Top Executive MBA (EMBA) Programs


Are You Too Young, Too Old for an EMBA? “I’m only 27-years old. Am I too young for an EMBA?” At MBA Admit.com, we hear this question from many candidates. No, you are not too young at many top EMBA programs. We have helped candidates as young as 25-years old, for instance, to gain admission to Columbia’s EMBA program. “I’m 45-years old. Am I too late for an EMBA?” No, there’s not quite an upper age limit either. Many admissions...

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EMBA: Impact on Salary


Posted By on Mar 11, 2016

EMBA: Impact on Salary   Are you wondering whether earning an EMBA pays off? Is the investment worthwhile? Here is a very interesting assessment offered by the Financial Times about how earning an EMBA affects the salary of the typical student in each of these prestigious EMBA programs. The full information can be found here: http://rankings.ft.com/businessschoolrankings/executive-mba-ranking-2014 Please note how the Financial...

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For EMBA, How Important Is My College’s National Ranking? For EMBA admissions, does it matter where you attended college? Do admissions committees favor candidates from the top nationally ranked colleges? Will the ranking of your college make admissions much more difficult for you? These are questions we hear voiced by many EMBA candidates. They are concerned their undergraduate school may not be “good enough”. They are doubly...

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For EMBA, Is a 620 GMAT Good Enough?


Posted By on Mar 11, 2016

For EMBA, Is a 620 GMAT Good Enough? Taking the GMAT is no simple feat. Many full-time MBA candidates study through hard and long regimens for the GMAT. They enroll in courses, wipe their weekend schedules clear to spend hours studying, and take many mock exams. But many EMBA candidates are so far advanced in their careers, with significant responsibilities, and often also have families, that carving such abundant time to prepare for...

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How Important Is My College GPA in EMBA Admissions? Some EMBA applicants simply never “gained their footing” in their undergraduate years. Perhaps moving far from home to attend college was difficult for them and they did not achieve high grades. Perhaps they chose the wrong major and never applied themselves to courses in which they had only lackluster interest. Perhaps they made poor choices in balancing “work” with “fun”. Yet,...

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Redirecting Attention From a Low GPA


Posted By on Jun 4, 2015

Strategies for Redirecting Attention Away from a Less-than-Ideal GPA There are many strategies that can be effective for redirecting attention away from a less-than-ideal GPA to successes and achievements that can potentially persuade a business school admissions committee to grant admission to you.  Essays are usually key, as are the recommendations. Your GMAT Score, an “alternative transcript”, and your work experience can also help...

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