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Lessons from Accepted’s Admissions Director Survey

By - Dec 27, 09:05 AM   Comments [0]

In November, Accepted surveyed MBA admissions directors at top MBA programs. We asked “What behavior or information would cause you to reject an MBA applicant who otherwise is a strong candidate?” and published the results here. Accepted CEO, Linda Abraham, gives her thoughts on...

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Do You Have Burning Questions About the MBA Admissions Process?

By - Dec 26, 14:37 PM   Comments [0]

Be sure to join us at 10:00 AM ET on Monday, December 30th, for an open Q&A session, Virtual MBA Office Hours with Linda Abraham, in which Linda Abraham, CEO and founder of Accepted.com, will answer your questions on any aspect of the MBA admissions...

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What Our Listeners Loved in 2013!

By - Dec 26, 14:31 PM   Comments [0]

2013 has been an incredible year for the Admissions Straight Talk podcast. Thank you to all of our fascinating, insightful guest and of course our wonderful listeners! Check out the 10 episodes that were most listened to in 2013 and subscribe in iTunes, Stitcher, or Zune...

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Do’s and Don’ts for Writing Your Resume – Part 1: The 9 Do’s

By - Dec 24, 13:41 PM   Comments [0]

While some potential employers or b-school adcoms may spend a few minutes looking at your resume, the vast majority will spend less than that. You may conclude from that that your resume is not so important since it will only receive a cursory glance, but...

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Aiming for a R2 Admit to Booth or Kellogg: IV with ‘fromgmattomba’

By - Dec 23, 14:00 PM   Comments [0]

We’d like to introduce you to our next blogger, fromgmattomba, an anonymous MBA applicant who describes himself as “a pretty average dude” with a mission to attend one of his top choice b-schools. Thank you fromgmattomba for sharing your story with us – we wish...

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2014 Hiring Outlook Looking Good

By - Dec 22, 13:24 PM   Comments [0]

The most recent GMAC press release shared new data from the company’s Year-End Poll of Employers, including the following highlights: • 72% of employers polled plan to hire b-school graduates, up slightly from this past year’s 71%. • 87% plan on hiring direct-from-industry hires in 2014, up...

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MBA Admissions: INSEAD and Marketing

By - Dec 22, 13:18 PM   Comments [0]

A quick glance at INSEAD: INSEAD currently ranks in second place in Businessweek’s full-time global MBA rankings and in sixth place according to The Financial Times (2013). INSEAD Class of 2014 Profile Key facts: • Average age – 29 years old • Average years work experience – 5...

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Aiming for IMD? An Admitted Student Shares His Story and Advice

By - Dec 20, 08:53 AM   Comments [0]

We’d like to introduce you to our next blogger, Marcelo, who begins his one-year MBA program at IMD in just a few months. You can read about Marcelo’s MBA journey in our interview below, as well as at his blog, Marshmallow’s IMD MBA Experience. Best...

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How to Edit Your Application Essays

By - Dec 19, 13:52 PM   Comments [0]

In an exclusive interview with… well, herself, Linda Abraham shares some advice that she’s learned over the course of almost two decades of application essay editing. Listen to the full recording of this excellent episode to learn concrete steps you can take right now to ensure...

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4 Reasons You Got Dinged (And What You Can Do About It)

By - Dec 18, 14:39 PM   Comments [0]

Harvard, Stanford, Chicago, and Cornell (among others) released decisions this past week. More schools release decisions next week. Did your app hit the chopping block? Here’s why: 1) You didn’t qualify. You gotta call a spade a spade sometimes (or always, really). If you had weak test scores,...

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