MBA Program Highlight: Yale SOM

(Photo: Yale SOM’s Edward P. Evans Hall. Source:   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 […]

Saturday, we had a great event with The MBA Tour in Toronto.  Big “thank you’s” to the good people over there including Maureen, Graham and Kevin who helped us with the set-up of our table.  Importantly, November 8th also marked the release of beta in a public venue.    All I can say is “Yes!!!” […]

Good times & a great education in Austin! UT Austin Essay Analysis: 2013 – 2014

Don’t mess with Texas McCombs!  McCombs is a unique MBA program combining a small, tight-knit group of MBA students in a young, vibrant city (Austin, TX) with a program focused on building the next set of global leaders.  McCombs is built on four key pillars:  1) Knowledge and understanding; 2) Responsibility and integrity; 3) Communication […]

Choosing the Right MBA Program – It’s All About Fit

When I was applying to business school, I wanted to make sure I got in somewhere. I applied to 7 schools ranging from the selective to the very selective, and I hoped one of them would come through. When the decisions came in, I found that I had gained admission to the two highest ranked […]

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 […]

Wharton School of Business 2011-2012 Essay Reviews

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 have demonstrated analytical […]

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 […]

Getting into business school is getting easier?

Businessweek recently released an intriguing article entitled “Admission to Top B-Schools Gets Easier” –  The article addresses the acceptance rates at some of the top MBA programs in the country.  Certainly the title piqued our interest, but before you whip through the Stanford app with your 610 GMAT score, let’s reviews a few interesting […]

MBA Podcaster: “Access MBA Admissions Panel”

Co-founder Eric Allen provides general MBA admissions advice for applicants.

Duke Essay Analysis: 2010 – 2011

Overview:  Don’t be deceived by the basic Duke essay questions—these “open” questions can be some of the toughest to write.  There is quite a bit of room for you to deliver your message to the Fuqua MBA admission committee by plotting out your story in advance.   Make sure to think abut what you want to […]