You messed up… are your MBA dreams done?
You’ve probably heard about Mathew Martoma, a convicted inside trader whose Stanford MBA was revoked when the school learned that he had lied on his MBA application. Martoma’s was a lie of omission- he had been expelled from Harvard Law School, and had conveniently failed to mention that fact when pleading his case to Stanford […]
Study Reveals Impressive MBA Presence in World’s Top C-Suites
If you are aiming for the C-suite, new research confirms that an MBA could be your ticket for scaling that corporate ladder. According to a report released by the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and Spain’s IE Business School, more than 40 percent of executives within Fortune 100 companies hold an MBA degree from a […]
IMD New Essay Questions
Swiss MBA powerhouse IMD has changed their essay requirements in the middle of the application season with new essay questions released on February 14th. The questions will take effect before the school’s Round Two deadline of April 1st, and will also be applicable for their final September 1st deadline, leading up to the start of […]
Calling all 2014 applicants…
I love sharing information with you on this blog, but today, I have a request. Could you spare a few minutes to complete this MBA admissions survey? You will get a chance to win $500, and a chance to make your voice heard in the upper echelons of MBA admission. If you have applied or […]
A View from the Inside: Chioma Isiadinso
We are excited to kick off our “View from the Inside” blog series, giving you firsthand perspectives on the admissions process from those closest to it- admissions officials, our own consultants, B-school deans, and other insiders. This week, Expartus co-founder Chioma Isiadinso offers lessons learned from her experiences on the admissions committee at Harvard Business […]
When Risk is Right: Important Lesson for MBA Applicants
In business and in life, it is easy to become risk-averse- cautious and protective of the success and happiness that you have already found. On a macro level, I believe that the recent global recession has made this mindset more common, as many have experienced firsthand the loss of an investment or the failure of […]
Does M-B-A Spell the End of Your Relationship?
An MBA from an elite program can be great for your resume. It can be great for your future career. It can be great for your own knowledge. But can it be great for your love life? Most MBA students will tell you that prior relationships can be threatened by the time and effort required […]