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HBS 2016 Grad Reflects on Her Experience as a Harvard MBA

By - May 18, 11:31 AM   Comments [0]

What’s it like to be about to graduate from Harvard Business School? Listen to today’s episode for an insider perspective. [0:38] Meet Anndrea Moore, a member of HBS’s class of 2016. She graduated from the University of Cincinnati in 2010 with a degree in Marketing and...

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Stanford GSB 2017 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - May 17, 11:49 AM   Comments [0]

Stanford's Knight Center earned the highest LEED Platinum rating for environmental sustainability. And the focus on recycling has apparently carried over to Stanford GSB's MBA essays. Stanford has recycled its 2015-16 essays for the 2016-17 application cycle. This recycling is done for good reasons: These are excellent questions...

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Columbia Applicants – Have You Registered?

By - May 17, 10:43 AM   Comments [0]

Hey future Columbia students, have you signed up for our upcoming webinar? The event will take place at 10am PT/1pm ET on Wednesday, May 25th. During the webinar, Linda Abraham, Accepted CEO & Founder, will explain the do’s and don’ts of applying to CBS. This is important...

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London Business School September 2016 Executive MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - May 17, 00:54 AM   Comments [0]

In the LBS EMBA website landing page, a short introduction to the program includes the words “transformation,” “journey,” and “catalyst.”  Also, “engagement” and “inspirational” (the last referring to its faculty!).   This is a clear message: the program goes beyond delivering necessary skills for senior managers;...

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Goal Setting as an Entrepreneur

By - May 16, 01:58 AM   Comments [0]

I always ask my clients to state their long and short-term goals for me on our first meeting.  Eighty percent of the time I hear the response, “I want to be an entrepreneur.”  So I begin to peel away at the onion. • What problem is your...

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Wharton, Google & Submarines: Steve’s MBA Story

By - May 15, 11:39 AM   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 Steve Weiner, a student at UPenn Wharton. Accepted: We'd like to get to know you! Where are you from?...

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Can You Get Into B-School with Low Stats?

By - May 15, 11:15 AM   Comments [0]

Yes you can! Not everyone who goes to Harvard scores a perfect 800 and has a GPA of 4.0 (in fact, very few actually hit those perfect scores). If your stats are less than ideal, that doesn’t necessarily mean that you need to cross your...

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Indian School of Business 2017 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - May 15, 11:02 AM   Comments [0]

Indian School of Business continues to thrive and improve the career prospects of its graduates. The class of 2015 received 20+% more job offers this year compared to just 2 years ago, with the largest percentage of the class entering the consulting industry (28%) with...

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Harvard Business School 2016-17 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - May 12, 13:21 PM   Comments [0]

Harvard Business School Admissions is not adverse to change and here are a few elements in the 2016-17 application that are different: •   The essay question itself is different and much more straight-forward than last year's question. It is very similar to the question posed two...

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The Importance of Defining Your MBA Goal

By - May 12, 13:01 PM   Comments [0]

Goals are not an afterthought in MBA admissions. They are front and center in the minds of many admissions directors. Put them front and center in your mind as you prepare to apply. What is an MBA Goal? A goal is something you want to do (not just study),...

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