Articles by Admit Advantage

  • How to Choose the Right Law Schools to Apply to

    How to Choose the Right Law Schools to Apply to

    by on August 10th, 2015

    Today’s article was submitted by Jennie Rothman. Jennie is Admit.Me’s Co-Law Director and an alumni of Princeton and Harvard. You’ve decided that law school is your next step. But, there are approximately 200 … Read More

  • Legacy Admission: An Unfair Advantage?

    Legacy Admission: An Unfair Advantage?

    by on July 29th, 2015

    As states continue to evaluate preferential treatment for any particular group of students, one designation that has remained a relatively protected class is that of legacy admits. And I don’t think there’s any … Read More

  • The Teenage Brain

    The Teenage Brain

    by on July 22nd, 2015

    I recently read an interesting article in National Geographic entitled “The Teenage Brain.” Bet I’ve got your attention now, huh? Not surprisingly, the article’s findings substantiated recent scientific claims … Read More

  • Why You Shouldn’t Trust Your Friends MBA Advice

    Why You Shouldn’t Trust Your Friends MBA Advice

    by on June 21st, 2015

    It’s application season and I’m getting a lot of candidates that are coming to me with really bad information from friends and family. It’s time to stop the madness. Here are the top 5 friends that will bring you … Read More

  • Trip to HEC Paris

    Trip to HEC Paris

    by on June 3rd, 2015

    As my taxi navigates the wide and bustling street of Paris and the taxi driver mumbled that he hoped I had enough Euros, I quickly realized that my trip from the Rue de Castiglione to HEC Paris would be no ordinary trip. … Read More

  • Columbia GSB 2015-2016 Essay Review

    Columbia GSB 2015-2016 Essay Review

    by on April 29th, 2015

    Let’s get the MBA application season kicked off with Columbia Business School—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 … Read More

  • Should You Re-take the GMAT?

    Should You Re-take the GMAT?

    by on April 16th, 2015

    One of the top 5 questions we get at Admit Advantage is should I re-take the GMAT (or in some cases, the GRE). There are lots of different circumstances around this decision, but I’m hoping to be able to shed some … Read More

  • GPA Is the Real Differentiator for MBA Admissions

    GPA Is the Real Differentiator for MBA Admissions

    by on April 3rd, 2015

    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 … Read More

  • Top 5 Things Admissions Directors Are Looking For

    Top 5 Things Admissions Directors Are Looking For

    by on March 21st, 2015

    As a former admissions officer at Wharton, I can tell you how difficult it is to make assessments of candidates during the application process. However, I’ve compiled five key factors that you should focus on … Read More

  • The Time Is Now for MBA Applicants

    The Time Is Now for MBA Applicants

    by on March 13th, 2015

    The time is now! This time of the year, we get a lot of questions around when candidates should get started and I can tell you without question that the time is now. Not just because I don’t have much to do right now … Read More

  • Community College or Grad School for Career Advancement

    Community College or Grad School for Career Advancement

    by on March 10th, 2015

    I was recently asked about Community College versus traditional Graduate School in terms of career advancement and I thought I would share with you some of my thoughts. Keep in mind, this is not an assessment of … Read More

  • Interview with University of Richmond School of Law Admissions Director, Dean Michelle Rahman

    AA: Dean Rahman, thank you so much for your time in giving this interview. As a long-time Associate Dean of Admissions, what changes have you observed in the admissions field in the time you have served in the admissions … Read More

  • Interview with Michelle Mumford, Assistant Dean of Admissions at BYU Law School

    Interview with Michelle Mumford, Assistant Dean of Admissions at BYU Law School

    by on August 21st, 2014

    AA: Dean Mumford, thank you so much for your time in giving this interview. First, can you tell us what sets BYU law school apart from other law schools? MM: BYU Law School is definitely unique for a variety of reasons. … Read More

  • Not Just for Nerds – MIT Sloan Essay Analysis

    Not Just for Nerds – MIT Sloan Essay Analysis

    by on September 7th, 2013

    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 … Read More