Applications

Three Topics to Discuss in Waitlist Letters

By - Mar 12, 14:17 PM   Comments [0]

If you are on a waitlist, Linda Abraham has something to tell you: Related Resources: • College Applicants: Waitlisted or Rejected? • Help! I've Been Waitlisted! • How to Write Waitlist Update Letters Accepted.com's experienced admissions consultants can help you create the most impressive application possible with comprehensive packages, or provide targeted assistance from picking...

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U.S. News 2016 Best Graduate Business Schools

By - Mar 11, 15:23 PM   Comments [0]

U.S. News released its graduate school rankings today. Let’s see how our top b-schools fared… Top 20 U.S. B-Schools - 2016 1. Stanford GSB (1) 2. Harvard Business School (1) 3. UPenn Wharton (1) 4. Chicago Booth (4) 5. MIT Sloan (5) 6. Northwestern Kellogg (6) 7. UC Berkeley Haas (7) 8. Columbia Business...

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

By - Mar 11, 15:19 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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Complimentary MBA 2016 Webinar on Wednesday!

By - Mar 9, 15:41 PM   Comments [0]

We’d like to remind you about Wednesday's webinar, Get Accepted in 2016: 7 Steps to a Strong MBA Application, which will take place at 10:00 AM PT / 1:00 PM ET (that’s on March 11th). It is essential that you attend if you are planning on applying to...

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What is a Goal? (And What is Not)

By - Mar 8, 12:48 PM   Comments [0]

Let’s start by talking about what ISN’T a goal. When an applicant says something along the lines of: “I’m interested in investment banking or consulting or marketing,” then I know there’s significant work to be done, because THIS is NOT a goal. A strong, clear MBA goal should...

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4 Ways to Show How You’ll Contribute in the Future

By - Mar 8, 02:33 AM   Comments [0]

Schools want to see that the applicants will actively participate in and contribute to their student bodies and alumni communities, not to mention the greater community and society. Yet grandiose, declarative statements and promises to be a superlative do-gooder are unpersuasive. So how is an applicant to show...

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Hone Your MBA Goals [Video]

By - Mar 4, 12:38 PM   Comments [0]

A solid MBA goal should drive many of the decisions surrounding your business school application and education. In this video, Linda Abraham explores the essential components of a compelling MBA goal and shares a few tips on how to develop it. By Linda Abraham, president and founder of Accepted.com and co-author of...

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Why Extracurriculars Activities Make a Difference

By - Mar 3, 15:43 PM   Comments [0]

Don’t underestimate the value of extracurricular activities in your b-school application! Use the following Q&A to help you prioritize and then write about your extracurricular activities. What are extracurricular activities? An extracurricular activity is a non-academic, non-professional activity that you participate in. These activities include hobbies,...

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MBA 2016 – READY, SET, GO!

By - Mar 2, 11:12 AM   Comments [0]

It’s not even spring yet. So why am I nagging you to get moving on your MBA application prep? Not just because those Round 1 deadlines creep up with wicked stealth and speed. But also because there is so much you can still do between now...

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IV With an Overrepresented Minority MIT Sloan Admit!

By - Mar 1, 14:45 PM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted.com blog series featuring interviews with MBA applicant bloggers, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at the MBA application process. And now…introducing our anonymous blogger, “John Thunder”… Accepted: We'd like to get to know you! Where are you from? Where and what...

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