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GMAT Essay Tips: Preparing for the Analytical Writing Assessment
January 25, 2016
Preparing for the Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA) portion of the GMAT seems to many of my students a waste of precious practice time, when what really “matters” is your 800-scaled score. Fair enough.
LSAT Logic Games: The “Substitute Constraint” Question Type
January 5, 2016
At first glance, students attempt to test each scenario presented in the answer choices, wasting precious time, and often spinning their wheels. And, even if they “get lucky” discovering the correct answer, they remain unsure of themselves and worry they have missed some detail that actually prevents the substitute constraint from fully replacing the original.
How to Get into Harvard Business School: A Case Study
October 20, 2015
Michael was a financial professional living in Los Angeles, CA, who sought advice on how to get into Harvard Business School. By developing a compelling application persona and implementing a strategic plan to overcome his low undergraduate GPA, we helped Michael get accepted to Harvard Business School, #4 University of Chicago Booth with a $60,000 scholarship, and #7 UC Berkeley Haas with a full scholarship!
Getting into Wharton: Insights from a Former Admissions Officer
September 23, 2015
As the deadline for Round 1 approaches, we wanted to tell you exactly what Wharton looks for in applicants, straight from our Former Admissions Officers.
Can You Get Into Business School with a Low GPA?
September 10, 2015
As deadlines approach, business school applicants might be wondering: “Can you get into business school with a low GPA?” To answer this question, we asked three of our Former Admissions Officers: John Lyon from Wharton, Stanford, and NYU Stern, JoAnne Goldberg from Stanford, and Aviva Legatt from Wharton.
The Role of Business School Alumni Network and Location
July 10, 2015
In an MBA application, every data point matters. Particularly when the application pool continues to grow so voraciously as it has in the last decade. One aspect that’s often overlooked, or at least under-exploited, is your choice of school in terms of its alumni network and location.
InGenius Prep Partners with Teach for China
June 1, 2015
We are very proud and excited to announce our new partnership with Teach For China (TFC)! After launching our collaboration with Teach For America last fall, we set our sights on expanding our reach and our impact. In this pilot program, we will help teaching fellows in China with graduate school admissions by providing them with free webinars hosted by our graduate school admissions experts as well as a discount on our services.
The Countdown to Applying to Business School
April 28, 2015
MBA programs publish their updated applications starting around May each year, but if you wait until then to start your own application process for the following year, you may rush to meet deadlines and fail to submit applications that showcase your strengths and talents.
How Many AP Classes Should I Take?
April 8, 2015
AP: Advanced Placement or “As Possible”? We frequently get asked by our students and/or their parents: How many AP classes should I take to be competitive for US colleges?
Summer Courses for High School Students at Top Colleges
March 19, 2015
When it comes to college admissions, it doesn’t get more important than high school summers. While other students might be relaxing by the pool or going to the movies, this is your time to get ahead, to make valuable additions to your candidacy, and to get yourself one step closer to the college of your dreams.