Applications

The Second-Round Rush

By - Dec 12, 18:39 PM   Comments [0]

For some reason, Thanksgiving weekend in America tends to signal the beginning of the rush toward second-round business school application deadlines. Many candidates who are just contemplating their MBA applications tend to call us and ask, “How many schools can I apply to at this...

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London Business Schools Expands into Iconic Building

By - Dec 11, 15:02 PM   Comments [0]

Big news for the London Business School, which is planning for major growth! Of course it’s exciting when a school’s success leads to growth, but here, the story is big in another way. The building into which they’ll be expanding is the Old Marylebone Town Hall,...

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Living Globally: London Business School MBA Admissions Q&A

By - Dec 11, 14:56 PM   Comments [1]

Guests: Mary Ferreira and Zsuzsanna Bucko, Recruitment & Admissions Managers Date: Wed, Dec. 12, 2012 Time: 10:00 AM PT / 1:00 PM ET / 6:00 PM BST Register Now! Living Globally: London Business School MBA Admissions Q&A Are you wondering what the international MBA experience is like at London Business...

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Large Donation Helps Chicago Expand Entrepreneur Center

By - Dec 10, 14:52 PM   Comments [0]

Last week, Michael Polsky, Chicago energy entrepreneur, announced that he’d be donating an $8 million gift to the Michael P. Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship, a research center established in 2002 after his initial $7 million donation. The gift will support Chicago Booth’s growing innovation initiatives...

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MBA Admissions: NYU Stern & Finance

By - Dec 10, 14:42 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 third place for finance. Stern’s Class of 2014 and Finance 3907 people applied to NYU...

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Interview with Jon Hodge

By - Dec 9, 03:03 AM   Comments [0]

For this week’s episode of Accepted Admissions Straight Talk, we interviewed Jon Hodge of Strictly English. Check out the full recording to hear our great conversation about test prep, the latest technology in test-taking and more! 00:29:00 – Introducing Jon Hodge, founder and owner of Strictly...

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Specialized Business MS Degrees on the Rise

By - Dec 9, 02:11 AM   Comments [0]

A Bloomberg Businessweek article talks about the increase in Master’s programs in specialized business fields. With Maryland’s Smith School of Business as a pioneer (about to open its fifth specialized MS program in 20013), other b-schools are quickly following suit and “riding on the wave...

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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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