Client Case Study: International Reapplicant Accepted to Columbia SIPA with a Low GPA

Client: Juan We worked with our client Juan to help him overcome a low GPA, low test score, and being a reapplicant to successfully apply to Columbia SIPA. He'll be attending Columbia SIPA with a large scholarship from the Panamanian government that covers nearly his entire tuition. Service: Application Accelerator® Join Date: June 2018 | End Date: May... Continue reading

Client Case Study: Full Scholarship to Business School with a Low GPA and Low GRE Score

Client: Ashley Service: Application Accelerator® Join Date: June 2018 | End Date: May 2019 Demographics African-American (of Jamaican descent) First-generation American First-time applicant Application Stats College: Baruch College Major: Operations Management GPA: under 3.2 GRE Score: under 310 combined (GMAT equivalent of a under 500) Work Experience: 5 years of working for a third-party logistics company Acceptances Indiana University Kelley... Continue reading

Changing Jobs While Applying to Business School: an interview with our client David V.

At The Art of Applying, we recognize that you have choices when it comes to getting help, support, and guidance with your MBA, JD, and policy graduate school applications. The way that we approach the application process is a bit different than others, and it may not be a good fit for everyone. However, we… Continue reading

Consultant Spotlight: Karina from Harvard Kennedy School

Bio of Karina from Harvard Kennedy School Karina holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School. At the Harvard Kennedy School, she was the recipient of the Center for International Development travel scholarship and the Women and Public Policy’s Roy Family Internship Program fellowship. She also co-chaired the International Bridge Builders… 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