School Spotlight: The University of Chicago Harris Public Policy School

Are you passionate about social change and creating a lasting impact? If you’re answer was yes, then read on as we introduce you to: The University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy. Whether you’re looking to develop some hardcore analytical skills, or acquire expertise in data science, public health, international development or environmental policy, Harris has a program for you!

School Spotlight: Stanford Graduate School of Business

Welcome back, everyone! This week we’re shifting to a topic that we know is on your minds: which schools should I apply to???  We’ve been there. It can seem that there’s an endless pool from which to pick, so for the next few weeks we’ll be highlighting some fantastic programs across multiple disciplines, including business,… Continue reading

Six Secrets to Multiple Ivy League Acceptances: Secret #6

Here at The Art of Applying, we believe that every person applying to graduate school should have a mentor, and here’s why. A mentor will provide two things: new ideas and accountability. Even throughout this blog series you’ve learned secrets that you wouldn’t know without some form of mentorship from us. We follow the results of the people who commit to working with us, as well as the people who reach out to us but ultimately employ a DIY strategy or purchase a lower priced package from one of our competitors. When we checked back in with the people who used a cross- your-fingers DIY strategy or a la carte services from another company, we consistently found people had been admitted to less prestigious schools than our clients with similar profiles, they received less funding, or they weren’t admitted at all.

Six Secrets to Multiple Ivy League Acceptances: Secret #5

Something we’ve found to be true for all applicants is that even if everything else in your application is perfect, but your essays are lackluster, you will not get into your dream school. Every year when we’re reading about the clients of other consulting firms, we see people with these extraordinary GMAT scores and really high GPAs, and they’re baffled as to why they didn’t get into their dream schools. Many of these individuals ask us to review their submitted applications and tell them what went wrong. And you know what it almost always is? It’s that they underestimated the importance of the essay.

Six Secrets to Multiple Ivy League Acceptances: Secret #1

If you are interested in attending a top graduate school in order to take your career and life to the next level, this series is for you. Throughout the next six blog posts, you will learn how to apply to the most prestigious schools while getting better results then if you applied to second or third tier schools. You will learn how to convince the admissions committee that you are prepared for the Ivy League classroom regardless of low test scores or a low undergraduate GPA.

School Spotlight: Cornell SC Johnson College of Business

Cornell SC Johnson College of Business Admissions Highlights:  Application Deadlines Note: These are the deadlines from the 2017-2018 application season. We will post the 2018-2019 deadlines once they are available. Source: http://www.johnson.cornell.edu/Programs/Full-Time-MBA/Admissions Johnson Cornell MBA 2017-2018 Essay Questions: Note: We will post the 2018-2019 essay topics once they become available 2017-2018 Cornell Johnson Essay Topics Essay 1 At Cornell,… Continue reading