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NYU Stern 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 11, 23:59 PM   Comments [0]

Last year Stern gave you a choice for its second question. This year all three questions are required and what I call Stern's "signature question" (#2) is once again required. Your essays will need to highlight your qualities as a successful, leadership-driven, creative thinker and businessperson....

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Understanding Stanford GSB’s Core Value Of Intellectual Vitality

By - Jul 9, 11:29 AM   Comments [0]

What are the qualities that Stanford GSB is looking for as they build their class? How do successful applicants stand out from the crowd? At a school as competitive as Stanford, it’s a fact that many smart, accomplished applicants won’t get in—so how can you...

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MBA Trends: Post-MBA Salaries Up, Strong Satisfaction

By - Jul 9, 11:16 AM   Comments [0]

The results of GMAC’s Global Management Education Graduate Survey are in, and they show a positive picture for new grads. Some highlights: • 59% of job-seeking new business grads had a job offer before graduation. • 89% of new grads would rate their business degree good or outstanding,...

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Emory Goizueta 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 9, 10:19 AM   Comments [0]

Taken together, these essay questions cover a lot of ground: your professional path and plans, your alignment with the program’s core values, and who you are as a person.  Moreover, this vast ground is covered in few words – these essays are short, requiring tough...

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How To Think Like A Dean Of Admissions

By - Jul 8, 12:20 PM   Comments [0]

If you could pick one person to provide insight into graduate admissions, who would it be? A dean of admissions, of course! Applicants, rejoice! The guest on this week’s show is a former dean of graduate admissions who has reviewed and signed off on over 45,000...

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Wharton 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 8, 10:46 AM   Comments [0]

After several years of change and shrinkage, Wharton is keeping its essays unchanged this year. My tips for completing the Wharton application essays are in blue below. The Admissions Committee wants to get to know you on both a professional and personal level. We encourage you to be introspective,...

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Tips For Video MBA Essay Questions

By - Jul 6, 10:54 AM   Comments [0]

Worried about being literally on stage? Here are my tips if you need to respond to a question in a short 1-2-minute video. First, realize that these video essays, like the written ones, are attempts to get to know you. Unlike the written word, however, the...

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Snag Your Seat At Harvard Business School!

By - Jul 5, 01:12 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re aiming to attend Harvard Business School in 2016, then you'll want to check out our recent webinar, Get Accepted to Harvard Business School. In her presentation, Linda Abraham, CEO & Founder of Accepted.com, offers important advice on how to gain a competitive edge to a...

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Save 10%. Get Accepted. Smile.

By - Jul 1, 23:41 PM   Comments [0]

Hey b-school applicants – are you looking to save money this summer AND get one step closer to gaining acceptance to your top choice school? Introducing Accepted’s SUPER Summer Sale – 10% off your choice of MBA services through Wednesday, July 15th.* Not sure which service is...

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Get Accepted To Stanford GSB!

By - Jul 1, 01:55 AM   Comments [0]

A beautiful campus in the heart of Silicon Valley. An entrepreneurial mindset. Gorgeous Northern California weather. All the cultural offerings of the SF Bay Area. And…you? Will you be at Stanford GSB next year? If you’re preparing to apply, don’t miss our upcoming webinar, Get Accepted to...

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