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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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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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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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Quick & Dirty Tips for Maximizing your Business School Visits

By - Jun 16, 17:18 PM   Comments [0]

With respect to visiting business schools: Make sure you schedule a classroom visit through the admissions office. A student will lead you around and make introductions for you. Don't just show up. Plan your visit before the fall, if you can and if tours are available this time in...

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Soliciting Letters of Recommendation: Remember the Rule of 10%

By - Jun 16, 17:07 PM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group When it comes to recommendations, the first thing that any applicant needs to understand is how they work and, therefore, how they should handle them as part of the process.  We sum up this analysis with something we call “The...

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Download Our Harvard Business School Application Guide (Updated for 2015/2016 Application Cycle)

By - Jun 15, 22:36 PM   Comments [0]

Our updated (June 2015) “How to Apply to HBS” Guide is the starting point for a prospective applicant to the Harvard Business School. This 15-page white paper is available for immediate download and is provided to prospective applicants at no cost. Our 10-step guide will help...

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Top Ranked Part-Time MBAs

By - Jun 4, 12:36 PM   Comments [0]

The U.S. News has released its list of the top-ranked part time MBA programs. Here are the top 10: 1. UC Berkeley (Haas) 2. U Chicago (Booth) 3. Northwestern (Kellogg) 4. NYU (Stern) 5. UCLA (Anderson) 6. U Michigan (Ross) 7 (tie). Carnegie Mellon (Tepper) 7 (tie). U Texas- Austin (McCombs) 9. Ohio State (Fisher) 10 (tie). U Minnesota- Twin Cities (Carlson) 10 (tie). USC (Marshall) For...

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Excerpt from our How to Apply to Columbia Business School Guide

By - Jun 1, 21:28 PM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group We recently updated our How to Apply to Columbia guide and wanted to call attention to a specific section here on the blog, because it should prove helpful to people as they apply this year. We will soon be updating...

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Rosy Outlook For MBA Grads

By - May 31, 13:26 PM   Comments [0]

The GMAC 2015 Corporate Recruiters Survey has found a positive hiring climate for new MBAs, with demand increasing worldwide. Some highlights from the report: •  Worldwide, 84 percent of recruiters plan to hire MBA graduates in 2015, up from 74 percent in 2014. •  75 percent of recruiters...

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Choosing And Visiting Business Schools

By - May 27, 04:06 AM   Comments [0]

“Choosing and Visiting Business Schools” is the latest post in our series, Navigate the MBA Maze. In deciding whether to apply to specific MBA programs, you need to understand how the schools differ. What are their relative strengths and weaknesses? And it isn’t easy to get...

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