MBA

Sports, Media, and an MBA: NYU Stern Student Shares His Story

By - Sep 23, 15:16 PM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted blog series featuring interviews with MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs. And now for a chat with a second year MBA student at NYU Stern, Danny Breslauer. Accepted: We'd like to get to know...

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Michigan Ross Director Calms Common Applicant Concerns

By - Sep 23, 10:49 AM   Comments [0]

Applying to a top-tier business school is a time of high anxiety for many MBA hopefuls. With such fiercely competitive admission rates, it’s only natural that candidates might feel vulnerable about their chances. Plus, going for an MBA is a huge and expensive decision, so how do...

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Why Your MBA Friends Are Not Always the Best People to Review Your Essays

By - Sep 23, 09:19 AM   Comments [0]

Last year I had a client who called me panicking - “I showed my applications to several co-workers and they completely tore apart my essays!  What do I do??” This applicant had a really amazing story (he got into everywhere he applied, by the way)....

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Ask the AdCom: Reading Recommendations

By - Sep 22, 12:45 PM   Comments [0]

Hey everybody! We’re back with our second installment of our new weekly column “Ask the AdCom.” We know MBA applicants love to get information straight from the source, and in this space we’ll be sharing tips and advice from admissions team members from a dozen top business...

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GMAC’s 2016 Application Trends Survey: Specialized Degrees, European MBAs on the Rise

By - Sep 22, 05:28 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% According to GMAC’s 2016 Application Trends Survey, specialized graduate businesses programs are gaining ground on MBAs in the United States although European MBA programs are still growing in popularity. The results suggest that in a competitive job market, many business school hopefuls are...

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Prep for B-School: A 4-Year Guide for College Students & Recent Grads

By - Sep 21, 14:23 PM   Comments [0]

Looking for the secret to making your MBA admissions experience go as smoothly as possible? The BEST thing you can do to make sure your MBA application efforts pay off is to give yourself the gift of TIME. By planning ahead, you’ll be able to designate...

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7 Qualities of the Ideal Wharton MBA

By - Sep 21, 12:20 PM   Comments [0]

What does it take to land a seat at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School? As one of the top MBA programs in the world, Wharton is very selective about who it accepts—just 20% of applicants in 2015—and the admissions team has some specific traits...

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Exactly What Are Goals?

By - Sep 20, 14:32 PM   Comments [0]

“I want to move from the buy side to the sell side.” “I want to shift from technology consulting to investment banking.” Not goals. An engineer once really said to me, “I want to go into either finance or consulting.” Not goals. A goal isn’t something you want, it’s something...

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What Adcoms and Admissions Consultants Share

By - Sep 20, 14:24 PM   Comments [0]

While going through security at the airport recently, I had a TSA agent examining my ID suddenly... said, “I know you. You’re Linda Abraham from Accepted!” Surprised, I replied, “You’re right. How did you know?” Accepted is not on my ID. “I’ve attended your webinars.” Why should I...

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GMAC Releases 2016 Application Trends Survey

By - Sep 20, 11:32 AM   Comments [0]

Nearly half (49 percent) of all graduate business programs received more applications in 2016 compared with 2015, according to a global survey report released today by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). European programs across the board, plus full-time one-year MBA, executive MBA, and online MBA...

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