Articles by Expartus

    How to Transform an Average Recommendation Letter to a Wow

    How to Transform an Average Recommendation Letter to a Wow

    by on July 22nd, 2017

    Recommendation letters are an important part of the MBA application. They give the admissions committee an outside perspective of your candidacy, and represent a “vote of confidence” from someone with first-hand … Read More

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    MBA Application Taboos: What Matters to the Adcom and What Doesn’t

    MBA Application Taboos: What Matters to the Adcom and What Doesn’t

    by on July 16th, 2017

    As a business school admissions consultant for more than a decade, and a former member of the admissions committee at Harvard Business School, I get a lot of questions from MBA applicants about whether or not they’ll … Read More

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    Am I Ready to Apply to B-School? 7 Questions to Answer First

    Am I Ready to Apply to B-School? 7 Questions to Answer First

    by on July 15th, 2017

    With summer fully upon us, business schools throughout the country are starting to unveil their 2017 MBA essay prompts. It’s a natural time to start thinking about applying for an MBA. But before you get into the … Read More

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    FT’s 2017 Ranking of MBAs for Entrepreneurship

    FT’s 2017 Ranking of MBAs for Entrepreneurship

    by on July 13th, 2017

    Financial Times has published its 2017 list of top MBAs for entrepreneurship, which looks at how entrepreneurial alums from each program tend to be as well as how their business school education contributed to their … Read More

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    Times Higher Education and Wall Street Journal to Launch B-School Rankings

    Times Higher Education and Wall Street Journal to Launch B-School Rankings

    by on July 8th, 2017

    Times Higher Education have announced that they will team up with the Wall Street Journal to create a new set of business school rankings. The first edition of the rankings will debut in Spring 2018.  THE is known for … Read More

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    5 Reasons Why Reading Books Can Increase Your MBA Admissions Chances

    5 Reasons Why Reading Books Can Increase Your MBA Admissions Chances

    by on July 7th, 2017

    I just read an interesting blog written by Amit Somani, Managing Partner at Prime Ventures, where he shared about the importance of reading. He started his blog with this interesting quote from Charlie Munger, the … Read More

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    AIGAC’s 2017 MBA Applicant Survey

    AIGAC’s 2017 MBA Applicant Survey

    by on July 6th, 2017

    The Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants has released the results of their 2017 MBA Applicant Survey. The survey contains a range of insights into how applicants typically approach the business … Read More

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    Why Your Personal Brand is the Key to an Effective MBA Essay

    Why Your Personal Brand is the Key to an Effective MBA Essay

    by on July 3rd, 2017

    Are you thinking about applying for an MBA? This is the time of year when application deadlines are rolling out and MBA candidates start to really think in depth about the application process. On paper, each of the MBA … Read More

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    GMAT Takers Will Soon Be Able to Select Section Order

    GMAT Takers Will Soon Be Able to Select Section Order

    by on July 2nd, 2017

    Starting in July, GMAT takers will be able to choose one of three section orders before starting the test. The ability to select section order comes as part of a couple changes GMAC is introducing to make the test taking … Read More

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    2017-2018 Ross MBA Application Deadlines

    2017-2018 Ross MBA Application Deadlines

    by on June 29th, 2017

    The University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business has announced their application deadlines for students entering in 2018. The school admits students to its standard daytime MBA program in three rounds: Round one … Read More

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    2017-2018 NYU Stern Application Deadlines

    2017-2018 NYU Stern Application Deadlines

    by on June 28th, 2017

    NYU Stern School of Business has announced their application deadlines for students entering in 2018. The school admits students to its standard daytime MBA program in three rounds. MBA candidates will receive one of … Read More

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    2017-2018 INSEAD Application Deadlines

    2017-2018 INSEAD Application Deadlines

    by on June 26th, 2017

    INSEAD has announced their application deadlines for students entering in 2018. The school admits students twice per year, in both January and September. Each intake period has four application rounds. The application … Read More

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    2017-2018 HBS Application Deadlines

    2017-2018 HBS Application Deadlines

    by on June 25th, 2017

    Harvard Business School has announced their application deadlines for students entering in 2018. HBS considers applicants for their regular MBA program in three rounds, with a separate deadline for applicants to the 2+2 … Read More

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    2017-2018 Haas Application Deadlines

    2017-2018 Haas Application Deadlines

    by on June 24th, 2017

    Haas School of Business has announced their application deadlines for students entering in 2018. Haas considers applicants in three rounds: Round one: Application deadline: Sept. 21, 2017 Decision posted: Dec. 14, 2017 … Read More

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