Admission Consultants

Forté Power Pitch Competition Winner Announced

By - Jun 28, 02:24 AM   Comments [0]

Earlier this month, Tiffany Smith from Northwestern Kellogg (MBA 2017) won the Austin-based Forté Power Pitch Competition. Smith's business idea, OrangePrint, focuses on preventing low-to medium-risk incarcerated individuals from relapsing into criminal behavior by providing them with career opportunities upon their release from prison. Smith...

Tags: , . Read More

Get Accepted to Stanford Graduate School of Business

By - Jun 28, 02:18 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...

Tags: , , , , . Read More

Prove You’re MBA Material

By - Jun 27, 09:37 AM   Comments [0]

Many business school applicants worry that they don’t have a strong enough quantitative background to be accepted into a top program. If your entire career has been spent in marketing, for example, how can you convince an admissions committee that you’ll be able to handle...

Read More

6 Ways to Prepare for Your Compelling MBA Goals Essay

By - Jun 26, 23:33 PM   Comments [0]

Most schools ask why you want an MBA and why you want it from this school. And really, even if they didn’t ask you, you should still ask yourself. Before you invest the time and money in an MBA, you should know the answers to...

Tags: , . Read More

EMBA Life, EMBA Support: A Talk with Sam from Cornell

By - Jun 26, 23:26 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 Sam Panini, a student at Cornell. Accepted: We'd like to get to know you! Where are you from? Where...

Tags: , . Read More

MBA Admissions Tip: Dealing with a Low GPA

By - Jun 26, 23:08 PM   Comments [0]

Explaining a low GPA can be difficult and it requires you to examine your GPA’s trend. 3 Scenarios Scenario A – 3.0 GPA, upward trend You goofed off for your first few semesters and didn’t weigh the consequences. You failed some classes and started out with an embarrassingly low...

Tags: , , , , , , . Read More

The 4 Biggest Mistakes People Make on the GRE (And How to Avoid Them!)

By - Jun 26, 12:28 PM   Comments [0]

Plato famously said that “courage is knowing what not to fear.” On the GRE, it can be equally said that a big part of success is knowing what not to do. Much is taught in articles like this about things you should do to boost...

Tags: , . Read More

MIT Sloan Fall 2017 Application Deadlines, Essay Alternative

By - Jun 24, 09:53 AM   Comments [0]

The MIT Sloan School of Management has announced the MBA application deadlines for the 2016-2017 admissions season. The application to the full-time MBA program will not include a traditional essay question this year; instead, the admissions team has come up with a new twist for Sloan aspirants. Fall 2017 Deadlines Round 1 Application due:...

Read More

Fall 2017 MBA Application Deadlines at Cornell’s Johnson School

By - Jun 24, 09:11 AM   Comments [0]

The Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University has posted the following MBA application deadlines for the 2016-2017 admissions season. Round 1 Application due: October 5, 2016 Initial notification: November 15, 2016 Round 2 Application due: November 15, 2016 Initial notification: January 10, 2017 Round 3 Application due: January 10, 2017 Initial...

Read More

Updated R1 Deadlines Calendar: Many More Dates Released!

By - Jun 24, 08:37 AM   Comments [0]

Over the last few weeks, many schools have released their 2016-2017 deadlines and essay topics. The MBA application year is certainly in full swing! If you haven't already, now is an ideal time to set a date for GMAT and research schools. We recommend talking...

Read More