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Sustainable Business Schools: It’s up to you

Today, Earth Day, provides an excellent opportunity to pause and consider how the goal that we seek- admission to excellent MBA programs- impacts wider social and environmental change. Top business schools envision themselves as breeding grounds for the visionary leaders of tomorrow, and as such, they have a tremendous opportunity to instill sustainable values in […]

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MBA Campus Visits FAQs- What You Need to Know

If you are considering applying for an MBA program in 2015 or 2016, you are likely contemplating several campus visits. And, I am willing to bet that you have asked yourself or others several of the following questions. Here are the answers that you need to know. Will I get extra points on my application […]

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If you weren’t in London last week…

We just wrapped up a successful admissions seminar in London, but I’d hate to limit the insights to Londoners. So, here are the top takeaways that I shared with attendees, most of whom are looking at applying to B-School within the next year or two. Define your personal brand NOW. If you remember nothing else […]

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Getting off the MBA Waitlist

You’ve been waitlisted. Sure, it’s not exactly the result that you were hoping for. But, as frustrating as a “Maybe” answer can be, at least it is not a “No.”. You still have a shot- a good shot- at being admitted to this school. You just need to know which steps to take. 1. Find […]

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A View from the Inside: EXPARTUS Consultant Mollie Wolin

Mollie Wolin has worked as an Expartus consultant since 2011. Prior to joining our team she was on the Admissions Board at Harvard Business School, where she served for four years. She has many years of experience in marketing, working as Marketing Brand Manager at Gillette Company in Boston, MA. Mollie earned her MBA in […]

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Forget MOOCs- Is Virtual Reality the Next Big Thing?

Digital popularity is a fickle friend. Already, B-Schools are moving on from Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and towards more immersive, interactive digital experiences. Last month, Harvard Business School announced it’s much awaited-venture into online education. HBX is not your typical MOOC. It insists on active student engagement. This is something that has proved elusive […]

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A View from the Inside: IMD’s Lisa Piguet

Lisa Piguet is the Associate Director of Admissions at IMD Business School in Lausanne, Switzerland. Expartus: What is one thing that you would really like applicants to know about IMD? Lisa Piguet: IMD is a place that our students really fall in love with. Time and again, students tell us that they were initially attracted […]

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