Author Archive - Admissionado

Crafting Crisp, Focused Answers To Questions About Why You Want An MBA (Part 4)

By - May 25, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Part four is our final post in this series about navigating through the various permutations of questions like these: Why do you want an MBA… AT ALL? Why do you want an MBA… AT THIS EXACT MOMENT IN YOUR CAREER? How will OUR SCHOOL… help… YOU? Of all the B-Schools on earth, why...

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Crafting Crisp, Focused Answers To Questions About Why You Want An MBA (Part 3)

By - May 20, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

If you’ve read any of the other posts in this series, then you already know we’re focusing on learning how to navigate through the various permutations of questions like these: Why do you want an MBA… AT ALL? Why do you want an MBA… AT THIS EXACT MOMENT IN YOUR CAREER? How...

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Crafting Crisp, Focused Answers To Questions About Why You Want An MBA (Part 2)

By - May 16, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

If you read the first post in this series you’ll remember that we’re focusing on learning how to navigate through the various permutations of: Why do you want an MBA… AT ALL? Why do you want an MBA… AT THIS EXACT MOMENT IN YOUR CAREER? How will OUR SCHOOL… help… YOU? Of all...

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Crafting Crisp, Focused Answers To Questions About Why You Want An MBA (Part 1)

By - May 13, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

This could easily make for a giant chapter in a book on tackling B-school application essays: how to navigate through the various permutations of: – Why pursue an MBA at this point in your career? – How will your education at [School X] help you achieve you...

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What Does An MBA Admissions Consultant Actually Do?

By - May 11, 13:06 PM   Comments [0]

A good admissions consultant does NOT write people’s essays for them. I figured we could just get that out of the way first. In fact, a good admissions consultant DOESN’T write people’s recommendations, or resumes either. Good admissions consultants advise their applicants on how to best...

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7 MBA Admissions Consultants’ Advice On Campus Visits

By - Apr 28, 13:56 PM   Comments [0]

If you read our last post about MBA campus visits, then you already know how important it is to make an appearance at the programs you’re applying to. So make them happen already, will ya?! And while you’re tromping around campus ogling all the people, places...

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Comparing GMAT Scores: How You Stack Up Against The “Other Guy”

By - Apr 21, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

This question is a classic around these parts. “How important is my GMAT score when applying to MBA programs?” There’s no really “clean” answer, but we like a challenge, so let’s see if we can give you a pretty good idea. Comparing One Applicant To Another When B-schools are...

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How Important Are Campus Visits For MBA Applicants?

By - Apr 13, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

One of our clients recently asked us about visiting the campuses of the business schools he’s applying to. “I heard it could be helpful to impress the admissions committee if you visit the school. Is this true? And will it REALLY help me get admitted? It just...

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What Makes For Compelling Personal “Stuff” In An MBA Application Essay?

By - Apr 12, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Not gonna lie, this is a very challenging concept. Things may get a little heady, so stay with me… Schools often ask (in some form) what kind of person you are, getting to know who you are, personal interests, etc etc etc. But what IS that? What...

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How To Explain A Bad Grade Or Low GMAT Score

By - Apr 5, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

Evolution has no will. [Apologies to any Creationists out there, but just indulge us for a moment…] If you think “the tornado” occurred because nature was feeling depressed one day, and took its self-image issues out on humanity, it would… not sit quite right. If that...

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