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Case Study 1: Caucasian New York Female working in Fashion Industry

By Chioma Isiadinso / February 2, 2015

When I met with my EXPARTUS® advisor for the first time, what I lacked in time to spare before my first application deadline I made up for in determination – and raw materials, i.e. my background. But these materials that collectively comprised my educational, professional and personal past did not necessarily follow a single path…

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Case Study 2: English Female Banker working in Banking Industry

By Chioma Isiadinso / February 2, 2015

Clearly I could have struggled through the application process on my own, and still had a chance of getting in to my choice schools. However, without EXPARTUS®, firstly the whole process would have been much more stressful. Secondly, I really don’t think my essays would have been anywhere near as compelling and insightful as they…

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Case Study 3: Asian American in Marketing and Advertising Industry

By Chioma Isiadinso / February 2, 2015

Having been in marketing and advertising since graduating college, I didn’t know too many people with MBA’s and didn’t consider pursuing an MBA as part of my long-term plan. So when I felt ready to go back to school, I was not as prepared as other candidates who were in industries were an MBA was…

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Case Study 4: African Male Chemical Engineer working in Pharmaceutical Industry

By Chioma Isiadinso / February 2, 2015

During my application process for a top business school for fall of 2007, I was particularly concerned with the strength of my extracurricular activities/leadership and developing a streamlined personal brand. During college, I had not held any significant positions in any organization to show my leadership strength. Since college, I had relocated many times, further…

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Case Study 5: Female Career Changer

By Chioma Isiadinso / February 2, 2015

Applying for business school is an incredible investment. From a time standpoint, for 6 months, your free time is consumed by the GMAT, writing essays, rewriting essays, visiting schools, meeting with recommenders, and interviewing. From a cost perspective, simply taking the GMAT once and applying to the standard four schools costs over $1000. Upon realizing…

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