Author Archive - Admissionado

Harvard Round 2 MBA Application Resource Round-Up!

By - Dec 10, 08:25 AM   Comments [0]

The Harvard Round 2 MBA Application deadline is careening towards you, and to make your life easier (because, come on, the round 2 deadline crunch can be super painful), we’ve decided to round up ALL our Harvard resources into one handy-dandy blog post for your...

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Stanford GSB Round 2 App: Resource Round-Up!

By - Dec 2, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

The Stanford GSB Round 2 App deadline is fast approaching, and to make your life easier (because, come on, we all know what the round 2 deadline crunch looks and feels like), we’ve decided to round up ALL our Stanford resources into one handy-dandy blog...

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Michelle: Confessions from Being a Round 1 Applicant

By - Nov 25, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Now that I’ve wrapped up my Round 1 applications, this will be my last official post. (Tragic, I know). When I decided to enter the Admissionado Blogger Contest, I had no idea having my own blog would be so much fun. Alas, my application journey...

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Walter: Goodnight and Good Luck!

By - Nov 20, 14:39 PM   Comments [0]

As I await interview calls for the R1 schools, I’m gearing up for next set of my applications. The good part is that I already have my stories on paper in a deep introspective way. My recommenders are more than willing to...

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Tuesday Q&A: Can One-Year MBA Programs Help With Career Changes?

By - Nov 19, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

To be totally frank about it, it IS much harder to make a big career change in a one-year program, because you don’t get the chance to intern...

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Axolotl: Come On, Stanford!

By - Nov 14, 11:00 AM   Comments [0]

So after submitting over a month ago, still no news! We’re on Week 2, Day 8 of 22, of Interview Watch and there’s radio silence from the Powers That Be at the GSB other than a rude update e-mail on...

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Walter: Onward and Upward!

By - Nov 11, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Eric here. Wanted to pop in here quickly now that Walter’s gotten word from HBS, and chat about about his journey and, of course, the result. Because, while Walter didn’t ultimately make it into HBS this year, there’s so much...

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Michelle: Tips for the Non-Traditional Applicant

By - Nov 8, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

It’s been a long time (and a lot of introspection and second guessing) since Michelle and I started our journey together. And now that her application is submitted (and looking GREAT), I thought it would be a good opportunity to...

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Tuesday Q&A: What If I Didn’t Go to a Big Name Undergrad?

By - Nov 5, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Sure, going to a big name undergrad creates an initial wow factor for your app, but that on its own doesn't show squat about your potential to excel in the future.

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Axolotl: Nursing My Post-Submission Hangover

By - Oct 30, 16:00 PM   Comments [0]

The app is in and I’m now nursing a post-submission hangover. Maybe the wrong analogy since I’m getting more sleep, feeling less stressed, and being less neurotic overall. Since submission I’ve had the chance to re-visit my first choice school,...

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