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5 Things To Do Before You Start Your MBA Applications

By - Jul 1, 11:00 AM   Comments [0]

Your MBA applications are due in a few months and it’s time to get to work. But… where do you begin? What do you do? How do you… uh… get started? Let us help. There’s a lot of work to do before you sit down at your...

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School Representatives Share their Insights at AIGAC Conference at MIT– Part 2

By - Jul 1, 10:19 AM   Comments [0]

Admissions consultants from around the world met with admissions directors from most of the top schools at the 9th AIGAC  conference at MIT.  Held at MIT (June 14-15) with visits to Tuck (June 13), HBS (June 16), and Babson and Fletcher  (June 17), the conference...

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Yale SOM Announces Fall 2017 Essay Topic

By - Jul 1, 10:16 AM   Comments [0]

Bruce DelMonico, assistant dean for admissions at Yale School of Management, has previewed the new essay question that will be a part of the fall 2017 MBA application. The Yale SOM admissions committee would like you to: Describe the biggest commitment you have ever made. (500 words...

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Resilience in the Face of Failure

By - Jul 1, 01:34 AM   Comments [0]

Essay questions dealing with failure, risk, mistakes, and difficult interactions or conflict often cause applicants to cringe, squirm, and bite their nails. After all, you want to show yourself succeeding and conquering the world in your essays and personal statements, not falling down. But there’s...

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Do Rankings Matter? A Few Ways to Think About this Common Question

By - Jun 30, 13:40 PM   Comments [0]

One of the most frequent questions that we get is whether rankings really matter.  Do you have to go to the top ranked MBA program to be successful in life? Clearly the answer is no. There are many paths to success. But, let’s be honest:  in general...

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INSEAD Fall 2017 MBA Essay Questions

By - Jun 30, 09:48 AM   Comments [0]

The INSEAD MBA application for the September 2017 intake is now open, which means we can preview this season’s essay questions for you here. This year, the number of motivation essays has been reduced from four to three, and INSEAD has also introduced a video component in...

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Powering Through A Work Gap On Your MBA Application

By - Jun 30, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Maybe it’s because of the economy. Maybe it’s because you wanted to stop working 90-hour weeks to focus on your GMAT studies. Maybe it’s because you were stuck in a dead-end job and couldn’t handle waking up, getting dressed and spending one more minute in...

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Applying and Getting Into the Top Master’s in Management Programs

By - Jun 30, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Master of Science in Management, or MIM, programs let you accelerate the early stages of your career by getting a general management degree before you have much work experience. The MIM has a lot in common with the MBA, but coursework for the...

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AIGAC 2016 Take Aways

By - Jun 30, 00:48 AM   Comments [0]

I’d like to share some conference “takeaways” from the Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants (AIGAC) meeting in Cambridge, Massachusetts earlier this month. Held at MIT Sloan with visits to HBS, Tuck, and Babson and with presentations by representatives of Wharton, INSEAD, Georgetown, Carnegie Mellon,...

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NYU Stern to Offer a New FinTech Specialization in the MBA Curriculum

By - Jun 30, 00:35 AM   Comments [0]

Beginning in fall 2016, NYU Stern’s full-time and part-time MBA students will be able to choose FinTech as a specialization and take electives from a curriculum of eight new courses. This is a first among top business schools. In last week's press release, Raghu Sundaram, Vice...

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