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Quick & Dirty Tips for Maximizing your Business School Visits

By - Jun 16, 17:18 PM   Comments [0]

With respect to visiting business schools: Make sure you schedule a classroom visit through the admissions office. A student will lead you around and make introductions for you. Don't just show up. Plan your visit before the fall, if you can and if tours are available this time in...

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Soliciting Letters of Recommendation: Remember the Rule of 10%

By - Jun 16, 17:07 PM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group When it comes to recommendations, the first thing that any applicant needs to understand is how they work and, therefore, how they should handle them as part of the process.  We sum up this analysis with something we call “The...

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Download Our Harvard Business School Application Guide (Updated for 2015/2016 Application Cycle)

By - Jun 15, 22:36 PM   Comments [0]

Our updated (June 2015) “How to Apply to HBS” Guide is the starting point for a prospective applicant to the Harvard Business School. This 15-page white paper is available for immediate download and is provided to prospective applicants at no cost. Our 10-step guide will help...

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Monday Mail-Bag: Most Popular GMAT Questions Answered

By - Jun 15, 01:11 AM   Comments [0]

Most Popular GMAT Questions Answered - Advice on Big Picture Issues That Impact GMAT Test Takers This series of emails and PMs focuses on situations that Test Takers have faced during their studies. The names of the original posters have been changed to protect their identities. The...

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What the new GMAC 2016 Official Guide IS and ISN’T

By - Jun 12, 00:08 AM   Comments [0]

**Note: I will NOT be discussing any individual questions from this new book. Doing so would cheat YOU, the reader, out of experiencing those questions “fresh.” On Test Day, you have to be prepared to deal with any GMAT concept at any time in each...

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ISB Essay Questions Analysis – 2015-16

By - Jun 11, 09:21 AM   Comments [0]

ISB Application Deadlines: Round 1: October 15, 2015 (11:59 pm India Standard time) Round 2: January 5, 2016 (11:59 pm India Standard time) From ISB Website: Selection Criteria: Each one of you is unique for us at the ISB. However, to give yourself that extra edge, there are a few...

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Speed Matters: The “Math Approach” vs. The “Strategy Approach”

By - Jun 5, 00:08 AM   Comments [0]

GMAT questions can often be solved with more than one approach – this is great news for Test Takers since having more than one option means that you’re less likely to get ‘stuck’ on a given prompt. Taking this idea one step further, if YOU...

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Specific Factors to Help Override a Less-than-Ideal GPA

By - Jun 4, 11:57 AM   Comments [0]

Specific Factors to Help Override a Less-than-Ideal GPA There are some broad factors that the admissions committee will take into account as reasons that can justify a lower-than-ideal GPA (and hence the admissions committee might not be looking at your lower-than-ideal GPA as a problem at...

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How to Convert a Foreign GPA

By - Jun 4, 11:46 AM   Comments [0]

How to Convert a Foreign GPA At MBA Admit.com, we work with many MBA candidates who attained their undergraduate or graduate degrees from universities outside of the United States. A very common concern among such candidates is how they should convert their GPAs, if their...

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Excerpt from our How to Apply to Columbia Business School Guide

By - Jun 1, 21:28 PM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group We recently updated our How to Apply to Columbia guide and wanted to call attention to a specific section here on the blog, because it should prove helpful to people as they apply this year. We will soon be updating...

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