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INSEAD MBA Criterion #4: Leadership Potential

By - Feb 5, 06:30 AM   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 view of leadership: • factual...

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Ace Your In-Person Business School Interview with a Student or Alumnus

By - Feb 5, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

This post is part of a series exploring the different forms MBA interviews take and how you can ace them all! Many MBA adcoms delegate the interviewing to alumni and students. In this scenario, typically second-year students interview the applicants who come to campus, and alumni...

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GMAT Question of the Day (February 5)

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Math If a company's sales increased by 10% from 2000 to 2001 and fell back to the 2000 level in 2002, what was the percent decrease in sales from 2001 to 2002 (approximately)? A. 9.1% B. 9.5% C. 10.0% D. 10.4% E. 11.0%   Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - A - (click and drag...

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MBA Admissions Interview: Walk Me Through Your Resume

By - Feb 4, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

You’ve made it to the interview stage of the MBA admissions process. Now what? How can you prep for the your interview so that you enter the scene prepared, confident, and ready to answer those questions? This video will get your started: Video transcript: Congratulations! You’ve been...

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3 Things You May Not Know About Online MBAs

By - Feb 2, 13:03 PM   Comments [1]

A version of this post originally appeared on Stacy’s ‘Strictly Business’ MBA blog on U.S. News Online MBA programs continue to expand in the graduate management education marketplace, with 47% of online MBA programs reporting application growth in 2017, according to the Graduate Management Admission Council’s Application Trends...

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MBAnalysis Blog: 6 Things to Consider When Selecting an MBA Admissions Consultant

By - Feb 2, 08:30 AM   Comments [0]

Getting an MBA is possibly one of the biggest investments of your life. As you ponder a hundred-thousand-dollar-plus investment, there is likely to be a realization that you cannot do something as important as this on your own. While friends or colleagues may help, rarely...

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INSEAD MBA Criterion #3: Academic Capacity

By - Feb 2, 06:00 AM   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 and perform and achieve...

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Financial Times’s 2017 Global MBA Ranking Is Out

By - Feb 2, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Financial Times has released it’s 2018 Global MBA Ranking – which is good news for Stanford Graduate School of Business, this year’s first-place winner. Here are FT’s top ten MBA programs this year: – Stanford Graduate School of Business – INSEAD – Wharton School, University...

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MBA Resume Best Practices (part 2): Four critical dos and don’ts

By - Feb 2, 02:58 AM   Comments [0]

This second article in a two-part series on Crafting a Standout Resume for the MBA Application highlights essential dos and don’ts every applicant should know. Most applicants are too modest in their resume because they don’t want to “brag.” But taking the time to reflect, then...

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GMAT Question of the Day (February 2)

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Math If a rectangle is inscribed in a circle of radius 5, is the area of the rectangle greater than 48 ? (1) The ratio of the lengths of sides of the rectangle is 3:4 (2) The difference between the lengths of sides of the rectangle is smaller...

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