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Advice for Business School Applicants: Don't Just Apply, Tell Us Your Story
September 21, 2014
It’s a well-known fact that no matter how many questions one fields regarding MBA applications and applying to business school, you will always encounter new ones. That also means, with each new cycle, business school applicants are becoming that much more savvy, greater informed, and ever more competitive.
Earning a Spot at a Top Law School: Punching Above Your Weight Class
September 16, 2014
One of the most common questions that law school applicants ask our admissions experts is some variation of the following: “are top law schools going to accord my undergraduate record less respect because it’s not a highly-ranked school?”
Overcoming Writer's Block on Your College Essays
September 10, 2014
The personal statement and various supplemental college essays are some of the most difficult pieces of writing you will likely ever be confronted with in your life. With the stakes so high, the need for profundity under such word count and time limit constraints can be suffocating. However, you will find that once you get over the initial hump and get a first draft on paper, things will flow much more easily from there.
How to Approach Top-Ranked Business School Application Essays
September 8, 2014
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Business school deadlines are fast approaching and it’s time to write the most compelling essay of your academic and professional career thus far. As you sit down, reflect deeply and intensely on the following before you submit your business school application essays:
4 Extracurricular Activities That Boost Your Law School Application
August 19, 2014
Gone are the times when law school admissions were only based on your LSAT scores and your undergraduate GPA. While those two factors still remain extremely important, admission committees now seek qualities that make you stand out among a diverse swath of candidates.
9 Business School Application Mistakes You Need to Avoid
August 13, 2014
In speaking with my colleagues – former admissions officers from many of the most competitive business schools – there are some very common mistakes that applicants make that turn an otherwise highly competitive application into one that is thrown into the “maybe” list or worse, passed over completely.
Early Decision vs Early Action: Which Option Is Best For You?
August 12, 2014
Applying to college requires making many decisions – which college to attend, which program to take, and when to apply. While admissions committees of different colleges and universities do their best to make college admissions process as simple as possible, applicants are still left with several important decisions to make.
Your Medical School Essays: Show, Don't Tell
July 29, 2014
“Show, don’t tell” is frequently delivered advice for medical school personal statements and secondary essays. What exactly does that mean? This is a common problem in personal statements, and I’ve been struggling with how to better convey this idea to applicants. So, I will take that advice and “show” you, rather than “tell” you the difference.
Thomas Kang Joins InGenius Prep as Co-Director of InGenius Korea
July 21, 2014
Thomas Kang, an expert in the private education sector in Korea, is the newest addition to our InGenius Prep team. Kang, a graduate of the University of Chicago, Stanford, and Harvard, thoroughly enjoys working with hard working and ambitious students seeking to attend college and graduate degree programs. With hopes of helping more students fulfill their academic hopes and potential, he has committed to become the new Co-Director of InGenius Korea.
The MBA Grads in the Military - Where Are All The Applicants?
July 15, 2014
Were you at all surprised by the President’s recent choice to overhaul the VA System? Military officers know a lot about the needs of servicemembers and how the government operates and have been well trained in leadership and the value of team. However, when it comes to running a multi-billion dollar enterprise, they just can’t speak the language.