Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions for MBA Applicants

By - Feb 5, 06:38 AM   Comments [0]

Are you ready for the new year? Is this the year you start going after your dreams? Is getting accepted to a top b-school one of your goals for this year? The dawning of a new year is the perfect time for self-evaluation, as you reflect...

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Preparing for the GMAT: Video Tips to Live By

By - Feb 4, 10:16 AM   Comments [0]

Expert tip: Practice for the GMAT in as close to real testing conditions as possible. This will help you quickly adapt to the testing environment on the actual test day, and will help you develop the mental stamina you need to ace the exam. If...

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Open Letter to 2016 MBA Applicants

By - Feb 4, 10:10 AM   Comments [4]

Dear 2016 MBA Applicant, I would like to have heart-to-heart with you. Yes. That means YOU. If you are hoping to have an application ready for round 1 of the next application cycle, but have not yet thought about why you want an MBA, taken the...

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NYU Stern Launches 2-Year PTMBA Accelerated Program

By - Feb 4, 10:05 AM   Comments [0]

Applicants may now apply for NYU Stern’s new Langone part-time two-year accelerated option. According to a recent survey among NYU part-time prospective students, nearly a quarter of respondents said that they preferred an accelerated part-time MBA program over the previous self-pacing or weekend-only options (which took...

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How To Prepare for the Wharton MBA Admissions Interview

By - Feb 4, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Are you ready for your MBA admissions interview at Wharton? The Wharton team-based discussion interview is a bit of a departure from the typical MBA admissions interview, and many applicants become very concerned when they read up on the format. It doesn’t have to be scary, though. Instead, try...

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Four Criteria to Consider Before Accepting Your MBA Admissions Offer

By - Feb 3, 06:27 AM   Comments [0]

Did you apply Round One to your target b-schools? If so, were you accepted to multiple programs? First of all, congratulations! Getting accepted to your target b-school programs is no small feat, particularly when you have multiple MBA admissions offers. Now comes the hard part. How do you decide...

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How Family Business Applicants Can Win Over MBA Admissions Boards

By - Feb 3, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Growing up amidst the hubbub of a family business is a unique experience that can shape your character for many years to come. I have worked with many MBA applicants hailing from family businesses, and often found them to have an extraordinary sense of commitment...

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Smart GMAT Test Prep – Are You Doing it Right?

By - Feb 2, 09:30 AM   Comments [0]

A smart GMAT test-taker will: (a) Start prepping for the GMAT months in advance. (b) Take time to understand the psychology, content, and scoring metrics of the GMAT. (c) Register for Accepted’s upcoming webinar, Your 3-Part Game Plan to Dominate the GMAT. (d) All of the above. Be smart about...

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UCLA Anderson Student Interview: Enjoying the MBA Whirlwind

By - Feb 2, 09:15 AM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an 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 Tom Winterton, a first year student at UCLA Anderson. Accepted: We'd like to get to...

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How To Write the HBS Post-Interview Reflection

By - Jan 30, 20:30 PM   Comments [0]

This year, Harvard Business School is requiring MBA applicants to complete a Post-Interview Reflection within 24 hours of their MBA admissions interview. The school has given very little guidance on formatting or content, saying only that the HBS post-interview reflection is intended to be informal, more like an email than...

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