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Exit Polls: Interview Reports for Stanford, Haas, Sloan, Columbia, Booth and Fuqua

By - Dec 9, 21:12 PM   Comments [0]

Many of the top MBA programs have fairly similar interview formats - conversational discussions about your past and future that are meant to assess “fit” as well as your true desires to attend the school and its alignment with your goals. As part of this, most...

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Ask the AdCom: How Do MBA Students Get Goofy?

By - Dec 9, 12:08 PM   Comments [0]

Hey everybody! We’re back with another installment of “Ask the AdCom,” where we share a wide range of tips and advice from admissions team members from a dozen top business schools. Since AdCom members are human, too, we know our readers will enjoy seeing  a different side of what makes...

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FT and Bloomberg Release European and International Business School Rankings

By - Dec 9, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions This week brought not one but two rankings of international business schools: Financial Times’s 2016 ranking of European business schools and Bloomberg Businessweek’s 2016 ranking of non-U.S. business schools. This year, London Business School is the big winner, grabbing the number one spot...

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Full-Time or Part-Time: Which MBA is Right For You?

By - Dec 8, 18:36 PM   Comments [0]

If you are like me and believe that the MBA is one of the most, if not the most, valuable advanced degrees you can earn, then the question becomes “should I go to a full-time (“FT”) MBA or a part-time (“PT”) MBA program?”  Great question! As...

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Application Essay Tip: The Devil is in the Details

By - Dec 8, 11:40 AM   Comments [0]

You can argue about the devil, but certainly the substance, distinctiveness, and success of your essays depends on the details. Bringing Out Your Uniqueness in the Details Many applicants tend to bury their uniqueness and success under vague assertions. You don’t want to hide your achievements; you want to trumpet...

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Forté Foundation Launches Men as Allies Initiative

By - Dec 8, 11:26 AM   Comments [0]

Forté Foundation has introduced its new Men As Allies Initiative to help male students benefit from, and get involved in, enhancing gender equity on business school campuses and to take that experience back to the business world. The new initiative leverages insights from male ally programs started on...

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LBS is Businessweek’s Top-Ranked International Business School

By - Dec 7, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

A few weeks ago, Bloomberg Businessweek crowned Harvard Business School as the best MBA program in the United States. This week, Bloomberg has released its 2016 ranking of the best international business schools based on data compiled from more than 1,000 recruiters, 15,000 alumni, and 9,000...

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London Business School Tops FT’s 2016 European B-School Ranking

By - Dec 6, 12:44 PM   Comments [0]

For the third straight year, London Business School tops the Financial Times‘s overall ranking of the best business schools in Europe, but France’s HEC Paris and INSEAD came in close on its heels. The FT publishes five main rankings each year: MBA, Executive MBA, Masters in...

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Dinged in Round 1? What’s next?

By - Dec 6, 07:09 AM   Comments [0]

Nobody likes to get a business school rejection email. But as former Admissions Directors, neither did we enjoy sending “thank you but no thank you” letters or emails to aspiring MBA students. We were very mindful as to how much candidates had invested – time,...

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By - Dec 5, 23:07 PM   Comments [0]

MBA Prep School is pleased to announce the launch of a free version of our leading, online MBA application preparation course, MBA Prep School Digital. Our self-paced, on demand course for MBA candidates will help you develop a winning MBA application strategy and compose compelling...

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