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Tuck MBA Student Blogger Interview: The Senator’s Journey

By - Jan 23, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

We decided to follow up with some of our past MBA blogger interviewees to see where their admissions journey brought them. First in our series is Engeda Selemon Asfaw, also known as “The Senator,” author of the blog, “Road to the MBA Class of 2014”...

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Looking Back on the Shrinking MBA Application

By - Jan 20, 07:49 AM   Comments [0]

A very long plane flight gave me the time to organize the thoughts that have been swirling through my head for months in response to the shrinking MBA application, innovations in the interview process, and various articles and posts about the widespread changes and experimentation...

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MBA Admissions: Duke Fuqua & Management

By - Jan 20, 07:42 AM   Comments [0]

A quick glance at Duke Fuqua currently ranks in 12th place as one of the best business schools, according to US News & World Report (March 2012). It is ranked in 8th place for management. Duke Fuqua’s Class of 2014 and Management The class of 2014...

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The Importance of Being Employable

By - Jan 20, 07:31 AM   Comments [0]

Being “employable” won’t just earn you a good job, but may also help you secure a seat in a top business school. A recent Wall Street Journal article talks about the increased emphasis b-school admissions boards are placing on job placement. In an uncertain job...

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Don’t Apply Round 3 … Until You Read This Article

By - Jan 16, 20:04 PM   Comments [4]

 By the Amerasia Consulting Group The common myth surrounding Round 3 of the MBA application process is that you can’t, or shouldn’t, apply late in the admission cycle.  “The class is pretty much full” is one refrain.  “You have to be a truly unique applicant” is...

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Should I Take the GRE for Business School?

By - Jan 15, 15:08 PM   Comments [0]

What does business school have to do with the GRE? Unlike the GMAT, which only those applying to business school sit for, the GRE is typically known as a test for those who are interested in non-business (non-law, now-medical, etc.) graduate programs. Back in October, ETS (the GMAC of...

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Should You Take the GMAT or GRE?

By - Jan 15, 14:48 PM   Comments [0]

69% of b-schools now accept the GRE (including Stanford, HBS, Wharton, Booth, and MIT Sloan, among others), so MBA applicants will need to decide whether the GMAT or GRE will better increase their chances of acceptance. Here are some factors you should consider when making this...

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Admissions Straight Talk: Interview with Daniel Macklin

By - Jan 15, 14:42 PM   Comments [0]

For this week’s episode of Accepted Admissions Straight Talk, we interviewed Daniel Macklin, Co-Founder & VP of Business Development at SoFi. Check out the full recording to hear our fascinating conversation about alumni funded student loans. 00:47:00 - Introducing Daniel, Co-founder and VP of Business Development...

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Toronto Rotman MBA Interview with Robyn Ross

By - Jan 13, 14:43 PM   Comments [0]

Here’s a talk with Robyn Ross, an MBA candidate at Toronto Rotman with tons of advice on the MBA application process. Thank you Robyn for sharing your thoughts and experiences with us! This interview is the latest in an Accepted.com blog series featuring interviews with current...

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London Business School MBA Admissions Committee Interview

By - Jan 13, 14:39 PM   Comments [0]

We had an excellent Q&A last week with the student and adcom representatives from London Business School. Please read the excerpt below for a sample of what was discussed, and then download the full transcript or listen to the audio file for the full conversation. Linda...

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