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  • You could wear this on your blue blazer

    Some of the best admissions advisers are those who have gone through the process recently, and I think that one of the posters over at Wall Street Oasis, has been incredibly helpful in his musings about getting into Harvard Business School.  His posts and his responses are incredibly thoughtful, and I suggest ... Read More

  • In my first post, I explained that, contrary to popular belief, you can actually prepare and study for the LSAT, and you can do so by learning the logic that underlies the exam.  In this post, I want to emphasize and explain that your preparation must involve using actual LSAT exams.  Preparation with actual exams will help you gain familiarity with ... Read More

  • Each week, we sit down and get to know one of our MBA Consultants. Not to brag, but we have an amazing team of people, and there’s more to them than just their top school pedigree or their devilish good looks. When you’re choosing an MBA consultant, you don’t just want someone in your industry or who went to your dream school. You ... Read More

  • 2014 Economist Full-Time Global MBA Rankings

    1. Chicago Booth (U.S.)

    2. Dartmouth Tuck (U.S.)

    3. UVA Darden (U.S.)

    4. HEC Paris (France)

    5. IESE Business School (Spain)

    6. Harvard Business School (U.S.)

    7. UC Berkeley Haas (U.S.)

    8. NYU Stern (U.S.)

    9. Stanford GSB (U.S.)

    10. Columbia Business School (U.S.)

    11. UPenn Wharton (U.S.)

    12. MIT ... Read More

  • Whether you’ve recently submitted your Round 1 business school applications or are still in the application-writing process, now is a great time to get ready for your upcoming interviews. One of the most useful interview tips that we can provide is to prepare well in advance! As former admissions directors at top MBA programs, we interviewed thousands ... Read More

  • We recently shared with you the report on gender at Columbia Business School produced last year by the Columbia Women in Business club.

    Since we’re on the subject, we thought we’d pass along some insights from a female graduate about her experience – and all you guys out there, don’t quit reading here because you think this ... Read More

  • What makes a great MBA Interview? We’ve gotten MBA interview tips from former admissions counselors, our own expert consultants, and even our successful applicants have weighed in. And now, our COO Lauren Herskovic is getting in the game.

    Here we present what NOT to do at an MBA interview - 7 MBA Interview Tips (Hover over and click the volume ... Read More

  • Just over a year ago, the bschool applicant forums were buzzing with talk about a damning article that came out in the New York Times about gender inequality at Harvard Business School . A subsequent article was also published about class and accusations of elitism surrounding a clique of rich kids at HBS . EssaySnark offered our reaction after speaking ... Read More

  • "Denied." 

    "Declined." 

    "Released."    Business schools have no shortage of euphemisms when it comes to informing an MBA applicant that he or she will not be invited to join the incoming class. Whatever terminology the adcom chooses, considering all of the time and effort you've put into the application ... Read More

  • We recently talked about sending a new GMAT score to the admissions office after you’ve submitted your MBA application. Or sending them a transcript from a class you have completed since applying. There are some other situations when the school also deserves an update: if you get laid off you get (gulp!) fired possibly (possibly)…

    While ... Read More

  • At Admissionado, we believe it’s our responsibility to get you the best MBA application related information on the Internet. Now this isn’t easy. Even once you get past the cat memes and celebrity gossip, there is still a lot of misinformation out there that can confuse, scare, and point you in the wrong direction.

    We believe in reliable ... Read More

  • Getting a low GPA will definitely dishearten you and may lead you to believe that you may not be able to get into your dream college or into one of the top universities in the country. If you think that a low GPA can be a deal breaker, it probably can; but, the good news is that there are ways for you to balance out a low academic standing in high school ... Read More