Author Archive - Admissionado

What Business Schools Should I Apply To?

By - Feb 8, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

This is the second post in a four-part series I wrote to describe my experience applying to MBA programs. Here’s a link back to the first post about why I decided to apply in the first place, just in case you want to start at...

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Should I Apply To Business School?

By - Feb 3, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

This is the first post in a four-part series I wrote to describe my experience applying to MBA programs. As you will see (and this is dating back over ten years) I had just about ZERO outside guidance at all, and was for the most...

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10 Myths That Can Destroy Your MBA Application

By - Jan 13, 09:03 AM   Comments [0]

As a future, or current business school applicant, getting an MBA is one of the most important things you’ll ever do. And like anything worth doing, it’s a lot of work. Every day, our team meets people from all over the world who have chosen,...

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5 Ways An MBA Can Help Foster Career Development

By - Dec 21, 00:00 AM   Comments [0]

“I mean I know I’ll likely double my salary (or even quadruple it if I’m coming from abroad), but will an MBA really develop my skills and career over the long-term?” The decision to pursue an MBA degree is nothing if not a long-term decision. Sure,...

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Writing An Original Essay: A Snapshot of MBA Applicant Trends

By - Dec 10, 23:00 PM   Comments [0]

“Anyone else notice how… everyone does photography?” We were in the thick of Round 1 and the Admissionado editors were wrapping up a monthly meeting. The deadline for Fuqua was fast approaching, so we were seeing a lot of “25 Random Things” essays come across our...

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Admissionado’s Last Minute MBA Application Checklist

By - Nov 30, 23:00 PM   Comments [0]

Round 2 deadlines are coming up fast… Are you ready to click submit? R2 is a particularly tricky deadline because not only do you have the pressure of the MBA application, but you have to balance that with work, end of the year, AND the holiday...

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How To Ace The NEW Wharton MBA Team Based Discussion (TBD)

By - Nov 19, 23:30 PM   Comments [0]

Since shaking up the MBA interview process in 2012 with their innovative group discussion, Wharton recently released a new format for their group interview. This year instead of asking more abstract questions, applicants are now put in groups of four to six and asked this question: “Picture...

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Women Discuss Their Experiences In B-School

By - Nov 16, 23:30 PM   Comments [0]

There are A LOT of inspiring women on the Admissionado team. So, when we found out that female MBA enrollment is at an all-time high, AND that 12 of the best schools in the world (including Harvard, Wharton and Yale, just to name a few)...

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Round 1 Ding: 5 tips For Your Round 2 Application

By - Nov 4, 09:28 AM   Comments [0]

Getting dinged on your MBA application (you know, that thing you just poured your heart and mind into for the last few months) is well… no fun. Okay, so you got KO’ed. It happens to the best of us so don’t throw in the towel on...

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Round 1 Ding: 5 Tips For Your Round 2 Application

By - Nov 4, 09:28 AM   Comments [0]

Getting dinged on your MBA application (you know, that thing you just poured your heart and mind into for the last few months) is well… no fun. Okay, so you got KO’ed. It happens to the best of us so don’t throw in the towel on...

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