Applications

Download: How to Apply to Columbia Business School Guide (Updated for 2014-2015)

By - May 18, 22:47 PM   Comments [0]

Our updated 2014/2015 “How to Apply to Columbia” Guide is the starting point for prospective applicants. This 11-page PDF is available for immediate download and is provided to prospective applicants at no cost. Download the Columbia Business School Guide > Excerpt: In the weeks and months immediately following...

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Breaking Down Changes to Columbia’s Essays for 2014/2015

By - May 18, 22:10 PM   Comments [0]

As always, Columbia is the first top MBA program out of the gate with its new essay questions (for 2014-15).  This is no surprise, as CBS has both a January intake and an Early Decision deadline, so they quite simply need to get their essays...

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Meet David, Cornell Johson MBA Student Headed to Bain

By - May 16, 08:40 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 (or in this case, a top JD/MBA program). And now for a follow up interview with David Schuette, a second-year...

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The Economist’s Top 20 North American MBA Programs

By - May 16, 08:14 AM   Comments [0]

Below you’ll find The Economist’s top 20 American business schools, with a rank on the left (ranking the top 20 in the U.S. and Canada) and a rank on the right (the school’s place in the top 100 global rankings). As you’ll see, the American...

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GRE vs. GMAT: Trends

By - May 15, 13:08 PM   Comments [0]

A recent Poets & Quants article highlights some of the current data surrounding the decision applicants make in choosing between the GRE and GMAT. According to the Educational Testing Service, almost 10% of MBA applicants took the GRE instead of the GMAT in the 2012-2013...

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Which Graduate Schools Should You Apply To?

By - May 15, 13:02 PM   Comments [0]

Listen to the recording of Linda Abraham’s latest podcast to learn the 4-step formula for a successful graduate school application process. 00:01:17 – The secret to acceptance: applying to the right schools. 00:04:54 – Begin with the end in mind: determining your post-degree professional goal. 00:16:02 – How...

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Writing About Overcoming Obstacles in Your Application Essays

By - May 14, 13:20 PM   Comments [0]

What does the adcom actually want to know about the challenges you've overcome? In this short video, Linda Abraham shares the answer to this often-asked question: Do you have questions about addressing obstacles you've overcome in your application essays? Leave a comment below and we would...

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How Will Your GMAT Score Impact Your MBA Admissions Chances?

By - May 13, 13:47 PM   Comments [1]

Do you know how your GMAT score will affect your chances of gaining admission to your top choice MBA program? Have you taken the test and are contemplating taking it again? Are you curious to know what the adcom members think when they see scores...

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Weighting Your Needs and Wants in an MBA Program

By - May 13, 13:42 PM   Comments [0]

“Weighting Your Needs and Wants” is excerpted from the Accepted.com special report, Best MBA Programs: A Guide to Selecting the Right One. To download the entire free special report, click here. A little more work is needed on the needs and wants issue. It will...

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Top 10 B-Schools with the Most Satisfied Graduates

By - May 11, 12:53 PM   Comments [0]

Forbes surveyed 17,000 alumni at 100 schools on their satisfaction regarding the following three areas: their current job, their career preparedness, and their MBA education. 4,600 alumni responded. The following ten schools received the highest combined rates of satisfaction: Stanford GSB UC Berkeley Haas Carnegie Mellon Tepper Michigan State...

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