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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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A Groundbreaking $100 Million Gift For Cornell Tech

By - Jun 23, 02:29 AM   Comments [0]

At a groundbreaking ceremony on June 16, Cornell Tech announced a $100 million gift from Bloomberg Philanthropies that will help fund the construction of the campus. The first academic building on the new campus will be named the Bloomberg Center, honoring Emma and Georgina Bloomberg,...

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MBA Admissions: Letters of Recommendation

By - Jun 22, 23:06 PM   Comments [0]

"MBA Admissions: Letters of Recommendation" is the latest post in our series, Navigate the MBA Maze. The best letters of recommendation come from people who have seen you perform. The weakest letters are of the “character reference” variety (from the clergy member who knows you only...

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Applying For Your MBA Through The Consortium: Best Deal In Town

By - Jun 21, 23:40 PM   Comments [0]

Our consultants receive a lot of questions from clients about applying to MBA programs through The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management.  I’ve heard myths flying around that applying to one (or more) of the 18 Consortium schools through The Consortium’s application is disadvantageous.  But...

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Future Harvard Business School MBAs – Tune In On Tuesday!

By - Jun 21, 12:43 PM   Comments [0]

You have just a couple days until our webinar, Get Accepted to Harvard Business School, airs live. If you plan on applying to Harvard Business School or another top-tier MBA program, then you’ll want to make sure you catch the important advice that Linda will cover...

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Around The Word At MIT Sloan

By - Jun 21, 00:51 AM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted.com blog series featuring interviews with current MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs. And now for a chat with Kate Agnew, a student at MIT Sloan.... Accepted: We’d like to get to know you!...

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Georgetown McDonough 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 21, 00:15 AM   Comments [0]

Georgetown McDonough, the top MBA program at the intersection of business and government, takes advantage of its Washington D.C. location, its connections to the greater Georgetown University community, and its Jesuit roots while at the same time focusing on the global nature of twenty-first century business.  Your...

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Is A Harvard MBA In Your Future?

By - Jun 17, 11:58 AM   Comments [0]

If you want to answer that with a resounding “yes,” then you need to tune in to our upcoming webinar, The Accepted Guide to Harvard Business School. The webinar will take place on Tuesday, June 23rd, at 5:00 PM/8:00 PM ET. [Please note: The June 24th...

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