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The University of Chicago (Booth) Essay Analysis 2019-2020

Booth used to be a very interesting application. This adcom was an early proponent of “picture essays” and PowerPoint presentations–but all that came to a screeching halt last…

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Northwestern (Kellogg) Essay Analysis 2019-2020

We’re back on the essay analysis beat with Northwestern Kellogg’s 2019-20 prompts. Kellogg’s video essay, once an experimental side project, is increasingly becoming the centerpiece of their application….

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Dartmouth (Tuck) Essay Analysis 2019-2020

Dartmouth Tuck’s essay prompts got a little harder this year. Bucking the larger trend in MBA admissions towards shorter piecemeal prompts, Tuck has concatenated last year’s…

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The University of Michigan (Ross) Essay Analyses 2019-2020

The University of Michigan Ross School of Business is back for 2019-20 with a very similar set of essay topics. The adcom says they evaluate their…

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University of Virginia (Darden) Essay Analysis 2019-2020

The University of Virginia-Darden is back this season with a slightly tweaked lineup of essays. They’ve changed the order and added a couple of lines of…

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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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Columbia (CBS) Essay Analysis 2019-2020

Coming in second in our essay analysis series, Columbia Business School recently announced their deadlines and new topics for two of their three essays. The CBS adcom…

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Harvard (HBS) Essay Analysis 2019-2020

Harvard Business School kicked off the 2019-20 application season with their essay topic release this month, which means it’s time for us to kick off our annual…

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Convincing the Adcom of Your Post-MBA Plans

Every MBA application season seems to have its trending buzzwords. A couple of years ago every other applicant we worked with at Admissionado wanted to become…

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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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