Applications

From Chile to HBS: Interview with Maximiliano Grass

By - Sep 9, 16:01 PM   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 Maximiliano Grass... Accepted: We'd like to get to know you! Where are you from? Where and what...

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UVA Darden 2016-17 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Sep 8, 14:51 PM   Comments [0]

If you like the idea of constantly being thrown into the decision maker’s role, using the case method to navigate real-life business situations, then you may want to consider applying to the University of Virginia’s Darden MBA program. Darden is the second-largest case publisher in...

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Generic-itis Prevention [Warning: If Untreated, Can Cause Rejection]

By - Sep 8, 14:39 PM   Comments [0]

Each year, Accepted consultants are witnessing a recurring epidemic. And it’s worse than you can imagine: Generic-itis. The symptoms: • Mind-blowing, meaningless, and grand generic declarative statements, related to why an applicant wants to attend a certain program. • Irritation to admissions readers, causing them to believe that you...

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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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