Bschool Life

Two Years After My Harvard MBA

By - Mar 17, 13:52 PM   Comments [0]

Graduation day is fast approaching for business school students, which means most are asking: What’s next? What is my life going to look like after school? Or should I go back and attend more schooling? These were questions I was asking myself two years ago...

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Top 6 Tips for Visiting Business Schools

By - Mar 1, 02:40 AM   Comments [0]

Now is a great time for business school applicants to visit their top choice programs – classes are in session, students and professors aren't yet stressed by exams, recruiting may be in action, and the weather is warming up (well, in some places). Rule for...

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MBA Applicants: Which Round to Apply

By - Feb 15, 09:26 AM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group As we move through the winter months and host calls with b-school candidates for the upcoming cycle, it's interesting to note that some admissions questions come up a lot more this time of year than they do later.  We are...

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The Price of Higher Ed: 10 B-Schools with Astronomical Out-of-State Tuition Fees

By - Jan 7, 13:55 PM   Comments [0]

Staying local is the general trend for budget-conscious MBA students, and there’s a good reason for this. According to the stats over at U.S. News, out-of-state students could pay close to $60,000 a year above average local tuition fees at some public universities. Here are...

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An HBS Student who Keeps on Giving

By - Dec 24, 01:01 AM   Comments [0]

It's the Season of Giving, and what better way to celebrate that by replaying one of our most popular podcasts of 2015. Listen to our conversation with current Harvard Business School student and Products Manager at The Harbus, Alula Eshete, as he shares excellent admissions and interview tips...

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UCLA Anderson: Cool, Chic, and Tech [Episode 133]

By - Dec 16, 11:34 AM   Comments [0]

This week: an inside look at UCLA Anderson, with Associate Director of Admissions Jessica Chung. If you’re especially interested in careers in entrepreneurship, entertainment, or media, or you’re just interested in learning more about Anderson, this is the show for you! Jessica Chung provides an overview...

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I Was Accepted…But Can I Do Better?

By - Dec 14, 11:43 AM   Comments [0]

If you relate to any of the following scenarios, then this article is for you: "I was accepted Early Decision at Columbia, but am considering losing my deposit and applying to Harvard next year because ED admissions at Columbia probably means I can get into HBS."  Or…  "I...

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5 Tips for Negotiating Your MBA Admissions Offer

By - Dec 12, 03:12 AM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group Today's blog post is about negotiating your offer of admission ... except that it's not.  Because "negotiation" is not what you do when it comes to securing more financial aid from a business school.  The term of art for what...

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Why You Just Got Dinged (Probably)

By - Dec 12, 02:12 AM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group Source: These days, in addition to helping our clients get ready for interviews we also meet a lot of new folks who didn't use admissions consulting services to apply - but now are wondering if perhaps they should have.  Most...

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MBA Candidates: Your Audience is not “the Adcom”

By - Dec 4, 01:48 AM   Comments [1]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group One question that we get a lot from clients is "what does the adcom want to hear?"  Not only is this the wrong way to approach the process in terms of being an authentic, introspective, and interesting candidate, but it...

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