Admission Consultants

Discover Darden: UVA MBA Admissions Q&A Next Week!

By - Jan 5, 23:48 PM   Comments [0]

Join us for an interactive Q&A on Monday, January 9, 2012 at 10:00 AM PT/1:00 PM ET/6:00 PM GMT, during which Sara Neher, Assistant Dean of MBA Admissions, will be available to address all your UVA Darden concerns. Are you wondering what the MBA experience...

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IMD 2012 MBA Essay Advice & Deadlines

By - Jan 5, 23:47 PM   Comments [0]

My tips for the IMD 2012 MBA application are in blue below: The Two Questions Before the Essay Questions: 1) Position sought after graduation Please give us your short term career goal post MBA (up to 5 years). Describe how the IMD MBA will help you achieve this...

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6 Tips for Waitlisted Applicants

By - Jan 4, 21:25 PM   Comments [0]

Do you feel like your status as an MBA waitlistee means your application effort is as good as over? Think again – the fact that you've made it to the waitlist of a top MBA program means that you've come ThisClose to getting in. Don't...

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Essay Tip: Beginning with a Famous Quote

By - Jan 4, 12:22 PM   Comments [1]

Beginning an essay with a famous or eloquent quotation is a common practice and one that business school candidates can use to capture a reader’s attention. For example, an applicant might use a quotation as the very first line of his or her essay: “The best...

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5 New Year’s Resolutions for 2013 Round 1 MBA Applicants

By - Jan 3, 23:10 PM   Comments [0]

We finished the season to be jolly. Now ‘tis the season for New Year’s resolutions. If you aim to apply in Round 1 of Fall 2012 and matriculate at a top MBA program in Fall 2013, now is the time to get moving. Here are a...

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Kellogg MBA Admissions Director Interview Available Online

By - Jan 3, 23:09 PM   Comments [0]

Thank you Jennifer Hayes, Senior Associate Director of Admissions at Kellogg, and Erik Mazmanian, a second-year student at Kellogg, for an excellent Q&A about life and admissions at Northwestern Kellogg. Jennifer and Erik covered a wide range of topics, including the following advice on how...

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Poets and Quants Releases Their Own Rankings

By - Jan 2, 20:44 PM   Comments [0]

Poets and Quants decided to stop merely criticizing other business school rankings and created a ranking of its own (“The Top 100 U.S. MBA Programs of 2011”). For the second year in a row P&Q’s rankings are a composite of the five major MBA rankings:...

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6 Things to Check Before You Submit

By - Jan 2, 20:42 PM   Comments [0]

Not to sound like a broken record or anything, but I'm reposting this from last year as it's really an important reminder for Round 2 applicants. WAIT! Don’t hit “submit” just yet! You may think you’re almost finished with your Round 2 MBA applications, but it...

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4 Interview Insights for Acing the MBA Interview

By - Jan 2, 20:39 PM   Comments [0]

Last week I suggested 4 ways to prepare for your MBA interview. Today I'm going to discuss specific things you can do DURING your MBA interview that will help you make the best impression possible. Engage with stories and specifics. When possible (and it's really almost...

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3 Admissions Trends to Watch in 2012

By - Dec 30, 09:55 AM   Comments [0]

1. Continuing Impact of Rising Tuition Combined with Recession The law school admissions world has been roiled by the high levels of debt assumed by law school students in anticipation of high-paying jobs that simply never materialized. A couple of cases of alleged fraud...

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