Get Into INSEAD, the International Business School

By - Nov 3, 01:48 AM   Comments [0]

Globalization is a force to be reckoned with in business, and is having a significant impact on graduate management education, with most b-schools developing their international offerings. But only INSEAD considers itself the business school for the world. Today’s guest is Virginie Fougea, Director of...

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Stanford GSB: One of the Most Global U.S. Business Schools

By - Nov 2, 11:30 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Top U.S. B-schools have a lot of things going for them, but international diversity hasn’t traditionally been one of those. Rather, U.S. business schools have tended to lag behind their European counterparts in this regard. For example, schools like London Business School and...

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Are you ready for your b-school interviews?

By - Nov 2, 09:43 AM   Comments [0]

In the coming weeks, round 1 admission interview invitations will begin winging their way to a select group of lucky recipients. Are you ready? As former admissions directors at top MBA programs, we interviewed thousands of applicants and it was always pretty clear who had done...

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Should You Repeat A Story From Your Essay In Your MBA Interview?

By - Nov 2, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re here, congrats on the interview invitation! For whatever awesome MBA program(s) you applied to, this is the admissions committee’s chance to really get to know you as a living, breathing person, instead of just as a profile. Big moves here. You need to be comfortable with...

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IE MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Nov 1, 13:19 PM   Comments [0]

IE is a top-ranked international MBA program in Madrid, Spain. The Financial Times ranks the program 12th in the world and Bloomberg Business Week ranks it 4th among non-US programs. Graduates enjoy job placement around the world – with the help of IE’s 50,000 global alumni...

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Why U.S. Applicants Should Consider MBA Programs Abroad

By - Nov 1, 10:15 AM   Comments [0]

As the world becomes increasingly interconnected, tomorrow’s business professionals will need to develop an adaptive mindset that allows them to successfully navigate a variety of markets, languages and cultures. We’ve seen a lot of growth lately in the range of international full-time, part-time and executive MBA...

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How to Use Free Advice for Your MBA Applications

By - Oct 31, 21:29 PM   Comments [0]

From free consultations with admissions consultants, “ask” forums, peer evaluations, and webinars, to the endless supply of interview reports, and school presentations, there is a ton of free stuff out there to help you on your MBA journey. Here’s how to make the most out of...

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MIT Sloan Executive MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Oct 31, 12:11 PM   Comments [0]

These essay questions show that MIT seeks applicants who have the judgment and practical skills to take on the challenges that will fly at them as they re-define industries and functions. It admits applicants who push the boundary of what’s possible and exercise “principled leadership”...

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Surviving Your First MBA Admissions ‘Ding’

By - Oct 31, 11:56 AM   Comments [0]

A few weeks ago, Harvard Business School sent out the balance of its Round 1 interview invitations—followed by “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 are able...

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How Thought Bubbles Conquer Clichés In Your Essays

By - Oct 31, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

This may very well be the single most common concern of hopeful MBA applicants… “Is talking about (x) in my application essays going to come across as too cliché?” And we usually have a very simple answer for that question: “If you think you’ve gone and sparked up something...

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