Articles by Admissionado

  • 10 Undeniably Awesome Ways an MBA Can Change Your Life

    10 Undeniably Awesome Ways an MBA Can Change Your Life

    by on April 14th, 2017

    If you’re thinking about business school, there’s going to be a moment when you find yourself wondering what you’ll actually learn there, and even, whether or not you really need an MBA. Since, chances are, … Read More

  • MBA Waitlist Strategy: How to Get Off the List

    MBA Waitlist Strategy: How to Get Off the List

    by on April 9th, 2017

    “Oh no, I’ve been waitlisted!” This is a natural first reaction, but you should change your outlook to “Oh yes! I’ve been waitlisted!” because being waitlisted is actually a great scenario to be in. It … Read More

  • 5 Ways to Pay for an MBA

    5 Ways to Pay for an MBA

    by on April 8th, 2017

    Your dream came true! You got into the MBA program of your choice! You’re already fantasizing about the stock options you will get as a CEO, and the amazing opportunities you will have. There’s only one little thing … Read More

  • Jumpstart Your Post-MBA Career with a Pre-MBA Internship

    Jumpstart Your Post-MBA Career with a Pre-MBA Internship

    by on March 26th, 2017

    Matriculating at the b-school of your choice is a tremendous achievement, but it shouldn’t be the end of your MBA preparation. When you’re done celebrating with friends and family, consider a pre-MBA internship! Why? … Read More

  • Everything You Need to Know to Ace the MBA Interview

    Everything You Need to Know to Ace the MBA Interview

    by on March 24th, 2017

    Is the MBA interview really that important? Yes it is! Interviews are the final piece of the puzzle. The admissions committee has all the numbers, the accolades, the resume, and the recommendations, but what they … Read More

  • Acing the GMAT: The 4-Step Plan

    Acing the GMAT: The 4-Step Plan

    by on March 23rd, 2017

    Folks, there is so much info out there about how to prepare for the GMAT. Here at Admissionado, we like to keep it simple … because it is! Here are four commonsense tips for planning your GMAT preparation. Get started … Read More

  • 6 Things You Can Do During Spring to Improve Your MBA Application

    6 Things You Can Do During Spring to Improve Your MBA Application

    by on March 9th, 2017

    But it’s only March! Applications aren’t released until July! There’s nothing I can do now! Our clients give us countless explanations for why they must postpone their work on applications, some good, some bad. We … Read More

  • 7 Key Differences Between U.S. and European MBA Programs

    7 Key Differences Between U.S. and European MBA Programs

    by on March 7th, 2017

    The MBA degree made its way from America to Europe about seventy years ago with the founding of INSEAD. European MBA programs have flourished ever since, offering countless opportunities to study in breathtaking Old … Read More

  • J-Term MBA Programs: An Overview

    J-Term MBA Programs: An Overview

    by on February 21st, 2017

    It’s February, time to explore one of the MBA world’s hidden opportunities: J-term, or January Entry. As the name implies, these students begin in January and continue through the summer term, meaning that they get … Read More

  • What Does the GMAT Really Measure?

    What Does the GMAT Really Measure?

    by on February 21st, 2017

    Today’s article was written by Mark Skoskiewicz. The GMAT, as you probably know, is a standardized exam used by business schools to help them assess the qualifications of candidates for advanced study in business … Read More

  • Choosing the Best B-School: Where to Start

    Choosing the Best B-School: Where to Start

    by on February 20th, 2017

    So you’ve decided to get an MBA … now comes the hard part! There are hundreds of schools out there, each one bombarding candidates with huge quantities of surprisingly similar marketing material. The decision can … Read More

  • 3 Things to Consider When Choosing a B-School

    3 Things to Consider When Choosing a B-School

    by on January 30th, 2017

    So, you got accepted into more than one b-school and now you don’t know what to do. It’s a good problem to have—probably the best one you can have—but a problem nonetheless. Which do you choose? And how do you … Read More

  • Applying to B-School: When to Start

    Applying to B-School: When to Start

    by on January 18th, 2017

    As 2016 drew to (what many folks would deem as) a much anticipated close, we saw a fair amount of messages from prospective b-school applicants that sounded a lot like this one: “Hi. I’m interested in applying to MBA … Read More

  • 3 Common MBA Application Mistakes

    3 Common MBA Application Mistakes

    by on December 14th, 2016

    In the past 9 years, we’ve worked on a lot of applications. Over 26,000 to be exact. And through that experience we’ve … made a lot of middle-of-the-night pots of coffee and seen some big trends across … Read More