Visiting the University of Texas at Austin McCombs MBA Program

Written by Dylan DaCosta, Head of Enrollment for The Art of Applying® Earlier last month,  the full-time employees at The Art of Applying® had our second team retreat of the year in Austin, Texas. Our Founder and CEO Kaneisha Grayson treated us to fancy dinners (she finds it hilarious that I call the last meal… Continue reading

Team Member Spotlight: Sonia

Team Member Full Name: Sonia Montoya Preferred Name: Sonia Job Title: Associate Director of Consulting How would you best describe your role on the team at The Art of Applying? I would describe my role as mentor and strategic thought partner to our clients. I also love partnering with TAOA’s fabulous consultants; I’m constantly inspired by their accomplishments… Continue reading

Harvard Kennedy School 2018-2019 Essay Prompts

Hello, Harvard Kennedy School hopefuls! We know you’re pondering your applications to all those top tier policy programs, so without further ado, here are the 2018-2019 application season essay prompts for the Harvard Kennedy School. Source: https://www.hks.harvard.edu/admissions-aid/masters-program-admissions/how-apply All Programs Personal History Essay (optional) Diversity of all kinds (race and ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, nationality,… Continue reading

2018-2019 Policy School Application Deadlines for Top MPP / MPA Programs

The schools included: American University (SPA), Carnegie Mellon (Heinz), Columbia (SIPA), Cornell (CIPA), Duke (Sanford), George Washington University (Trachtenberg), Georgetown (McCourt), Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Indiana Bloomington (SPEA), Johns Hopkins (SAIS), NYU (Wagner), Princeton (Woodrow Wilson), Syracuse (Maxwell), UC Berkeley (Goldman), University of Chicago (Harris), Michigan Ann Arbor (Ford), USC (Price), UT Austin (LBJ School), U…. Continue reading