Author Archive - Admissionado

Applying To B-School: Went To Start

By - Jan 11, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

As 2016 drew to (what many folks would deem as) a much anticipated close, we saw a fair amount of messages from prospective B-School applicants that sounded a lot like this one: “Hi. I’m interested in applying to MBA programs that start in 2018. I know...

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Applying To B-School: When To Start

By - Jan 11, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

As 2016 drew to (what many folks would deem as) a much anticipated close, we saw a fair amount of messages from prospective B-School applicants that sounded a lot like this one: “Hi. I’m interested in applying to MBA programs that start in 2018. I know...

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How To Improve Your English Speaking And Succeed In American Universities

By - Jan 3, 12:45 PM   Comments [0]

“Is my English good enough to study in the US?” During the 11 years I spent working with international students in Istanbul, this is a question I heard a lot. If you want to study in the US, how high should your English level be? To get...

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Hey America, Here’s A Quick Intro To Canadian MBA Programs

By - Dec 5, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Hey America… sorry to bother you; it’s me… Canada, remember… your fun-loving friend up north. Heard you just wrote your GMAT, checked the news and are looking for a place to chill. Well, we just made it easier for you as an International Student. Don’t just take...

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How To Connect With Your B-School Interviewer (During The Interview)

By - Nov 18, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

In anticipation for your upcoming business school interview(s) you did your due diligence and found out a little bit about your interviewer’s background. Fantastic! So, should you mention your findings during the interview… or would that be weird? Thanks to social media and the ever-increasing number of...

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Working An MBA Into Your Work-Life Balance

By - Nov 8, 14:23 PM   Comments [2]

When it comes to pursuing an MBA degree, there are substantial time and financial commitments involved that can make it difficult to achieve a suitable work-life balance. One source notes that it can cost between $30,000 to $90,000 annually — and possibly even more at private...

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Should You Repeat A Story From Your Essay In Your MBA Interview?

By - Nov 2, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re here, congrats on the interview invitation! For whatever awesome MBA program(s) you applied to, this is the admissions committee’s chance to really get to know you as a living, breathing person, instead of just as a profile. Big moves here. You need to be comfortable with...

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How Thought Bubbles Conquer Clichés In Your Essays

By - Oct 31, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

This may very well be the single most common concern of hopeful MBA applicants… “Is talking about (x) in my application essays going to come across as too cliché?” And we usually have a very simple answer for that question: “If you think you’ve gone and sparked up something...

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Leadership Experience And Your MBA Application

By - Oct 27, 06:45 AM   Comments [0]

Leadership is key in all applications at all levels of education and employment, not just for B-School. Why? Well, because everybody wants leaders. Leaders are sexy. Leadership means drive, focus, confidence, power, and progress. It shows development, promotion, and success. That’s why it applies to every...

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Managerial Experience And Your MBA Application

By - Oct 25, 11:45 AM   Comments [0]

It’s no secret that management experience looks great on your MBA applications. A lot of aspiring B-School applicants ask us questions regarding the size of the teams they’ve managed. Is the actual number of people that important? And how much management experience do you really need to get into a top MBA...

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