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Writing Effective Waitlist Letters: A Quiz

By - Jun 13, 00:47 AM   Comments [0]

Think you know how to write an effective waitlist letter? Test your knowledge with the following quiz: 1. Waitlist letters may be three or more single-spaced pages long: (a) if the applicant has a lot of accomplishments to talk about (b) they should never exceed two pages (c) if...

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Emory’s Juris Master Program: Law for Non-Lawyers

By - Jun 8, 23:44 PM   Comments [0]

A one-year law school for non-lawyers: join us for a conversation about Emory’s Juris Master. Meet Dr. Lynn Labuda, the director of Emory’s Juris Master program. After years of working in business, she earned her EMBA from Emory’s Goizueta School of Business in 2007, and her...

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How to Apply Successfully to Harvard Business School

By - Jun 7, 11:53 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re applying to HBS, then you’ll want to attend Accepted’s upcoming webinar, Get Accepted to Harvard Business School. During the webinar, Linda Abraham, Accepted’s CEO and founder, will discuss important application tips that apply specifically to Harvard’s application, including 4 key steps for HBS acceptance and...

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UNC Kenan-Flagler 2016-17 MBA Essay Tips and Deadlines

By - Jun 6, 11:57 AM   Comments [0]

Are you a team leader? Are you committed to sustainable enterprise? Are you seeking resources and intellectual capital needed to shape both business and government? Are you a motivated, goal-oriented, innovative individual? UNC Kenan-Flagler adcoms are interested in seeing your multi-dimensional personality and capabilities. Your challenge: Prove...

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Busting Two MBA Myths

By - Jun 6, 01:21 AM   Comments [0]

Here are two comments that I get all the time from applicants – two related MBA myths that absolutely require busting: Myth #1: Once you attend an MBA program outside the Top 10, it doesn’t matter which school you attend, so you may as well go...

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Life After INSEAD: Catching Up with Hasmita

By - Jun 6, 01:02 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 Hasmita Nair, who was a student at INSEAD. (We first met Hasmita two years ago – you can...

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Is Columbia Business School Calling Your Name?

By - Jun 5, 13:12 PM   Comments [0]

Learn how to get Columbia’s attention by following the tips in Get Accepted to Columbia Business School, a webinar available for anytime viewing. The webinar aired live last week and was a huge success, so if you missed it or if you attended and would like...

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Indiana Kelley 2016-17 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 2, 13:17 PM   Comments [0]

These questions are a straightforward mix of professional and personal.  The adcom wants assurance that you have a clear professional focus and a solid plan for using the Kelley MBA resources.  Beyond that, they’re looking for engaging applicants who are willing to share their life...

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Individual Mobile Test Prep and the MIT Sloan MBA Who Created It

By - Jun 2, 01:39 AM   Comments [0]

Would you like to combine a slick, personalized mobile test prep app with access to individual tutoring?  Stick around! Meet Elad Shoushan, a former pro-basketball player in Israel who attended the Technion, Israel’s MIT, got into coding big time, and worked for GE Healthcare. Just before...

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Disclosing a Learning Disability

By - May 31, 11:40 AM   Comments [1]

Learning disabilities such as dyslexia or ADHD fall under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Those laws assure you of your right to obtain reasonable accommodation for education. As such, admissions offices cannot discriminate against you because of your disability...

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