Author Archive - Admissionado

3 Tips for Non-Traditional MBA Applicants

By - Jan 11, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

Most MBA applicants come from traditional “business” backgrounds, that is, accounting, management consulting, sales, or finance and investment banking. However, a lot also come from non-traditional backgrounds, including engineering, computer science, healthcare, and many others. These applicants are often nervous that their non-traditional background makes...

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Is An MBA In Your Future? Here’s How To Prepare NOW.

By - Jan 9, 07:56 AM   Comments [0]

So, you’re a spritely recent college graduate, or maybe you’ve already been crushing it as a ‘real’ adult, and you’ve decided that you want to go to b-school in some years. Firstly, congrats on coming to this epiphany sooner rather than later! Setting your sights...

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You Need an MBA Internship, Here’s Why

By - Jan 2, 14:02 PM   Comments [0]

Congratulations! You’ve landed your dream school! Your family’s thrilled, and after months of preparation and many bottles of champagne, you’ve arrived on campus and are ready to LEARN. “So long application process, you cruel mistress.” But wait, what’s this? Internships? I need to apply? Yes my...

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Last Call for Essay Editing Packages (12/28)!

By - Dec 24, 10:55 AM   Comments [0]

Friday, December 28, 2018 – Last Call For Essay Editing Packages! Those deadlines are right around the corner, but there IS still time to perfect your applications. Don’t risk it alone. Get expert eyes on the biggest element of your app – the essays – and put your best foot...

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You got in! Here’s How to Decide Which MBA Program to Attend

By - Dec 21, 22:45 PM   Comments [0]

Those admits are flying in! First of all, congratulations, my friend. Take a second to do a happy dance, let out some joyful noise, or plan your self-celebration party, whatever floats your boat. To have your pick of MBA programs is a rare thing—you are livin’ the dream. Alright, now that you’ve composed...

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When To Apply For An MBA

By - Dec 10, 06:27 AM   Comments [0]

It’s no secret that MBA programs are comprised mostly of students in their mid-to-late-20s (though European programs skew a bit older,) but the question nonetheless arises of “when is the right time to apply to increase my odds of getting in?” Obviously, as the MBA is...

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MBA Essay Writing Tip: Discussing Peer-Learning & Networking

By - Dec 7, 06:09 AM   Comments [0]

A big reason many apply for an MBA is to surround themselves with the best and brightest – a group of ambitious peers who are going places, who can help you explore your interests, further your professional ambitions and help you reach them. The idea of...

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Demonstrating Your “School Spirit” In MBA Essays

By - Dec 6, 06:09 AM   Comments [0]

MBA application prompts can sometimes sounds like a needy significant other. For example, Duke’s “Team Fuqua” essay prompt, in which they ask you to demonstrate your passion for “Fuqua culture” and force you to write a long essay about how great they are, can feel eerily...

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MBA Resume Tip: Toning Down The Tech-Talk

By - Nov 30, 06:38 AM   Comments [0]

Here are two resume bullets: “Worked with UI, backend and API engineers to build and deliver a web-to-cloud application in one month.” “Led the integration of RPA and other AI software to increase completion rate of regulatory filings.” Say whaaaaat? If you come from a tech background, and your...

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Discussing Family Business Goals in MBA Essays

By - Nov 26, 09:25 AM   Comments [0]

Many MBA applicants we work with have either worked in, or plan to return to a family business after graduation or in the long-term. Talking about your past work with your family’s business or your plans for working for a family business in the future...

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