Admissions Director Blog

Soojin Kwon
Director of Admissions
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...

Jan
19
2015

Happy New Year! The Admissions team is refreshed after the holiday break and ready to tackle the more than 30 percent...

Dec
18
2014

Clearly, I am not a poet, but I am in a cheery, holiday mood as we finished making our admitted student calls this afternoon. It was great to hear the voices of the many people we got to know through applications. 

Dec
15
2014

If I had to use one word to describe this year’s Round 1 apps it’d be “impressive.” We saw a 33% increase in apps and an average GMAT score that was 4 points higher than Round 1 last year....

Nov
26
2014

Sharing what our team is thankful for as we enter a season of holidays and prepare to release our first decisions next month.

Nov
4
2014

Those of you applying in Round 2 are probably in the throes of writing essays – pondering (perhaps agonizing over) what to write about, how to say it well, and how to do it while working full-time and trying to have the semblance of a life.

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