Applications

What Applicants Should Not Do in 2016: A Poem

By - Dec 29, 12:46 PM   Comments [0]

'Twas the night before deadlines, and all through the world, Our consultants sat cramming, coffee brewing, brows furled; Though the essays were written with effort and care, There were still a few things that were cause for despair! The clichés! Oh, forsake! Terrible, were they – That all our consultants...

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Your Holiday Gift is Ready and Waiting for You to Open!

By - Dec 24, 13:17 PM   Comments [0]

Happy holidays! Your $75 off coupon (to be used towards our Resume Package) is ready! It comes all wrapped up with a copy of Leadership in Admissions, a guide that will help you answer the questions that trip up the most applicants, the ones that...

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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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Columbia 2016 Executive MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Dec 22, 11:04 AM   Comments [0]

These essay questions focus mostly on the present and future, so don’t expect to richly portray your personal and/or professional development.  Go with the flow and give them what they ask for, in aggregate: a vivid sense of engagement; real, focused career plans; self-knowledge and...

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Can I Use Humor In My Application Essays?

By - Dec 22, 03:21 AM   Comments [0]

Want to let your funny side show in your application essays? Here is what Linda Abraham has to say about humor in admissions:     Related Resources: • Linda Abraham’s Admissions Assortment [podcast] • So These Two Grad School Applicants Walk Into A Bar . . . • First Drafts Of Personal Statements: Let Yourself...

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How To Turn The Waitlist Into Acceptance

By - Dec 22, 02:37 AM   Comments [0]

At this time of year, many applicants receive notification that they have been waitlisted, which means their candidacy will be weighed against applicants from the next rounds. This is disappointing for some applicants and the start of a nerve-wracking wait. What will you do at...

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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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Wednesday’s MBA Essay Editing Webinar Details Below

By - Dec 15, 00:49 AM   Comments [0]

This is your last reminder! 3 Hacks to Transform Your MBA Application will air on Wednesday the 16th at 10:00 AM Pacific Time/1:00 PM Eastern Time. If you haven’t registered yet, please make sure that you do NOW or you’ll miss the boat on this important webinar...

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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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