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Hello! And welcome to the second of my two-part article on the frequently asked questions about pursuing an MBA in the United States.
Hello! And welcome to the first of a two-part article on the frequently asked questions about pursuing an MBA in the United States.
Do you want to see what a successful personal statement looks like? Here are 5 amazing essays from the 2017-2018 application cycle that helped the students who wrote them attend top tier institutions...
Why you should be volunteering if you want to study in the United States (and what you can do about it)
I have written before about the importance of exracurriculars in your US university applications. And this latest data drives home my point: extracurricular activities, and community service in particular, can make or break your application.
...Here’s the catch: You need to do this RIGHT AWAY. Universities will be looking to fill their empty spots after National College Decision Day on May 1.
Being waitlisted is tough.
And I’m sorry to report that getting off of a waitlist is also tough. Sometimes very tough.
But it isn’t all doom-and-gloom. Some applicants do move from the waitlist to the admissions pile. If you’re hoping to be one of them, you can improve your chances by...
We are just a few short weeks away from National College Admissions Day, when most students are expected to have decided which school they will attend. I have been receiving tons of emails and Facebook messages to help students determine which school is right for them. After all, it’s a stressful decision - and often the first major life decision students really have to grapple with.
For obvious reasons, I cannot respond to everyone, so I have put together this guide. I truly hope that it will help some of you sort through your options and choose the perfect university.
Want to improve your application exponentially? Start with your extracurricular activities, and strategically plan for your college applications as early as possible. This is because you are expected to develop both a breadth and a depth of experiences. Here's how...
Before I get into how to write a strong personal statement (PS), I would like to briefly outline the difference between a PS and a statement of purpose (SOP). I want to address this is because the two terms technically refer to different writing requirements, but it is common for schools to use them interchangeably. Or, in some instances, a university might require an applicant to complete both a PS and an SOP. Here are the general differences: