Tag Archives: Stanford

Waitlist Tips

As we approach the decision time of year for first round, many applicants will receive the confusing result of being waitlisted. Middle of Nowhere is wondering how to deal with the Chicago waitlist as is …

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Additional Recommendations

Many applicants wonder if they can or should submit additional recommendations to schools. Most schools discourage you from sending any additional material. HBS in particular asks that you refrain from sending additional materials. From the …

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B-School via iTunes?

When Apple launched iTunes U earlier this year, the idea was to give institutions of higher learning an innovative way to get audio and video content out to their students. But by making hundreds of …

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Interview Invitation Timing

For applicants who are fortunate enough to have received interview invitations, be sure to check out our Invitation Tips. Of course, many applicants are spending the holiday weekend wondering if they will be receiving interview …

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Using Blogs To Learn About Schools

As we’ve written in our essay tips for schools like Wharton and Stanford, when a school asks “why Wharton” or “why Stanford“, you need to address specifics like courses, professors, special academic programs, clubs, and …

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Natalie Portman speaks at Stanford

As an applicant, one way to demonstrate your fit with schools is to offer ideas for conferences and speakers in your areas of interest. Explore the websites of your target schools to get ideas on …

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