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Don’t Fear Those MBA Admissions Background Checks

By - Jan 11, 13:03 PM   Comments [0]

Background checks in MBA admissions are more common for some schools than others, but their overall use is growing. Some programs vet every admitted applicant, others randomly select a percentage of candidates and still others delve further only when something seems to raise a red...

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Building And Improving Your Extracurricular Profile

By - Jan 11, 07:22 AM   Comments [0]

To give you a head start and keep you on track in the New Year, Personal MBA Coach has launched a 4-part series this January: Kick-Start Your MBA Planning! Here is the second part of the series: Building And Improving Your Extracurricular Profile (In case you missed...

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Round 3 Deadlines Are Coming. Are You Ready?

By - Jan 11, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Time carries on – you get busy at work and all of a sudden it’s 2018. If you either missed the early application rounds or didn’t get accepted at your target programs, you may be considering submitting applications during Round 3. But that comes with...

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Should You Apply to B-School Round 3 or Next Year?

By - Jan 11, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The answer, as is often the case in MBA admissions, is…it depends. You didn’t think we’d give you a clear cut yes or no answer, did you? FACT: The chances of gaining acceptance decrease as the rounds progress. This means that acceptance rates in R3 are...

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Prep for the new year with the GMAT® Official Guides 2018 – available in eBook + Online (The Official GMAT Blog)

By - Jan 11, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Ready to start prepping in the new year? Consider the GMAT® Official Guides 2018 – now with instant access. 

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Darden Announces Full Scholarship for Indonesian Students

By - Jan 11, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% The University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business has announced the Indonesia Fellowship, which will give full financial support to select MBA applicants from Indonesia. The fellowship is funded by the Rainbow Foundation, an organization based in Jakarta. Besides tuition and fees, the...

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GMAT Question of the Day (January 11)

By - Jan 11, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math Out of 320 people, 75% like talk-show 1 and 65% of the people who like talk-show 1 also like talk-show 2. If there are no people who like talk-show 2 but do not like talk-show 1, how many of the 320 people do not like...

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GMAT Score for UCLA Anderson School of Management

By - Jan 10, 15:00 PM   Comments [0]

The UCLA Anderson School of Management offers four MBA programs: a full-time MBA, a fully-employed MBA, an Executive MBA, and a Global Executive MBA. Below, we’ll be examining their most popular degree, the full-time UCLA MBA, including information on the curriculum, the application process, and...

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What Should You Do If You Belong to an Overrepresented MBA Applicant Group?

By - Jan 10, 11:00 AM   Comments [0]

I recently received a question – or more of a complaint – from a client who was concerned with his status as an Indian male working in IT. This individual was considering changing his location on his application – he was born, raised, and still...

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18 Venture Capitalists Join HBS’s Inaugural VC Partner Program

By - Jan 10, 10:24 AM   Comments [0]

Harvard Business School’s Arthur Rock Center for Entrepreneurship has named 18 people to its inaugural group of Rock Venture Capital Partners, who provide in-person mentoring and advice to HBS student entrepreneurs. The Rock Center for Entrepreneurship, which has earned accolades as the top provider in the nation of...

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