The Importance Of Extracurriculars And Community Service

By - Jun 17, 11:51 AM   Comments [0]

While business schools deeply value your academic background, work experience, and career progression, they also ascribe significant weight to your extracurricular and community service activities. Why? Because they want to see that you are an individual who is not just focused on work, that you...

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An Interview With Our Own: Natalie Grinblatt Epstein

By - Jun 17, 11:39 AM   Comments [0]

Curious about the life and times of our spectacular admissions consultants? Please enjoy our newest blog series in which we interview the fabulous people who make up the staff. Next up is…Natalie Grinblatt Epstein. Accepted: Can you tell us a little about yourself? Where and...

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Aligning Your Resume With Your Application Essays

By - Jun 16, 13:36 PM   Comments [0]

"Aligning Your Resume With Your Application Essays" is the latest post in our series, Navigate the MBA Maze. MBA and other graduate school applicants frequently submit a resume with their applications. Many schools require it, and some schools, such as Columbia Business School, even specify a...

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Michigan Ross 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 16, 13:29 PM   Comments [0]

Michigan Ross essentially condensed last year's two required questions into one and added a goals essay question.   Review Ross' Evaluation Criteria and Admissions Director Soojin Kwon's excellent blog post on the new questions before you sit down to write the essays. Most importantly remember: your essays should reveal the qualities...

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Yale SOM 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 15, 03:56 AM   Comments [0]

Yale has retained its one essay from last year with no change. As Bruce DelMonico explained in a blog post, "this question really gets to the core of what Yale SOM is about and embodies our founding mission of educating leaders for business and society. So...

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It’s MBA Season: Do You Know Where Your Applications Are?

By - Jun 15, 03:47 AM   Comments [0]

Is it phony to start volunteering three months before applying to business school? What can I do to prepare to hit the ground running when my target programs release their applications? What is the worst thing to ask a school rep when I come to...

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Harvard Business School: The Habit Of Leadership

By - Jun 15, 03:43 AM   Comments [0]

Thank you, Harvard Business School. IMHO, that’s what applicants should think when they visit the program’s website and find “habit of leadership” on its “Who are we looking for?” admissions page. It’s common knowledge that HBS values leadership, but with this phrase, the adcom succinctly expresses...

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Writing The MBA Application Essay

By - Jun 9, 14:08 PM   Comments [0]

"Writing the MBA Application Essay” is the latest post in our series, Navigate the MBA Maze. You’ve decided which schools to apply to, and you even know what you want to write about, but you’re staring at a blank screen…What now?  Follow these three steps to...

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Applying To Harvard Business School – A How-To Guide

By - Jun 9, 14:04 PM   Comments [0]

If you’re applying to Harvard Business School, then you’ll want to attend Accepted’s upcoming webinar, Get Accepted to Harvard Business School. During the webinar, Linda Abraham, Accepted’s CEO and founder, will discuss important application tips that apply specifically to Harvard’s application, including 4 key steps for HBS...

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5 Tips To Beat The GRE- This Thursday!

By - Jun 9, 14:01 PM   Comments [0]

Our free webinar with Magoosh GRE expert Chris Lele will air this Thursday, June 11 at 10 AM PT/1 PM ET. Don’t miss this chance to learn vital tips you need to master the GRE—register now!'s experienced admissions consultants can help you create the most impressive...

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