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MBA Specialty Rankings Unveil Possibilities for All

By - Dec 22, 12:36 PM   Comments [0]

Fact: Not everyone can go to a top 10 business school. Businessweek's new MBA specialty rankings give the other 90% of us a solid place to begin research when you know what you want to do but can't attend or afford a top 10 program. Such...

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Consortium Interview: How is it Different from other MBA Interviews?

By - Dec 21, 11:11 AM   Comments [0]

As expected, our second Consortium Application Strategies Q&A was just as successful as our first, with lots of good questions and loads of new information offered from the Consortium and from participating schools. Here is an excerpt from the chat on Consortium interviews: Linda Abraham: Juan asks,...

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MBA Essays: Two critical questions

By - Dec 20, 11:30 AM   Comments [0]

Kudo's to Mako at Random Wok for having the guts to show his already submitted Haas essays to a former admissions committee member. He received feedback that he didn't want to hear, but any future MBA essays he writes will be better for having received...

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An Optimistic Look at 2011 MBA Hiring

By - Dec 20, 11:27 AM   Comments [0]

GMAC's Year-End Poll of Employment shows an improvement in MBA hiring in the last year and provides an optimistic look at 2011 hiring trends as well. Here are some key findings from the survey: 64% of the 210 employers who participated in the Corporate Recruiters Survey said...

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Connect with Accepted.com on LinkedIn

By - Dec 20, 11:23 AM   Comments [0]

Want to get in touch with us? There’s always the good ol’ telephone and email, but perhaps you prefer other means. Something more Web 2.0. We provide them. Accepted.com editors and consultants will now answer your admissions and application questions on LinkedIn! Ask us about anything...

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MBA Hiring on the Rise on Wall Street

By - Dec 17, 06:29 AM   Comments [0]

Banks and brokerages on Wall Street have increased their MBA hiring, reports a Fins.com article from last week. Maryellen Reilly Lamb, senior associate director of MBA career management of Wharton, explains, "Two years ago, I couldn't get a bank to take our calls, last year they...

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MBA Recruiting Expected to Pick Up in 2011

By - Dec 16, 06:25 AM   Comments [0]

An optimistic article in the International Business Times, "2011 is going to be a strong year for MBA recruiting," discusses the hopeful future of the MBA job market in the coming year. "The economy may not have come out of the downturn entirely," says Rebecca Joffrey,...

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MBA Admissions News Roundup: Diversity, Jobs, and China

By - Dec 16, 06:21 AM   Comments [0]

In a press article from last week, UC Berkeley Haas discusses the efforts it will be taking "to weave equity, inclusion, and diversity into the fabric of the business school's programs."  Specific initiatives include "a demonstration of the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate and...

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MBA Interview Tips from Someone Who’s Been There

By - Dec 14, 01:37 AM   Comments [0]

Jeremy C. Wilson, an MBA-JD student at Northwestern Kellogg, recently posted MBA interview tips on his blog in “Applicant Question: Tips for MBA Admissions Interviews.” They are worth checking out, especially since Round 2 interviews will be here before you know it. His first two...

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Career Opportunities Widen for Haas MBAs

By - Dec 13, 12:30 PM   Comments [0]

In an effort to expose MBA students to a wider variety of topics and career opportunities, the Berkeley Evening & Weekend MBA Program has implemented new course formats and created more comprehensive career services, reports a recent Haas School Newsroom article. “Our goal is to balance...

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