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Three Unique Advantages of Being a Chinese Applicant

As a Chinese applicant to American universities, you’ve no doubt heard all about the many challenges you’ll face in the admissions process. You are also probably…

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How to Make Your MBA Letters of Recommendation Glowing HOT!

The letters of recommendation…that one component of the MBA application that probably seems the most out of your control, the most mysterious, and the most likely…

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Where Billionaires Went to School

Billionaires—love them, hate them, or love to hate them—run our world. The top one percent controls 45% of all wealth according to Credit Suisse, a number…

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Admissionado Quick Q&A: Does Harvard make successful professionals, or do remarkable students make Harvard?

*This response was originally posted on Quora. Follow our founder, Raj Patil, there for more 🙂 Not sure how you’re defining “successful professionals,” (there could be…

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What a Difference a Year Makes: Writing a Convincing Re-applicant Essay

The re-applicant essay is a tactically thorny essay to write, no matter which way you look at it. You have a few hundred words, maybe a…

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Pros/Cons of Getting an International MBA (Non-U.S. citizens coming to U.S.) 

With international students comprising upwards of 30% of many of the top MBA program’s student bodies, it has been apparent for some time that international applicants…

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Pros/Cons of getting an international MBA (U.S. to Europe)

As international experience becomes increasingly valuable in our ever-globalizing business landscape, the appeal of an MBA abroad is driving a higher number of U.S.-based applicants to…

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How Does the College Admissions Cheating Scandal Affect Real, Honest Admissions Consulting?

A funny thing happened a few days ago. I was talking to friends from D.C. who, two weeks prior, had never heard of “admissions consulting.” Upon…

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Mentioning Family in Application Essays

They say, “write what you know,” and for the most part, that applies to your MBA admissions essays, too. We often find ourselves encouraging the applicants…

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Dealing With Admissions Rejections

What do you do when you are rejected from your first choice school? As admissions consultants, we are always cognizant of the fact that our work…

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