Author Archive - accepted.com

An Interview with Our Own: Jennifer Weld

By - May 6, 10:15 AM   Comments [0]

Curious about the life and times of our spectacular admissions consultants? Please enjoy our newest blog series in which we interview the fabulous people who make up the Accepted.com staff. Next up is…Jennifer Weld. Accepted: Can you tell us a little about yourself? Where and what...

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Learn The Ins And Outs Of B-School Funding

By - May 6, 09:59 AM   Comments [0]

Whether you’re just starting the process or have already received your acceptance, you know one thing for sure about b-school: it ain’t cheap! Join us for our free webinar on How to Pay for Your MBA, when guest presenter Julianna Young, VP of Operations at...

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Columbia Business School 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - May 4, 08:46 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia tweaked last year's questions for this year. Relatively minor changes. Specifically: • Its short-answer question about your immediate post-MBA goal has gone from 75 to 50 characters. Yes, that was  characters, not words. Two years ago it was a generous 100 characters. And those applicants thought they had...

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Jon Medved and OurCrowd: The Remarkable Story of an Entrepreneur

By - Apr 30, 04:51 AM   Comments [0]

The Admissions Straight Talk podcast has hit the 100-episode mark! And in honor of our big milestone we invited a  most exciting guest yet. Want to know what one of the most prominent entrepreneurs of our times has to say about leadership, graduate education, and bodysurfing? For...

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An Interview with Our Own: Robbie Walker

By - Apr 28, 12:55 PM   Comments [0]

Curious about the life and times of our spectacular admissions consultants? Please enjoy our newest blog series in which we interview the fabulous people who make up the Accepted.com staff. Next up is…Robbie Walker. Accepted: Can you tell us a little about yourself? Where and what did you study...

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4 Things To Do If You Can’t Define Your MBA Goals

By - Apr 27, 10:59 AM   Comments [0]

  Top MBA programs are looking for candidates who’ve got their heads on straight and have a clear idea of how a business degree will help shape their futures. It’s for this reason that the MBA goals essay is such an important element in the b-school application. So what do...

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Catching Up with Dartmouth Tuck Student Dominic Yau

By - Apr 25, 23:46 PM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted.com blog series featuring interviews with current MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs. And now for a follow up interview with Dominic Yau, who is about to complete his first year at Dartmouth Tuck. (We...

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The Admissions Team At The Very Center Of Business

By - Apr 25, 23:37 PM   Comments [0]

If Columbia Business School is the name you doodle on back of your notebooks, then you’ll want to get to know the folks who hold the key to acceptance. Click here to listen to the recording of our conversation with the CBS admissions team - although...

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Making Friends with the GRE: How To Overcome Test Anxiety and Perform at Your Best

By - Apr 23, 03:39 AM   Comments [0]

“I can’t stop trembling….can’t eat….cry for little or no reason….I am so nervous.”  All of this from Janelle, a prospective graduate student on her response to scheduling a GRE test date.  I was not surprised that Janelle was nervous as almost all prospective graduate students...

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6 Tips for Applying to Business School with Low Stats

By - Apr 23, 03:33 AM   Comments [0]

For most business school applicants, “low stats” are GMATs and GPAs at the lower end of or below the mid-80% range for a given school. It may be difficult to find average GPAs, but if you have a 2.6, you know it's low for almost...

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