4 Tips for Applying to Part-Time MBA Programs

By - Mar 16, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The extensive available advice about applying to MBA programs was largely created with applicants to full-time MBA programs in mind. If you are applying to part-time MBA programs, most of this advice will be pertinent for you as well. But there are some nuances to applying to part-time programs that...

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Why Can’t I Score Above 700 on the GMAT?

By - Mar 15, 11:51 AM   Comments [0]

Every test taker seems to covet a 700+ score on the GMAT. For good reason too, since a score of 700 means that student broke into the 90th percentile—a big deal when the average GMAT score is a 545. Although a 700 is not a...

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When Applying in Round 3 is a Bad Idea

By - Mar 15, 11:26 AM   Comments [0]

Everyone has an opinion about submitting an MBA application in round three, and a lot of the conversation circles around how competitive it is. If you tried your best but you just couldn’t pull together all of your business school materials before round two deadlines...

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How to Practice for a Video Interview or Essay

By - Mar 15, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The future of the essay is now at a school near you: Smile, you might be on camera. More and more competitive programs are using ‘video essays’ or ‘timed video assessments’ as a way to get to know their future students. Typically, for a timed...

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VP Weekly Three: Top Three Questions About MBA Letters of Recommendation

By - Mar 14, 18:30 PM   Comments [0]

Letters of recommendation can be a tricky aspect of the MBA application process, particularly if you’ve just changed jobs or don’t plan on telling your employer that you’re applying to business school. We often speak with applicants who are unsure who to ask to write...

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UV Darden Receives “Game Changing” Scholarship Gift

By - Mar 14, 11:03 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business has announced the new Batten Foundation Darden Worldwide Scholarship program. A $15 million gift from the Batten Foundation unlocked a matching gift from UVA’s Bicentennial Scholars Fund, and the resulting $30 million endowment will ultimately provide every student in Darden’s full-time MBA program a scholarship...

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4 Signs Now Might Be The Time For An MBA

By - Mar 14, 07:14 AM   Comments [0]

Believe it or not, if you are thinking of enrolling in an MBA program for the fall of 2019, now is the time to get the process started. However, many of you may be asking yourselves if it is the right time to apply for...

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Stanford GSB Adds Online Leadership Certificate

By - Mar 14, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Stanford Graduate School of Business is launching an executive education certificate that will provide a “connection-driven educational journey” taking place entirely online. The certificate, called Stanford LEAD: Personal Leadership Certificate, is modeled after a similar program introduced in 2015 called Stanford LEAD: Corporate...

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Professor Profiles: IU Kelley School’s Greg Fisher

By - Mar 13, 06:47 AM   Comments [0]

Having the opportunity to learn from the best and brightest minds in business is one of the top motivators for many applicants considering an MBA degree at an elite business school. The professors and lecturers you’ll encounter have worked in the trenches, and bring an...

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By - Mar 13, 06:24 AM   Comments [0]

  In our days as admissions directors at Wharton and INSEAD (respectively), we read many a terrific application that was undermined, lamentably, by a careless or sloppy error signaling a rush job. In the highly competitive process of MBA admissions, your thoughtful preparation matters. It’s not enough...

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