Applications

Emory Goizueta 2016-17 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 22, 23:48 PM   Comments [0]

Taken together, these essay questions cover a lot of ground: your professional path and plans, your alignment with the program’s core values, and who you are as a person.  Moreover, this vast ground is covered in few words – these essays are short, requiring tough...

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How to Stay Within Essay Word Limits by Reducing Verbal Verbosity

By - Jun 22, 03:08 AM   Comments [0]

Most applicants – whether applying to med school, law school, business school, or any other grad school or college program – need to deal with rigid character or word limits when writing their application essays or personal statements. You may start out thinking that you...

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NYU Stern 2016-17 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 19, 13:13 PM   Comments [0]

Stern clearly likes what it received from applicants last year: It is not tweaking, changing, adding to, or subtracting from last year's essay questions. My tips are in blue below. Our Stern essay questions give you the opportunity to more fully present yourself to the Admissions Committee...

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Wharton 2016-17 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 19, 02:14 AM   Comments [0]

Last year, Wharton didn't change its essays after years of shrinking its application. This year it reversed course. It modified slightly the first required question and added a second required question in response to student feedback. According to an interview on Poets and Quants with Wharton...

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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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The Importance of Extracurricular Activities in B- School Applications

By - Jun 6, 10:33 AM   Comments [1]

It is true that business schools evaluate candidates for their academic excellence, professional experience, leadership roles, and career progression and goals. But they also give significant weight to their extracurricular and community service activities because they want candidates who are not just focused on work...

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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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Ross Essay Questions Analysis 2016-17

By - May 31, 14:54 PM   Comments [1]

The University of Michigan  Ross School of Business has released its essay questions and deadlines for the 2016-17 application cycle. Dates & Deadlines: Application Deadline Decisions Announced             Round 1 October 03, 2015 December 16, 2015           Round 2 January 02, 2016 March 17, 2016            Round 3 March 20, 2016 May 12, 2016 Admissions Criteria: “The Admissions Committee seeks...

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