Prepare for Short Answer MBA Application Essays

By - Feb 29, 11:12 AM   Comments [0]

Brainstorm before writing to keep business school essays concise. This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com Ten years ago, lengthy MBA essays were a staple of business school applications. Flash forward to today, and admissions departments worldwide have reduced the word count...

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Starting TODAY, You Have Enough Time to Build an AWESOME Round 1 Application

By - Feb 29, 10:26 AM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen, Rich.C@empowergmat.com  EMPOWERgmat.com Many Business School applicants enter into the overall process of taking the GMAT and applying to Business School without realizing how much time and effort everything actually requires. Whether you’ve just recently decided that you want to earn an MBA or...

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Why Leap Year Adds Another Day to February

By - Feb 29, 09:07 AM   Comments [0]

What determines whether there’ll be a February 29 in a given year? If you’re planning on taking GMAT this year, you may notice one extra day in your February study schedule. That’s right, 2016 is a leap year, but chances are you don’t know why February...

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Grad School Admissions: When Should You Apply?

By - Feb 29, 02:03 AM   Comments [0]

When is the best time to apply to graduate school? Now: Here's Why… Here are a few factors that indicate that NOW is the time for you to apply. 1. You have a specific goal that requires a graduate degree, be it an MBA, MD, JD, or any...

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GMAT Question of the Day (February 29)

By - Feb 29, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math Does the curve intersect the axis? (1) (2)   Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - B - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals GMAT below 720? Let Aringo help you get accepted at top...

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Increase in On-Campus Recruiting for B-Schools

By - Feb 29, 01:48 AM   Comments [0]

Good news for MBA students and applicants – the MBA Career Services & Employer Alliance (a global association of business school career management offices and companies who hire MBA and Masters in Business students) reported last week an increase in on-campus recruiting for full-time positions....

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Tips for Executive MBA Reapplicants

By - Feb 28, 12:28 PM   Comments [0]

If you have been rejected from an Executive MBA program, it often comes down to one of three reasons (or combination thereof): 1. Your academic record was not strong enough to convince the admissions committee you could handle the rigor of an EMBA program, 2. Your work...

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4 Qualities Top MBA Programs Seek

By - Feb 28, 12:15 PM   Comments [0]

There are four main qualities that top b-schools look for when reviewing MBA applications. If you’re aiming for the top 10, then you’ll want to make sure not only that you possess these qualities, but that you’ve highlighted them in your application. 1. Problem Solving Skills. This is probably...

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Putting Learning Above All: A Talk with Rohan from Kellogg

By - Feb 27, 12:47 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 Rohan Rajiv, a student at Northwestern Kellogg. Accepted: We'd like to get to know you! Where are you from?...

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2017 MBA Applicant: Where will You Be on March 2?

By - Feb 27, 12:34 PM   Comments [0]

Applying last minute is never a good idea. In fact, doing anything last minute rarely pays off, but especially when it comes to something like securing your future, we recommend that you give yourself plenty of time to get the job done right. Step 1: Attend...

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