Admission Consultants

Ask B-School Alumni These 4 Questions

By - Mar 12, 11:08 AM   Comments [0]

One of the most valuable aspects of attending a top-ranked MBA program is the amazing network you cultivate during those two years. US News has a great article with tips for both applicants and current business school students on connecting with alumni to learn the...

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U.S. News 2016 Best Graduate Business Schools

By - Mar 11, 15:23 PM   Comments [0]

U.S. News released its graduate school rankings today. Let’s see how our top b-schools fared… Top 20 U.S. B-Schools - 2016 1. Stanford GSB (1) 2. Harvard Business School (1) 3. UPenn Wharton (1) 4. Chicago Booth (4) 5. MIT Sloan (5) 6. Northwestern Kellogg (6) 7. UC Berkeley Haas (7) 8. Columbia Business...

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AIGAC’s 2015 MBA Applicant Survey [You Can Win $500!]

By - Mar 11, 15:19 PM   Comments [0]

As Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants (AIGAC) members, we are conducting a survey to help us better understand our readers’ goals and needs. We’d like to invite all of our MBA readers to share their school selection priorities and views on the MBA application process. Take...

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Wharton to Offer World’s Largest Student-Run Impact Investing Fund

By - Mar 11, 10:41 AM   Comments [0]

This week, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announced a new partnership to provide students with world-class experiential training in impact investment through an online crowdfunding platform, and to greatly expand the student-run Wharton Social Venture Fund (WSVF), a flagship program operated under...

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Decision Dilemma: Should You Go to the Next-Best School?

By - Mar 11, 05:59 AM   Comments [0]

Did you give it your all this application season and end up with mixed results? By mixed results we mean that you were dinged by the most competitive schools, but still got in to one or more other quality programs. If that’s the case and...

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What Are My Chances? Young Veteran Looking for Investment Banking “In”

By - Mar 10, 14:36 PM   Comments [0]

This blog post is part of a series of MBA profile evaluations called “What are My Chances?”  by Michelle Stockman. Michelle, who started consulting for Accepted in 2007 and worked previously in the Columbia Business School admissions office, will provide selected applicants with school recommendation as...

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Stanford GSB Tops Latest US News B-School Ranking

By - Mar 10, 10:48 AM   Comments [0]

Stanford Graduate School of Business no longer has to share the limelight at the top of U.S. News & World Report’s latest ranking of Best Business Schools for 2016. The three-way tie last year between Stanford, Harvard Business School and University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School...

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Complimentary MBA 2016 Webinar on Wednesday!

By - Mar 9, 15:41 PM   Comments [0]

We’d like to remind you about Wednesday's webinar, Get Accepted in 2016: 7 Steps to a Strong MBA Application, which will take place at 10:00 AM PT / 1:00 PM ET (that’s on March 11th). It is essential that you attend if you are planning on applying to...

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Study Abroad: Key to Competing in the International Economy

By - Mar 9, 05:19 AM   Comments [0]

How important are travel and education experiences abroad to achieving success in the global economy? That’s almost a trick question, since the answer is a resounding v-e-r-y. The ability to work well internationally with people and cultures other than your own has never been more...

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What is a Goal? (And What is Not)

By - Mar 8, 12:48 PM   Comments [0]

Let’s start by talking about what ISN’T a goal. When an applicant says something along the lines of: “I’m interested in investment banking or consulting or marketing,” then I know there’s significant work to be done, because THIS is NOT a goal. A strong, clear MBA goal should...

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