Bschool Life

Applying to Stanford GSB? Get to know Garth Saloner, Derrick Bolton and the “Moral Advantage”

By - Jun 23, 00:48 AM   Comments [0]

By Paul Lanzillotti | Amerasia Consulting Group | Who is Garth Saloner? If you are going to apply to the most selective MBA program in the world, you should recognize the impact that Professor-turned-Dean Garth Saloner has had at GSB.  Even though he took over the reins...

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MBA Admissions: Letters of Recommendation

By - Jun 22, 23:06 PM   Comments [0]

"MBA Admissions: Letters of Recommendation" is the latest post in our series, Navigate the MBA Maze. The best letters of recommendation come from people who have seen you perform. The weakest letters are of the “character reference” variety (from the clergy member who knows you only...

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Applying For Your MBA Through The Consortium: Best Deal In Town

By - Jun 21, 23:40 PM   Comments [0]

Our consultants receive a lot of questions from clients about applying to MBA programs through The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management.  I’ve heard myths flying around that applying to one (or more) of the 18 Consortium schools through The Consortium’s application is disadvantageous.  But...

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Around The Word At MIT Sloan

By - Jun 21, 00:51 AM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted.com blog series featuring interviews with current MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs. And now for a chat with Kate Agnew, a student at MIT Sloan.... Accepted: We’d like to get to know you!...

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MBA Candidates, Read These Quotes for a New Perspective on Leadership

By - Jun 18, 23:14 PM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group This is a quick one, but a worthy one.  "Leadership" might very well be the most "cussed and discussed" (hat tip, Harry Truman) word in the MBA landscape, given the prominence given to the concept by schools and candidates alike.  But...

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Recommend Reading for MBA Applicants: “The Obstacle is the Way” by Ryan Holiday

By - Jun 18, 02:01 AM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group Partly because I've been reading some great books lately and partly because I want a break from writing about essays, I am starting something new - offering "recommended reading" to MBA applicants.  Now, please understand that I know you are...

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Quick & Dirty Tips for Maximizing your Business School Visits

By - Jun 16, 17:18 PM   Comments [0]

With respect to visiting business schools: Make sure you schedule a classroom visit through the admissions office. A student will lead you around and make introductions for you. Don't just show up. Plan your visit before the fall, if you can and if tours are available this time in...

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Soliciting Letters of Recommendation: Remember the Rule of 10%

By - Jun 16, 17:07 PM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group When it comes to recommendations, the first thing that any applicant needs to understand is how they work and, therefore, how they should handle them as part of the process.  We sum up this analysis with something we call “The...

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Download Our Harvard Business School Application Guide (Updated for 2015/2016 Application Cycle)

By - Jun 15, 22:36 PM   Comments [0]

Our updated (June 2015) “How to Apply to HBS” Guide is the starting point for a prospective applicant to the Harvard Business School. This 15-page white paper is available for immediate download and is provided to prospective applicants at no cost. Our 10-step guide will help...

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Top Ranked Part-Time MBAs

By - Jun 4, 12:36 PM   Comments [0]

The U.S. News has released its list of the top-ranked part time MBA programs. Here are the top 10: 1. UC Berkeley (Haas) 2. U Chicago (Booth) 3. Northwestern (Kellogg) 4. NYU (Stern) 5. UCLA (Anderson) 6. U Michigan (Ross) 7 (tie). Carnegie Mellon (Tepper) 7 (tie). U Texas- Austin (McCombs) 9. Ohio State (Fisher) 10 (tie). U Minnesota- Twin Cities (Carlson) 10 (tie). USC (Marshall) For...

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