Author Archive - Admissionado

Should I get a master’s degree? The ROI of going to grad school.

By - Nov 7, 05:15 AM   Comments [0]

Unemployment is currently hovering around 3.8 percent nationwide, but according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the underemployment rate, or the number of people working in jobs that require skills or qualifications below their current education level, is 7.2 percent. These numbers are even higher...

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UPenn Wharton’s Team-Based Discussion (TBD) Interview

By - Nov 4, 07:16 AM   Comments [0]

Since shaking up the MBA interview process in 2012 with its innovative group discussion, The Wharton School at Penn has continued to further refine their process by tweaking the question and focus of the group interview. This year, applicants are put in groups and asked to answer...

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Why Your GMAT Matters + 8 Top GMAT Test Prep Strategies

By - Nov 1, 05:01 AM   Comments [0]

You’ve made the exciting decision to apply for your MBA, and you feel confident: You have impressive professional accomplishments, recommenders cheering you on, and a compelling argument for admission. And yet…the mere thought of sitting down for the GMAT, perhaps your first a standardized test...

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Can an MBA be tax deductible?

By - Oct 30, 04:42 AM   Comments [0]

Pursuing your MBA will be a huge expense, and so you will definitely want to save on taxes for the years you spend back in school, pursuing your dreams. While you’ll definitely want to take advantage of all the standard education credits available for students in...

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How to Ace the Columbia Leadership Essay

By - Oct 28, 09:17 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia’s prompts are somewhat straightforward compared to other schools of its caliber, and the third essay is no exception. Here’s the prompt: Who is a leader you admire, and why? (250 words) The first challenge with a traditional prompt like this is avoiding a traditional answer. There...

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Some Essay-Writing Resources For Ya!

By - Oct 18, 09:14 AM   Comments [0]

Essays, essays, essays. One of the (if not THE) biggest pieces of your application, and the place where you get to show the adcom who you really are.  Sometimes, understanding the prompt, finding the right story, writing, re-writing, editing, and all that jazz can make the...

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The USA’s Top MBA Programs

By - Oct 14, 08:07 AM   Comments [0]

The best of the best. The crème de la crème. The summit. Despite increasing competition from global MBA programs, the United States of America continues to lead the world in MBA education. These are big names, with big reputations, but not all of the best...

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What is an MPP/MBA and who is it for?

By - Oct 7, 09:04 AM   Comments [0]

The Master’s in Public Policy, or MPP, has gained traction over the years, but it remains a minuscule portion of the master’s degrees conferred each year. Meanwhile, the MBA continues to hold the top spot as the most popular master’s degree on the market. We recently...

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How Does the MBA add Value to Your Career and Improve Your Employability?

By - Oct 4, 08:19 AM   Comments [0]

Getting an MBA is a great way to fast-track your career, or boost your chances at landing that dream job. It’s hard to quantify the kind of value it can add to your professional life, but think of the MBA as a catalyst to your...

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What is an MD/MBA Program and Who is it For?

By - Oct 2, 04:48 AM   Comments [0]

Five years in medical school will undoubtedly teach you a lot, from how the brain works to how to properly fill out a patient insurance form. But will you be ready to lead a hospital or even your own doctor’s office? How will you handle...

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