Why You Shouldn’t Trust Your Friends Advice

Posted by on Jun 16, 2015 in Business Posts, Graduate School, University Posts

Top 5 reasons why you don’t want to get advice from your friends during the admissions process.

Gear Up For Freshman Year: 5 Steps to Making Your First Year, the Best Year

It’s time for all of you graduating seniors to get excited! You’ve made it through the piles of homework, dreadful standardized testing, and stressful applications. You’re in, high school’s over but…now what? After months of hard work, it’s time to chill, relax, and spend those last few weeks hanging out with the “nobodies” in your […]

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 […]

Top 5 things admissions directors are looking for

Find out the top 5 things admissions directors from top schools are looking for.

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.

Breaking Down Law School: A Co-Hosted Webinar with Admit Advantage and Manhattan Prep

The deadlines are getting closer. Are you ready to submit your law school applications? Admit Advantage and Manhattan Prep are here to help!

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 […]