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Wharton 2016 Class Profile

By - Dec 9, 09:20 AM   Comments [0]

Let’s take a look at the 2016 class at Wharton. Last year’s stats are in parentheses. •Total applicants: 6,111 (6,036) •Enrolled class: 859 (837) •Women: 40% (42%) •International students: 31% (35%) •U.S. minorities: (30%) 30% •Range of years of work experience: 0-16 (0-13) •Mean years of work experience: 5 (5) •GMAT range: 620-780 •Mean...

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MBA Interview Questions: Why This MBA Program?

By - Dec 8, 10:35 AM   Comments [0]

Reason for asking the question: To gauge the sincerity with which the candidate is approaching the school. How to prepare: You need to make sure you show that your reasons for applying to the program go well beyond the obvious reputation, location, or network. Your...

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NYU Stern Langone 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Dec 7, 09:50 AM   Comments [0]

The Stern Langone part-time MBA essays, together, require you truly to “know thyself” -- i.e., know yourself so well that you can zero right in on the essence of who you are and where you’re going without background explanation or elaborate contextualization. All the essays...

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QS Global TopMBA Rankings 2014

By - Dec 7, 09:44 AM   Comments [0]

TopMBA’s new 2014/2015 global report ranks business programs according to geographic location based on surveys completed by 5,669 actively-hiring MBA employers and 7,187 academics in the field of business and management. (See more about the methodology here.) Top 20 B-Schools in North America Some highlights: • The...

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Chicago Booth Profile: Class of 2016

By - Dec 5, 11:05 AM   Comments [0]

Let’s see who makes up Chicago Booth’s most recent incoming class, the class of 2016… • Average class size – 581 • Average student age – 27.7 years • Average years work experience – 4.6 • Average GMAT score – 724 • Average GPA – 3.59 • GPA range (mid-80%) –...

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UVA Darden Executive MBA Essay Tip 2015

By - Dec 4, 11:35 AM   Comments [0]

Given that the Darden EMBA application presents only one essay question to answer, the balance of your application – the online form, the resume, the recommendations, the interview – all carry more weight than they do in most EMBA applications that contain several questions (usually...

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10 Commandments of MBA Interviews Webinar Recording Available

By - Dec 3, 11:35 AM   Comments [0]

The 10 Commandments of MBA Interviews webinar aired live recently – were you lucky enough to catch it? If you missed it, then you certainly missed a good one; but no worries – the webinar is now available on our site for instant viewing or download...

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MBA Applicant Interview with ProGMAT

By - Dec 3, 10:01 AM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted.com blog series featuring interviews with MBA applicant bloggers, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at the MBA application process. And now…introducing our anonymous blogger, ProGMAT… Accepted: We'd like to get to know you! Where are you from? Where and...

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Boost Your Booth Acceptance Chances!

By - Dec 2, 12:50 PM   Comments [0]

If you’re aiming for a Chicago Booth acceptance, then you won’t want to miss Get Accepted to Chicago Booth, a webinar that will walk you through the Booth application process. The webinar will air live on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 10:00 AM PST/1:00 PM EST...

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INSEAD 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Dec 2, 12:25 PM   Comments [0]

INSEAD is bucking a trend – whereas many b-school applications have recently leaned toward “minimalist” essays, for INSEAD you still have to write several thought-provoking and challenging essays. In the program with perhaps the most intensive global focus, verbal acuity matters, because the ability to...

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