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MIT Sloan 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 21, 08:20 AM   Comments [0]

For years MIT Sloan asked applicants to create a cover letter as part of its application. MIT dropped that requirement last year, but this year the big news is that MIT is asking you to write your own recommendation. And while many of you write...

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Get Accepted to Stanford Graduate School of Business

By - Jul 20, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re seeking professional advice on how to gain a competitive edge to top b-schools in general, and Stanford GSB in particular then you’ll want to attend Accepted’s webinar, Get Accepted to Stanford Graduate School of Business. During the webinar, Accepted’s CEO and founder, Linda Abraham,...

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Reflections of a Wharton Student and CommonBond Intern

By - Jul 18, 08:14 AM   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 chat with Tim Hager, a student at Wharton. Accepted: We’d like to get to know you!...

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The Consortium: Diversifying B-School and Corporate Management

By - Jul 17, 08:15 AM   Comments [0]

At the forefront of increasing diversity in business school and the business world, stands The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management. Listen to the recording of our conversation with Corey Webb, Director of Recruiting for the CGSM to learn about what the wonderful work of the...

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Columbia 2015 Executive MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 14, 09:04 AM   Comments [0]

These essay questions focus mostly on the present and future. There’s a little room to discuss relevant past experiences, but not much, so don’t expect to richly portray your personal and/or professional development. Moreover, if the Columbia EMBA adcom wanted this information, they would ask...

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The GMAT and EMBA Programs

By - Jul 13, 07:20 AM   Comments [0]

With fulltime MBA programs, it is fairly obvious why the GMAT is such an important component to one’s application – with less work experience, admissions committees need to find other measurements to gauge potential success in a program. Academic preparedness can clearly be evidenced with...

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MBA Scholarships: How Do I Apply and What Should I Emphasize?

By - Jul 10, 08:20 AM   Comments [0]

While each school has its own unique scholarship offerings (merit only, merit and need, need only), they do so for a variety of reasons. Similar to admissions, a director will consider your academic indicators, your work experience, your extra-curricular activities, your goals and your community...

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Introducing Consultant Lisa Gruenbaum

By - Jul 9, 08:55 AM   Comments [0]

We warmly welcome Lisa Gruenbaum to the Accepted.com consulting family! Lisa brings with her vast experiences as an admissions reader at UPenn’s undergraduate schools and at Wharton’s MBA Program. She has reviewed literally thousands of essays, transcripts, resumes, and recommendations, along the way learning what...

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UC Berkeley Haas 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 3, 08:10 AM   Comments [0]

Haas’ application this year has relatively minor changes. It replaced last year’s #1, which was a somewhat artsy question about a song that expresses who you are, with a straightforward question about a transformational experience. The other significant change is that Haas provides word length...

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GMAT NEWSFLASH: GMAT to Feature Score Preview

By - Jun 29, 13:30 PM   Comments [0]

There’s big news going on at GMAC this week: they’ve announced a new and exciting GMAT feature – test takers will now be able to view their GMAT scores before either reporting or canceling them. This update will take effect this Friday, June 27, 2014,...

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