Articles by Admissionado

  • I Got Into INSEAD, and Here’s How…

    I Got Into INSEAD, and Here’s How…

    by on April 2nd, 2014

    See this? This is us when we got news from our pal Jim (not his real name) that he had gotten into INSEAD. Not that we were surprised. Homeboy worked HARD on his apps and he had some KILLER essays. But when it comes to … Read More

  • What Happens if You Don’t Prepare Early

    What Happens if You Don’t Prepare Early

    by on March 19th, 2014

    Everyone knows that preparing early is the key to success. And we also know (all too well) what can happen when we don’t. Take, for example, the following scenarios: Black Friday Prepared Unprepared Extreme Couponing … Read More

  • Enter the March MBA Bootcamp Giveaway!

    Enter the March MBA Bootcamp Giveaway!

    by on March 7th, 2014

    The early bird gets the worm, am I right? And those that fail to prepare are preparing to fail, ya? Who hasn’t heard that before? And, let’s be honest, we all know that preparing early is the way to go. Like, in the … Read More

  • Michelle: I Got Into Business School!

    Michelle: I Got Into Business School!

    by on February 19th, 2014

    It’s been about three months since my last blog post. Wow, time has absolutely flown by and a lot has happened. I got a subscription to Netflix, I started watching Breaking Bad and Orange is the New Black, I briefly … Read More

  • MBA Interview Prep, Advice & Success

    MBA Interview Prep, Advice & Success

    by on February 6th, 2014

    It’s MBA Interview Season! And to help you prepare, we thought we’d tap into our network of successful applicants and see what THEY might have to offer up in the way of advice. And we hit the mother load. Lisa [not … Read More

  • J-Term: The MBA Admissions Mystery Revealed

    J-Term: The MBA Admissions Mystery Revealed

    by on February 4th, 2014

    It’s time to touch on a subject that’s often neglected by the wider MBA Admissions community, but that’s particularly pertinent this time of year. Yep, you guessed it! JANUARY INTAKE ADMISSIONS, more commonly known … Read More

  • The Insider’s Guide to Cambridge Judge

    The Insider’s Guide to Cambridge Judge

    by on January 22nd, 2014

    We’ve been having a ‘European MBA Program’ moment around Admissionado HQ lately. Perhaps it’s the cold snap that gripped the US for the past week (and our desire to be anywhere but here), or maybe our resident … Read More

  • The Insider’s Guide to IMD

    The Insider’s Guide to IMD

    by on January 20th, 2014

    Welcome back to our latest installment of our Insider’s Guide to European MBA programs. We’ve taken a deep dive into INSEAD, HEC, and IESE, and now it’s time to pull back the velvet rope and share the secrets to … Read More

  • Insider’s Guide to HEC

    Insider’s Guide to HEC

    by on January 19th, 2014

    Do you love macarons? French baguettes? Luxury goods? Want to spend a year in France basking in the Parisian lifestyle…while also getting a leg up on your career? Who doesn’t, right? HEC, France’s most exclusive … Read More

  • Insider’s Guide to IESE

    Insider’s Guide to IESE

    by on January 18th, 2014

    Oh, hello there. Good to have you back, joining us on our journey across the pond to look at the best of the best European MBA programs. We already took a gander at the ins and outs of INSEAD, and today we’re gonna … Read More

  • The Insider’s Guide to INSEAD

    The Insider’s Guide to INSEAD

    by on January 16th, 2014

    Over the next few weeks, in preparation for the big rush of European MBA program deadlines, we’ll be taking a look at some of Europe’s finest MBA programs, and sharing not only what makes ‘em awesome, but also … Read More

  • Tuesday Q&A: What if I’ve Never Been Promoted?

    Tuesday Q&A: What if I’ve Never Been Promoted?

    by on December 24th, 2013

    Question: I have over 10 years of work experience but no promotion to management. How does that affect my application? Answer: You may be familiar with this optical illusion. One of the lines looks bigger than the other … Read More

  • Your B-School Application in 12 Easy Steps

    Your B-School Application in 12 Easy Steps

    by on December 19th, 2013

    Whether you’re staring down the barrel of the Round Two deadline, revving your engines for Round Three, or you’re a super crazy efficient planner scouring the internet in preparation for applying next year, do … Read More

  • Harvard Round 2 MBA Application Resource Round-Up!

    Harvard Round 2 MBA Application Resource Round-Up!

    by on December 16th, 2013

    The Harvard Round 2 MBA Application deadline is careening towards you, and to make your life easier (because, come on, the round 2 deadline crunch can be super painful), we’ve decided to round up ALL our Harvard … Read More