Admissions Resume: What to Include

By - May 25, 11:41 AM   Comments [0]

Recently in “MBA Admissions:The May-October Romance,” I suggested that applicants for Fall 2011 entry begin assembling materials for their applications now – a full five months in advance of the first fall deadlines. One of the ideal documents to begin now is a resume, something...

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Johns Hopkins Launches New Global MBA Program

By - May 25, 11:35 AM   Comments [0]

This August, Johns Hopkins will be opening the doors to its new Global MBA program at the Carey Business School, headed by inaugural dean Yash Gupta. According to the Bloomberg Businessweek article on the subject, Gupta "seeks to reinvent the modern MBA." He explains that...

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Duke Fuqua 2011 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips

By - May 24, 11:10 AM   Comments [0]

Duke Fuqua 2011 MBA Essay Questions My comments are in red. Three essay questions must be completed before submitting your application. Prepare your essays carefully. The Admissions Committee considers your responses to the following questions important in the selection process. Please respond fully and concisely using 1.5...

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Application Boxes Should Do the Heavy Lifting

By - May 23, 10:31 AM   Comments [0]

For one of Accepted's first forays into video, I decided to focus on application boxes, the mundane, pedestrian elements of an application that frequently are not given appropriate attention. Please watch the video to see how you make make the ordinary into extraordinary, value-added...

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U.S. News Reports Rise in GRE Popularity among Top B-School Adcoms

By - May 23, 10:26 AM   Comments [0]

U.S. News and World Report has had a lot of coverage recently on the boom in GRE popularity among top U.S. business schools. The option to take the GRE instead of the GMAT exam is a somewhat recent development. What began as a trend (started by...

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College and MBA Admissions Round Up

By - May 23, 10:03 AM   Comments [0]

As top universities strive to become more affordable, many have agreed to maintain their no-loan pledges again this year. (52 schools made no-loan pledges last year; 50 have committed to renew that pledge again this year.) This decision saves low-income (and some middle- and upper-class...

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Harvard HBS 2011 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips.

By - May 21, 23:15 PM   Comments [0]

Harvard HBS 2011 MBA Essay Questions My tips are in red: As an opportunity to present your distinctive qualities, your essays are an important part of your MBA application. You will be asked to submit your personal statements online with the balance of your application materials. Essays...

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Kellogg: A Current MBA Student Interview

By - May 19, 11:28 AM   Comments [0] has started a new blog series offering our readers a behind-the-scenes look at selected MBA programs. We hope to offer you a candid picture of student life, and what you should consider as you prepare your application. Here are some excerpts from an interview with...

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Free MBA Consultations for 2011 Applicants

By - May 18, 12:06 PM   Comments [0]

Considering joining the MBA Class of 2013? Not sure how to develop a compelling MBA admissions strategy? Sounds like you need some advice! I would like to invite all 2011 MBA applicants to sign up for the upcoming 2011 MBA Admissions Telethon on Wednesday, May 26,...

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MBA Admissions: Should You Apply This Fall?

By - May 17, 11:15 AM   Comments [0]

In "Fall Indecision" blogger and potential MBA applicant, Dave M, author of The MBA Path, struggles with a basic MBA admissions question: When should he apply? More specifically, should he apply this fall? I don't know enough about Dave M to advise him, but I do...

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