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Happy 4th of July!

By - Jul 4, 09:04 AM   Comments [0]

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Fun Facts about this Year’s B-School Applicants

By - Jun 30, 13:06 PM   Comments [0]

Poets & Quants provided a lengthy summary and analysis of the Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants (AIGAC)’s recent survey on b-school applicants’ opinions and experiences of the MBA admissions process. Here we’ll provide some highlights from the survey, and then I’ll provide a few additional...

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Focusing on the Full M.B.A. Experience

By - Jun 27, 14:56 PM   Comments [0]

Despite all of the attention paid to extracurriculars during the MBA application process, it seems some b-school hopefuls don’t fully realize how vital it is to continue being involved once they settle in on campus. According to the 2013 Prospective Student Data Survey by the Graduate Management Admission Council,...

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How to Boost Your MBA Intelligence

By - Jun 27, 13:15 PM   Comments [0]

There’s lots you can do to improve your MBA smarts, including this simple step: Download your copy of MBA Intelligence. This advice-packed magazine can be downloaded to your iPhone or iPad for $1.99. And FYI: Linda Abraham (Accepted.com founder and CEO) is a contributing writer to...

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MBA Applicant Blogger Interview with Hamm0

By - Jun 16, 07:48 AM   Comments [0]

Get ready to read about Hamm0, an anonymous MBA applicant who blogs at Boots to Suits and is super prepared to hit the ground running once those application questions come out. Thank you Hamm0 for your advice, and best of luck to you! Accepted: First, can...

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My First-Hand Experience with HEC Paris

By - Jun 12, 13:26 PM   Comments [0]

Last week I attended a wonderful conference in Paris hosted by HEC for admissions consultants. We met with admissions staff, faculty, and students. Associate Dean Bernard Garrette addressed us. I’m going to summarize here a few of my take-aways from the conference and refrain from merely...

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MBA Applicant Blogger Interview with Poeticquant

By - Jun 7, 09:20 AM   Comments [0]

Get ready to read about Poeticquant, an anonymous MBA applicant from Eritrea (in Northeast Africa) and, more recently, Columbus Ohio, with a background in engineering and an interest in international business. You can read about Poeticquant’s admissions adventure below, and at his blog The Poetic...

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NYU Stern MBA Interview with Jenna Lee

By - May 31, 08:25 AM   Comments [0]

Here’s a talk with Jenna Lee, a soon-to-be graduate of NYU Stern. Jenna talks about her b-school experience, and offers some important advice about planning ahead when applying to b-school. Thank you Jenna for sharing with us! This interview is the latest in an Accepted.com blog...

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Chicago Booth MBA Interview with Benny Joseph

By - May 24, 08:15 AM   Comments [0]

Here we have a talk with Benny Joseph, a recent graduate of Chicago Booth and SoFi entrepreneur who heads the startup GoodApril, an awesome site that will help you save money while filing your taxes. In this post Benny talks about his experience at Booth...

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Business Schools Look at Applicants’ EQ, Says WSJ

By - May 21, 05:40 AM   Comments [0]

As if worrying about your GMAT scores, essay prompts and letters of recommendation wasn’t enough, more and more business schools are incorporating assessments in emotional intelligence quotient, or EQ, for incoming applicants. Emotional intelligence is defined as the ability to perceive, control, and evaluate emotions, and...

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