Business School Waitlist, Scholarship and Reapplication Strategies with Tom Kania of Manhattan Review
BY William Griggs ON Nov 01, 2011
Are you going through the business school application process? Do you want to understand what’s around the corner?
Today I am interviewing Tom Kania. Tom is an MBA admissions consultant with Manhattan review. While there he has helped over 1,000 people get into the business school of their choice.
Watch the video to learn what you should do when you are waitlisted, need to reapply or need a scholarship to attend business school.
Have you seen the other episodes in this series?
- Business School Selection With Graham Richmond of Clear Admit
- Navigating the Business School Admission Process with Kofi Kankam of Admit Advantage
- GMAT Preparation Tips, Tools and Tactics with Brian Galvin of Veritas Prep
About Tom Kania
Mr. Kania has had over ten years of experience helping over 1,000 people from all over the world gain admissions to graduate business school. His admissions experience began when he served on the Admissions Committee for the MBA program for the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. During that time, Mr. Kania read over 4000 applications and participated on the admissions decisions for over 7500 candidates. Mr. Kania has a very high success rate of getting candidates into premier business schools including Harvard Business School, Standford GSB, Wharton, Columbia, Chicago and many other. His rates of admissions are usually 4-5 times higher than the stated acceptance rates. His approach to graduate business school admissions is to approach this from a personal marketing perspective and always strives to bring out the best that his clients can achieve. In addition to his admission expertise, Mr. Kania is an expert in real estate finance and distressed assets portfolio management. He was recently chosen to be keynote speaker on distressed asset management at a World Bank conference in Ulaanbaarar, Mongolia and also serves as a consultant to many premier financial organizations including Citigroup, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, CB Richard Ellis and the International Finance Corporation. He speaks four languages fluently and holds an MBA from Wharton and a BA from Columbia University.
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About William Griggs
William Griggs is a product and customer acquisition strategist who has helped numerous startups including companies backed by Andreessen Horowitz, FLOODGATE, & 500 Startups. In addition to his consulting work, he has written for Mashable, VentureBeat, & ReadWrite. You can check out his podcast on iTunes (The Startup Slingshot TV) or follow him on Twitter @william_griggs for Tweets chock-full of delicious knowledge nuggets.
In addition to everything tech startups, William loves breakfast tacos, dogs, short emails, and Amazon Prime. He currently resides in Austin, Texas with his beautiful wife Elizabeth.