Applications

Poets and Quants Releases Their Own Rankings

By - Jan 2, 20:44 PM   Comments [0]

Poets and Quants decided to stop merely criticizing other business school rankings and created a ranking of its own (“The Top 100 U.S. MBA Programs of 2011”). For the second year in a row P&Q’s rankings are a composite of the five major MBA rankings:...

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6 Things to Check Before You Submit

By - Jan 2, 20:42 PM   Comments [0]

Not to sound like a broken record or anything, but I’m reposting this from last year as it’s really an important reminder for Round 2 applicants. WAIT! Don’t hit “submit” just yet! You may think you’re almost finished with your Round 2 MBA applications, but it...

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4 Interview Insights for Acing the MBA Interview

By - Jan 2, 20:39 PM   Comments [0]

Last week I suggested 4 ways to prepare for your MBA interview. Today I’m going to discuss specific things you can do DURING your MBA interview that will help you make the best impression possible. Engage with stories and specifics. When possible (and it’s really almost...

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3 Admissions Trends to Watch in 2012

By - Dec 30, 09:55 AM   Comments [0]

1. Continuing Impact of Rising Tuition Combined with Recession The law school admissions world has been roiled by the high levels of debt assumed by law school students in anticipation of high-paying jobs that simply never materialized. A couple of cases of alleged fraud...

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IMD Executive MBA Program 2012 Application Questions, Deadlines, and Tips

By - Dec 29, 21:38 PM   Comments [0]

IMD Executive MBA Application Essay Questions and Tips The IMD EMBA essay questions will generate a comprehensive view of you as a businessperson and a professional – in very succinct form. Although the essays are not long, be prepared to put good thought into deciding...

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Will That Be Regular or Decaf? MBA Programs Host Coffee Dates Worldwide

By - Dec 28, 21:55 PM   Comments [0]

Wherever you are in the world, chances are that a current MBA student from a top school is waiting to have coffee with you. In London, Delhi, Tel Aviv, Toronto, New York, San Francisco, Singapore, Rio de Janiero, Zurich, Houston, and a host of other...

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Understanding How To Follow the Essay Word Limit

By - Dec 28, 17:26 PM   Comments [0]

One of the most common questions we get from applicants is, “How strict are schools about word limits in their admissions essays and personal statements?” While the answer itself is straightforward, we often encourage applicants to stop focusing on the number and...

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What is a Masters in Finance?

By - Dec 27, 20:53 PM   Comments [0]

We recently interviewed Anthony DeAngelis, founder of Masters in Finance HQ, a new website that provides applicants with “everything related to the masters in finance degree.” Anthony’s site proves that there’s a lot to know about this specialized degree…and that Anthony, a...

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Michigan Ross Student Interview

By - Dec 27, 20:49 PM   Comments [0]

Accepted.com is continuing a blog series featuring interviews with current MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs. We hope to offer you a candid picture of student life, and what you should consider as you prepare your MBA application. Here’s a talk...

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4 Ways to Prepare for Your MBA Interview

By - Dec 26, 10:27 AM   Comments [0]

You may be the most dazzling, charming, and quick-thinking person in the world, but if you don’t actively prepare for your MBA interview, then you run the risk of drawing a blank and leaving your interviewer with a less-than-impressive picture of yourself. The following 4 tips...

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