Admission Consultants

Tuck School Names New Executive Director of Admissions, Financial Aid

By - May 4, 11:20 AM   Comments [0]

After a three month search, Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business has named Luke Anthony Peña as its new Executive Director of Admissions and Financial Aid, the school announced today.  He succeeds Dawna Clarke, who stepped down in late 2016 after 11 years as director of...

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4 Tips For Team Interviews

By - May 4, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

"4 Tips For Team Interviews" is the latest post in our series Navigate the MBA Maze. Since so much of b-school life and learning includes team discussions, the adcom needed a tool for assessing how applicants will fit in the team-based discussion culture of their programs....

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Wharton MBA Program Announces Establishment of Moelis Advance Access Program

By - May 4, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Ken Moelis W’80/WG’81 and Julie Taffet Moelis W’81 have made a $10 million gift to the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania to establish the Ken Moelis and Julie Taffet Moelis Advance Access Program. This program will provide highly qualified UPenn undergraduates whose academic...

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Texas MBA Receives $6M Gift to Support Real Estate Program

By - May 3, 09:09 AM   Comments [0]

The UT McCombs School of Business announced it has received a $6 million gift from alum John Goff to support experiential learning initiatives and the real estate program at the Austin campus. The gift will be used for three strategic growth initiatives at McCombs, complementing the activities of the...

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Using leverage to get off the business school wait list

By - May 3, 06:16 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Let’s face it: landing on the wait list at one of your target business schools can be frustrating. Even if you applied to several other schools – and even if you were accepted at one or more of your alternates! – the...

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Mid-Career, a Peruvian Economist-Engineer is Energized at CMU Tepper

By - May 2, 06:30 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 an MBA student at CMU Tepper, Daniel Espinoza… Accepted: We’d like to get to know you!...

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3 Steps for Applying to Business School with a Low Undergraduate GPA

By - May 2, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Your grades show whether you previously performed well in an academic setting. If your college GPA is low, then you need to provide evidence that even though you may have faltered back then, now you’re A-game and are capable of academic excellence. But how can you...

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The Bigger Picture: Don’t Let the Perfect be the Enemy of the Good

By - May 2, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

Every night, without fail, I map out the following day in my calendar. I block off time for exercise, errands, family responsibilities, seeing friends and working on various projects.  If I want something to happen on a certain day, I fit it into my calendar. I like...

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Your MBA Plan for the Next Two Months

By - May 1, 10:19 AM   Comments [0]

This year's MBA applications will be released by the schools sometime in June or July (on average). So what can you be doingnow? A lot. If you start now, then you can knock out some of the low hanging fruit and be ready to hunker down...

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What to Do Between Now and Round 1 Deadlines

By - May 1, 08:40 AM   Comments [0]

If you plan to apply to MBA programs this fall, you have a little more than four months until the first Round 1 deadlines hit. What’s one of the most important things you can do between now and then? Get a few more leadership experiences...

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