Articles by Expartus

    Haas Names 13 Finance Fellows

    Haas Names 13 Finance Fellows

    by on November 19th, 2017

    University of California, Berkeley’s Haas School of Business has announced that 13 MBA students are the recipients of this year’s Haas Finance Fellowships. These fellowships provide funding to students who have … Read More

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    How to Know Whether B-School Is Right for You

    How to Know Whether B-School Is Right for You

    by on November 14th, 2017

    So much has been written about when you should apply to business school. There are tons of articles about the average age for US schools (27-28 years) and international schools (29 years). A lot has been written about … Read More

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    Why You Should Follow the B-School Application Instructions

    Why You Should Follow the B-School Application Instructions

    by on November 10th, 2017

    15 minutes! That’s what your business school application gets. It’s tempting to want to pack your application with as much information as possible. After all, there are so many reasons why you should be accepted! But … Read More

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    What the Changes in Wharton’s Application Process Mean for Round 2 Applicants

    What the Changes in Wharton’s Application Process Mean for Round 2 Applicants

    by on November 4th, 2017

    Are you thinking of applying for a Wharton MBA? With Round 1 rejections and interview invitations rolling out this week, now is the time for candidates to start seriously preparing for their Round 2 applications. While … Read More

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    The Economist’s 2017 MBA Rankings

    The Economist’s 2017 MBA Rankings

    by on November 2nd, 2017

    The Economist has released its 2017 ranking of full-time MBA programs. This year, Kellogg has grabbed the number one spot. Overall, the top ten are: Kellogg School of Management Booth School of Business Harvard Business … Read More

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    Financial Times’s 2017 EMBA Ranking

    Financial Times’s 2017 EMBA Ranking

    by on October 31st, 2017

    Financial Times has released its 2017 ranking of Executive MBA programs, with the Kellogg-HKUST EMBA program holding onto its number one place from last year. The top ten programs on FT’s list are: Kellogg-HKUST … Read More

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    Wharton Students Wins First Tesla Case Competition

    Wharton Students Wins First Tesla Case Competition

    by on October 30th, 2017

    A team of students from the Wharton School have won Tesla’s first MBA case competition, which means they will be offered internships at Tesla this summer. Held at Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business, the … Read More

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    Answers to Key Questions MBA Applicants Have

    Answers to Key Questions MBA Applicants Have

    by on October 20th, 2017

    In the twenty years I have been in the admissions business I have come across many interesting questions from applicants. I’m sometimes struck by the wrong perception applicants have and I’ll highlight some of the … Read More

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    How to Check That You Have Written an Amazing MBA Application Essay

    How to Check That You Have Written an Amazing MBA Application Essay

    by on October 19th, 2017

    It might feel like your business school application essay can never be good enough. So how do you know when you’ve got an essay that’s ready for showtime? Every B-school application essay is different, but there are … Read More

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    2 Keys to an MBA Application Essay That Will Get You Admitted

    2 Keys to an MBA Application Essay That Will Get You Admitted

    by on October 16th, 2017

    The trend in MBA admissions recently has been to require fewer—and often shorter—essays from b-school applicants. And while it’s nice not to have to write a short novel for every school you apply to, it also means … Read More

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    Shari Hubert Becomes Fuqua’s Head of Admissions

    Shari Hubert Becomes Fuqua’s Head of Admissions

    by on October 13th, 2017

    Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business has announced that Shari Hubert will be the school’s new associate dean of admissions. Hubert joins Fuqua after five years as head of admissions at Georgetown University’s … Read More

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    3 Ways to Take Your MBA Essay from ‘Background Noise’ to ‘Compelling Candidate’

    3 Ways to Take Your MBA Essay from ‘Background Noise’ to ‘Compelling Candidate’

    by on October 7th, 2017

    Dear MBA candidate: I know, you’re busy. You’re deep in the heart of application season, grinding out resumes and MBA essays, checking on recommendations, worrying about whether your GMAT score is good enough. But … Read More

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    When MBA Candidates Should Retake the GMAT: 3 Factors to Consider

    When MBA Candidates Should Retake the GMAT: 3 Factors to Consider

    by on October 6th, 2017

    MBA candidates typically approach admissions tests in one of two ways: either they determine their target schools first and then take and retake the GMAT (or GRE) until they have a competitive score; or they take the … Read More

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    Forbes Releases 2017 MBA Rankings

    Forbes Releases 2017 MBA Rankings

    by on October 2nd, 2017

    Forbes’s latest round of MBA rankings is out, with pleasant surprises for IMD and Wharton in particular. Forbes divides their rankings into three categories: United States MBA programs, international one-year MBA … Read More

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