MBA

Rejected last year? How much should your profile and application change before re-applying?

By - Aug 11, 07:04 AM   Comments [0]

I am commonly asked by new clients re-applying to business school: How much does my profile and application need to change this year if I got rejected last year? Here is my general advice on how to change each aspect of the application:  Your story: Unless it did...

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Tips for Applying to Business School as a Couple

By - Aug 10, 09:33 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s ‘Strictly Business’ MBA blog on U.S. News For some professional couples, there comes a time when both partners realize that pursuing an MBA degree is the key to exploring new career paths and accessing an array of high-quality professional opportunities. However, the MBA...

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Columbia Business School Admissions Director Answers Applicant Questions

By - Aug 10, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Missed our AMA with Columbia Business School Admissions Director, Emily French Thomas? Watch the video below for some great questions and answers from the session: Topics covered in this video: • CBS interviews • How applicants from different locations are viewed • Visiting the school • The NYC Immersion Seminars • The...

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Should I Still Try to Apply to B-school in Round One?

By - Aug 10, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Fall is here, and that can mean only one thing: Round one MBA admissions deadlines are nearly upon us. Most top MBA programs have their round one deadlines in mid-to-late September, but some (like Harvard Business School) are even earlier than that. Every...

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How Uncertainty Around H-1B Visa Reform is Affecting MBAs, and Recruiters

By - Aug 9, 12:17 PM   Comments [0]

By Judith Silverman Hodara, Director, Fortuna Admissions President Donald Trump’s decision earlier this year to curtail the “expedited option” for H-1B visa processing times – which previously had promised a turnaround time of 15 days at a cost of $1,225 – promises to impact many sectors...

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Can You Get Accepted After Doing Something Stupid?

By - Aug 9, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

The point of this article is not to tell you that you shouldn’t engage in disorderly conduct, petty theft, or other minor (or major) infractions (though you really shouldn’t…); what we want to discuss here is how you should overcome the obstacle of a criminal...

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EMBA-Global Application Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Aug 9, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The Global EMBA has 2 program options: EMBA-Global Americas & Europe which combines the strengths of Columbia University and London Business School; and EMBA-Global Asia, with Columbia University, London Business School, and Hong Kong University Business School. Of course, all EMBA applications are in part about...

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Tuesday Tips: USC Marshall Fall 2018 MBA Essay Tips

By - Aug 8, 09:17 AM   Comments [0]

The Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California program offers a southern California location and strong local reputation, a variety of programs and the resources of a large and prestigious university. While USC’s value statement: “Transformational Courage, Collaborative Ambition, Impactful Service, and Unwavering...

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What 3 Essential Ingredients Must You Include in Your Statement of Purpose?

By - Aug 8, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

What are the essential components of a strong statement of purpose or MBA goals essay? The adcom will want to see a MAP of where you’ve been, where you are now, and where you’re headed. (A personal statement is slightly different in that your readers...

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The Bigger Picture: It’s Always Worth an Ask

By - Aug 8, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

I have a friend who consistently lands in the cushiest situations. Ever since I have known her, she would wiggle her way out of a final exam so that she could work on a more interesting project. She could negotiate dreamlike work conditions: lots of...

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