Posts Tagged ‘Tips’

6 Tips for Getting Started on Your Application Essays

By - Aug 10, 13:48 PM   Comments [1]

Sometimes the hardest part of writing a personal statement or application essay for college or grad school is finding the discipline to sit down and focus. Often, once you accomplish that, the ideas begin to form and the words begin to flow. The following 6...

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3 Mistakes Successful MBA Applicants Don’t Make

By - Aug 4, 10:22 AM   Comments [0]

Don’t make these mistakes when applying to b-school: 1. Applying without a clear idea of what you want to do after you earn the degree. Having clear career goals is a MUST for successful MBA applicants. You may think you can cover up this lack of direction...

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Using Anecdotes to Write Memorable MBA Essays

By - Jun 25, 16:36 PM   Comments [0]

Why does it matter if you write memorable MBA essays? Because the average top tier business school can read up to 40,000 essays in any given application season. THAT’S ALMOST 400 POUNDS OF ESSAYS. That’s as much as a TIGER. They read a TIGER’S worth of...

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MBA Admissions Secrets to Success

By - Jun 10, 08:02 AM   Comments [0]

Attention B-Schoool Applicants: Check out the recording of our webinar, The Secret to MBA Acceptance for advice on how to examine your goals and determine which MBA programs are best for you! The recording of the event is available for your anytime, on-demand viewing. Watch the...

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Cognitive Bias and Tuck’s 2014 Application Essays

By - May 23, 12:58 PM   Comments [0]

By the Amerasia Consulting Group Tuck released its new essays and they feature no changes to Essay 1, the removal of one word from Essay 2, and the cutting of their old Essay 3 (on setback/failure).  No doubt everyone in this space will be analyzing those...

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My Thoughts on the HBS Essay

By - May 22, 19:59 PM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff of the Amerasia Consulting Group Unlike Columbia and Stanford, HBS did not make any changes to its essay from last year.  As explained by Dee Leopold in her blog, they were quite simply happy with the content that this prompted generated.  Those handful...

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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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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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What You Must Know Before Meeting Admissions Directors

By - May 5, 08:32 AM   Comments [0]

Goals are not an afterthought in MBA admissions. They are front and center in the minds of many admissions directors. Put them front and center in your mind as you prepare to apply. Coming to MBA events with a clear goal will make you a...

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