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5 Reasons Elite MBA Applicants Fail the Failure Essay

By - Mar 9, 05:53 AM   Comments [0]

Today, we are going to be breaking down the failure essay and the biggest reasons why everyone blows it.   This is particularly relevant to the season, as we begin to take on our usual batch of 2+2 candidates, which means we are about to do...

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Executive MBA Applicants: 4 Immediate Action Items

By - Mar 9, 04:52 AM   Comments [0]

The EMBA application process has some idiosyncrasies that, if not addressed early, can trip you up down the road, when you’re hurrying to hit “submit.” I’ll walk you through these special preparation factors in this post. Note that they’re in addition to the preparation steps any...

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5 Tips for Negotiating Your MBA Admissions Offer

By - Mar 8, 21:52 PM   Comments [0]

  Today's blog post is about negotiating your offer of admission ... except that it's not.  Because "negotiation" is not what you do when it comes to securing more financial aid from a business school.  The term of art for what you are going to be...

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Owning Your MBA Career Goals in 5 Easy Steps

By - Mar 8, 21:40 PM   Comments [0]

Let's talk about Career Goals for a minute. This is always a good topic, honestly, because whatever time of year it is and whatever stage of the application process we are all encountering, the narrative of a candidate's career goals will always be paramount.  Therefore, in...

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Meet Madhav Rajan, New Dean of Chicago Booth

By - Mar 8, 12:16 PM   Comments [0]

The Chicago Booth School of Business announced today that Madhav Rajan, former senior associate dean at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, has been appointed the next dean, effective July 1, 2017. Rajan served as senior associate dean for academic affairs at the Stanford GSB from 2010...

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Challenges and Opportunities for Female MBA Applicants

By - Mar 8, 09:02 AM   Comments [0]

Today is International Women’s Day—a perfect opportunity to discuss targeted strategies for female MBA applicants. As an MBA, entrepreneur and businessperson, I know that women can more than handle business school and the application process just as well or better than anyone.  Stereotypes do persist, however,...

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When to Apply to B-School in the 3rd Round

By - Mar 8, 06:28 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Whether they consider applications on a rolling basis or in individual rounds, there’s no denying the fact that at most top MBA programs, the vast majority of the spots in the class are filled in the early parts of the process. So,...

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MBA Choices: Dream School vs. Scholarship School?

By - Mar 8, 06:16 AM   Comments [0]

Sweet agony. You have been accepted to both your cherished top-5 reach MBA programs and a strong but less competitive school that has offered you a great scholarship. How do you choose between them? Of course there’s no one right answer, because each person’s MBA priorities...

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Choosing Topics for the B-School Essay

By - Mar 8, 04:06 AM   Comments [0]

“Choosing Topics For The B-School Essay” is the latest post in our series, Navigate the MBA Maze. In your applications, the schools are attempting to get to know you through your essays. So what should you write about? Write about what is most important to you...

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MAP Course at Michigan Ross Celebrates 25 Years of Hands-On Learning

By - Mar 7, 12:27 PM   Comments [0]

This week, the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business kicks off its annual Multidisciplinary Action Projects (MAP) program, which embeds teams of students into a company or nonprofit to enhance their leadership skills and apply concepts from the classroom to real life business challenges. Now...

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