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Meet David, Cornell Johson MBA Student Headed to Bain

By - May 16, 08:40 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 (or in this case, a top JD/MBA program). And now for a follow up interview with David Schuette, a second-year...

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The Economist’s Top 20 North American MBA Programs

By - May 16, 08:14 AM   Comments [0]

Below you’ll find The Economist’s top 20 American business schools, with a rank on the left (ranking the top 20 in the U.S. and Canada) and a rank on the right (the school’s place in the top 100 global rankings). As you’ll see, the American...

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CMU Launches Integrated Innovation Institute

By - May 16, 05:01 AM   Comments [0]

By Stacy Blackman Consulting Carnegie Mellon University has formally launched an Integrated Innovation Institute, a market-focused center that will cross-train students in the values, principles, thinking and methods of engineering, design and business — the three disciplines considered to be the core of innovation. Drawing on Carnegie...

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HBS Keeps “Optional” Essay for 2014-2015 Admissions Cycle

By - May 15, 18:22 PM   Comments [0]

By Stacy Blackman Consulting Just one day after Harvard Business School sent out Round 3 decisions, director of MBA admissions and financial aid Dee Leopold was back on the blog today with the news that HBS would be repeating the optional essay prompt that created such...

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GRE vs. GMAT: Trends

By - May 15, 13:08 PM   Comments [0]

A recent Poets & Quants article highlights some of the current data surrounding the decision applicants make in choosing between the GRE and GMAT. According to the Educational Testing Service, almost 10% of MBA applicants took the GRE instead of the GMAT in the 2012-2013...

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Which Graduate Schools Should You Apply To?

By - May 15, 13:02 PM   Comments [0]

Listen to the recording of Linda Abraham’s latest podcast to learn the 4-step formula for a successful graduate school application process. 00:01:17 – The secret to acceptance: applying to the right schools. 00:04:54 – Begin with the end in mind: determining your post-degree professional goal. 00:16:02 – How...

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UPenn Wharton School 2014-2015 MBA Application Deadlines

By - May 14, 17:55 PM   Comments [0]

By Stacy Blackman Consulting The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School has announced the MBA application deadlines for the 2014-2015 admissions cycle. This year’s three deadlines are: Round 1 Deadline: October 1, 2014 Notification: December 16, 2014 Round 2 Deadline: January 5, 2015 Notification: March 24, 2015 Round 3 Deadline: March 26, 2015 Notification: May 5,...

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Writing About Overcoming Obstacles in Your Application Essays

By - May 14, 13:20 PM   Comments [0]

What does the adcom actually want to know about the challenges you've overcome? In this short video, Linda Abraham shares the answer to this often-asked question: Do you have questions about addressing obstacles you've overcome in your application essays? Leave a comment below and we would...

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How Will Your GMAT Score Impact Your MBA Admissions Chances?

By - May 13, 13:47 PM   Comments [1]

Do you know how your GMAT score will affect your chances of gaining admission to your top choice MBA program? Have you taken the test and are contemplating taking it again? Are you curious to know what the adcom members think when they see scores...

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Weighting Your Needs and Wants in an MBA Program

By - May 13, 13:42 PM   Comments [0]

“Weighting Your Needs and Wants” is excerpted from the Accepted.com special report, Best MBA Programs: A Guide to Selecting the Right One. To download the entire free special report, click here. A little more work is needed on the needs and wants issue. It will...

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