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Your audience is not the “Adcom”

By - Feb 20, 18:27 PM   Comments [0]

By the Amerasia Consulting Group One question that we get a lot from clients is "what does the adcom want to hear?"  Not only is this the wrong way to approach the process in terms of being an authentic, introspective, and interesting candidate, but it also...

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Don’t Apply Round 3 … Until You Read This Article

By - Jan 16, 20:04 PM   Comments [4]

 By the 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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Owning your career goals in five steps

By - Dec 26, 15:39 PM   Comments [2]

By Amerasia Consulting Group Let's talk about Career Goals for a minute.  This is always a good topic, honestly, because whatever time of year it is and whatever stage of the application process we are all encountering, the narrative of a candidate's career goals will always...

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Would Saint Thomas Aquinas have used an Admissions Consultant?

By - Nov 14, 20:30 PM   Comments [0]

By The Amerasia Consulting Group Warning: article will be more esoteric than most. If you don’t like deep thinking, you might want to wait for the next one. Because what I am going to do is use some of Thomas Aquinas’ teachings to explain that there...

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Big MBA opportunities in Europe

By - Oct 17, 23:38 PM   Comments [0]

By the Amerasia Consulting Group One of our jobs as admissions consultants is to anticipate new angles and opportunities for our applicants and one that we have been sharing with our clients this year is the idea of looking more aggressively to MBA programs in the...

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Letters of Recommendation: The Rule of 10%

By - Aug 15, 18:00 PM   Comments [0]

By the 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 Rule...

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Thinking About Demographics When Creating Your List of Schools

By - Jul 18, 18:21 PM   Comments [0]

  By Amerasia Consulting Group   When you charge people thousands of dollars to help them with their MBA applications, you had better be sure to look in every nook and cranny for an advantage.  We pride ourselves on doing just that and that mentality has allowed...

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Five Crucial Tips for Reapplicants

By - Jun 27, 20:32 PM   Comments [0]

 By the Amerasia Consulting Group This time of year, we get a huge number of inquiries from students gearing up for the reapplication process.  This makes sense, as this subset of students is often driven to succeed, still hurting from the sting of getting rejection letters,...

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Must Read for Reapplicants

By - May 16, 22:11 PM   Comments [0]

 This time of year, we get a huge number of inquiries from students gearing up for the reapplication process.  This makes sense, as this subset of students is often driven to succeed, still hurting from the sting of getting rejection letters, and aware that going...

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Applying to the Stanford Graduate School of Business

By - Apr 18, 22:32 PM   Comments [0]

By Paul Lanzillotti Adam and I have been busy working on our next white paper - "How to Apply to the Stanford Graduate School of Business." The following is an excerpt from our work-in-progress. Within the next two weeks the final version of our white paper...

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