Posts Tagged ‘admissions advice’

MBA Application Timing

By - Feb 19, 15:23 PM   Comments [0]

"Application Timing" is the first post in our series, Navigate the MBA Maze. Should You Apply Round 1, Round 2, or Round 3? Do not try to win the admissions game through timing. Quality—not timing—trumps all. Submit your application when it is at its best. When in doubt,...

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8 Things MBA Applicants Should do After Submitting Their Applications

By - Feb 12, 13:39 PM   Comments [0]

Within twelve hours I heard the same question from three clients, so I suppose this question may be on the minds of more than three, "now that I've submitted my applications, what should I do?" The following are a list of suggestions of what you...

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Pokémon Go to Graduate School?

By - Aug 15, 07:06 AM   Comments [0]

Whether you’ve been a Pokémon devotee since childhood and downloaded Pokémon Go the very first day, or whether you wouldn’t know a Jigglypuff from a Charmander from your housecat, it’s hard to miss the fact that Pokémon Go is a phenomenon. What does it have to...

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5 Tips for Negotiating Your MBA Admissions Offer

By - Dec 12, 03:12 AM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group Today's blog post is about negotiating your offer of admission ... except that it's not.  Because "negotiation" is not what you do when it comes to securing more financial aid from a business school.  The term of art for what...

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Why You Just Got Dinged (Probably)

By - Dec 12, 02:12 AM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group Source: www.amerasiaconsulting.com/blog/reasons-why-you-just-got-dinged-from-business-school 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 they should have.  Most...

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MBA Candidates: Your Audience is not “the Adcom”

By - Dec 4, 01:48 AM   Comments [1]

By Adam Hoff, 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...

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How to (Actually) Differentiate Yourself on your MBA Applications

By - Nov 24, 18:09 PM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group Time to break out an annual PSA here.  I'm talking all alarms ringing, sirens, whatever it takes to get your attention.  By "you" I mean: anyone applying to business school.  You need to stop doing something immediately.  Here it is: STOP...

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5 Tips for Negotiating Your MBA Admissions Offer

By - Nov 24, 17:14 PM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group Today's blog post is about negotiating your offer of admission ... except that it's not.  Because "negotiation" is not what you do when it comes to securing more financial aid from a business school.  The term of art for what...

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One Easy Way to Personalize your MBA Essay Content

By - Nov 18, 22:36 PM   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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Linking Your Chicago Booth Presentation Essay to the School’s Introduction Content

By - Nov 16, 00:03 AM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group I have received the following question a lot lately: "Should my presentation reflect the ideas that Booth espouses when introducing the presentation question?"  The short answer is "yes," but the long answer is more complicated than that and is worthy...

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