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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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5 Tips for Negotiating Your MBA Admissions Offer

By - Nov 24, 17:14 PM   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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Monday Mail-Bag: Advice on Big Picture Issues That Impact GMAT Test Takers…

By - Nov 23, 11:51 AM   Comments [0]

This series of emails and PMs focuses on situations that many Test Takers face during their studies. The names of the original posters have been changed to protect their identities. Opportunities to Pick Up Points Rich, I just took a practice test and scored a 510. The breakdown...

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When You’re Stuck, Ask For Help (And Try To Do So In A TIMELY Fashion).

By - Nov 20, 01:15 AM   Comments [0]

We are currently right in the middle of “GMAT Season” – that busy time of year (after most of the Round 1 deadlines have passed) when many GMATers are still studying for their Tests while working on their applications for Round 2 AND juggling their...

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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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Monday Mail-Bag: Advice on Big Picture Issues That Impact GMAT Test Takers…

By - Nov 16, 10:39 AM   Comments [0]

This series of emails and PMs focuses on situations that many Test Takers face during their studies. The names of the original posters have been changed to protect their identities. Too Many CATs in Too Short a Period of Time Hey Rich, I’m in my last 2 weeks...

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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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What an Aspiring MBA Can Learn from Daily Fantasy Sports

By - Nov 13, 23:50 PM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group If you are alive and still use a television to consume your shows, you have surely seen the ad blitz from Daily Fantasy Sports (or "DFS") sites like FanDuel and DraftKings.  And if you follow the news, you may have...

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Self-Analysis of Your GMAT Performance MUST Include Actual Analysis

By - Nov 13, 09:38 AM   Comments [0]

Studying for the GMAT can be a challenging endeavor for many Test Takers. Arguably, one of the most common score goals for Test Takers (if not THE most common score goal) is 700+, but only about 10% of those same people can actually achieve that...

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UT Austin McCombs Essay Questions Analysis -2015-16

By - Nov 10, 17:22 PM   Comments [0]

Application Deadlines: Round 1: Application deadline: October 13, 2015 at 11:59pm CT, decision date: December 17, 2015 Round 2: Application deadline: January 12, 2016 at 11:59pm CT, decision date: March 29, 2016 Round 3: Final application deadline: March 31, 2016 at 11:59pm CT, decision date: May 12, 2016 Essay...

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