. If you are planning to apply Round 1 in the fall, but have not yet thought about why you want an MBA, taken the GMAT/GRE, researched schools, or evaluated your qualifications, please please please keep reading. And then get started! I...

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Personal MBA Coach’s Overview of Top EMBA Programs

By - Jan 12, 07:14 AM   Comments [0]

Are you looking to get ahead professionally while maintaining your full-time job? Have you demonstrated significant leadership expertise? If so, an Executive MBA may be an option for you. Top EMBA programs vary considerably in terms of required pre-MBA experience. For example, we have helped accomplished...

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Have You Hit Submit? Here are 5 Tips to Pass the Time While Waiting for News from the Schools

By - Jan 11, 13:13 PM   Comments [0]

You spent months planning your application strategy, studying for the admissions exam, writing essays, and wrangling recommenders. Then you hit the submit button for your business school applications in round two. Now what? You’re probably wondering what to do with yourself during what we call the MBA waiting game....

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3 Tips for Non-Traditional MBA Applicants

By - Jan 11, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

Most MBA applicants come from traditional “business” backgrounds, that is, accounting, management consulting, sales, or finance and investment banking. However, a lot also come from non-traditional backgrounds, including engineering, computer science, healthcare, and many others. These applicants are often nervous that their non-traditional background makes...

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Should You Apply to B-School Round 3 or Next Year?

By - Jan 11, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The answer, as is often the case in MBA admissions, is…it depends. You didn’t think we’d give you a clear cut yes or no answer, did you? FACT: The chances of gaining acceptance decrease as the rounds progress. This means that acceptance rates in R3 are...

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INSEAD Tops Poets & Quants International MBA Ranking

By - Jan 11, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Poets & Quants has released its year-end ranking of international MBA programs, with INSEAD once again capturing first place. Like the Poets & Quants ranking of U.S. MBA programs, the international ranking is created by aggregating major rankings from 2018. Specifically, Poets...

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Simon Business School’s New STEM Focus Makes it MBA Program of the Year

By - Jan 10, 10:42 AM   Comments [0]

Business school news website Poets & Quants has crowned the Simon Business School, with its revamped STEM focus, “MBA Program of the Year” for 2018. It is only the second program in the US to receive that honor, after Cornell University. Last year, Cornell’s Johnson School won MBA...

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Round 3 Deadlines Are Coming. Are You Ready?

By - Jan 10, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Time marches on – you get busy at work and all of a sudden it’s 2019. If you either missed the early application rounds or didn’t get accepted at your target programs, you may be considering submitting applications during Round 3. But that comes with...

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