How to Write The Consortium’s Supplemental Member School Essays

Guest Post from Enyi, consultant for The Art of Applying and Consortium Fellow Writing The Consortium’s Member School Essays: Our Exclusive Guide The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management application features three types of essays: two core application essays, one or more member school essays, and the membership essay. This post focuses on the member school… Continue reading

How to Write The Consortium’s Core Essays

Guest Post from Enyi, consultant for The Art of Applying and Consortium Fellow How to Write The Consortium’s Core Essays The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management  application features three types of essays: two core application essays, one or more member school essays, and the membership essay. This post focuses on the two core essays. (See… Continue reading

How to Decide Whether You Should do a Dual Degree in Graduate School

Guest Post from Elisa, Consultant for The Art of Applying Dual Degree Programs: To Dual or Not to Dual? Spending a full two years out of the workforce to receive an advanced degree is a huge decision to make for any young professional.  Adding another degree and more time out of the workforce can make it… Continue reading

How to decide if you should apply for a joint degree program in graduate school

Guest post by Catherine, Consultant for The Art of Applying Should you apply to a joint degree program? With job applicants these days racking up more and more credentials, many applicants are seeking multiple degrees. A joint degree, also sometimes called a dual degree or concurrent degree, can be formal or informal but they always… Continue reading

Consortium 2016-2017 MBA Essay Prompts

We at The Art of Applying are huge fans of the Consortium of Graduate Study in Management (we are not currently affiliated with the Consortium). If you are eligible to apply to business school through the Consortium, we recommend you use their streamlined application process to apply to the maximum number of schools that you can… Continue reading

Cornell Johnson Essay Advice for 2016-2017 Essay Prompts

Post by The Art of Applying Consultant Elisa The biggest differentiator for Cornell is the high quality of education in a collaborative, supportive environment.  The Johnson school provides practical interdisciplinary experiences and individual attention to students in its small program.  This fosters a strong sense of community and gives the MBA students a diverse network… Continue reading

How to Know if a Grad School is a Reach, Match, or Safety School

The problem with doing something for the very first time like applying to graduate school is that you don’t know what you don’t know. One of the most common myths that I encounter when working with clients is “I should only apply to the schools where I have the best chance of getting in.” And… Continue reading