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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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MBA Admissions: Preparing For The Interview

By - Jul 1, 01:40 AM   Comments [0]

"MBA Admissions: Preparing For The Interview" is the latest post in our series Navigate the MBA Maze. Here are three key tips on how to present yourself during those crucial face-to-face minutes. 1.  Structure Your Answers. Structure helps your interviewer see where you’re going with your answer...

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Dartmouth Tuck 2016 MBA Essay Tips And Deadlines

By - Jun 28, 12:30 PM   Comments [0]

The Dartmouth Tuck adcom is interested in learning about what you as an individual, a businessperson, and a leader can contribute to Tuck’s small, close-knit program. Use your essays as a platform for expressing your earnest desire to enter the world of management and to make...

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Approaching The Diversity Essay Question

By - Jun 25, 11:38 AM   Comments [0]

Many applications now have a question, sometimes optional, geared to encouraging people with minority backgrounds or unusual educational or family histories to write about their background.  If you are an immigrant to the US, the child of immigrants or someone whose ethnicity is a minority...

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How To Write About Overcoming Challenges Without Sounding Like A Whiner

By - Jun 24, 22:56 PM   Comments [0]

It’s a classic MBA essay question: Write about a time when you overcame a challenge. How did you handle it? What did you learn from the experience? Let’s start by easing one worry you may have. Not everyone has faced a significant challenge at work by...

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“What Next….” Is Graduate School For You?

By - Jun 24, 00:25 AM   Comments [0]

I was grading midterm exams in my office one frigid day in March when I was surprised to see Marco, a former student, standing in my doorway. He had that all too familiar “deer in headlights” look on his face. I invited him to step...

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