MBA Candidates, Read These Quotes for a New Perspective on Leadership

By - Jun 18, 23:14 PM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group This is a quick one, but a worthy one.  "Leadership" might very well be the most "cussed and discussed" (hat tip, Harry Truman) word in the MBA landscape, given the prominence given to the concept by schools and candidates alike.  But...

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Fall 2016 Application Deadlines

By - Jun 18, 11:32 AM   Comments [0]

The Kenan-Flagler Business School at University of North Carolina has announced the following MBA application deadlines for the 2015-2016 admissions season. Round 1 (Early Action) Application due: October 16, 2015 Decision released: December 14, 2015 Round 2 Application due: December 4, 2015 Decision released: February 1, 2016 Round 3 Application due: January 15,...

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Duke Fuqua 2015-2016 Application Deadlines

By - Jun 18, 11:21 AM   Comments [0]

The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University has posted the following MBA application deadlines for the upcoming admissions season. Early Action Application deadline: September 15, 2015 Decision notification: October 26, 2015 Round 1 Application deadline: October 14, 2015 Decision notification: December 17, 2015 Round 2 Application deadline: January 5, 2016 Decision notification: March...

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MBA Admissions: Balancing Quality and Quantity

By - Jun 18, 08:56 AM   Comments [0]

Applying to business schools is all about balance. Credit: Steve Hardy via Flickr cc These days, as candidates consider their strategies for the coming MBA admissions cycle, many have a logical question in mind: How many business schools should I apply to? The answer, of course, varies...

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Recommend Reading for MBA Applicants: “The Obstacle is the Way” by Ryan Holiday

By - Jun 18, 02:01 AM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group Partly because I've been reading some great books lately and partly because I want a break from writing about essays, I am starting something new - offering "recommended reading" to MBA applicants.  Now, please understand that I know you are...

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GMAT Question of the Day (June 18)

By - Jun 18, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math Fanny and Alexander are 360 miles apart and are traveling in a straight line toward each other at a constant rate of 25 mph and 65 mph respectively, how far apart will they be exactly 1.5 hours before they meet? A. 135 miles B. 90 miles C. 70...

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What Stanford Wants – A Moral Compass

By - Jun 18, 01:24 AM   Comments [0]

By Paul Lanzillotti, Amerasia Consulting Group If you read the latest editions of our “How to Apply to Harvard Business School” and "How to Apply to Stanford GSB" guides, you already know that cultivating a real reason for applying to an elite MBA goes week beyond the school's name, rank,...

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HBS Essay Question 2015 Analysis and Advice

By - Jun 17, 15:24 PM   Comments [0]

HBS Announces New Essay Question for 2015 In the spring of 2015, Harvard Business School’s Dean of Admissions, Dee Leopold, announced that the HBS admissions committee would move away from the optional essay question they’d introduced in 2013. Rather than fretting over “What Else?” the HBS...

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Is A Harvard MBA In Your Future?

By - Jun 17, 11:58 AM   Comments [0]

If you want to answer that with a resounding “yes,” then you need to tune in to our upcoming webinar, The Accepted Guide to Harvard Business School. The webinar will take place on Tuesday, June 23rd, at 5:00 PM/8:00 PM ET. [Please note: The June 24th...

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The Importance Of Extracurriculars And Community Service

By - Jun 17, 11:51 AM   Comments [0]

While business schools deeply value your academic background, work experience, and career progression, they also ascribe significant weight to your extracurricular and community service activities. Why? Because they want to see that you are an individual who is not just focused on work, that you...

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