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Taking MBA Admissions Feedback With a Grain of Salt – Amerasia Consulting Group

By - May 11, 18:44 PM   Comments [0]

I have been getting a lot of emails lately that center on the same basic idea: "I got feedback directly from the admissions office and they told me X about my application." Sometimes the feedback is ultra specific ("you should seriously consider retaking your GMAT") and...

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MBA Candidate Differentiation: Do NOT Try This at Home | Amerasia Consulting Group

By - Apr 10, 03:28 AM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff | Amerasia Consulting Group Time to go full PSA here.  I'm talking all alarms ringing, sirens, whatever it takes to get your attention.  By "you" I mean: anyone applying or thinking of applying to business school.  You need to stop doing something immediately....

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5 Steps for Negotiating Your Offer of MBA Admission (Updated) — Amerasia Consulting Group

By - Apr 4, 06:54 AM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group Today's blog post builds on a post I've been working on for years, where I continue to add thought about the art of negotiating your MBA offer of admission.  I've long said that "negotiation" is not what you do when...

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Advice on How to Navigate the MBA Waitlist

By - Apr 3, 21:24 PM   Comments [0]

Despite the name “waitlist,” there are several things you can do besides simply wait for your dream school to call. Regardless of which school you're waiting for, from a strategic standpoint, sitting in a state of limbo gives you the opportunity to improve your profile or...

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Monday MBA Resource: The Charisma Myth by Cynthia Fox Cabene

By - Mar 27, 03:54 AM   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 students,...

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Getting an MBA While the World Falls Apart

By - Mar 23, 10:11 AM   Comments [0]

There are times when things feel so crazy, out of control, and even hopeless that our own individual pursuits start to feel trivial, selfish, and even misguided. I can remember vivid moments over the past 10 years where I had a distinct feeling of living the...

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How to Handle the HBS Waitlist – Amerasia Consulting Group

By - Mar 22, 18:37 PM   Comments [0]

Going quick and nothing fancy here, just looking to get the word out on "HBS Waitlist Day" as it will likely become known in the future. I stunning number of candidates appear to have been WL'd today, just based on what I'm seeing stream across my...

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One Easy Way to Personalize your MBA Essay Content

By - Mar 21, 02:36 AM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group This is a post I write basically every year because it comes from what I'm seeing each round, every day, on basically every application.  That drum beat is really rigid, hard-to-read Why School X sections on essays.  I give the...

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Monday MBA Resource: Knowledge@Wharton Podcast

By - Mar 20, 04:42 AM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group Time for another 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 students, some for...

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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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