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What Stanford Wants – A Moral Compass

By - Mar 20, 01:24 AM   Comments [0]

By Paul Lanzillotti, Amerasia Consulting Group If you read the latest editions of our “How to Apply to Harvard Business School” and "How to Apply to Stanford GSB" guides, you already know that cultivating a real reason for applying to an elite MBA goes week beyond the school's name, rank,...

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Booth Appoints Madhav Rajan New Dean

By - Mar 17, 07:45 AM   Comments [0]

Chicago Booth has just appointed a new dean, Madhav Rajan, former senior associate dean at Stanford GSB. Rajan will take his post July 1, 2017. He will succeed Sunil Kumar who was named provost of Johns Hopkins University in July 2016. Some of Rajan’s accomplishments and...

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Why You Just Got Dinged (Probably)

By - Mar 16, 14:04 PM   Comments [0]

Why You Just Got Dinged (Probably) By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group These days, in addition to helping our clients get ready for interviews we also meet a lot of new folks who didn't use admissions consulting services to apply - but now are wondering if perhaps...

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MBA Application Advice: Paying for Business School — Amerasia Consulting Group

By - Mar 16, 02:06 AM   Comments [0]

Business school is one of the most lucrative of all graduate degrees in terms of its potential and proven history for embellishing salary.  It’s not just in dollars and cents, either, but manifests itself in sheer employment statistics as well. During the great recession which started...

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Advice for Applying to MBA Programs in Round 3

By - Mar 14, 04:13 AM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group The common myth surrounding Round 3 of the MBA application process is that you can't, or shouldn't, apply late in the admission cycle. "The class is pretty much full" is one refrain.  "You have to be a truly unique applicant" is...

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Monday MBA Resource: Behavioral Interview Questions

By - Mar 13, 14:32 PM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group Time for another edition of Monday MBA Resource, where we share the things we are reading, watching, and listening to that might be helpful to people in the MBA community.  Some are more focused on applicants, others are better for...

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MBA Applicants: Which Round to Apply

By - Mar 13, 04:26 AM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group As we move through the winter months and host calls with b-school candidates for the upcoming cycle, it's interesting to note that some admissions questions come up a lot more this time of year than they do later.  We are...

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A Tip for Applying to HBS – “don’t overthink, overcraft and overwrite”

By - Mar 12, 22:20 PM   Comments [0]

I wanted to get ahead of something - a potential problem - I see with my clients to HBS and Stanford GSB. Frankly, it's a problem that I consistently see with most applicants answering any essay question meant to evoke an author's deepest (or cursory!)...

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Common interview questions asked after the Wharton Team Based Discussion

By - Mar 10, 22:14 PM   Comments [0]

In this video, Paul Lanzillotti of the Amerasia Consulting Group discusses his thoughts on the most common interview questions applicants asked immediately following the Wharton Team-based Discussion (during the one-on-one portion of the interview.) Did your behavior reflect how you normally are? Did the discussion reflect...

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How to Answer the “What Other MBA Programs Are You Applying To?” Question

By - Mar 10, 04:05 AM   Comments [0]

Pay particular attention to the question that some b-schools ask during the interview and/or on your application: What Other MBA Programs Are You Applying To? Why would they ask this question? The reason is this: B-schools are keen to know who they are competing against.  They want to...

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