Applications

Harvard’s New Essay Topic and Rec Questions Have Been Released!

By - May 15, 07:26 AM   Comments [0]

From Dr. Shel (Shelly Watts), http://www.mbaadmit.com, email: info@mbaadmit.com Harvard's New Essay Topic and Recommendation Questions Have Been Released! Each year, candidates await anxiously the new Harvard MBA admission topic(s). Harvard Business School just posted its new essay - and indeed, it is a new topic! ...

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Stanford GSB 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - May 15, 00:56 AM   Comments [0]

There is very little change between last year's and this year's Stanford GSB MBA essay questions.  One minor change to note: You get an entire 50 extra words for your two essays. Last year the total word count was 1100 words. This year the maximum length...

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MBA Maze: Application Timing

By - May 12, 23:35 PM   Comments [0]

"Application Timing" is the first post in our series, Navigate the MBA Maze. Should you apply Round 1, Round 2, or Round 3? Do not try to win the admissions game through timing. Quality—not timing—trumps all. Submit your application when it is at its best. When in doubt,...

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Applying To Business School Next Year?

By - May 12, 23:34 PM   Comments [0]

Then you’ll want to check out the recording of our recent webinar, Get Accepted in 2016: 7 Steps to a Strong MBA Application. In the webinar, Linda Abraham paves the way to acceptance to b-school by exploring the things you can do NOW to increase your...

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MBA Admissions A-Z: E Is For Essay

By - May 11, 02:18 AM   Comments [0]

4 Common MBA Application Essay Mistakes Here we are going to focus on 4 critical MBA admission essay mistakes. Make sure that your essays DON’T include any of these: 1. Buzzwords Try this on for size: “I plan on penetrating the B2C e-commerce bubble by starting my own...

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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 Accepted.com staff. First up is…Dr. Rebecca Blustein. Accepted: Can you tell us a little about yourself? Where and...

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