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The Applicants That Stand Out At Columbia Business School

By - May 19, 11:32 AM   Comments [0]

My observation as a former insider at CBS is that Columbia is looking to build a diverse class of high-achieving world citizens who’ve got a bit of grit. World Citizen  What do I mean by a world citizen? For a small fraction, it means applicants who are internationally...

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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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