To apply or not to apply….that is the question

As the end of each calendar year approaches, we tend to get the panicky calls, emails and texts (how did you even get my number..?) from applicants who are not sure if now is the right time to apply.  For college applicants, the decision is much easier – if you’ve spent the right amount of […]

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 […]

Round 2 MBA deadlines – it’s a race to the finish!

Round 2 MBA deadlines – it’s a race to the finish!

Round 2 MBA deadlines are fast approaching. Check out a few tips to make the most of the tight window.

Columbia GSB 2015-2016 Essay Review

Posted by on Apr 27, 2015 in Business School, MBA Essay Writing Analysis

Let’s get the MBA application season kicked off with Columbia Graduate School of Business– April is early Columbia, I was still on vacation!  Well, back to work and with Columbia kicking off the season due, in large part, to its January cohort, it’s time to sharpen the pencils for another MBA application season.  Not much […]

Should I re-take the GMAT

Posted by on Apr 12, 2015 in Business School

Not sure if you should re-take your GMAT or GRE? Here are some things to consider as you’re making your decision.

G.P.A. is the real differentiator for MBA admissions

Now that I have your attention, it’s not Grade Point Average, silly, it’s G.P.A: Great Impact, Persistence and Aptitude that are real differentiators for MBA admissions. Great Impact OK, I admit it – I took the easy way out and cheated on my “G”. Hiding “impact” behind “great” was kind of like choosing Kentucky in […]

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.

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 Admit.me beta in a public venue.    All I can say is “Yes!!!” […]

Not just for nerds – MIT Sloan Essay Analysis

Not just for nerds – MIT Sloan Essay Analysis

So you have a perfect score on your SAT, you enjoy going to circuitry conferences in your spare time and you met your significant other in the library—MIT is clearly the place for you, right?  Undergrad, perhaps, but not exactly for business school.  One look at MIT Sloan’s 2013-2014 essay questions and you’ll see the […]

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 […]