Your Chicago Booth Roadmap: Available for On-Demand Viewing

By - Nov 10, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Our webinar, Get Accepted to Chicago Booth, was a huge success! Attendees learned tips they can implement right away in their applications. If you missed it — or if you’d like to see it again – you’re in luck: it’s now available on-demand on our...

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MIT Sloan MBA Class of 2021 Profile

By - Nov 8, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Here’s a look at MIT Sloan’s class of 2021 class profile, taken from the MIT website. Class size: 416Average work experience (years): 5Percent of women: 41%Countries represented: 54International students: 42%Average undergraduate GPA: 3.6Average GMAT: 727Median GMAT: 730GMAT range (middle 80%): 700-760GRE Quant range (middle 80%): 156-168GRE Verbal range (middle 80%): 156-168 Undergraduate majors* *The information in this table reflects data...

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HBS Dean Nitin Nohria to Step Down in 2020

By - Nov 7, 12:49 PM   Comments [0]

Harvard Business School Dean Nitin Nohria has announced he will step down in June 2020. This will conclude ten years of service as the school’s tenth dean. In a message to faculty, staff, students, and alumni, Nohria said the time is right for HBS to transition...

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Your 4 Step Guide to Beating Those MBA Round 2 Deadlines

By - Nov 7, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

January may seem like worlds away, but if you don’t get crackin’ now, then these next 6-8 weeks will come and go before you can say “MBA 2020.” Hopefully, by this point, you’ve already taken your GMAT and decided on the MBA programs you’d like to...

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Should I get a master’s degree? The ROI of going to grad school.

By - Nov 7, 05:15 AM   Comments [0]

Unemployment is currently hovering around 3.8 percent nationwide, but according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the underemployment rate, or the number of people working in jobs that require skills or qualifications below their current education level, is 7.2 percent. These numbers are even higher...

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Bloomberg Businessweek 2019 MBA Rankings

By - Nov 6, 12:32 PM   Comments [0]

Bloomberg Businessweek released the 2019-2020 Best Business School Rankings earlier this week. Personal MBA Coach would like to share our thoughts on the latest rankings and business school rankings in general. According to Bloomberg, “The Bloomberg Businessweek 2019-20 Best B-Schools ranking is based on 26,804 survey...

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Wharton Releases 2019 Employment Report

By - Nov 6, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions We know that admissions to a B-school like University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School is competitive. That much can be seen from Wharton’s latest class profile, which came out earlier this fall. But for those students who do rise to the top of the...

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Is an MBA Still Relevant? Definitely, According to These B-School Deans

By - Nov 6, 06:29 AM   Comments [0]

Are you contemplating an MBA for career advancement, personal development, or a career switch? You may have mixed feelings as a result of news stories covering the recent dip in applications. You might ask yourself, is an MBA still relevant? We know b-school hopefuls love...

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By - Nov 6, 01:42 AM   Comments [0]

Fortuna Admissions has compiled the results of the big five MBA rankings of the last 12 months to produce the ninth edition of the Fortuna Ranking of MBA Rankings 2019. Every year we combine the results of the MBA rankings published by US News, the Financial Times,...

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Surviving Your First Ding

By - Nov 4, 10:29 AM   Comments [0]

Last month, some elite business schools sent out their Round 1 interview invitations, along with “release” notices to the majority of applicants. That means thousands of MBA hopefuls around the world recently received their first big fat DING. While some people can easily shrug off this...

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