MBA

What INSEAD’s #1 Rankings Repeat Means for the School

By - Feb 5, 18:00 PM   Comments [0]

Spirits are soaring on INSEAD’s campuses this week thanks to the school’s number one spot in the Financial Times ranking for the 2nd straight year. INSEAD has long viewed the FT’s ranking as the most credible, and when they finally achieved the coveted first place...

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Good things come to those who DON’T wait: 10 Dos and Don’ts for getting off the waitlist

By - Feb 4, 10:30 AM   Comments [0]

So you’re on the waitlist for your dream school? It wasn’t the decision you were hoping for but the good news is that you’re still in the running. Being on the waitlist means that the adcom really liked you and thought you would be a...

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NYU Stern Creates New Scholarship Dedicated to Advancing Women in Business

By - Feb 3, 11:40 AM   Comments [0]

New York University’s Stern School of Business will establish a new merit-based scholarship called the Advancing Women in Business Scholarship for incoming full-time MBA students, the school has announced. The scholarships will go to students—female or male—who demonstrate a deep and abiding commitment to advancing women in business and will cover the first...

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NYU Stern Creates New Scholarship Dedicated to Advancing Women in Business

By - Feb 3, 11:40 AM   Comments [0]

New York University’s Stern School of Business will establish a new merit-based scholarship called the Advancing Women in Business Scholarship for incoming full-time MBA students, the school has announced. The scholarships will go to students—female or male—who demonstrate a deep and abiding commitment to advancing women in business and will cover the first...

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Six Steps to Acing Your Stanford GSB Interview

By - Feb 3, 09:50 AM   Comments [0]

If you’ve made it to the interview stage at the Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB), congratulations are in order. As I explained in my recent article published in Business Insider, the school has the most competitive admission stats in the world, and with only an...

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What College Seniors Can Do to Prepare for an MBA

By - Feb 3, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Are you a college student who’s been thinking about business school for a while? You probably already know that most programs look for candidates with significant work experience – typically three to five years. However, that doesn’t mean you should forget about...

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INSEAD MBA Criterion #4: Leadership Potential

By - Feb 2, 12:31 PM   Comments [0]

This is the last post in a 4-part series that examines INSEAD MBA’s admission criteria. INSEAD is not unique among MBA programs in desiring leadership potential in applicants. All do. It is unique in how it characterizes leadership and leadership potential. The adcom has a two-pronged...

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Tell Me About Your Weaknesses [MBA Interview Questions Series]

By - Feb 1, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

This blog post is part of a series of articles analyzing some of the most popular MBA interview questions and how to best respond to them. In this post, we’ll address "What is your weakness?": Reason for asking the question: To ensure the applicant is humble...

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INSEAD MBA Criterion #3: Academic Capacity

By - Jan 30, 13:43 PM   Comments [0]

This is the third post in a 4-part series that examines INSEAD MBA’s 4 admission criteria. The operative word in this criterion is capacity. This word conveys the adcom’s perspective on the academic component of the application: it’s dynamic, focusing on how you can grow...

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Are You Selling Yourself Short?

By - Jan 29, 15:26 PM   Comments [0]

“I founded a small candy company.” I could see in the faces of my fellow admissions committee members that they were not that impressed with the candidate; none of them had ever heard of “Del Sol Candy,”* and Roberto’s modest description did not make it...

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