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The Top Mistakes That Women Make When Applying to Graduate School

As the former lead diversity recruiter at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, I interacted with thousands of women who were applying to graduate school.  As the President of North Star Admissions Consulting I have gotten to know even more – bright, competent young women with tremendous potential, [...]

The Top 5 Characteristics of Admitted Applicants

It’s been a fantastic early round for North Star clients, with 100% of college applicants and 100% of Consortium MBA clients being admitted early to their top schools. Stanford, Cornell, Dartmouth, Yale, MIT, Duke, UVA, Wharton, Kellogg, Carnegie Mellon, Georgetown, the University of Michigan, Colgate and more are lucky to [...]

How to Write Persuasive School Specific Essays

Whether you are applying to college, business school or medical school you need to be able to articulate why you are interested in your target schools. Writing persuasive school specific essays takes research, organization and clarity about your overall application strategy. Here is specific guidance about how to convincingly explain [...]

7 Tips For Securing Powerful MBA Recommendations

The MBA recommendation letter is one of the most misunderstood components of the application process. Misconceptions often lead candidates in the wrong direction. To effectively leverage the recommendation letter, follow these guidelines: 1. Select an individual who knows you well. The biggest mistake a candidate can make is to ask [...]