Category Archives: Admissions Committee

11th Hour MBA Application Advice – Consider This List Before You Submit

By the Amerasia Consulting Group, MBA Admissions Consultants Here are our list of best tips and practices, so you don’t get caught with your pants down with one hour to go before submitting. We always tell our clients, do not wait

11th Hour MBA Application Advice – Consider This List Before You Submit

By the Amerasia Consulting Group, MBA Admissions Consultants Here are our list of best tips and practices, so you don’t get caught with your pants down with one hour to go before submitting. We always tell our clients, do not wait

Everyone relax – HBS’ third essay really just a 400-word chill pill (email)

Today the MBA-journalism website Poets & Quants published an article that was more or less a summary of a recent blog post from Dee Leopold, the managing director of admissions and financial aid at HBS.  In it, she tries to

Everyone relax – HBS’ third essay really just a 400-word chill pill (email)

Today the MBA-journalism website Poets & Quants published an article that was more or less a summary of a recent blog post from Dee Leopold, the managing director of admissions and financial aid at HBS.  In it, she tries to

Must Read for Reapplicants

This time of year, we get a huge number of inquiries from students gearing up for the reapplication process.  This makes sense, as this subset of students is often driven to succeed, still hurting from the sting of getting rejection

Must Read for Reapplicants

This time of year, we get a huge number of inquiries from students gearing up for the reapplication process.  This makes sense, as this subset of students is often driven to succeed, still hurting from the sting of getting rejection

Round Three Strategies: UCLA Anderson Beckons

We’ve been running a lot of Round 3 strategies on this space the last few weeks. Why? It is timely, obviously. But also, Round 3 is just so misunderstood that we find every conversation leads to new epiphanies for our

Round Three Strategies: UCLA Anderson Beckons

We’ve been running a lot of Round 3 strategies on this space the last few weeks. Why? It is timely, obviously. But also, Round 3 is just so misunderstood that we find every conversation leads to new epiphanies for our

Catch a Rising Star: Why You Should Consider Yale SOM

One of our favorite roles as admissions consultants is helping people shape their list of schools.  There’s nothing more rewarding than working with someone dead set on Wharton, only to realize “hey, you are perfect for Kellogg” … and then

Catch a Rising Star: Why You Should Consider Yale SOM

One of our favorite roles as admissions consultants is helping people shape their list of schools.  There’s nothing more rewarding than working with someone dead set on Wharton, only to realize “hey, you are perfect for Kellogg” … and then

The row about Wharton’s new behavioral interview questions …

The row about Wharton’s new behavioral interview questions is mostly bullshit. Yes, I know my opinion is a little late on this one, but I just wanted to provide an alternative POV to what I am reading online.  Whether or not

The row about Wharton’s new behavioral interview questions …

The row about Wharton’s new behavioral interview questions is mostly bullshit. Yes, I know my opinion is a little late on this one, but I just wanted to provide an alternative POV to what I am reading online.  Whether or not

Getting Off of the Waitlist and into School. A Few Tips.

Waitlist season is here. It’s inevitable that you will be waitlisted at some of your school choices. My opinion is that an effective hedging strategy should include a stretch, safe-stretch and backup school selections. Getting waitlisted at a stretch school

Getting Off of the Waitlist and into School. A Few Tips.

Waitlist season is here. It’s inevitable that you will be waitlisted at some of your school choices. My opinion is that an effective hedging strategy should include a stretch, safe-stretch and backup school selections. Getting waitlisted at a stretch school