Jacob Allison Has 33 Posts

3 Keys to Networking for Graduate School

Elite graduate school admissions is competitive, and applicants have to work hard to juggle the many different elements that go into making a competitive admissions profile….

Posted on June 30, 2021

Axolotl: Getting My Extracurricular On

On the last episode of b-school app adventures: Always Be Closing Hitting home runs, taking charge, and being proactive (HTB?? doesn’t quite roll off the tongue…

Posted on November 26, 2019

Crafting a Solid MBA Recommendation Letter

A well-written MBA recommendation letter requires many of the same elements as successful application essays: they must be unique, highlight standout qualities of the applicant, and…

Posted on November 8, 2019

Starting The Grad School Statement of Purpose

A successful graduate admissions essay communicates the experiences and accomplishments of the applicant and how they relate to their pursuit of grad school. But how does…

Posted on January 7, 2019

Axolotl: I’ve Got My Recommenders!

There are so many little things to keep track of when applying to business school. Thankfully I’ve settled on just applying to my one reach school…

Posted on September 9, 2013

Walter: It’s Time to Get Introspective

With R1 deadlines approaching, there’s a sense of urgency in the air. Although I did start relatively early, I can feel the urgency hitting me too!…

Posted on August 21, 2013