Author Archive - Admissionado

Mentioning Family in Application Essays

By - Mar 21, 05:51 AM   Comments [0]

They say, “write what you know,” and for the most part, that applies to your MBA admissions essays, too. We often find ourselves encouraging the applicants we work with to draw on their unique personal experiences to create compelling narratives that will make their applications...

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Canadian MBA Crash Course: Schulich (York University)

By - Mar 19, 17:08 PM   Comments [0]

If you’re considering getting an MBA in Canada, there are lots of great options. Here, we dive into the details of York University’s Schulich School of Business. The What Schulich is unique among Canadian MBAs (or any other international MBA) in that it offers both a...

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Canadian MBA Crash Course: Rotman (University of Toronto)

By - Mar 11, 06:32 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re considering getting an MBA in Canada, there are lots of great options. Here, we dive into the details of The University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management. The What Rotman (or, more properly, The University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management) is Canada’s...

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Canadian MBA Crash Course: Canada’s Strongest Schools

By - Mar 8, 07:31 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re considering getting an MBA in Canada, there are lots of great options. Here, we’ll dive into some of Canada’s strongest schools to get you thinking about what’s most important to you on your MBA journey. When it comes to MBAs in Canada, the University...

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Canadian MBA Crash Course: Differences Between U.S. and Canadian Programs

By - Mar 6, 07:33 AM   Comments [0]

So, what are the main differences between American and Canadian business programs? Let’s dig in: More International Classes Similar to the UK, Canada’s smaller population and focus on attracting international students results in a more international student body at Canadian business schools. An international student body...

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Canadian MBA Crash Course: Why Study in Canada

By - Mar 5, 07:47 AM   Comments [0]

Well, according to U.S. News and Report’s 2019 Best Country list, Canada is one of the best places the world to study. It also ranked as the best place to live in North America, coming third worldwide. Better yet, Canadian MBA programs are also remarkably...

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Using Thought Bubbles To Eliminate Clichés In MBA Application Essays

By - Feb 28, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

This may very well be the single most common concern of hopeful MBA applicants… “Is talking about (x) in my application essays going to come across as too cliché?” And we usually have a very simple answer for that question: “If you think you’ve gone and sparked up...

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Dealing With Admissions Rejections

By - Feb 25, 08:02 AM   Comments [0]

What do you do when you are rejected from your first choice school? As admissions consultants, we are always cognizant of the fact that our work has the potential to dramatically alter the lives of our clients. Decision letters will roll in over the next few...

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Diversifying diversity: Why now is a great time to apply for business school from a smaller market

By - Feb 20, 06:50 AM   Comments [0]

Last season we had an extraordinary success story here at Admissionado. A client got in to every school he applied to: Harvard, Wharton, Booth—a clean sweep, all the top programs. Not uncommon for us, except… this client didn’t initially seem strong enough. Let’s talk profile:...

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The State of the (MBA) Union: International students two years into the Trump administration

By - Feb 11, 06:59 AM   Comments [0]

The 2016 presidential election caused much anxiety in business school admissions departments. In the habit of training future executives from around the world, U.S. B-school administrators read two conflicting messages in Trump’s rhetoric: The desire to reduce immigration overall, and Admiration for a Canadian- or...

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