The 5 Best Strategies to Get off the Waitlist

By - Jun 24, 10:02 AM   Comments [0]

Today’s post comes from Manhattan Review UK, a well-known provider of MBA Admissions Consulting for Top Business Schools. Being waitlisted for an opportunity, whether it’s a spot in a college program or a fellowship, is a mixed experience: you’re probably exhilarated to have made it that...

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Columbia Business School MBA Application Essay Tips 2013

By - Jun 24, 08:53 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia Business School has posted the essay questions for this fall’s application. Columbia has updated several questions with an increased focus on New York City as a defining feature. As usual, Columbia is highly concerned about fit and your knowledge of the program. Before you...

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Cornell Johnson 2013-2014 Application Deadlines

By - Jun 23, 15:30 PM   Comments [0]

The Johnson School at Cornell University has announced the following application deadlines for both the two-year and accelerated MBA programs. Also, in a recent update to the admission's blog, Christine Sneva shares that Johnson will be changing the essay portion this year by requiring applicants to submit a candidate...

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What is an Accomplishment?

By - Jun 23, 09:08 AM   Comments [0]

Accomplishments constitute the bread and butter of personal statements and application essays. Nothing too exciting in that statement. However, a fascinating brainstorming session on Accepted’s Editor Mailing List reveals that applicants don’t always know what an accomplishment is. What goes into this application staple? The bread:...

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IE & MIT Launch New Program in Malaysia

By - Jun 23, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

According to a blog post in IE Business School’s IE & Asia-Pacific blog, IE and MIT have collaborated to create a new MBA/MSc program for international MBA students. Until now, when international MBA students complete their MBAs (a one-year program at IE), they then choose...

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MBA Applicant Blogger Interview with Tim

By - Jun 23, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

Get ready to read about our next blogger, Tim, an MBA applicant from the UK who blogs at The adventures of a (provisional) MBA student. Tim shares his experience as a British applicant applying to US schools. Thanks Tim, and best of luck to you! Accepted:...

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Yale SOM Announces 2013-2014 Essay Prompts

By - Jun 23, 05:52 AM   Comments [0]

The Yale School of Management has followed up on its recently announced deadlines by posting in the Yale SOM Community Blog the two essay questions required for the upcoming MBA admissions cycle. Essay 1 What motivates your decision to pursue an MBA?  (300 words maximum) Essay 2 The Yale...

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NYU Stern 2013-2014 Essay Questions, Deadlines

By - Jun 22, 13:51 PM   Comments [0]

New York University's Stern School of Business has announced the application deadlines and essay topics for the upcoming MBA admissions season. This year’s four deadlines are: Round 1 Deadline: October 15, 2013 Initial Notification*: December 15, 2013 Round 2 Deadline: November 15, 2013 Initial Notification: February 15, 2014 Round 3 Deadline: January 15, 2014 Initial...

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School 2013-14 Deadlines, Essays

By - Jun 22, 08:15 AM   Comments [0]

The UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School has posted the application deadlines and essay prompts for the upcoming MBA admissions cycle. Deadlines Early Action Round Deadline: October 18, 2013 Notification: December 13, 2013 Round 2 Deadline: December 9, 2013 Notification: February 3, 2014 Round 3 Deadline: January 13, 2014 Notification: March 17, 2014 Round 4 Deadline: March 14, 2014 Notification:...

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Harvard Business School MBA Application Essay Tips 2013

By - Jun 21, 21:49 PM   Comments [0]

This year Harvard Business School has streamlined the essay process even further by limiting the usual batch of essays to one question. While one question for HBS makes coming up with topics somewhat easier (in prior years Harvard often asked applicants for three accomplishments) the...

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