Interview with University of Richmond School of Law Admissions Director, Dean Michelle Rahman

Posted by on Feb 4, 2015 in Law Posts, Schools in Focus, University Posts

Interview with University of Richmond School of Law Director of Admissions, Dean Michelle L. Rahman AA: Dean Rahman, thank you so much for your time in giving this interview. As a long-time Associate Dean of Admissions, what changes have you observed in the admissions field in the time you have served in the admissions office? […]

Interview with Michelle Mumford, Assistant Dean of Admissions at BYU Law School

AA: Dean Mumford, thank you so much for your time in giving this interview. First, can you tell us what sets BYU law school apart from other law schools? MM: BYU Law School is definitely unique for a variety of reasons. We are consistently ranked a top value law school – one of the few […]

Loving Locust Walk!  Wharton Essay Analysis:  2013 – 2014

Loving Locust Walk! Wharton Essay Analysis: 2013 – 2014

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 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 […]

A Midwestern Dream! Kellogg Essay Analysis: 2013 – 2014

Kellogg is probably best known for its marketing program, but nearly equally publicized is its focus on teamwork and leadership.  The Kellogg MBA essays reflect this focus as the topics inquire about your leadership experiences, how others perceive you, and your differentiating factors.  Map out a plan for what you want to focus on and […]

Battling for Bay Area Supremacy – Haas Essay Analysis 2013-2014

University of California Berkeley (Haas) – 2013-2014 Essay Analysis While Haas’ MBA neighbor across the bay certainly gets a lot of the attention in the Bay area, Haas is one of the unquestionable leaders in the global MBA world and considered to be a top 10 global business school in the eyes of many.  The […]

A few quick tips for the college admissions process

Posted by on Jul 20, 2013 in Schools in Focus, University Posts

Note – this is a repost of an interview we conducted with our partner, Varsity Tutors. Varsity Tutors brings you insider tips and advice straight from nationally recognized admissions experts. Kofi Kankam is the co-founder of Admit Advantage, a leading admissions consulting company that provides admissions assistance for college, MBA, and law school applicants. He […]

HBS releases their application and we analyze

That’s right– Harvard Business School’s 2013-2014 essays are out, and it’s not even time to put on shorts, at least where I live (stop bragging, SoCal/Florida).  Thus the trend continues: the season continues to start earlier and earlier.  Soon enough, we’ll be starting essay questions around Valentine’s Day!  Enough admissions banter…on to business. HBS continues […]

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.  […]