Applications

Darden Essay Question Analysis- 2014 -15

By - Jul 23, 10:27 AM   Comments [0]

  Application Deadlines Round 1: October 10, 2014 Round 2: January 7, 2015 Round 3: April 1, 2015 Describe the most courageous professional decision you have made or action you have taken. What did you learn from that experience? (500 words maximum) Like last year, Darden again requires applicants to write only...

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Stanford GSB Class of 2015 Profile

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Here’s a glance at Stanford GSB’s class of 2015 (from Stanford’s website): • Total applicants: 7,108 • Total new students: 406 • Women: 41% • International students: 35% • U.S. minorities: 21% • Range of years of work experience: 0-12 years • Average years of work experience: 4 • Average GMAT: 732 • Complete...

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The Goals Essay: Writing Nitty-Gritty

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“Goals Essay – Writing Nitty-Gritty” is excerpted from the Accepted.com special report, Why MBA? To download the entire free special report, click here. Short- and long-term goals Before you start drafting your goals essays, work out three levels of goals: short-term, intermediate, and long-term. It helps to...

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Announces New Online Master of Accounting Program

By - Jul 22, 08:54 AM   Comments [0]

UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School just announced its plan to launch Accounting@UNC, an online version of its top-ranked Master of Accounting (MAC) Program. The 15-month online MAC program, which will commence July 2015, will use the same faculty and career placement approach, as well as the...

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Kellogg published updated essay questions and deadlines for 2015

By - Jul 22, 00:20 AM   Comments [0]

Kellogg published updated essay questions and deadlines for the MBA program that starts on Fall 2015: For 2014-2015, the following two essays are required of all applicants: 1. Resilience. Perseverance. Grit. Call it what you will…. Challenges can build character. Describe a challenging experience you’ve had. How...

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MIT Sloan 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 21, 08:20 AM   Comments [0]

For years MIT Sloan asked applicants to create a cover letter as part of its application. MIT dropped that requirement last year, but this year the big news is that MIT is asking you to write your own recommendation. And while many of you write...

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List of Recommendation Questions Published So Far

By - Jul 20, 09:46 AM   Comments [0]

The recommendations are among the most significant components of your application. Your candidacy will be stronger if the recommender prepares a specific recommendation for each university and responds to the specific recommendation questions each university presents. Overall, strong relationships and close acquaintance with your recommenders are...

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Get Accepted to Stanford Graduate School of Business

By - Jul 20, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re seeking professional advice on how to gain a competitive edge to top b-schools in general, and Stanford GSB in particular then you’ll want to attend Accepted’s webinar, Get Accepted to Stanford Graduate School of Business. During the webinar, Accepted’s CEO and founder, Linda Abraham,...

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Introducing Johnson at Cornell University’s New LinkedIn-Enhanced MBA Application

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According to an Inside Higher Ed article, “LinkedIn to M.B.A. Admissions,” Cornell Johnson MBA applicants can now fill out parts of their application with information drawn from their LinkedIn profiles. Cornell officials say they are breaking ground with this system of incorporating LI features into...

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Developing Engaging Stories for MBA Essays Week # 9- Tip #9

By - Jul 18, 09:32 AM   Comments [0]

                                                                         Use Transitional Expressions Last week, we had discussed the use of specific details and examples for making our stories in application essays engaging and persuasive. This week, we will discuss how we can use transitional expressions to make these specific anecdotes/ details cohere and stick...

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