Admission Consultants

Slow Ripening Fruit

By - Feb 28, 06:49 AM   Comments [0]

Guest post from our friends at Magoosh test prep Aristotle (384 – 322 BCE) wrote, “Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.”  Of course, our fast-moving world doesn’t like to hear about things that take time, things that can’t...

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Waitlisted! What Now?

By - Feb 27, 12:08 PM   Comments [0]

So, you’ve been waitlisted and you’re not sure whether to laugh or cry. You can choose to do either, neither or both, but then it is time to figure out what to do next. Listen to the recording of our latest podcast episode to hear Linda...

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Round 2 Updates From Darden MBA Program

By - Feb 26, 20:41 PM   Comments [0]

Selected Round 2 applicants will continue to receive invitations to interview both on and off-campus, notes a recent update on the UV Darden School of Business MBA admissions blog. In fact, those highly coveted invites will go out up until the decision release date, which is...

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Round 3 Myth-Busting by Harvard Business School

By - Feb 26, 17:00 PM   Comments [0]

Applying to business school in the final round is a tricky proposition, primarily because your application needs to be exceptionally strong to garner one of those oh-so-limited remaining spots. Harvard Business School Director of Admissions and Financial Aid Dee Leopold recently did some myth-busting related to...

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What I Wish I Knew Before Entering the Duke MBA

By - Feb 26, 11:58 AM   Comments [0]

Guest post by Seven Ma, MBA Student at Duke Fuqua in its Health Sector Management Program. The MBA flies by fast. I’m currently a first year student and about one-third into my MBA. While only spanning 7 months, so much has happened. I’ve finished all of...

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Infosys to Hire 200 New MBAs

By - Feb 26, 08:36 AM   Comments [0]

According to an article in The Economic Times, Infosys hasn’t hired MBA talent for four years now, but currently plans on changing that by hiring at least 200 MBAs from top b-schools around the world, in an effort to beef up its business consulting practice....

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From Psychology to the Media Industry, Strat and Harvard B-School

By - Feb 25, 15:18 PM   Comments [0]

We’d like to introduce you to Jyll Saskin, a graduate of Harvard Business School’s inaugural 2+2 Program. Read our interview to learn about some of Jyll’s favorite things about HBS, as well as advice for incoming and future b-school students. Thank you Jyll for sharing...

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Two Ways to Reveal Leadership in Your Applications

By - Feb 25, 09:12 AM   Comments [0]

Leadership is one of the of the most valued attributes in admissions. In this short video, Linda Abraham discusses two main ways you can show the adcom that you are a leader. For more tips on revealing leadership in your applications, check out: •  Leadership in Admissions,...

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Your GMAT Study Plan: Get More Right Answers in Less Time

By - Feb 25, 08:22 AM   Comments [0]

I got a call yesterday from a prospective client who sounded equal parts awestruck and discouraged. He explained that he had shown one of the sample GMAT math problems from my YouTube channel to his colleague who looked at it and proceeded to answer it,...

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3 Ways to Recover a Fumbled MBA Interview

By - Feb 24, 07:54 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com Many students are coming upon the interview period for the second round of business school admissions, and many applicants experience considerable angst about this component of the business school application process. There are a few things to...

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