MBA Program Highlight: Yale SOM

(Photo: Yale SOM’s Edward P. Evans Hall. Source: som.yale.edu)   Happy Wednesday! We just attended Yale School of Management’s admissions webinar. If you are looking for a top business program with a well-grounded academic approach, strong global connections, and inclusive & supportive learning environment, you might want to check out some of these key aspects […]

The time is now for MBA applicants

Not sure when or how to get started with your MBA process. This is a summary of the steps you need to take to get prepared for your MBA applications.

An alum is going to get me in!

As MBA admissions consultants we frequently talk to MBA candidates that are confident that someone they know can get them into the business school of their choice.  Their manager is an alum, their best friend is a 2nd year student, or their uncle has his name on one of the bricks in the courtyard of […]

Excel in your job and your community

Every day, prospective clients call, email or ask us what they can do to most improve their candidacy.  Most times, these MBA applicants are solely focused on ways to address their GPA (see our essay on “Building an alternative transcript) or taking the GMAT for a second, third, or fourth time.  Curiously to us, there […]

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 […]

Stanford GSB MBA Essay Analysis – 2012-2013

Stanford GSB is generally somewhat unique in its essay questions.  They genuinely attempt to get to know your personality and interests to see what makes you tick.  In essay 1, almost like a law school personal statement, they want to know what matters most to you and why.  In essay 2, they want to dig […]

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 […]

Columbia GSB 2011-2012 Essay Reviews

CBS’ essays have changed a fair amount since last year with the addition of one essay and refreshing of the other two.  Question 1 focuses more on yNow and the CBS fit as it relates to your ST and LT goals; last year’s essays were more focused on your ST and LT goals.  Question 2 […]

Stanford GSB Essay Reviews 2011-2012

Stanford GSB is generally somewhat unique in its essay questions.  They genuinely attempt to get to know your personality and interests to see what makes you tick.  In essay 1, almost like a law school personal statement, they want to know what matters most to you and why.  In essay 2, they want to dig […]