Admission Consultants

Be Smart When Communicating with MBA AdCom

By - Jan 23, 09:25 AM   Comments [0]

After you’ve submitted your MBA applications and are waiting to hear back from programs, it’s normal to have a moment of panic—either immediately, or at some point a little later on. You’ve been agonizing over your materials for months, and now you just want to...

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INSEAD MBA Criterion #1: Ability To Contribute

By - Jan 23, 07:15 AM   Comments [0]

This is the first post in a 4-part series that examines INSEAD MBA’s 4 admission criteria. The adcom gives, as its first admission criterion, “ability to contribute.” I take the liberty to add: ability to contribute as a person of quality and substance. All the criteria...

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Connecting Duke Fuqua’s Education and Israel’s High Tech Industry

By - Jan 23, 06:45 AM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted blog series featuring interviews with MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs. And now for a chat with Amir Zur... Accepted: We'd like to get to know you! Where are you from? Where and...

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11 New Courses at Kellogg School Address Global Business Issues

By - Jan 19, 12:26 PM   Comments [0]

Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management launched 11 new courses for the 2016-17 academic year, with topics that range from the business of social impact to leading startups to the human-machine partnerships of the future. “With increasingly complex problems facing our rapidly changing business environment, curriculum innovation...

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Waitlist Guidelines from UCLA Anderson

By - Jan 18, 11:58 AM   Comments [0]

All MBA applicants are anxious to learn whether or not they’ve been admitted to their dream schools. For some prospective MBAs, however, those decision dates come and go… and they’re still in limbo. They’ve been waitlisted. While this isn’t ideal, MBA applicants should celebrate the fact that...

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Darden Releases Class of 2016 MBA Employment Report

By - Jan 18, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business has released an employment report for their MBA Class of 2016. Compared to last year’s data, alums’ average income has edged up, as have the number of grads taking jobs in consulting and technology. A solid...

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The Truth about Round 3

By - Jan 17, 20:50 PM   Comments [0]

If you’re wondering where the last 5 months went, how they flew by in a blur, you’re not alone! If the first two, and in some cases three, application deadlines for the top MBA programs somehow got away from you, you’re also not alone!  And now...

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7 Steps To Take Before Applying in 2017–2018

By - Jan 17, 13:46 PM   Comments [0]

Why am I writing about next year’s MBA application cycle when we are only at the end of the second round of this season? Because each year, the application cycle seems to begin earlier and earlier. We have only about 150 days until the schools...

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Getting Ready for an MBA in 2017: Leadership and Community Involvement

By - Jan 17, 13:33 PM   Comments [0]

So…it’s a new year and you are likely setting goals. If one of your goals for 2017 is to apply to business school, NOW is the time to build out your leadership profile! While giving blood, participating in charity runs and making financial contributions to...

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Upcoming Video Interview? Add Lots of Practice to Your “To Do” List

By - Jan 17, 12:05 PM   Comments [0]

If you have an upcoming video interview for schools including INSEAD, Yale SOM, Michigan Ross or Wharton, PRACTICE is essential to success. This awkward format requires you to think on your feet and record your answer to a question (or questions) while speaking into your...

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