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From Chile to HBS: Interview with Maximiliano Grass

By - Sep 9, 16:01 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 Maximiliano Grass... Accepted: We'd like to get to know you! Where are you from? Where and what...

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UVA Darden 2016-17 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Sep 8, 14:51 PM   Comments [0]

If you like the idea of constantly being thrown into the decision maker’s role, using the case method to navigate real-life business situations, then you may want to consider applying to the University of Virginia’s Darden MBA program. Darden is the second-largest case publisher in...

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Generic-itis Prevention [Warning: If Untreated, Can Cause Rejection]

By - Sep 8, 14:39 PM   Comments [0]

Each year, Accepted consultants are witnessing a recurring epidemic. And it’s worse than you can imagine: Generic-itis. The symptoms: • Mind-blowing, meaningless, and grand generic declarative statements, related to why an applicant wants to attend a certain program. • Irritation to admissions readers, causing them to believe that you...

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Writing Techniques From a Pro

By - Sep 7, 15:43 PM   Comments [0]

I like to read biographies and personal profiles (that's one of the reasons I like my work so much). I recommend that you check out Tom Brokaw's The Greatest Generation, in which he clearly demonstrates the journalist's ability to engage -- you can learn from these...

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Editing Hacks to Make Your Essays the Best in the Pile [Webinar!]

By - Sep 6, 16:16 PM   Comments [0]

Our 3 Hacks to Transform Your MBA Application webinar will take place on Wednesday, September 14th at 10am PT/1pm ET. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn must-know editing and proofing techniques that will boost your essay’s appeal and your chances of getting accepted. Spaces are limited! Reserve your...

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Is Ten Days per Business School Application Enough?

By - Sep 6, 16:07 PM   Comments [0]

There are a number of steps involved in the MBA application essay writing process: contemplating the questions, choosing the topics, and crafting a collection of short stories that tell a tale and appeal to an admissions committee. Each of these steps takes time. But HOW...

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Sample Essay from Admitted HBS Student: The Mechanical Engineer

By - Sep 6, 15:59 PM   Comments [0]

This sample essay is from The Harbus MBA Essay Guide Summer 2016 Edition and is reprinted with permission from Harbus. Author’s Home Country: United States of America Author’s Previous Industry/Profession: Operations consulting, operations management Author Gender: Male Analysis: The author focuses his essay on two themes -...

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NYU Stern MBA Student, Published Author and Journalist Writes His Way to Success

By - Sep 5, 07:00 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 Keith Riegert.... Accepted: We'd like to get to know you! Where are you from? Where and what did...

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How to Fund Your International MBA in the U.S. [On-Demand Webinar]

By - Sep 4, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

We're  happy to report that our recent webinar, How to Fund Your International MBA in the U.S., was a great success! Our guests left with important information and tips on how to approach those pricey U.S. b-school bills as a foreign student. If you missed the webinar (or...

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5 Tips for Improving Your AWA Essay on the GRE

By - Sep 4, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

The GRE has three sections: Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and the Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA). For many students, the AWA is the hardest section. Here, you need to write your own essay, rather than simply answering multiple choice questions as you would on Quants and...

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