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London Business School 2014 MBA Essay Tips and Deadlines

By - Nov 24, 14:41 PM   Comments [0]

If you look at the London Business School questions, you’ll see that a lot of introspection is required if you want to answer the questions thoroughly, thoughtfully, and compellingly. When elaborating on your career goals, your desire to participate in the global workforce, and your...

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Northwestern Kellogg Breaks Ground on New Construction

By - Nov 22, 05:07 AM   Comments [0]

Kellogg School of Management broke ground on the future home of the full-time MBA program— a state-of-the-art facility that promises to inspire new forms of learning and community building by combining the physical and virtual in never before seen ways. Dean Sally Blount presided over...

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Stanford GSB’s Huge Payouts

By - Nov 21, 08:30 AM   Comments [0]

Stanford’s class of 2013 employment report reveals some serious success for recent GSB graduates with a reported median base salary of $125,000. While this amount is unchanged from last year, the big increase occurs at the bonus level with median signing bonuses and guaranteed bonuses...

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Carnegie Mellon Receives $67M Gift from David Tepper

By - Nov 21, 05:06 AM   Comments [0]

Carnegie Mellon University alumnus David Tepper, namesake of the university’s business school, has donated $67 million to create a major new academic hub that will further strengthen collaboration among CMU’s schools and colleges, the school announced late last week. The new David A. Tepper Quadrangle is the...

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Columbia Business School Launches New Branding Campaign

By - Nov 19, 18:24 PM   Comments [0]

Columbia Business School has launched a new, comprehensive brand positioning campaign to better define and communicate the core elements that make it one of the best business schools in the world. To celebrate the new tagline—At the Very Center of Business—and better tell Columbia Business School’s...

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UT McCombs 2014 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Nov 19, 12:49 PM   Comments [0]

McCombs combines its rigor with a passionate community. To create its desired community, it seeks a student body that is diverse in every dimension and comprises individuals who can bring their varied voices to form a cohesive group. The questions below reflect this value; they...

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The MBA Admissions Directors’ Recipe for Rejection

By - Nov 17, 14:47 PM   Comments [0]

We asked 13 admissions directors, “What behavior or information would cause you to reject an MBA applicant who otherwise is a strong candidate?” While the recipe for instant rejection may vary slightly from school to school, the common ingredients are ethical lapses and poor behavior. These...

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Mock Wharton TBD Reprise

By - Nov 17, 14:38 PM   Comments [0]

We are half way through November and there are a lot of lucky applicants who still face the Wharton Team-Based Discussion. Accepted hosted a mock TBD earlier this week. Frankly, that particular group did not do well during the mock. They received some fairly harsh feedback...

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Creating an MBA Career Search Strategy – A How-To Webinar

By - Nov 17, 14:29 PM   Comments [0]

Are you seeking professional advice on how to develop a strategic post-MBA career plan? If so, then you’ll want to attend Accepted’s upcoming webinar, Career Strategy for MBA Applicants: What You Need to Know…and Do…Before You Arrive on Campus, in which Ivan Kerbel, CEO of Practice...

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What are My Chances? Multicultural LDS Goldman Sachs Operations Analyst

By - Nov 14, 14:26 PM   Comments [0]

This blog post is part of a series of MBA profile evaluations called “What are My Chances?” by Michelle Stockman. Michelle, who started started consulting for Accepted in 2007 and worked previously in the Columbia Business School admissions office, will provide selected applicants with school...

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