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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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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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How to (Actually) Differentiate Yourself on your MBA Applications

By - Nov 24, 18:09 PM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group Time to break out an annual PSA here.  I'm talking all alarms ringing, sirens, whatever it takes to get your attention.  By "you" I mean: anyone applying to business school.  You need to stop doing something immediately.  Here it is: STOP...

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One Easy Way to Personalize your MBA Essay Content

By - Nov 18, 22:36 PM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group This is a post I write basically every year because it comes from what I'm seeing each round, every day, on basically every application.  That drum beat is really rigid, hard-to-read Why School X sections on essays.  I give the...

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Linking Your Chicago Booth Presentation Essay to the School’s Introduction Content

By - Nov 16, 00:03 AM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group I have received the following question a lot lately: "Should my presentation reflect the ideas that Booth espouses when introducing the presentation question?"  The short answer is "yes," but the long answer is more complicated than that and is worthy...

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Always Waive Your Right to View Your MBA Recommendation

By - Sep 17, 19:55 PM   Comments [0]

By Paul Lanzillotti, Amerasia Consulting Group I tell my clients up front that they have to waive their right, and that it is not really an option to not do so. Not waiving your right could tell the adcom that you don’t trust your recommenders.  It could...

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Last Minute MBA Application Advice: Before You Hit the Submit Button

By - Sep 10, 16:24 PM   Comments [0]

Updated for the 2015/2016 Application Year By Paul Lanzillotti, Amerasia Consulting Group I've updated Amerasia's list of best tips and best practices for submitting your MBA application online. So hopefully this prevents many of you from not getting caught with your pants down just hours to go...

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

By - Jun 23, 00:48 AM   Comments [0]

By Paul Lanzillotti | Amerasia Consulting Group | Who is 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...

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