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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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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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An Indian Applicant’s Story- 5 Interview invites and 2 admit offers

By - Mar 8, 10:28 AM   Comments [0]

Poonam, founder and president of myEssayReview, chats with Sathish, one of her recent successful students. Sathish interviewed with five schools (ISB, IIM, Foster, Cornell, and McCombs) and received admit offers from two of them - UW Foster and ISB. Sathish has accepted ISB’s offer. Poonam: Can you...

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Choosing Topics for the B-School Essay

By - Mar 8, 04:06 AM   Comments [0]

“Choosing Topics For The B-School Essay” is the latest post in our series, Navigate the MBA Maze. In your applications, the schools are attempting to get to know you through your essays. So what should you write about? Write about what is most important to you...

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Round 3 or Round 1- That is the Question

By - Mar 1, 17:20 PM   Comments [0]

At this time of the year applicants reach out to us with the perennial question “Shall I apply in Round 3 or should I wait for R 1 in the next application season?”  Well, I tell them that there is no ‘yes’ or ‘no’ answer...

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“What Next….” Is Graduate School For You?

By - Feb 22, 15:26 PM   Comments [0]

I was grading midterm exams in my office one frigid day in March when I was surprised to see Marco, a former student, standing in my doorway. He had that all too familiar “deer in headlights” look on his face. I invited him to step...

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10 Key Steps You Can Take to get off the ‘Waitlist’

By - Feb 21, 20:49 PM   Comments [0]

This happens every year.  You have invested significant amount of time and effort into your MBA applications, have done well at your interview, and are now waiting eagerly to get that coveted admit offer.  Instead, you receive that discouraging letter that you have been ‘waitlisted’....

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Yale SOM EMBA Application Tips & Deadlines

By - Jan 24, 14:05 PM   Comments [0]

Yale SOM’s Executive MBA is relatively new, but it fully reflects the character of the SOM and more broadly of Yale University: intensive community, holistic perspective, intellectual vigor, and real-world engagement and impact. Carefully review the website, read the blog, and, if possible, interact with...

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Connecting Duke Fuqua’s Education and Israel’s High Tech Industry

By - Jan 23, 06:45 AM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted blog series featuring interviews with MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs. And now for a chat with Amir Zur... Accepted: We'd like to get to know you! Where are you from? Where and...

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