Columbia Business School 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - May 4, 08:46 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia tweaked last year's questions for this year. Relatively minor changes. Specifically: • Its short-answer question about your immediate post-MBA goal has gone from 75 to 50 characters. Yes, that was  characters, not words. Two years ago it was a generous 100 characters. And those applicants thought they had...

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Interview of a Wisconsin Student

By - May 1, 10:25 AM   Comments [0]

Poonam, CEO and founder of myEssayReview, is publishing interviews of her successful students. This is the latest in the series. Here is a chat with Fatima, first year student at the full time MBA program of the Wisconsin. Poonam: Can you tell us a little about...

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Making Friends with the GRE: How To Overcome Test Anxiety and Perform at Your Best

By - Apr 23, 03:39 AM   Comments [0]

“I can’t stop trembling….can’t eat….cry for little or no reason….I am so nervous.”  All of this from Janelle, a prospective graduate student on her response to scheduling a GRE test date.  I was not surprised that Janelle was nervous as almost all prospective graduate students...

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6 Tips for Applying to Business School with Low Stats

By - Apr 23, 03:33 AM   Comments [0]

For most business school applicants, “low stats” are GMATs and GPAs at the lower end of or below the mid-80% range for a given school. It may be difficult to find average GPAs, but if you have a 2.6, you know it's low for almost...

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An Interview With Our Own: Dr. Rebecca Blustein

By - Apr 23, 03:32 AM   Comments [0]

Curious about the life and times of our spectacular admissions consultants? Please enjoy our newest blog series in which we interview the fabulous people who make up the staff. First up is…Dr. Rebecca Blustein. Accepted: Can you tell us a little about yourself? Where and...

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Exclusive Low Stats MBA Webinar Airing Live Today!

By - Apr 22, 04:11 AM   Comments [0]

You have just a few days left to register for our upcoming webinar and make time to focus on what we promise will be an enlightening, practical, and helpful presentation on how to get into top business schools despite low GMAT/GPA scores. Register ASAP for Get Accepted to Top...

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MBA Admissions A-Z: U is for Undergrad Grades

By - Apr 16, 00:19 AM   Comments [0]

3 Steps for Handling a Low Undergraduate GPA Grades show whether you previously performed well in an academic setting. If your college GPA is low, then you need to provide evidence that even though you may have faltered back then, now you’ve got you’re A-game and...

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Finding Your ‘Fit’ with an MBA Program

By - Apr 15, 12:43 PM   Comments [1]

This article was first published in the February, 2015 issue of  Valley India Times. “I want to apply to top 10 schools? What are my odds for acceptance into top 10 schools?” This is the most common query I receive from many prospective applicants to business...

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Selling Yourself Short?

By - Apr 12, 12:56 PM   Comments [0]

“I founded a small candy company.”  I could see in the faces of my fellow admissions committee members that they were not that impressed with the candidate; none of them had ever heard of “Del Sol Candy,”* and Roberto’s modest description did not make it...

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Got a Low GMAT or GPA? Top B-Schools Are Still Within Reach!

By - Apr 6, 07:12 AM   Comments [0]

Join us live on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 10:00 AM PST/1:00 PM EST for Get Accepted to Top B-Schools with Low Stats – a webinar that will teach you how to overcome a low GMAT/GPA and apply successfully to top business schools. Registration is required (and free)....

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