Applications

Should I Take the GRE for Business School?

By - Jan 15, 15:08 PM   Comments [0]

What does business school have to do with the GRE? Unlike the GMAT, which only those applying to business school sit for, the GRE is typically known as a test for those who are interested in non-business (non-law, now-medical, etc.) graduate programs. Back in October, ETS (the GMAC of...

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Should You Take the GMAT or GRE?

By - Jan 15, 14:48 PM   Comments [0]

69% of b-schools now accept the GRE (including Stanford, HBS, Wharton, Booth, and MIT Sloan, among others), so MBA applicants will need to decide whether the GMAT or GRE will better increase their chances of acceptance. Here are some factors you should consider when making this...

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Admissions Straight Talk: Interview with Daniel Macklin

By - Jan 15, 14:42 PM   Comments [0]

For this week’s episode of Accepted Admissions Straight Talk, we interviewed Daniel Macklin, Co-Founder & VP of Business Development at SoFi. Check out the full recording to hear our fascinating conversation about alumni funded student loans. 00:47:00 – Introducing Daniel, Co-founder and VP of Business Development...

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Toronto Rotman MBA Interview with Robyn Ross

By - Jan 13, 14:43 PM   Comments [0]

Here’s a talk with Robyn Ross, an MBA candidate at Toronto Rotman with tons of advice on the MBA application process. Thank you Robyn for sharing your thoughts and experiences with us! This interview is the latest in an Accepted.com blog series featuring interviews with current...

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London Business School MBA Admissions Committee Interview

By - Jan 13, 14:39 PM   Comments [0]

We had an excellent Q&A last week with the student and adcom representatives from London Business School. Please read the excerpt below for a sample of what was discussed, and then download the full transcript or listen to the audio file for the full conversation. Linda...

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MBA Admissions: NYU Stern & Accounting

By - Jan 13, 14:33 PM   Comments [0]

A quick glance at NYU Stern currently ranks in 11th place as one of the best business schools, according to US News & World Report (March 2012). It is ranked in 8th place for accounting. Stern’s Class of 2014 and Accounting 3907 people applied to NYU...

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UM Ross to Pilot Group Interview Sessions in China

By - Jan 11, 15:03 PM   Comments [0]

This first wave of Round 2 interview invitations went out yesterday from University of Michigan Ross School of Business, and Soojin Kwon Koh, director of MBA admissions, has shared her team’s plans to test out a supplemental interview process in China later this month. Given the...

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Video Essay, the Future of MBA Admissions?

By - Jan 11, 14:58 PM   Comments [0]

In an effort to better get to know applicants beyond their stats and meticulously crafted essay answers, elite MBA programs have rolled out a number of innovative changes to their evaluation process during this application season. University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School launched a new team-based discussion...

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What Matters Most in MBA Admissions?

By - Jan 11, 14:55 PM   Comments [0]

Almost every day, I receive E-mails and phone calls from new clients that go something like this: “I have a 2.9 GPA, 680 GMAT, and four years of work experience in consulting. I’ve been promoted twice; I have good extracurriculars. What are my chances?” MBA hopefuls...

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MBA Myth-Busting at Chicago Booth

By - Jan 11, 14:51 PM   Comments [0]

It seems some myths never die, particularly where MBA admissions are concerned. With that in mind, we bring you a new myth-busting post featuring Joanne Legler, associate director of admissions at the Chicago Booth School of Business, who frequently encounters misconceptions among prospective applicants while...

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