Beat The GMAT’s 2012 Write Like an Expert Series – Free Webinar Series

How would an admissions expert answer this year’s top business school essays? Beat The GMAT is back with their annual Write Like an Expert series! In this 14-part webinar series, the world’s leading admissions experts break down this year’s top business school essays.  From HBS to Haas, experts analyze each essay 2012-2013 essay requirement so that you can … Read more

Wharton Waitlist Etiquette

After taking the GMAT, writing essays, and conducting interviews, navigating the waitlist is yet another progressively ambiguous stage of the admissions process.  Based on the research I’ve done so far, each school approaches the waitlist game a little differently and each has the potential to change its approach every year.  Some schools want you to … Read more

Feeling Old

The other night I was watching a recap show of American Idol on Hulu.  The theme for that specific episode was for each singer to perform a song from the year they were born.  Okay, I thought, this might be interesting. As the segment progressed, these were the thoughts that went through my head, in order: “Wait a minute, I … Read more

Dinged for HBS Round 2

A lot of people are getting their HBS application decisions today, and I guess I ended up in the majority.  😉  Getting this decision wasn’t that shocking because I knew decisions were already going out for a while, and today was the last day for them to finalize their decision.  Based on that alone, I … Read more

Business School Spam

When you sign up for the GMAT and during the actual GMAT exam itself, you are presented the option to sign up for the GMAC mailing list.  I forget the actual terminology, but it says something like: “Do you want business schools to send you information about their programs and potential scholarships?”  “Scholarships” being the … Read more

Weird Issue With Haas Application

While I was working on the final touches of my Haas application and starting to paste in my final answers, I noticed a strange bug with the transfer of information from the word processor to the browser. For some reason, when you paste from a Microsoft Word document into the Haas MBA admissions application, while … Read more