Admission Consultants

Inside an MBA Strategy Session

By - Jul 5, 19:20 PM   Comments [0]

By: Judith Silverman Hodara, Director, Fortuna Admissions Let’s talk strategy: Top MBA programs have just announced deadlines and essay requirements for the 2017/18 cycle. Poets & Quants’ John A. Byrne recently hosted three coaches from Fortuna’s team of former MBA admissions directors and insiders in a...

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The Best Thing an MBA Applicant Can Do This Summer

By - Jul 5, 12:29 PM   Comments [0]

OK: you’ve decided to apply to b-school this year. How will you take advantage of this summer to prepare for fall’s deadlines? Will your application be ready? Will it be strong enough to impress the adcom and earn you a seat at the school of...

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Top Tips on How to Stick Your CV to 1 page

By - Jul 5, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

When you write your MBA essays, you spend hours or even weeks, being aware that these documents will be valid for a single application only. On the contrary, applicants tend to pay less attention to their resumes, whereas a CV, if designed and structured well,...

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GMAC Finds Employers Hot for Hiring MBAs

By - Jul 5, 10:55 AM   Comments [0]

Corporate hiring plans for 2017 point to robust employment opportunities for graduates of MBA and business master’s programs, according to a new employer survey report from the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). Globally, 86 percent of companies plan to hire recent MBA graduates this year, up...

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How to Ace the Kellogg MBA Essay

By - Jul 5, 07:05 AM   Comments [0]

Essay 1: Kellogg’s purpose is to educate, equip & inspire brave leaders who create lasting value. Tell us about a time you have demonstrated leadership and created lasting value. What challenges did you face, and what did you learn? (450 words) This question serves to...

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Five Reasons Why Reading Books Can Increase Your MBA Admissions Chances

By - Jul 5, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% I just read an interesting blog written by Amit Somani, Managing Partner at Prime Ventures, where he shared about the importance of reading. He started his blog with this interesting quote from Charlie Munger, the co-founder of Berkshire Hathaway: In my life I have...

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Tuesday Tips: The Wharton School Fall 2018 MBA Essay Tips

By - Jul 4, 11:15 AM   Comments [0]

The Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania has kept this set of essays simple. Specific advice on essays from a student reminds applicants that “the Admissions Committee is looking to understand more about you and your unique personality and how that can ultimately contribute to...

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Tuesday Tips: UT McCombs School Fall 2018 MBA Essay Tips

By - Jul 4, 11:02 AM   Comments [0]

The UT McCombs School of Business is a globally recognized MBA program, located in Austin, Texas, a center of technology and business for the region. When approaching these essay questions think about the reasons you are pursuing an MBA, particularly at McCombs. Thorough school research will help...

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The Clock is Ticking for Your HBS App!

By - Jul 4, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

We know there’s a lot of information out there about MBA applications, and it can be really overwhelming. If you have questions about what a school like HBS is looking for or how your profile measures up, it can be stressful. That’s why we created our...

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AIGAC’s 2017 MBA Applicant Survey

By - Jul 4, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% The Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants has released the results of their 2017 MBA Applicant Survey. The survey contains a range of insights into how applicants typically approach the business school application process and what sources they tend to rely on in...

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