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How to Ace Your Team Based Interview [4 Tips for the Big Day]

By - Feb 22, 10:45 AM   Comments [0]

Last week we shared our tips for preparing for Team Based Interviews. Today we’re going to move forward and offer 4 tips for acing the interview itself: 1. Don’t be confrontational. This is not a debate in which you’re trying to score points. It’s not Crossfire....

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4 Tips for Team Interviews

By - Feb 20, 10:30 AM   Comments [0]

Since so much of b-school life and learning includes team discussions, the adcom needed a tool for assessing how applicants will fit in the team-based discussion culture of their programs. Thus, the Team-Based Discussion (TBD) was born. In team-based interviews, applicants need to use a different...

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London Business School Master In Finance 2015 Essay Tips

By - Feb 20, 10:26 AM   Comments [0]

The relatively short LBS MFin essay questions, together, convey the adcom’s interest in both who you are and how you envision and plan your career. Given that your classmates will be experienced finance professionals (the average work experience is six years), it’s important to deliver...

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Entrepreneurship at UCLA Anderson

By - Feb 18, 12:38 PM   Comments [0]

Well before “entrepreneurship” was a household word, UCLA Anderson was one of the first b-schools to teach it. Decades later, they are still going strong. Listen to the full recording of our podcast interview with Elaine Hagan, Executive Director of the Price Center at UCLA Anderson,...

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IE MBA Essay Tips and Deadlines

By - Feb 18, 12:34 PM   Comments [0]

IE is a top-ranked international MBA program in Madrid, Spain. The Financial Times ranks the program 12th in the world and Bloomberg Business Week ranks it 2nd among non-US programs. Graduates enjoy job placement around the world – with the help of IE’s 50,000 global...

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

By - Feb 17, 18:51 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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LBS Executive MBA 2015 Essay Tips

By - Feb 16, 11:12 AM   Comments [0]

In the LBS EMBA website landing page, a short introduction to the program includes the words “transform,” “transition,” and “catalyst.” Also, “accelerate” and “propel.” This is a clear message from the adcom: the program goes beyond conveying necessary skills for senior managers; it is for...

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An HBS Reapplicant’s Success Story

By - Feb 15, 10:27 AM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted.com blog series featuring interviews with current MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs. And now for a chat with Prerit Jain, a future MBA student at Harvard Business School. Accepted: We'd like to get...

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Introducing Accepted!

By - Feb 13, 15:13 PM   Comments [0]

The Accepted team is super excited to welcome all of our new blog readers! For those of you who don't know much about Accepted, here is a little bit about who we are and what we do best: We look forward to getting to know you better...

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Cornell Tech Receives $50 Million Gift from Verizon

By - Feb 13, 12:20 PM   Comments [0]

Cornell Tech will open its new 12-acre Roosevelt Island campus in summer 2017, in part due to a recent $50 million gift from Verizon which will go towards the innovative Verizon Executive Education Center. According to the Cornell Tech press release, “The center will be a...

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