A Columbia University alumni and seasoned writer, Alex is an expert on higher education and university admissions. When not teasing out the latest happenings in the world of B-school and college for readers of the Admissionado blog, he can be found writing fiction and maundering about obscure moments in history.

Alex Collazo Has 25 Posts

The #1 Quality AdComs Want

Almost everyone has theories about what certain universities want in a potential applicant. “Harvard wants reclusive geniuses.” “Princeton wants outgoing athletes.” “Yale wants artsy free-spirits.” Try it with any top-tier university or college in the United States, just fill in the blanks….

Posted on November 7, 2019

Getting To Know One-Year MBA Programs In The US

The attractions of attending a rapid, pared-down and intensified one-year MBA program: It takes less time. It costs less. It requires less time out of the work force….

Posted on September 29, 2016

Five Things to Know About Brandeis

Every year, Brandeis has ranked among the top 35 national universities by U.S. News & World Report. Just in case you’re curious to learn more specifics…

Posted on October 31, 2012