Scores of competitive applicants come to us with incredible profiles, incredible stories, incredible potential. But often, when we hear them describe what they believe their best selling points are, there is a crucial misalignment with what admissions committees are actually looking for. There is absolutely no guarantee that candidates who "have the right stuff" can convey it well enough for adcoms to see it, and want it.
We help you make your case legible and convincing, so that your future success feels bankable, and enticing. That’s what MBA programs want: future success. Knowing which traits to telegraph and how to sell them is precisely what makes our approach to MBA admissions consulting top shelf.
Our team of MBA admissions consultants improves your chances of acceptance.
We're talking a 98% client success rate.
Because we understand exactly what motivates admissions committees, we help bring your most salient virtues to the attention of the gatekeepers. We help you connect your past achievements to your future goals in a way that brings out your super-powers and the absolute best version of who you are.
WHY MBA APPLICANTS CHOOSE ADMISSIONADO
We recruit from elite MBA programs, and give offers to only 5% of consultant candidates. Our offers are always accepted. The experts (who have the same choice as you do) choose Admissionado over everyone else. Think about that.
We're told it's because of our culture, our authenticity, and our dedication to excellence.
With the competition getting stiffer each year, distinguishing yourself in tough demographic pools (Indian IT, Chinese finance, MBB consultants, bulge bracket bankers, etc.) requires a sensitive ear to often hidden virtues that can becoming the crucial, differentiating hook. We locate these individuating features by asking tough, pointed questions as part of our rigorous admissions consulting process.
We come to the table knowing precisely what traits a candidate needs to have in order to be desirable toby admissions committees at the top schools. With over 35,000 applications under our belt, we know the competition and the folks who are making even better cases. Therefore we understand what your best foot forward needs to be, and what makes you special. The first thing we do is figure out what are your most salient strengths, what are your biggest weaknesses, and most importantly, how do we align our understanding of these things with what admissions committees are looking for? (That’s the real trick!)
DEVELOPING THE NARRATIVE
The next trick is to develop a coherent message inside the two-dimensional space that is your application. Imagine that: compressing your life’s story, your achievements, your talents, your skills, and your plans for the future… into a few pages. That cannot possibly be enough space to capture your intangible virtues, the frisson that you convey in-person! Compressing this convincingly is a skill that only the best MBA admissions consultants have, and requires knowing what to include, and more importantly what to exclude, and how to organize it all in a way that causes the folks on the other end to believe that your future success is inevitable, and exciting.
Successful MBA Applicants
We've helped thousands of MBA students get into their pick of business schools. Take a peek at some of our success stories to understand how we help applicants increase their chances of acceptance.
Most consultants at MBA admissions consulting companies never talk to a single other colleague at that company. We open those channels up.
Our admissions experts, thirsty to get better and smarter, poke each other for insights and information daily. Moreover, when you work with Admissionado, you become a part of a vast network that combines the networks of alumni from HBS, GSB, Wharton, etc. along with bulge bracket banks, MBB consultancies, top CPG firms… this may be one of the coolest and least appreciated perks of working with Admissionado. Our interconnected-ness allows you to tap into this.
MBA APPLICATION STRATEGY
Imagine the neurosurgeon in charge of a critical operation also needed to concern herself with making sure the light bulbs in the operating room were functional. And that there were enough soap near the sink. And that there were enough------ let’s stop there. The ONLY problems the surgeon should be focused on is the stuff only she has the training and expertise to tackle. We pave the way for your MBA experts to remain utterly focused on the totality of your application package. The big picture. Admissionado consultants love this approach. (Because it’s so effective.) The only people who might like it more are our clients.
MBA APPLICATION ESSAY SUPPORT
We have sourced the world’s most talented group of essay analysts, providers of actionable analysis and feedback. Our essay specialists work hand-in-hand with the lead MBA, following their lead to achieve the overall direction that they have laid out. This approach allows our essay experts to be exacting at the line- and word-level, ensuring that the logic is airtight, and that the prose sparkles with clarity and persuasiveness. Doing this in a way that allows you, the author, to maintain your own voice, requires a next-level mastery of the English language.
I GOT IN TO BOOTH! The best MBA program in the world, according to Financial Times. A “Terrific 10" school and "Magnificent 7" school! This has been my dream for 8 years. Through dozens of rejection letters, finally it has come to this. And it would never be possible without you, your support, your patience and your wisdom.
Admitted Client (Kyrgyzstan)
This is my final application, so I am unbelievably ecstatic to be done with this process. Mark, I enjoyed working with you to reach this finale. With your guidance and sharp eye, I have created compelling works of art that depict my genuine self. I am so proud of the finished products!
Admitted Client (Japan)
When I reached out to you guys I had also already had a conversation with MBA Mission. Right
off the bat.. team Admissionado was far more impressive than MBA Mission. Phillip took time to
listen to my concerns and answered my questions thoroughly. He even jumped on a call to talk
to me while he was on his vacation! It was a no-brainer.. I signed up with Admissionado as soon
as I was done with my initial consultation with Phillip. You all provide great value through your
Admitted Client (USA)
I am pleased to announce that I have been accepted to Duke MBA program this morning. This
success is sweeter because of the fact that I have a GMAT score of 620 after nine attempts and
a GPA of 3.2...and I went to the 192th ranked university in America...and I am an ASIAN kid.
This shows that with hard and an amazing team like Admissionado, anything is POSSIBLE in
Admitted Client (USA)
UNPARALLELED HQ SUPPORT
We have a lean but fiercely devoted staff at HQ, dedicated to taking care of all the logistical challenges so that our MBA consultants and essay specialists are able to focus exclusively on their craft. (This is another reason we do not prefer full-time consultants.) Our HQ staff are the guys and gals doing the unsexy administrative stuff, sorting through all the time-consuming coordination which enables our admissions consulting to happen in its purest, smoothest, most efficient form.
Believe it or not, our real value isn’t just in helping you achieve admission to your dream schools. Surprisingly, clients often tell us that our true value lies in helping them to become sharper thinkers and communicators. This is a skill that will pay dividends for the rest of your life. Throughout the process, our admissions consultants and essay specialists will pepper you with questions that may be tough to answer. We will poke, and prod, and ask for more detail, greater clarity, and stronger justifications, and sharper logic. We do this relentlessly, until your ability to express your ideas effectively starts to manifest automatically.
This training develops your muscle memory in the areas of "logical thinking" and "articulation of that logical thinking." This is a muscle that will stay with you and pay dividends long after you get that acceptance letter, and in fact, might arguably be more important than getting that letter itself, with respect to having real impact on your future ability to succeed in your career. (Sounds weird. But is true. And may be the thing we are proudest of.)
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