Admissions Director Blog

Soojin Kwon
Director of Admissions
Jul
29
2015

Happy (almost) August! The team and I have begun our recruiting travel for the Fall 2016 incoming class, and we’ve...

May
20
2015

We just finalized our Fall 2016 essay questions. Here they are: What are you most proud of and why? How does it shape who you...

May
12
2015

Though students have graduated and the main enrollment deposit deadline has passed, Admissions’ work isn’t “done” yet. Round 3 and waitlisted applicants know that their candidacies are still being...

Apr
29
2015

So much of the talk around women focuses on percentages. It seems every week news headlines announce major milestones of women in business schools: when women make up more than 40 percent of an...

Apr
20
2015

Some of you may argue that the GMAT is the hardest part. But that was only 3.5 hours. Waiting for an answer – an invitation, an offer, an acceptance – can be weeks, or months, in the making.

Mar
24
2015

Last night, as Senior Associate Director Diana Economy and I left the office, we speculated about what the Round 3 app volume would be. It felt a bit like Christmas Eve. What would we wake to in...

Mar
11
2015

It's true. The delay in posting about it was due to our making decisions right up until the last minute. This was a...

Mar
3
2015

We’re getting close! The caliber of applicants and volume of applications is making for some tough decisions. But, we expect admit calls will begin on...

Feb
23
2015

The admissions process can feel like an endurance sport. The marathon started many months ago with studying for the...

Jan
28
2015

Greetings from sunny Ann Arbor! No blizzard here, which means interviewees won’t have to trudge through mountains of...

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