Applications

How Many B-Schools Should You Apply To?

By - Jun 3, 08:40 AM   Comments [0]

"How Many B-Schools Should You Apply To” 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. Deciding how many schools to apply to is another often shortchanged step...

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4 Egregious Mistakes: What NOT to Do at an MBA Fair

By - Jun 3, 07:48 AM   Comments [0]

These four egregious blunders have potential to completely damage your admissions chances. You’re putting in valuable time and money to attend an MBA fair, so make sure you know the “rules” so that you don’t end up losing out. Beware of the following four transgressions: 1. Asking...

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How Can I Get Accepted to Stanford GSB?

By - Jun 2, 09:48 AM   Comments [0]

Stanford GSB is the most competitive MBA program in the United States. Before you apply, make sure you really know what Stanford is looking for - and how to show the adcom that you've got it. Looking for advice on how to write the Stanford application...

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Leadership, Tech, & Forte: IV with a Cornell MBA Student

By - Jun 2, 08:43 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. And now, introducing Sarah Markels Maynard, a second year student at Cornell Johnson… Accepted: We'd like to get to know you!...

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How to Become a Management Consultant

By - Jun 2, 07:38 AM   Comments [0]

Consulting is one of the hottest destinations for b-school graduates and is becoming increasingly popular for PhD and grad students. If you dream of McKinsey, Bain, and BCG, then this show is for you. Listen to the recording of our conversation with Michael Boricki, Managing Partner...

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GMAC Survey Finds More Employers Eager to Hire MBAs

By - May 29, 08:17 AM   Comments [0]

Last week GMAC released the findings of its annual Corporate Recruiters Survey of 565 employers from 44 countries around the world – and results are looking good for business school graduates! Employers around the world are placing more value on the MBA degree, proving that...

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Developing Engaging Stories for MBA Essays- Week # 2-Tip # 2

By - May 28, 20:15 PM   Comments [0]

 Brainstorm Ideas/Stories Last week, I had discussed the first step in the process of developing engaging and compelling stories for MBA essays i.e. Comprehend the Essay Prompt. Once you get an understanding of what the question expects you to discuss, begin brainstorming ideas / stories to...

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Researching MBA Programs

By - May 27, 08:02 AM   Comments [0]

“Researching MBA Programs” 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. You may be researching schools already. Going through the steps previously outlined in this guide will...

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B-Schools with the Highest ROIs

By - May 26, 10:49 AM   Comments [0]

When determining an MBA’s return on investment (ROI), it makes a big difference whether you’re considering the short-term or long-term gain. The Economist recently released data that measures the ROI (measured by taking the difference between pre- and post-MBA salaries and dividing it by the...

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Stanford GSB 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - May 25, 08:25 AM   Comments [0]

Stanford cut it's essays from 3 to 2, actually returning to the same two essays it asked for several years (or slight variations of them) before it increased the number of essays for the 2007 entering class. The other change in these questions is that...

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