Author Archive - Admissionado

The Insider’s Guide to London Business School

By - Jan 22, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

We heard you loud and clear, folks. The countless emails, Facebook messages and Tweets have not fallen on deaf ears. When it comes to our Insider’s Guide to European MBA programs, you want more. And who are we to say no? Let’s give the people...

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7 MBA Interview Tips – What NOT to Do

By - Jan 22, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

What makes a great MBA Interview? We’ve gotten MBA interview tips from former admissions counselors, our own expert consultants, and even our successful applicants have weighed in. And now, our COO Lauren Herskovic is getting in the game. Here we present what NOT to do...

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5 Ways An MBA Can Help Foster Career Development

By - Jan 21, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

“I mean I know I’ll likely double my salary (or even quadruple it if I’m coming from abroad), but will an MBA really develop my skills and career over the long-term?” The decision to pursue an MBA degree is nothing if not a long-term decision. Sure,...

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Applying to College – 6-Second Advice from 7 Experts

By - Jan 21, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

We asked seven of our college application experts for a six-second piece of advice on applying to college. They cover everything from writing your college application essay to general tips to get organized. (Hover over the video clips and click the volume button for sound!) Stephen Black...

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AP Courses vs. IB Programs: What’s The Difference?

By - Jan 19, 05:30 AM   Comments [0]

Students looking to challenge themselves academically may find themselves wondering which courses will best prepare them for higher education. While AP courses remain the most popular option for students to challenge themselves outside of the standard curriculum, an increasing number of high schools in the...

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Class of 2020 Overall Admission Results from College Kickstart

By - Jan 7, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

The following post was written by George Fan and appeared originally on the College Kickstart blog. Here’s our updated list of reported overall admission rates for the Class of 2020. We’ve included results for nearly 70 popular institutions, including American, Amherst, Barnard, Boston University, Bowdoin,...

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Before & After Of An Essay That Made It To HBS

By - Dec 20, 11:58 AM   Comments [0]

Below you’ll find an excerpt of one of our client’s essays that landed them a spot at HBS. Note: Some changes to personal information have been made to preserve anonymity. “Briefly tell us more about your career aspirations” (500 characters) CLIENT’S FIRST DRAFT My goal is to become...

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Can you convince the MBA adcom you’re worth the admit?

By - Dec 18, 11:13 AM   Comments [0]

You’re thinking of applying for an MBA, but are you really ready to convince the admissions committee of your fit for their program? Let’s see. Can you confidently argue these three statements? I know exactly how I’m gonna succeed. I’ve figured out that your program can help me. I...

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Withdrawing From a College Course

By - Dec 17, 07:11 AM   Comments [0]

It’s no secret: college is stressful. You’ve got essays stacking up, exams around the corner, extracurricular commitments eating away at your study time, and of course, somewhere in between all that, you’d like to have a social life. We get it; it’s enough to make...

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Check Out This Essay That “Worked” For Stanford GSB

By - Dec 16, 11:13 AM   Comments [0]

Below you’ll find an excerpt of one of our client’s essays that landed them a spot at Stanford GSB. Note: Some changes to personal information have been made to preserve anonymity. Essay A: What matters most to you and why? (750 words) “Sixteen – that’s the number...

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