Applications

HBS 2014 Class Profile

By - Jun 24, 08:13 AM   Comments [0]

Let’s take a look at who comprises the 2014 incoming class at Harvard Business School (from the HBS site): • Percent admitted: 12% • Percent of women: 41% • Percent of international applicants: 35% • Median GMAT: 730 • Complete GMAT range (lowest and highest scores): 580-790 (note that there...

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Michigan Ross 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 24, 07:28 AM   Comments [0]

Ross completely redid the essay part of its MBA application this year. Getting rid of its long-standing goals essay, a fairly new “elevator pitch” question, and a question about dealing with frustrating or disappointing situations, it added two questions on achievements. The overall word count...

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Review of The Economist’s GMAT Tutor

By - Jun 23, 08:55 AM   Comments [0]

The Economist’s GMAT Tutor is a highly navigable GMAT test prep option for test-takers who are looking for a balanced combination of self-study and interaction. The program enables you to read up on loads of GMAT topics, rank your strengths and weaknesses, and take practice...

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Is a Harvard MBA in your future?

By - Jun 23, 08:10 AM   Comments [0]

If you want to answer that with a resounding “yes” then you need to tune in to our upcoming webinar, Get Accepted to Harvard Business School. The webinar will take place on Thursday June 26th at 10 AM PT/1:00 PM EST. You can look up...

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Entrepreneurship, Fashion, and Wharton: MBA Alum Interview

By - Jun 23, 07:35 AM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted.com blog series featuring interviews with current MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs. And now for a chat with Dorie Golkin and Emelyn Northway, Wharton graduates and co-founders of Of Mercer (which you’ll...

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Harvard Business School 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 22, 13:45 PM   Comments [0]

For the second year in a row, Harvard Business School is simultaneously demanding less and much more of applicants: No essays. Fewer words. Fewer characters. More thought. More brevity. And as much substance as you can cram into the responses limited not to a few...

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Developing Engaging Stories for MBA Essays: Week # 5 -Tip #5

By - Jun 19, 23:00 PM   Comments [0]

Organize Your Story Well Proper structure is a key component of effective essays. It is a glue that blends together all the pieces of your story. Whether you are narrating your cultural experience, setback or ethical dilemma experience or are discussing your career progression story leading...

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Harvard Business School: Analytical Aptitude and Appetite

By - Jun 19, 12:32 PM   Comments [0]

So HBS wants “analytical aptitude and appetite.” What is there to add? I mean, it’s pretty obvious. We didn’t really need HBS to say it. Yet they did say it. Maybe it’s not as obvious as it sounds. Let’s take a look. Analytical: This concept encompasses a...

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Wharton 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 18, 12:19 PM   Comments [0]

Wharton is still marching in the MBA application shrink parade. It now has one required question and has dumped the question about contribution to Wharton’s learning community. However, it has made the optional a broader question than it was last year and has increased the...

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Save 10%. Get Accepted. Smile.

By - Jun 17, 12:38 PM   Comments [0]

Hey grad, law, and b-school applicants – are you looking to save money this summer AND get one step closer to gaining acceptance to your top choice school? Introducing Accepted’s SUPER Summer Sale – 10% off your choice of grad school services, law school services, and...

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