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5 Recommendation Mistakes B-School Applicants Make

By - Aug 22, 00:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% If you think of B-school applications as a trial, your recommendations are the part where you call witnesses to testify. And every lawyer knows that an unreliable witness can sink a whole trial. Letters of recommendation are no different. Lining up recommendations that...

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How to Get Face Time with the Admissions Committee – Even When You Can’t Be There In Person

By - Aug 17, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Application season for MBA programs is ramping up, and you can expect to see a lot of advice about how to make a strong case for your candidacy all over the internet. Here at EXPARTUS is no exception. If you take a...

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5 Ways MBA Consultants Hurt B-School Applicants

By - Aug 16, 04:10 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Being an effective MBA admissions consultant is about more than knowing the ins and outs of business school admissions. It requires being able to work with each applicant to bring out their personal brand and showcase the best they have to offer. When...

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Should I Still Try to Apply to B-school in Round One?

By - Aug 10, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Fall is here, and that can mean only one thing: Round one MBA admissions deadlines are nearly upon us. Most top MBA programs have their round one deadlines in mid-to-late September, but some (like Harvard Business School) are even earlier than that. Every...

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How Quitting Your Job Can Kill Your MBA Application

By - Aug 8, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% When you’re applying to business school, it’s natural to want to dedicate your energy to your applications. After all, B-school applications can feel like a full-time job! So the temptation is to quit your job and dive into researching schools, studying for the...

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Saïd Announces Online FinTech Course

By - Aug 4, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% FinTech is a topic of the moment at leading business schools, and Oxford University’s Saïd Business School is joining in with a new online course. The course, created in partnership with online education company GetSmarter, will start in October and continue for...

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2017-2018 Columbia GSB MBA Essays

By - Aug 2, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% The most important advice I have for applicants when it comes to preparing for the Columbia GSB 2017-2018 MBA essays is to invest in knowing the school before you begin writing your essay. Many applicants are aware of the importance of taking the...

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8 Myths About Getting Into Business School

By - Jul 28, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% There are plenty of myths surrounding the business school application process. The problem with myths, however, is that they are not true. Yet many applicants rely on them and set themselves up for failure as a result. Here are some of the...

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HBS Adds Fellowship for Students from Lower-Income Backgrounds

By - Jul 26, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Harvard Business School has announced a new fellowship called the Forward Fellowship, for students from lower-income backgrounds. Rather than looking only at a student’s current financial situation, the Forward Fellowship takes into account financial history and family background. Applicants who are awarded a...

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Copying Other Business School Applicants’ Essays Will Get You Rejected

By - Jul 21, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% A client of ours had brainstormed her essay with her consultant and come up with a strong outline based on her brand and overall profile. However, when she went away to write the first draft of the essay she gave in to the...

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