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Analyzing Your GMAT Score: 4 Questions to Ask Yourself

By - May 31, 11:21 AM   Comments [0]

Do you need a perfect score on your GMAT to gain acceptance to a top-tier business school? No. But you definitely need your score to be high enough so that your application is seriously considered, so that the rest of your application isn’t fighting an...

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Michigan Ross 2016-17 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - May 31, 02:53 AM   Comments [0]

Michigan Ross changed slightly its first question this year and reduced the number of words available to you for the second essay question. It also allows you to write an Optional Statement. I'm not sure if that was available last year.   Before you sit down...

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LinkedIn Your Application, Part 3

By - May 29, 11:01 AM   Comments [0]

Sue saw on LinkedIn that Nicole is a current student at her target MBA program and from a similar background to her own. Sue had a lot of questions about the program, so she sent Nicole a LinkedIn inMail message to see if she was...

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Catching Up with Vandana About Kellogg, Apple & International Applicant Tips

By - May 29, 01:57 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 Vandana Sathpathy, a student at Northwestern Kellogg. (We first met Vandana last year – you can read...

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Stanford GSB Names Jonathan Levin New Dean

By - May 26, 11:45 AM   Comments [0]

A Stanford GSB news article states that Jonathan Levin, former chair of the Stanford Department of Economics, will replace the top business school's current dean, Garth Saloner, as of September 1, 2016. Saloner resigned after serving as dean for the last seven years. Levin, a renowned...

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LinkedIn and Your Application, Part 2

By - May 25, 12:07 PM   Comments [0]

Earlier this week, I talked about the importance of updating your LinkedIn profile and shared tips for a strong Headline and Summary. Today, I’m going to address the Experience and Education sections of a powerful LinkedIn profile. Experience LinkedIn allows you to list every position you’ve...

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GMAT & MBA Admissions: True or False?

By - May 25, 10:58 AM   Comments [0]

It’s time to test your GMAT knowledge. How much do you know about this important b-school entrance exam? 1. The GMAT is one of the first elements in your application the adcoms will look at. True!  While the GMAT is not always the determining factor for admission, it can be...

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Last Call for Columbia Business School Admissions Webinar!

By - May 23, 11:57 AM   Comments [0]

Wednesday is the day we share our application-changing tips on how to apply successfully to Columbia Business School! Do you have questions about optimizing your CBS application? Do you need concrete tips on how to answer the essay questions? Do you need help evaluating your profile to...

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How LinkedIn Can Help You Get Accepted

By - May 23, 00:06 AM   Comments [0]

The Cornell Tech MBA made waves when it offered applicants to its unique program in New York City the opportunity to apply with their LinkedIn profiles instead of filling in the tedious employment history section of the application. Other MBA programs like MIT Sloan and UT...

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GMAC Prospective Students Report Highlights

By - May 22, 12:47 PM   Comments [0]

GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council) recently released its 2016 mba.com Prospective Students Survey Report. The survey, conducted throughout 2015, analyzes the motivations, planned career paths, and program choices of more than 10,000 business school candidates worldwide. Here are some highlights of the report. • Applicants are becoming...

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