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Chicago Booth MBA Interview with Chris Hauck

By - Apr 19, 08:45 AM   Comments [0]

Here’s a talk with Chris Hauck, a first-year MBA student at Chicago Booth. Chris offers some excellent advice to MBA applicants and first-year MBA students – thank you Chris for offering us a window into your Booth experience! This interview is the latest in an Accepted.com...

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New Accreditation Standards for Management Education

By - Apr 16, 13:15 PM   Comments [0]

To provide leadership for the new challenges and opportunities facing management education today, AACSB International (AACSB) has released a new set of accreditation standards for the world's leading business schools. Approved April 8th by its membership at the AACSB International Conference and Annual Meeting in Chicago,...

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Introducing Stanford Africa MBA Fellowship Program

By - Apr 15, 10:30 AM   Comments [0]

Last week Stanford Graduate School of Business announced its new Stanford Africa MBA Fellowship Program. Some details about the program: • The fellowship will award up to eight African students per year with full tuition for the two-year program (approx. $140,000). • Students will be required to work...

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Four Tips for the Wharton Interview

By - Apr 8, 09:15 AM   Comments [0]

We’ve offered advice on the Wharton team-based discussion a few times (like here and here), but it seems like applicants are still struggling to wrap their heads around this interview experience. Here I will reinforce some key points, as well as let you know about our...

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UPenn JD/MBA Interview with Craig Carter

By - Apr 7, 09:45 AM   Comments [0]

Here’s a talk with Craig Carter, JD/MBA candidate at UPenn’s Law School and Wharton Business School, who plans on using his dual degree to create change in the public education system. Thank you Craig for sharing your thoughts and experiences with us! This interview is the...

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Duke Fuqua MBA Interview with Niladri Sannigrahi

By - Apr 5, 09:30 AM   Comments [0]

Here’s a talk with Niladri Sannigrahi, a second-year MBA student at Duke Fuqua. Niladri talks about his experience as an “older” applicant, his decision to pursue an MBA rather than an EMBA, and much more! Thank you Niladri for sharing your thoughts and advice with...

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Admissions Straight Talk: Interview with Dr. Drew Appleby

By - Mar 24, 10:03 AM   Comments [0]

For this week’s episode of Accepted Admissions Straight Talk, Accepted’s biweekly podcast, we interviewed Drew Appleby, Professor Emeritus at Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis, who identified five types of applicant errors. These mistakes decrease candidates’ chances of acceptance to graduate school – even if the applicants...

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Does Inteview Prep Make You Phony?

By - Mar 21, 14:14 PM   Comments [0]

I was thrilled Thursday to be quoted in The Wall Street Journal’s “Frankly, Wharton Wants Candor,” which focused on Wharton’s Team Based Discussion (TBD) and Harvard’s interview reflections. I disagree, however, with disingenuous arguments in the article that applicants who seek to prepare beyond a...

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London Business School MBA Interview with Etgar Bonar

By - Mar 20, 12:20 PM   Comments [0]

Here’s a talk with Etgar Bonar, MBA candidate at London Business School who is interested in using his passion for science and his skill as a manager to work in the health care/medical devices industry. Thank you Etgar for sharing your thoughts and experiences with...

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Tepper MBA Student Interview: Chhaya’s Journey

By - Mar 14, 14:00 PM   Comments [0]

We decided to follow up with some of our past MBA blogger interviewees to see where their admissions journey brought them. Next in our series is Chhaya, author of the blog, “ccatcher’s mba chronicle” and first year student at CMU Tepper. The original interview with...

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