Category Archives: Application Process

Would Saint Thomas Aquinas Have Hired an MBA Admissions Consultant?

Warning: this blog post will be more esoteric than most. If you don’t like deep thinking, you might want to wait for the next one. Because what I am going to do is use some of Thomas Aquinas’ teachings to

Would Saint Thomas Aquinas Have Hired an MBA Admissions Consultant?

Warning: this blog post will be more esoteric than most. If you don’t like deep thinking, you might want to wait for the next one. Because what I am going to do is use some of Thomas Aquinas’ teachings to

The Wharton Group Interview: Where Ambiguity Equals Opportunity

Yesterday was October 23rd.  A relatively uneventful day for many humans, but a big one for a select group of Wharton applicants who received an interview invite.  It’s obviously a magical moment to get that letter, err, email that says

The Wharton Group Interview: Where Ambiguity Equals Opportunity

Yesterday was October 23rd.  A relatively uneventful day for many humans, but a big one for a select group of Wharton applicants who received an interview invite.  It’s obviously a magical moment to get that letter, err, email that says

When to Apply to Columbia During Regular Decision

Hi all, Today’s blog post concerns the tricky Columbia Regular Decision deadline, which starts the day after Early Decision (which had a deadline of October 3rd this year) and extends all the way into April. While long, rolling deadlines are

When to Apply to Columbia During Regular Decision

Hi all, Today’s blog post concerns the tricky Columbia Regular Decision deadline, which starts the day after Early Decision (which had a deadline of October 3rd this year) and extends all the way into April. While long, rolling deadlines are

Powerful MBA Opportunities Available in Europe

One of our jobs as admissions consultants is to anticipate new angles and opportunities for our applicants and one that we have been sharing with our clients this year is the idea of looking more aggressively to MBA programs in

Powerful MBA Opportunities Available in Europe

One of our jobs as admissions consultants is to anticipate new angles and opportunities for our applicants and one that we have been sharing with our clients this year is the idea of looking more aggressively to MBA programs in

Letters of Recommendation: The Rule of 10%

By the Amerasia Consulting Group, Boutique MBA Admissions Consulting When it comes to recommendations, the first thing that any applicant needs to understand is how they work and, therefore, how they should handle them as part of the process.  We

Letters of Recommendation: The Rule of 10%

By the Amerasia Consulting Group, Boutique MBA Admissions Consulting When it comes to recommendations, the first thing that any applicant needs to understand is how they work and, therefore, how they should handle them as part of the process.  We

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

Breaking Down the New Wharton Essays – 2012/2013

The new Wharton essays are out, candidates are stressed, and in reality its going to be one of the easier applications to deal with this year from a strategic standpoint.  In other words, it’s exactly like the last three years.

Breaking Down the New Wharton Essays – 2012/2013

The new Wharton essays are out, candidates are stressed, and in reality its going to be one of the easier applications to deal with this year from a strategic standpoint.  In other words, it’s exactly like the last three years.