Year after year, one of the most common questions I get about MBA admissions is “What GMAT score do I need to get into business school?”

Of course, you already know there’s no magic number. And that your GMAT score, while important, is not the only factor that admissions committees look at when they decide which candidates to move forward.

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If you think of B-school applications as a trial, your recommendations are the part where you call witnesses to testify. And every lawyer knows that an unreliable witness can sink a whole trial.

Letters of recommendation are no different. Lining up recommendations that reinforce your personal brand is essential. Here are 5 mistakes to avoid making with your B-school recommendations.

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Application season for MBA programs is ramping up, and you can expect to see a lot of advice about how to make a strong case for your candidacy all over the internet. Here at EXPARTUS is no exception. If you take a look through our blog, you can expect to see important advice on personal branding, writing an…

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Being an effective MBA admissions consultant is about more than knowing the ins and outs of business school admissions. It requires being able to work with each applicant to bring out their personal brand and showcase the best they have to offer.

When MBA consultants don’t handle this process thoughtfully, they can end up hurting more than they help. Here…

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Fall is here, and that can mean only one thing: Round one MBA admissions deadlines are nearly upon us. Most top MBA programs have their round one deadlines in mid-to-late September, but some (like Harvard Business School) are even earlier than that.

Every year at about this time, we are flooded with prospective MBA candidates who are searching the…

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When you’re applying to business school, it’s natural to want to dedicate your energy to your applications. After all, B-school applications can feel like a full-time job!

So the temptation is to quit your job and dive into researching schools, studying for the GMAT, and writing your application essays.

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I talk about this…

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FinTech is a topic of the moment at leading business schools, and Oxford University’s Saïd Business School is joining in with a new online course. The course, created in partnership with online education company GetSmarter, will start in October and continue for ten weeks.

In announcing the course, Saïd stressed the potential for new technologies to lead to…

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