Applications

Developing Engaging Stories for Your Essays- Week #1 Tip # 1

By - May 21, 09:46 AM   Comments [0]

The next application season is fast approaching, and B-school aspirants have already started gearing up for putting together various aspects of their application package. Some of you must be preparing for your GMAT while some must be busy researching schools and reaching out to the...

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Reaches, On-Pars, and Safeties

By - May 20, 13:02 PM   Comments [0]

“Reaches, On-Pars, and Safeties” is excerpted from the Accepted.com special report, Best MBA Programs: A Guide to Selecting the Right One. To download the entire free special report, click here. It’s now time to determine what types and levels of MBA programs you’re competitive and...

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Handling a Low GMAT Verbal Score

By - May 20, 07:25 AM   Comments [0]

Recently I talked about overcoming the challenge of a low GMAT quant score. Today we’ll discuss how to handle a less-than-perfect verbal score. With such a strong emphasis on teamwork and communication in b-school (and for the rest of your life as a successful businessperson), it’s...

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Mind Mapping Columbia Business School – A Visualization Tool for CBS Applicants

By - May 20, 02:22 AM   Comments [0]

By the Amerasia Consulting Group Columbia Business School rolled out a few major UI updates to their MBA website a few months ago, and well, I could not find a few things.  Truth be told, I give Columbia's MBA website a better than average grade overall.  However, I wanted...

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Applying to INSEAD’s January Intake? Download Our Complimentary How to Apply to INSEAD Guide

By - May 20, 01:49 AM   Comments [0]

Every year, we work with a growing number of INSEAD applicants who decide to take advantage of the staggered intake system to submit a sterling "summer app" to what many believe is the top non-U.S. business school in the world.  It is due to this...

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Applying to Stanford GSB? Get to know Garth Saloner, Derrick Bolton and the “Moral Advantage”

By - May 20, 01:41 AM   Comments [0]

GARTH SALONER If you are going to apply to the most selective MBA program in the world, you should recognize the impact that Professor-turned-Dean Garth Saloner has had at GSB.  Even though he took over the reins as Dean in September 2009, Saloner is no stranger...

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Important GMAT Webinar on Thursday! Grab Your Seat Now!

By - May 19, 13:23 PM   Comments [0]

Take note, b-school applicants: We’ll be hosting our MBA webinar, That GMAT Score: Implications for Your MBA Application, this Thursday, May 22, 2014! If you are applying to b-school and struggling to understand how your GMAT fits into your MBA profile and the rest of your...

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Handling a Low GMAT Quant Score

By - May 19, 13:17 PM   Comments [0]

A low quant score on the GMAT (at the lower end of the school’s 80% range) is never good news, but it doesn’t equal immediate rejection. As I've mentioned in the past, no single score is scrutinized independently, but rather your entire profile is examined...

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Being “Ready” for INSEAD

By - May 18, 23:18 PM   Comments [0]

As admissions consultants, this is a fun time of year for a lot of reasons - mainly because people are getting into top programs left and right (and seemingly with more scholarship offers than ever before), but also because the current clients are laser focused...

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The Ding Analysis “Triangle” for MBA Applicants

By - May 18, 23:05 PM   Comments [0]

These days, in addition to helping our clients navigate financial aid decisions and a few waitlist scenarios, 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 often,...

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