Applications

Writing Techniques From a Pro

By - Sep 7, 15:43 PM   Comments [0]

I like to read biographies and personal profiles (that's one of the reasons I like my work so much). I recommend that you check out Tom Brokaw's The Greatest Generation, in which he clearly demonstrates the journalist's ability to engage -- you can learn from these...

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Editing Hacks to Make Your Essays the Best in the Pile [Webinar!]

By - Sep 6, 16:16 PM   Comments [0]

Our 3 Hacks to Transform Your MBA Application webinar will take place on Wednesday, September 14th at 10am PT/1pm ET. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn must-know editing and proofing techniques that will boost your essay’s appeal and your chances of getting accepted. Spaces are limited! Reserve your...

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Is Ten Days per Business School Application Enough?

By - Sep 6, 16:07 PM   Comments [0]

There are a number of steps involved in the MBA application essay writing process: contemplating the questions, choosing the topics, and crafting a collection of short stories that tell a tale and appeal to an admissions committee. Each of these steps takes time. But HOW...

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Sample Essay from Admitted HBS Student: The Mechanical Engineer

By - Sep 6, 15:59 PM   Comments [0]

This sample essay is from The Harbus MBA Essay Guide Summer 2016 Edition and is reprinted with permission from Harbus. Author’s Home Country: United States of America Author’s Previous Industry/Profession: Operations consulting, operations management Author Gender: Male Analysis: The author focuses his essay on two themes -...

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NYU Stern MBA Student, Published Author and Journalist Writes His Way to Success

By - Sep 5, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted blog series featuring interviews with MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs. And now for a chat with Keith Riegert.... Accepted: We'd like to get to know you! Where are you from? Where and what did...

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How to Fund Your International MBA in the U.S. [On-Demand Webinar]

By - Sep 4, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

We're  happy to report that our recent webinar, How to Fund Your International MBA in the U.S., was a great success! Our guests left with important information and tips on how to approach those pricey U.S. b-school bills as a foreign student. If you missed the webinar (or...

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Mission and Admissions at Yale School of Management [Episode 169]

By - Sep 2, 12:51 PM   Comments [0]

Which MBA program just revealed that over half its alumni network gives back to the school? Yale SOM. That’s more than double most schools’ giving rate. Which MBA program experienced a 6% increase in applications in 2016 on top of a whopping 25% increase in 2015?...

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Yale SOM 2016-17 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Sep 1, 18:59 PM   Comments [0]

Yale has a brand new question this year. And one that is fairly distinctive among bschools. As you did last year, you need to make the most of that single essay, but you also need to take the time to make every box in the application...

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A Georgetown McDonough MBA Student with a Passion for Public Policy

By - Sep 1, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted blog series featuring interviews with MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs. And now for a chat with Saat Alety.... Accepted: We'd like to get to know you! Where are you from? Where and what did you...

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Stanford Graduate School of Business Class of 2017 Profile

By - Aug 31, 15:32 PM   Comments [0]

Who will be graduating next year from Stanford GSB? Let’s take a look at the class of 2017 (from the Stanford website)… • Applications received: 7,899 • Students matriculated: 407 • Women: 40% • International: 40% • U.S. minorities: 19% • Average GMAT score: 733 • Range of GMAT score: 570-800 • TOEFL:...

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