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2010 Wharton EMBA Essay Tips

By - Nov 6, 01:08 AM   Comments [0]

Wharton 2010 EMBA Application Essay Questions The Wharton EMBA adcom shows a very clear focus in its set of essay questions (in black font).  It wants to understand your goals and how executive business studies support them (essay 1), it wants to get a glimpse of...

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The MBA Tour Arrives in Canada Next WeekThe MBA Tour Arrives in Canada Next Week

By - Nov 5, 00:28 AM   Comments [0]

Quick Reminder: The MBA Tour travels to Canada next week. The schedule is Calgary, November 10, 2009 Vancouver, November 12, 2009 Toronto, November 14, 2009 Montreal, November 16, 2009 Plus as an added bonus at the Montreal and Vancouver fairs, Accepted's own Cydney Foote and Sonia Michaels will provide MBA...

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Personal Statement Tip: A Core Concept is Central to Essay Success

By - Nov 4, 12:42 PM   Comments [0]

I am almost finished reading Made to Stick by the brothers Chip and Dan Heath. I recommend it highly to those of you in sales, communications, or teaching. Quant jocks? You probably don't need it. The authors researched and identified the factors that cause communications to...

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The GMAT, Jobs, and Admissions

By - Oct 29, 12:05 PM   Comments [0]

BusinessWeek recently published an excellent article, GMAT: The MBA Job Seeker's Best Friend, exploring the impact of GMAT scores on post-MBA job prospects and the reality that some business school are encouraging accepted students to retake the GMAT to improve their chances of getting desired jobs. What is...

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The MBA Tour is On Its Way to Canada!

By - Oct 23, 12:51 PM   Comments [0]

Accepted.com's  got good news, and we’ve got even better news. The good news first: If you’ve been following The MBA Tour’s extensive event schedule, you know that The Tour is hosting four spectacular events in Canada in mid-November. The even better news: MBA admissions experts...

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MBA Admissions Q&As: Cornell, NYU Stern, Columbia, Notre Dame

By - Oct 9, 12:35 PM   Comments [0]

We have two great MBA admissions chats next week: Cornell Chatter, an Accepted.com online Q&A session, on Monday, October 12, 2009 at 10:00 AM PT/1:00 PM ET/5:00 PM GMT when Randall Sawyer, Director of Admissions, along with other staff members will answer your important questions. Use...

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Chicago Booth: Top 10 To-Do List Before Submitting Your MBA Application

By - Oct 8, 12:45 PM   Comments [0]

Chicago Booth's first round deadline this year is rapidly approaching (Oct. 14), and it has thoughtfully supplied a checklist of items to consider before you hit SUBMIT.  Although I am particularly partial to #5, all ten are right on. These helpful, last-minute tips constitute your...

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News About Great Application Essays for Business School

By - Oct 8, 04:47 AM   Comments [0]

Paul Bodine, Accepted's Senior Editor and author of Great Application Essays for Business School and other fine admissions books, just emailed me the following news: Great Application Essays for Business School is available again on Amazon. You can also buy it from Accepted's bookstore, if you...

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MBA News at Accepted: Columbia Business School

By - Sep 30, 00:43 AM   Comments [0]

This is unofficially Columbia Business School week at Accepted. We didn't plan it that way, but that's how it worked out. A few items to keep in mind: Columbia's Linda Meehan, Assistant Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid for Columbia's MBA program, will be available to answer...

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MBA R1 Admissions Deadlines Approach

By - Sep 25, 13:43 PM   Comments [0]

Yes those MBA deadlines are approaching. Rapidly. Kind of like a train roaring through a dark tunnel. Do you see the headlight peering through the gloom, growing brighter and brighter? So what are my thoughts at the end of a hectic week? Accepted's editors have noted a...

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