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What Are My Chances? Young Veteran Looking for Investment Banking “In”

By - Mar 10, 14:36 PM   Comments [0]

This blog post is part of a series of MBA profile evaluations called “What are My Chances?”  by Michelle Stockman. Michelle, who started consulting for Accepted in 2007 and worked previously in the Columbia Business School admissions office, will provide selected applicants with school recommendation as...

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Complimentary MBA 2016 Webinar on Wednesday!

By - Mar 9, 15:41 PM   Comments [0]

We’d like to remind you about Wednesday's webinar, Get Accepted in 2016: 7 Steps to a Strong MBA Application, which will take place at 10:00 AM PT / 1:00 PM ET (that’s on March 11th). It is essential that you attend if you are planning on applying to...

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What is a Goal? (And What is Not)

By - Mar 8, 12:48 PM   Comments [0]

Let’s start by talking about what ISN’T a goal. When an applicant says something along the lines of: “I’m interested in investment banking or consulting or marketing,” then I know there’s significant work to be done, because THIS is NOT a goal. A strong, clear MBA goal should...

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4 Ways to Show How You’ll Contribute in the Future

By - Mar 8, 02:33 AM   Comments [0]

Schools want to see that the applicants will actively participate in and contribute to their student bodies and alumni communities, not to mention the greater community and society. Yet grandiose, declarative statements and promises to be a superlative do-gooder are unpersuasive. So how is an applicant to show...

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Hone Your MBA Goals [Video]

By - Mar 4, 12:38 PM   Comments [0]

A solid MBA goal should drive many of the decisions surrounding your business school application and education. In this video, Linda Abraham explores the essential components of a compelling MBA goal and shares a few tips on how to develop it. By Linda Abraham, president and founder of Accepted.com and co-author of...

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Why Extracurriculars Activities Make a Difference

By - Mar 3, 15:43 PM   Comments [0]

Don’t underestimate the value of extracurricular activities in your b-school application! Use the following Q&A to help you prioritize and then write about your extracurricular activities. What are extracurricular activities? An extracurricular activity is a non-academic, non-professional activity that you participate in. These activities include hobbies,...

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MBA 2016 – READY, SET, GO!

By - Mar 2, 11:12 AM   Comments [0]

It’s not even spring yet. So why am I nagging you to get moving on your MBA application prep? Not just because those Round 1 deadlines creep up with wicked stealth and speed. But also because there is so much you can still do between now...

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IV With an Overrepresented Minority MIT Sloan Admit!

By - Mar 1, 14:45 PM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted.com blog series featuring interviews with MBA applicant bloggers, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at the MBA application process. And now…introducing our anonymous blogger, “John Thunder”… Accepted: We'd like to get to know you! Where are you from? Where and what...

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3 Tips for Parents of Grad School Applicants

By - Mar 1, 14:18 PM   Comments [0]

I’ve been working in graduate admissions for almost 20 years so I have witnessed this trend firsthand: Parents are playing a much larger role in the application process these days than they used to. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing – parents can provide a lot...

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How to Get Accepted in 2016: FREE WEBINAR!

By - Feb 27, 20:27 PM   Comments [0]

That’s right – we’re already talking about 2016 MBA applications! You may feel like you’ve got loads of time, but believe me…you’ve got loads to do! We’d like to help you start out on the right foot by inviting you to our upcoming live webinar,...

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