Inside the Black Box: What Happens After You Hit "Submit"

By - Sep 12, 07:41 AM   Comments [0]

A month or so ago, we atVantage Point Admissionsshared information on thecomposition of the adcomsat some of the top schools.  Knowing your audience is absolutely critical and can make the difference between getting in, or getting dinged. So, it’s crucial that as you write your...

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Beware of Friendly MBA “Advice”

By - Sep 12, 07:28 AM   Comments [0]

As Round 1 deadlines near, you’ll probably think about asking a trusted friend or family member to review your materials. There are obvious benefits to having a fresh set of eyes on your work, but there can also be a few drawbacks. The upside to someone...

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GMAT Question of the Day (September 12)

By - Sep 12, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math Two books together cost $1.35. If of the price of the cheaper book equals of the price of the more expensive book, what is the price of the cheaper book? A. $0.35 B. $0.40 C. $0.55 D. $0.60 E. $0.65   Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer...

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From Chile to HBS: Interview with Maximiliano Grass

By - Sep 9, 16:01 PM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted blog series featuring interviews with MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs. And now for a chat with Maximiliano Grass... Accepted: We'd like to get to know you! Where are you from? Where and what...

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Retaking the GMAT (Again): Is 3 Times Too Many?

By - Sep 9, 09:30 AM   Comments [0]

At Admissionado, our team hears this question time and time again regarding the GMAT: “I have taken my GMAT twice and I’m still not happy with my score. Should I accept this last score and move on, or should I try to re-take it again? Does it...

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Military MBA Applicants: It’s Not About You…Until Now

By - Sep 9, 07:45 AM   Comments [0]

In the second of our new series of guest posts directed at military applicants, army veteran and Cornell MBA Peter Sukits shares candid, actionable advice for military veterans considering a transition to a full-time MBA program. Pete is an aspiring career coach, author and finance professional living...

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IE International MBA Essay Tips and Application Deadlines

By - Sep 9, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% IE Business School in Madrid has risen rapidly through the rankings to become one of Europe’s top MBA programs. It has a reputation for being entrepreneurial and innovative, pioneering changes that other MBA programs might be reluctant to adopt. IE has no set...

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GMAT Question of the Day (September 9)

By - Sep 9, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math If , what is ? (1) is an integer. (2) is an integer. Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - E - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals Manhattan GMAT: 99 percentile teachers and superior curriculum at...

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UVA Darden 2016-17 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Sep 8, 14:51 PM   Comments [0]

If you like the idea of constantly being thrown into the decision maker’s role, using the case method to navigate real-life business situations, then you may want to consider applying to the University of Virginia’s Darden MBA program. Darden is the second-largest case publisher in...

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Generic-itis Prevention [Warning: If Untreated, Can Cause Rejection]

By - Sep 8, 14:39 PM   Comments [0]

Each year, Accepted consultants are witnessing a recurring epidemic. And it’s worse than you can imagine: Generic-itis. The symptoms: • Mind-blowing, meaningless, and grand generic declarative statements, related to why an applicant wants to attend a certain program. • Irritation to admissions readers, causing them to believe that you...

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