Chicago Booth MBA Essay Analysis – 2012-2013

Booth is known for their unique application because of their famous presentation question.  it is back.  The application also includes the staple ST/LT goal/yBooth essay along with two new short-answer questions seeking to understand how you think and react to situations. 1. What are your short- and long-term goals, and how will an MBA from […]

Wharton MBA Essay Analysis – 2012-2013

The Wharton School of Business is certainly near and dear to the hearts of the founders of Admit Advantage having walked the halls of Huntsman Hall for two (very short) years.   Wharton is certainly known for their analytical bent, so make sure you highlight areas of your background and career where you’ve demonstrated analytical rigor.  […]

The Economist – Which MBA? Online Fair – 2/6/12

Our friends at The Economist are hosting an online fair for all of you who promised yourself this would be the year that you pursued your MBA and want to get an early start.  On February 6th and February 7th, you can attend their MBA fair without having to leave your office! Register free or […]

The Indian School of Business (ISB) – In their own words

Field trip? Yes!  Hyderabad? Even better!  The beautiful city, located in the central east portion of India, is known for its spicy cuisine, Hindi-Islam mixture of culture, amazing corporate campuses and… The Indian School of Business (ISB) .   Mesmerized by the chance to leave the densely populated circus of NYC and the bone-chilling winter weather, […]

The MBA virus is spreading to…Washington.  No!

The MBA virus is spreading to…Washington. No!

As if 30-year old MBA dorks buying Porsche’s and returning triumphantly to high school reunions to outshine the washed-up, former star quarterback isn’t enough, now they have to run our politics!

Beat the GMAT Guest Writer: ‘Be succinct, but responsive!”

Our friends (and partner), The Princeton Review, invited us to guest-write a few blog entries for them on Beat the GMAT.  We give a big thank you to them!  One topic that plagues so many applicants we see is their struggle with being concise with an essay, but still fully-responsive.   Sometimes, it can feel like being […]

Quoted on Yahoo’s Associated Content discussing jobs in marketing for MBAs

A few weeks ago, we were asked by a writer for Yahoo’s Associated Content  for our insight on top-paying jobs with a marketing MBA degree.    Generally, you will get a much more detailed overview of the opportunities by reviewing the actual MBA programs’ job placement stats, but this summary article is a good start.   While you may not be […]

Chicago (Booth) Essay Analysis

Overview: Booth is known for their unique application because of their famous Power Point question.  Not intended to be a plug for Microsoft (I hope they received a royalty), the question is a way to encourage you to think creatively about how to deliver your brand and differentiated message.  The application also includes some of […]

Darthmouth (Tuck) Essay Analysis: 2010 – 2011

Overview:  Tuck has a well-balanced set of essay questions.  Think about the importance of teamwork and leadership when organizing the Tuck essays.  They will want to see demonstrated leadership skills, and how you interact in a team setting.  Essays 2 and 3 give you a great opportunity to express your leadership skills while Essay 4 […]

Stanford Essay Analysis: 2010 – 2011

Overview:  It is certainly important for you to think very introspectively during the application process and with this set of essay questions; Stanford seeks to get inside your mind to understand what’s important to you, how you think and your career aspirations.  With applications like these, it is very important to do some brainstorming before […]