Author Archive - Admissionado

5 Things to Know Before Applying to Yale University

By - Jul 13, 04:45 AM   Comments [0]

Rounding out the top 5 of US News’ university rankings is Dear Old Yale University. The New Haven university’s inability to stay at the tippy top may be due to a consistently lower “peer assessment score” for undergraduate academic reputation, but as any proud Bulldog will...

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How to Prepare for College Admissions Long Before the Application Process

By - Jun 9, 07:27 AM   Comments [0]

“The early bird gets the worm,” as the saying goes.  This is as true for the college admissions process as it is for hardcore shoppers trying to snag the best deal on Black Friday (or, you know, for birds-catching worms).  The college admissions process is insanely competitive,...

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MBA Round 1 Application Timeline

By - Jun 7, 10:45 AM   Comments [0]

We all know the MBA application process is a tough one. Between researching programs, writing essays, visiting schools, finding recommenders, and, oh yeah, holding a job simultaneously, it’s all too easy to get lost in the shuffle. Like most things in life, it helps to...

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Avoid Using Quotes In Your MBA Essay

By - Apr 27, 04:10 AM   Comments [0]

While we happened to make up this imaginary opening to an MBA admissions essay. It’s not far off from many of the first drafts we receive from the applicants we work with. The biggest problem with this introduction is that it includes a quote from...

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Comparing GMAT Prep Options: Self-study v.s. In-Person & Online Tutoring

By - Mar 17, 06:12 AM   Comments [0]

Although its importance is often overstated the GMAT is of course a critical factor in the MBA admissions tutoring process. While some applicants can achieve their target score without investing in any sort of GMAT prep service beyond purchasing the best GMAT prep books. Most applicants...

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Comparing GMAT Prep Options: Self-study vs In-Person & Online Tutoring

By - Mar 17, 06:12 AM   Comments [0]

Although its importance is often overstated the GMAT is of course a critical factor in the MBA admissions tutoring process. While some applicants can achieve their target score without investing in any sort of GMAT prep service beyond purchasing the best GMAT prep books. Most applicants...

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Comparing GMAT Scores: How You Stack Up Against The Competition

By - Mar 15, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Applying for a degree, be it undergraduate or graduate is challenging. Thousands of students take the GMAT every year to get closer to their dream. It is essential for business and management majors seeking students. However, there are some doubts and confusion about the exam....

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What Does The GMAT Really Measure?

By - Feb 20, 15:06 PM   Comments [0]

The GMAT, as you probably know, is a standardized exam used by business schools to help them assess the qualifications of candidates for advanced study in business and management (primarily MBA, but it’s also used for PhD applicants). The GMAT exam measures are designed to test...

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Top 8 GMAT Test Preparation Strategies for 2022

By - Feb 7, 06:01 AM   Comments [0]

You’ve made the exciting decision to apply for your MBA, and you feel confident. You have impressive professional accomplishments, recommenders cheering you on, and a compelling argument for admission. And yet the mere thought of sitting down for the GMAT, perhaps your first standardized test in...

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Your Round 2 MBA Application Timeline

By - Feb 2, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

A strategic MBA application timeline made to help you survive December and submit your app for round 2. You’ve got five weeks left before MBA round 2 deadlines, and your MBA application timeline is starting to feel impossible.  Round 2 deadlines are particularly evil since they’re...

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