Applications

School Representatives Share their Insights at AIGAC Conference at MIT on June 15 –Part 1

By - Jun 29, 16:26 PM   Comments [0]

The 9th AIGAC conference was held at Cambridge/Boston from June 14-16.  Admissions consultants from around the world met with admissions directors from most of the top schools at the MIT. The MIT Panel discussions on the first day (June 14) provided valuable insights into various...

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Get Accepted to Stanford Graduate School of Business

By - Jun 28, 02:18 AM   Comments [0]

A beautiful campus in the heart of Silicon Valley. An entrepreneurial mindset. Gorgeous Northern California weather. All the cultural offerings of the SF Bay Area. And…you? Will you be at Stanford GSB next year? If you’re preparing to apply, don’t miss our upcoming webinar, Get Accepted to...

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6 Ways to Prepare for Your Compelling MBA Goals Essay

By - Jun 26, 23:33 PM   Comments [0]

Most schools ask why you want an MBA and why you want it from this school. And really, even if they didn’t ask you, you should still ask yourself. Before you invest the time and money in an MBA, you should know the answers to...

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Emory Goizueta 2016-17 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 22, 23:48 PM   Comments [0]

Taken together, these essay questions cover a lot of ground: your professional path and plans, your alignment with the program’s core values, and who you are as a person.  Moreover, this vast ground is covered in few words – these essays are short, requiring tough...

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How to Stay Within Essay Word Limits by Reducing Verbal Verbosity

By - Jun 22, 03:08 AM   Comments [0]

Most applicants – whether applying to med school, law school, business school, or any other grad school or college program – need to deal with rigid character or word limits when writing their application essays or personal statements. You may start out thinking that you...

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NYU Stern 2016-17 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 19, 13:13 PM   Comments [0]

Stern clearly likes what it received from applicants last year: It is not tweaking, changing, adding to, or subtracting from last year's essay questions. My tips are in blue below. Our Stern essay questions give you the opportunity to more fully present yourself to the Admissions Committee...

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Wharton 2016-17 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 19, 02:14 AM   Comments [0]

Last year, Wharton didn't change its essays after years of shrinking its application. This year it reversed course. It modified slightly the first required question and added a second required question in response to student feedback. According to an interview on Poets and Quants with Wharton...

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How to Apply Successfully to Harvard Business School

By - Jun 7, 11:53 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re applying to HBS, then you’ll want to attend Accepted’s upcoming webinar, Get Accepted to Harvard Business School. During the webinar, Linda Abraham, Accepted’s CEO and founder, will discuss important application tips that apply specifically to Harvard’s application, including 4 key steps for HBS acceptance and...

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UNC Kenan-Flagler 2016-17 MBA Essay Tips and Deadlines

By - Jun 6, 11:57 AM   Comments [0]

Are you a team leader? Are you committed to sustainable enterprise? Are you seeking resources and intellectual capital needed to shape both business and government? Are you a motivated, goal-oriented, innovative individual? UNC Kenan-Flagler adcoms are interested in seeing your multi-dimensional personality and capabilities. Your challenge: Prove...

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The Importance of Extracurricular Activities in B- School Applications

By - Jun 6, 10:33 AM   Comments [1]

It is true that business schools evaluate candidates for their academic excellence, professional experience, leadership roles, and career progression and goals. But they also give significant weight to their extracurricular and community service activities because they want candidates who are not just focused on work...

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