Admission Consultants

Ask the AdCom: Where Can I Find Some Peace and Quiet?

By - Oct 6, 12:33 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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Writing a Lead That Pops

By - Oct 6, 10:42 AM   Comments [0]

How many times have you wandered through a bookstore, opening up a book to read the first few lines only to quickly close it again? How often have you read one of those free samples on your Kindle, only to decide after a paragraph that...

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Do Business School Acceptance Rates Really Matter?

By - Oct 6, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Here’s a fun experiment to try: visit Google.com (make sure you’re logged out of your Google account, first) and search for “Harvard Business School”. Search for “Stanford Business School”. Search for “Wharton MBA”. Notice something? “[School name] acceptance rate” comes up in...

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The Goals Essay: Writing Nitty-Gritty

By - Oct 5, 11:24 AM   Comments [0]

Short- and long-term goals Before you start drafting your MBA goals essays, work out three levels of goals: short-term, intermediate, and long-term. It helps to have this whole picture in your mind regardless of where you’ll “zoom in” for a particular essay. Short-term is immediately post...

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Stanford GSB Creates New MBA Fellowship

By - Oct 5, 08:05 AM   Comments [0]

As part of its mission to educate business leaders to solve society’s most pressing problems, the Stanford Graduate School of Business announced it has established a fellowship to provide financial support for up to three students with a passion for generating economic development in underserved regions of...

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New Ranking Shows Top Choice B-Schools for 2016 Applicants

By - Oct 4, 11:52 AM   Comments [0]

Ready4, a Boston-area company that creates test prep apps, has unveiled its second annual rankings of the most desired business schools around the globe. Unlike traditional business school rankings that are based on complex methodology and, in many cases, information self reported by participating schools, Ready4’s rankings...

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Who should pursue an EMBA – And How to Get Admitted

By - Oct 4, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Looking for the boost to your career an advanced degree can bring – but don’t want to quit your job to pursue it? An Executive MBA may be the perfect option for you. Designed for mid-career professionals with at least 5-10 years of...

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Stop Comparing Yourself to Other MBA Applicants

By - Oct 3, 07:17 AM   Comments [0]

When you’re working on business school applications, it’s only human to want to compare your qualifications to others you know who’ve already graduated from—or are currently attending—a top program. You might think that their undergraduate schools, GPAs, GMAT scores and career paths may provide insight into...

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Chicago Booth Student on Finding the Right Fit, Achieving His Goals

By - Sep 30, 14:48 PM   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 a first year MBA student at Chicago Booth, Delano Saporu…. Accepted: We’d like to get to know you! Where...

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Kellogg School Receives $10M Gift, Global Hub on Track for 2017 Opening

By - Sep 30, 11:12 AM   Comments [0]

Photograph by Mike Crews Nearly two years after breaking ground on its $220 million, state-of-the-art education center known as the Global Hub, Kellogg School of Management has confirmed that the 410,000 square-foot facility is inching toward completion and on track for an early 2017 inauguration. The school also...

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