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MBA Interview Tips Post 4: Team-Based Discussion Interviews

By - Nov 24, 15:05 PM   Comments [0]

[NOTE: This post is the fourth in a series; if interested please see the introduction and tip 1, tip 2, and tip 3.] Wharton and Ross have initiated a new MBA interview format, the team-based discussion (TBD). This type of interview brings a group of applicants...

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London Business School 2014 MBA Essay Tips and Deadlines

By - Nov 24, 14:41 PM   Comments [0]

If you look at the London Business School questions, you’ll see that a lot of introspection is required if you want to answer the questions thoroughly, thoughtfully, and compellingly. When elaborating on your career goals, your desire to participate in the global workforce, and your...

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Stanford GSB’s Huge Payouts

By - Nov 21, 08:30 AM   Comments [0]

Stanford’s class of 2013 employment report reveals some serious success for recent GSB graduates with a reported median base salary of $125,000. While this amount is unchanged from last year, the big increase occurs at the bonus level with median signing bonuses and guaranteed bonuses...

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Today’s Post-MBA Career Strategy Webinar Details

By - Nov 20, 07:20 AM   Comments [0]

You have just a few hours until we go live with the Career Strategy for MBA Applicants: What You Need to Know...and Do...Before You Arrive on Campus webinar. Please remember to register or you will not be able to access the important career advice that...

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UT McCombs 2014 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Nov 19, 12:49 PM   Comments [0]

McCombs combines its rigor with a passionate community. To create its desired community, it seeks a student body that is diverse in every dimension and comprises individuals who can bring their varied voices to form a cohesive group. The questions below reflect this value; they...

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Waitlisted? Here are some tips

By - Nov 19, 02:13 AM   Comments [0]

At this time of year, many applicants receive notification that they have been waitlisted, which means their candidacy will be weighed against applicants from the next rounds. This is disappointing for some applicants and the start of a nerve-wracking wait. What will you do at...

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The MBA Admissions Directors’ Recipe for Rejection

By - Nov 17, 14:47 PM   Comments [0]

We asked 13 admissions directors, “What behavior or information would cause you to reject an MBA applicant who otherwise is a strong candidate?” While the recipe for instant rejection may vary slightly from school to school, the common ingredients are ethical lapses and poor behavior. These...

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Mock Wharton TBD Reprise

By - Nov 17, 14:38 PM   Comments [0]

We are half way through November and there are a lot of lucky applicants who still face the Wharton Team-Based Discussion. Accepted hosted a mock TBD earlier this week. Frankly, that particular group did not do well during the mock. They received some fairly harsh feedback...

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Creating an MBA Career Search Strategy – A How-To Webinar

By - Nov 17, 14:29 PM   Comments [0]

Are you seeking professional advice on how to develop a strategic post-MBA career plan? If so, then you’ll want to attend Accepted’s upcoming webinar, Career Strategy for MBA Applicants: What You Need to Know...and Do...Before You Arrive on Campus, in which Ivan Kerbel, CEO of Practice...

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What are My Chances? Multicultural LDS Goldman Sachs Operations Analyst

By - Nov 14, 14:26 PM   Comments [0]

This blog post is part of a series of MBA profile evaluations called "What are My Chances?" by Michelle Stockman. Michelle, who started started consulting for Accepted in 2007 and worked previously in the Columbia Business School admissions office, will provide selected applicants with school...

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