Contemplating a Career in Data Science/Business Analytics?

By - Jun 22, 09:45 AM   Comments [0]

Since we recorded this interview, the Wall Street Journal published a short article discussing the strong demand for tech skills around the world. Apparently the area with the greatest gap between supply and demand is Big data/analytics, where 39% of IT leaders feel there is...

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How to Stay Within Essay Word Limits by Reducing Verbal Verbosity

By - Jun 21, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Make those words count! Most applicants – whether applying to med school, law school, business school, or any other grad school or college program – need to deal with rigid character or word limits when writing their application essays or personal statements. You may start out...

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Lining Up Letters of Recommendation and Searching for Fellowships

By - Jun 16, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Be organized about your LORs and funding research! These are also steps that you can start working on well ahead of next winter’s application deadlines. If you’re still in college, asking professors now to be your recommenders will be straightforward; the benefit of doing this early is...

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Please Note: Out of Office Monday!

By - Jun 10, 17:00 PM   Comments [0]

Just a quick note letting you know that our office staff will be out of the office on Monday. We will respond to all inquiries and emails first thing on Tuesday. Have a lovely weekend and keep working on those fantastic applications! Tags: College Admissions, Grad School...

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Writing Effective Waitlist Letters: A Quiz

By - Jun 10, 09:15 AM   Comments [0]

C’mon you know you want to! Think you know how to write an effective waitlist letter? Test your knowledge with the following quiz: 1. Waitlist letters may be three or more single-spaced pages long: (a) if the applicant has a lot of accomplishments to talk about (b) they should never...

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Analyzing Your Skills Before Applying to Graduate School

By - Jun 9, 09:30 AM   Comments [0]

Sometimes experience and skills can fill the gaps in your application. As I’ve been discussing, part of the pre-application thought process involves honest analysis of your achievements and abilities, along with your future interests. Grad school will give you the opportunity for deep, advanced study in...

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Labels & Groups in Admissions

By - Jun 9, 09:15 AM   Comments [0]

It’s your job to create a group of one: You. Nobody wants to be stripped of their individuality and clumped together with others, viewed as just another member of a group that happens to be overrepresented in a particular applicant pool, like the Indian IT males...

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Emory’s Juris Master Program: Law for Non-Lawyers

By - Jun 8, 09:15 AM   Comments [0]

A one-year law school for non-lawyers: join us for a conversation about Emory’s Juris Master. Meet Dr. Lynn Labuda, the director of Emory’s Juris Master program. After years of working in business, she earned her EMBA from Emory’s Goizueta School of Business in 2007, and her...

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How to Write about Your Research Interests

By - Jun 2, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Make sure your SOP has your future plans and goals listed. “How to Write about Your Research Interests” is taken from our free guide, Get Your Game On: Prepping for Your Grad School Application. To download the complete guide, click here. The most common challenge that my clients face...

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Individual Mobile Test Prep and the MIT Sloan MBA Who Created It [Episode 156]

By - Jun 1, 09:30 AM   Comments [0]

Would you like to combine a slick, personalized mobile test prep app with access to individual tutoring?  Stick around! Meet Elad Shoushan, a former pro-basketball player in Israel who attended the Technion, Israel’s MIT, got into coding big time, and worked for GE Healthcare. Just before...

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