Applications

Demonstrate Leadership in Your MBA Application

By - Dec 31, 10:52 AM   Comments [0]

When faced with any iteration of the leadership question on MBA essays, many business school applicants freak out because they think they have to come up with an example that is their greatest life or professional achievement. In reality, it’s not about grand gestures or...

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Stacy Blackman’s Year-End Wrap Up

By - Dec 31, 10:13 AM   Comments [0]

Can you believe 2012 is almost over? With the New Year upon us, I’d like to take a moment to reflect on the most popular and useful posts we’ve covered throughout the past year. Some originally appeared on my U.S. News MBA Admissions blog, while...

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Applicant-Initiated Interviews at Tuck School of Business

By - Dec 31, 10:08 AM   Comments [0]

Did you know that Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business offers applicants the chance to initiate an interview with admissions? Unlike it’s peer schools, which typically maintain an invitation-only policy, Tuck’s Open Interview Policy means that any applicant who wants to visit the school and interview...

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A Six-Item Checklist before Hitting “Submit”

By - Dec 30, 14:14 PM   Comments [0]

You’re eager to click “Submit” after spending so much time working on your college application…but WAIT! Don’t hit “submit” before going over your application one last time and making sure each of the following six items are checked off your to-do list: 1. Your application presents...

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Forté’s MBALaunch Deadline Just Days Away!

By - Dec 27, 14:06 PM   Comments [0]

2014 Women MBA applicants in/near Chicago, D.C., and New York, listen up: You have through Monday, December 31st to submit your 2013 Forté MBALaunch for Women applications and be entered into the GMAT voucher raffle (a $250 value). The Forté MBALaunch for Women is a 10-month...

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How to Manage Word Limits and Deadlines

By - Dec 26, 15:21 PM   Comments [0]

Dealing with Application Deadlines: Set yourself a schedule and work backwards from your deadlines. Allow time for the holidays, sleep, exercise, and of course work. Focus first on the applications with the earliest deadlines. Work on applications one at a time. Adapt essays from your first application, when...

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Help Kids Fight Cancer When You “Like” Accepted.com!

By - Dec 26, 15:14 PM   Comments [0]

For the next 10 days (through Jan. 6th), we’ll be donating $1 to Kids Kicking Cancer for every new “Like” that we receive on the Accepted.com Facebook page. So if you want to help kids kick their cancer to the curb as they welcome the...

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Happy Holidays!

By - Dec 25, 13:00 PM   Comments [0]

We here at Accepted want to extend warm Holiday Greetings to the entire extended Accepted family – clients, readers, visitors, and partners. May this holiday season be a happy one leading to a wonderful 2013! Accepted.com ~ Helping You Write Your Best   Accepted.com’s experienced admissions consultants...

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MBA Programs Host Coffee Dates Worldwide

By - Dec 24, 14:37 PM   Comments [0]

Wherever you are in the world, chances are that a current MBA student from a top school is waiting to have coffee with you. In London, Delhi, Tel Aviv, Toronto, New York, San Francisco, Singapore, Rio de Janiero, Zurich, Houston, and a host of other...

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Support Emails that make the difference

By - Dec 24, 01:58 AM   Comments [0]

Support e-mails are short letters sent by an MBA student, alumnus or professor of a certain school to the admission committee of that school in order to support a candidate aplying to that school. Although they have relatively small impact on admission chances, good support...

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