Applications

Snag Your Harvard Business School Class of 2016 Seat

By - Aug 15, 08:47 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re aiming to attend Harvard Business School or another top 10 MBA program in 2014, then you’ll want to view our most recent webinar, The Accepted Guide to Getting Into Harvard Business School. In her presentation, Linda Abraham, CEO & Founder of Accepted.com, offers loads...

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7 Tips for MBA Applicants from Family Businesses

By - Aug 14, 08:30 AM   Comments [0]

You work for the family business and are applying for an MBA. Will this background be a net plus for you, or a minus? How can you make the most of this experience? I have worked with several clients who worked in a family business, including...

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Duke Fuqua 2014 MBA Essay Questions and Deadlines

By - Aug 13, 14:09 PM   Comments [0]

Leadership, teamwork, ethics, and a global approach to business are essential elements of the Duke Fuqua MBA, which is why you’ll need to make sure you express your passion for these ideals in your application essays. Impress the Fuqua adcom by positioning yourself as an...

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mbaMission’s 2013-2014 UCLA Anderson Essay Analysis

By - Aug 13, 09:32 AM   Comments [0]

What exactly UCLA Anderson is trying to achieve with its incredibly straightforward approach to application essays is hard to figure out. The school wants to know that you have purpose in pursuing your MBA—and in applying to Anderson in particular—and to understand any pitfalls in...

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2014 Wharton Executive MBA Application Tips

By - Aug 12, 10:20 AM   Comments [0]

The Wharton EMBA adcom, through its three required questions, expresses its vision for and interest in a relationship: the relationship between the applicant/student and the program. Each of the questions highlights a different facet of this relationship. Respecting, recognizing, and responding to that vision through...

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Lies, Darned Lies, and Misleading Statistics: Duke Fuqua’s Early Action

By - Aug 12, 08:36 AM   Comments [0]

GMAT Club is a wonderful forum for insights into MBA admissions: it offers discussions, interviews, surveys, and expert feedback for all aspiring MBAs. One unique element of GMAT Club is its Calling All Applicants features in which current applicants can share their major data points...

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Maximize Your MBA Application: Your Holistic Application

By - Aug 11, 12:56 PM   Comments [0]

Unless you’ve been in an MBA admissions cave or have your head buried deeply in the sand, you’ve probably noticed that MBA application essay word counts are on the decline. Instead of 500- or 1000-word essays, many applications limit essays to 250-400; some provide guidelines...

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Investigating the MBA Career Survey Results

By - Aug 11, 10:10 AM   Comments [0]

I just saw three articles reporting from different vantage points on MBA employment. Businessweek took a “the sky is falling” perspective in its article, “MBA Recruiting Is Down Again,” which begins with the words, “MBA recruiting deteriorated this spring largely because of declines at top-ranked...

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MBA Applicant Blogger Interview with Piyush

By - Aug 11, 09:10 AM   Comments [0]

We’d like to introduce you to Piyush, author of the blog, Piyush Jain: Science, Technology & Sports, and applicant to top b-schools in the U.S. and the U.K. Thank you Piyush for sharing your MBA adventure with us! We wish you lots of luck! Accepted: First...

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SBC Scoop: Last-Minute Community Service

By - Aug 9, 05:10 AM   Comments [0]

When Ali started working with Stacy Blackman Consulting he had stellar undergraduate grades, an impressive GMAT score and consistently growing work experience at a prestigious investment bank. What Ali did not have was any significant extracurricular or community service experience since college. Though his consultant...

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