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Grad School Admissions: When Should You Apply?

By - Feb 29, 02:03 AM   Comments [0]

When is the best time to apply to graduate school? Now: Here's Why… Here are a few factors that indicate that NOW is the time for you to apply. 1. You have a specific goal that requires a graduate degree, be it an MBA, MD, JD, or any...

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Increase in On-Campus Recruiting for B-Schools

By - Feb 29, 01:48 AM   Comments [0]

Good news for MBA students and applicants – the MBA Career Services & Employer Alliance (a global association of business school career management offices and companies who hire MBA and Masters in Business students) reported last week an increase in on-campus recruiting for full-time positions....

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Tips for Executive MBA Reapplicants

By - Feb 28, 12:28 PM   Comments [0]

If you have been rejected from an Executive MBA program, it often comes down to one of three reasons (or combination thereof): 1. Your academic record was not strong enough to convince the admissions committee you could handle the rigor of an EMBA program, 2. Your work...

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4 Qualities Top MBA Programs Seek

By - Feb 28, 12:15 PM   Comments [0]

There are four main qualities that top b-schools look for when reviewing MBA applications. If you’re aiming for the top 10, then you’ll want to make sure not only that you possess these qualities, but that you’ve highlighted them in your application. 1. Problem Solving Skills. This is probably...

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Putting Learning Above All: A Talk with Rohan from Kellogg

By - Feb 27, 12:47 PM   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 Rohan Rajiv, a student at Northwestern Kellogg. Accepted: We'd like to get to know you! Where are you from?...

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2017 MBA Applicant: Where will You Be on March 2?

By - Feb 27, 12:34 PM   Comments [0]

Applying last minute is never a good idea. In fact, doing anything last minute rarely pays off, but especially when it comes to something like securing your future, we recommend that you give yourself plenty of time to get the job done right. Step 1: Attend...

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MBA Application Planning: The Program Research Phase

By - Feb 24, 12:47 PM   Comments [0]

You’ve defined your goals and assessed your qualifications. Now it's time to move on to the program research stage of the MBA admissions process. There is a sea of information out there: rankings, books, MBA program websites, MBA fairs, Poets & Quants, newspaper and magazine articles on MBA...

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Saving Money on Your Student Loan Debt: The CommonBond Story [Episode 142]

By - Feb 24, 12:09 PM   Comments [0]

Today’s show: a conversation for anyone with student loans. We’re talking with CommonBond’s Phil DeGisi about options to save money by refinance outstanding student loans and financing your education, as well as CommonBond’s MBA Accelerator and Social Impact Award and his own MBA experience. Meet Phil...

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How to Get Accepted in 2017: FREE WEBINAR!

By - Feb 24, 03:07 AM   Comments [0]

That’s right – we’re already talking about 2017 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, Get...

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London Business School 2016 Executive MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Feb 23, 04:11 AM   Comments [0]

In the LBS EMBA website landing page, a short introduction to the program includes the words “transform,” “transition,” and “catalyst.”  Also, “accelerate” and “propel.”  This is a clear message from the adcom: the program goes beyond conveying necessary skills for senior managers; it is for...

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