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2 Keys to an MBA Application Essay That Will Get You Admitted

By - Oct 13, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% The trend in MBA admissions recently has been to require fewer – and often shorter – essays from b-school applicants. And while it’s nice not to have to write a short novel for every school you apply to, it also means that...

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Shari Hubert Becomes Fuqua’s Head of Admissions

By - Oct 11, 05:52 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business has announced that Shari Hubert will be the school’s new associate dean of admissions. Hubert joins Fuqua after five years as head of admissions at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. Fuqua has been looking for a...

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When MBA Candidates Should Retake the GMAT: 3 Factors to Consider

By - Oct 6, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% MBA candidates typically approach admissions tests in one of two ways: either they determine their target schools first and then take and retake the GMAT (or GRE) until they have a competitive score; or they take the test first in order to...

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Forbes Releases 2017 MBA Rankings

By - Sep 29, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Forbes’s latest round of MBA rankings is out, with pleasant surprises for IMD and Wharton in particular. Forbes divides their rankings into three categories: United States MBA programs, international one-year MBA programs, and international two-year programs. In the international one-year category, IMD came...

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Paying Attention to MBA Application Details

By - Sep 28, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% What’s the difference between a 2.2 and a 2:2? A lot! A 2.2 GPA in the United States’ system is essentially a D average. A 2:2 in the British system is a second-class lower, which is a significantly better academic record. Something as trivial...

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HBS Gets $12 Million Toward Scholarships for First-Generation Students

By - Sep 22, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Two graduates of Harvard Business School’s MBA class of 1992, Jeannie and Jonathan Lavine, have donated $12.5 million to the school, the largest donation toward scholarship aid in HBS history. Out of the $12.5 million, $10 million will go to the Lavine Family...

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The “Final Exam” Question of B-School Interviews

By - Sep 21, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% One of the last questions you’ll get asked in business school interviews is also one of the most important: what questions do you have for us? It’s tempting not to take this question too seriously. It feels like a softball. Just because it’s the...

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Haas Adds New Building

By - Sep 15, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Classes are underway at University of California, Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, which means the school’s new $60 million building, Chou Hall, is now in use. The building boasts a range of high-tech features like microphones in the desks. Perhaps most impressive, though,...

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4 Quick Fixes to Make the Most of Your MBA Resume

By - Sep 13, 06:21 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% When you think about how important an MBA application is – it’s your shot at gaining admission into a program that will require two years away from your career, which will likely cost you upward of $100,000, and which has the potential...

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Yale SOM’s MBA Class of 2019

By - Sep 8, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% You might think a 730 GMAT and a 3.69 GPA is pretty good. But if you’re an MBA student at Yale School of Management, it’s just enough to make you average! And even a 760 GMAT and 3.94 GPA lands you in...

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