Applications

M = Motivation

By - Dec 5, 14:20 PM   Comments [0]

A good application essay is comprised of both anecdote and analysis, the what and the why of your personal experiences. Telling a straight story (anecdote without analysis) will leave your essay flat, with no depth or insight into your character or motivations; on the other...

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Turning a “Waitlist” into an Acceptance

By - Dec 5, 14:09 PM   Comments [0]

In honor of the first birthday of MBA Admission for Smarties: The No-Nonsense Guide to Acceptance at Top Business Schools, by Linda Abraham and Judy Gruen, we are posting a series of excerpts from the book. This post is excerpted from Chapter 10: “Tips for...

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Toronto Rotman MBA Admissions Committee Interview Available Online

By - Dec 5, 14:02 PM   Comments [0]

Thank you to Niki da Silva, Director of Recruitment and Admissions, and Leigh Gauthier, Director of the Career Center at Rotman, for joining us for our first ever Toronto Rotman Q&A! The chat offered MBA applicants an excellent window into the Rotman admissions process –...

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Next Year at Northwestern Kellogg: MBA Admissions Q&A

By - Dec 3, 15:01 PM   Comments [0]

Guest: Kate Smith, Assistant Dean, Admissions and Financial Aid Date: Thurs., Dec. 6, 2012 Time: 10:00 AM PT / 1:00 PM ET / 6:00 PM GMT Register Now Next Year at Northwestern Kellogg: MBA Admissions Q&A Do you have questions about Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Business? Get all the answers...

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Consortium MBA Admissions Committee Interview #2 Available Online

By - Dec 3, 14:57 PM   Comments [0]

Thank you to Consortium representatives for another outstanding Q&A! As always, the Consortium team and partnering school reps offered loads of insight into the Consortium admissions process and the ways in which the individual programs support the Consortium mission. See the below excerpt for more...

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The Consortium MBA from the Perspective of the Fellows Q&A

By - Dec 3, 14:41 PM   Comments [0]

Guest: Rebecca Dockery, Recruiting Manager, and current students and alumni Date: Wed., Dec. 5, 2012 Time: 5:00 PM PT / 8:00 PM ET/ 12:00 AM GMT (the next day) Register Now! The Consortium MBA from the Perspective of the Fellows Q&A The best way to learn about the ins and...

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Three keys to successful interview preparation

By - Dec 2, 14:29 PM   Comments [0]

In honor of the first birthday of MBA Admission for Smarties: The No-Nonsense Guide to Acceptance at Top Business Schools, by Linda Abraham and Judy Gruen, we are posting a series of excerpts from the book throughout November. This post is excerpted from Chapter 9,...

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Toronto Rotman 2013 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips

By - Dec 2, 14:21 PM   Comments [0]

The University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Business is one of the leading business schools in Canada. Known for its design approach to MBA education and strong emphasis on problem solving, Rotman’s program is growing in size and renown. Essays Questions: 1. What is your post-MBA career...

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Ace Those MBA Interviews with These Helpful Resources

By - Nov 30, 03:38 AM   Comments [0]

Those MBA interview invites should start trickling in soon (if they haven’t already). Are you prepared? Accepted.com offers a wealth of top-notch interview resources on our MBA Interview 101 page. The ebooks, articles, and webinars found on this rich resource page will help you feel more...

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Fatal Flaw #3: Clichéd Writing

By - Nov 30, 03:31 AM   Comments [0]

Don’t hide your lucid answers to essay questions behind meaningless verbiage and abused clichés. I once read an interview with a recent grad. (To protect the guilty, I won’t link.) “As a new company in a new space, we need to exceed client expectations, so first...

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