Articles by Expartus

  • Travel Ban Raises Questions for International MBA Students

    Travel Ban Raises Questions for International MBA Students

    by on March 24th, 2017

    With the Trump administration’s second, revised travel ban appearing to be headed for a drawn-out legal battle, international students at United States business schools are left wondering what the executive order will … Read More

  • Applying to an EMBA Program with a Less Than Perfect Profile

    Applying to an EMBA Program with a Less Than Perfect Profile

    by on March 19th, 2017

    Are you thinking about applying to an Executive MBA program—but aren’t sure that your profile is the right fit? We’ve talked before about how to choose whether an MBA or an EMBA is right for you, but I also wanted … Read More

  • How to Overcome a Weak Undergrad GPA

    How to Overcome a Weak Undergrad GPA

    by on March 18th, 2017

    When it comes to MBA admissions, undergraduate GPA and admissions test scores like the GRE or GMAT are some of the only hard, quantifiable metrics that an admissions committee can use to gauge the strength of your … Read More

  • 2 Simple MBA Tips That Will Help You Get Admitted to B-School

    2 Simple MBA Tips That Will Help You Get Admitted to B-School

    by on March 11th, 2017

    Okay, so you’ve done it—you’ve decided that you definitely want to go to business school, and you’ve narrowed down your list of potential schools. You should feel proud of yourself—those are big steps to take. … Read More

  • When to Apply to B-School in the 3rd Round

    When to Apply to B-School in the 3rd Round

    by on March 10th, 2017

    Whether they consider applications on a rolling basis or in individual rounds, there’s no denying the fact that at most top MBA programs, the vast majority of the spots in the class are filled in the early parts of the … Read More

  • How Many MBA Programs Should I Apply To?

    How Many MBA Programs Should I Apply To?

    by on March 6th, 2017

    Recently I was talking with a client, preparing him for an interview with Harvard Business School, and I asked him how many schools he had applied to. He told me ten or eleven, and I was flabbergasted—I couldn’t … Read More

  • GMAC Survey: B-School Alums Often End Up in Unexpected Jobs

    GMAC Survey: B-School Alums Often End Up in Unexpected Jobs

    by on March 5th, 2017

    According to GMAC’s newly released Alumni Perspectives Survey, business school grads are happy with their careers overall, but their degrees often take them down paths they hadn’t anticipated. In fact, 52 percent of … Read More

  • Data Courses Becoming Commonplace at B-Schools

    Data Courses Becoming Commonplace at B-Schools

    by on February 28th, 2017

    Last year, the Wharton School strengthened its offerings in data and analytics while Duke’s Fuqua School of Business unveiled a new Master of Quantitative Management. But Wharton and Fuqua are far from the only … Read More

  • How to Apply Successfully to the HBS 2+2 Program

    How to Apply Successfully to the HBS 2+2 Program

    by on February 26th, 2017

    In last week’s article, we talked about what college seniors and other early-career professionals can do to prepare for eventual business school admission. But what if you’d prefer to head to business school as soon … Read More

  • Does Your Undergrad Major Matter for B-School?

    Does Your Undergrad Major Matter for B-School?

    by on February 24th, 2017

    At EXPARTUS, we often work with young professionals, and college students, who are planning on applying for an MBA in the next couple of years. With so little work experience to rely on, they want to optimize every part … Read More

  • 3 Things You Absolutely Must Have Before You Apply to an EMBA Program

    3 Things You Absolutely Must Have Before You Apply to an EMBA Program

    by on February 19th, 2017

    Have you been weighing whether an Executive MBA (EMBA) program is the right next move for your career? Designed for mid-career professionals with more than ten years of work experience, typically including managerial … Read More

  • What College Seniors Can Do to Prepare for an MBA

    What College Seniors Can Do to Prepare for an MBA

    by on February 12th, 2017

    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. … Read More

  • Financial Times Releases 2017 Global MBA Ranking

    Financial Times Releases 2017 Global MBA Ranking

    by on February 3rd, 2017

    Financial Times has released their 2017 ranking of MBA programs. INSEAD has held onto its number one spot from 2016, but the top schools have seen a few other significant changes. This year’s top 10 in FT’s Global … Read More

  • U.S. News Releases 2017 Online MBA Rankings

    U.S. News Releases 2017 Online MBA Rankings

    by on January 30th, 2017

    U.S. News & World Report have kicked off the new year with their most twenty-first century B-school ranking: the best online MBA programs. Topping their 2017 list of online MBAs is Temple University’s Fox School of … Read More