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Are MBA Rankings REALLY Important?

By - May 28, 00:58 AM   Comments [0]

What do the MBA rankings mean to you? What will they teach you? Should you trust them? Are MBA rankings REALLY important? In our guide, MBA Rankings: What You Need to Know, newly updated and expanded for 2015, Linda Abraham will walk you through the process...

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The Dangers Of High Scores And MBA Application Strategy

By - May 28, 00:50 AM   Comments [0]

MBA application season has begun! Get the ball rolling with Linda Abraham’s kickoff episode with invaluable advice for 2016 applicants. Have high stats? Linda has a warning for you. Think you can fill out the boxes on your app on the day you submit? Think again. If...

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Choosing And Visiting Business Schools

By - May 27, 04:06 AM   Comments [0]

“Choosing and Visiting Business Schools” is the latest post in our series, Navigate the MBA Maze. In deciding whether to apply to specific MBA programs, you need to understand how the schools differ. What are their relative strengths and weaknesses? And it isn’t easy to get...

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Harvard Business School 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - May 27, 03:57 AM   Comments [0]

Change has once again come to the Harvard Business School MBA application. For the upcoming 2015-26 application cycle, there is now one required essay.  For the last two years, it has been optional. Also the prompt has changed. As it did last year, Harvard does not...

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Last Call For Columbia Business School Admissions Webinar!

By - May 27, 03:36 AM   Comments [0]

Today is the day we share our application-changing tips on how to apply successfully to Columbia Business School! Do you have questions on optimizing your CBS application for admission? Do you need concrete tips on how to answer the essay questions? Do you need help evaluating your...

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The Unconventional Guide To Writing For The GMAT

By - May 21, 14:31 PM   Comments [0]

Structure gets all the limelight.  Structure is undoubtedly a huge deal on the GMAT AWA. After all, you are being graded in part by a computer. But there is still much to be said for content, and the more you think about what to say...

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MIT Sloan 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - May 21, 14:28 PM   Comments [0]

Stata Center at MIT This year's MIT MBA application is significantly different from last year's -- and those that preceded it. No cover letter, which was part of MIT's application for years, and no letter of recommendation from you about you. That was last year's...

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Columbia Applicants – Have You Registered?

By - May 21, 14:23 PM   Comments [0]

Hey future Columbia students, have you signed up for our upcoming webinar, Get Accepted to Columbia Business School? The webinar will take place at 10:00 AM PST/1:00 PM EST on Wednesday, May 27, 2015. During the webinar, Linda Abraham, Accepted’s CEO & Founder, will explain...

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Can You Get Into B-School With Low Stats?

By - May 20, 13:06 PM   Comments [0]

Yes! Not everyone who goes to Harvard scores a perfect 800 and has a GPA of 4.0 (in fact, very few actually hit those perfect scores). If you’re stats are less than ideal, that doesn’t (always) mean that you need to cross your top schools...

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The Applicants That Stand Out At Columbia Business School

By - May 19, 14:04 PM   Comments [0]

My observation as a former insider at CBS is that Columbia is looking to build a diverse class of high-achieving world citizens who’ve got a bit of grit. World Citizen  What do I mean by a world citizen? For a small fraction, it means applicants who are internationally...

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