MBA Admissions Round-Up: Webinar, Chats, GMAT, News

By - Aug 3, 12:25 PM   Comments [0]

Let's see what's happening at Accepted and in the MBA world at large: Take 2 -- Accepted is hosting its first-ever MBA reapplicant webinar on Thursday Aug 6 at 1:00 PM ET. The webinar is free. Just register to obtain access information. MIT Sloan MBA Admissions Chat....

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The MBA Tour Q&A

By - Jul 28, 08:51 AM   Comments [0]

The MBA Tour will reach the four corners of the globe in September, having four separate tours in Asia, India, Europe, and the United States, followed by tours to Latin America (October) and Canada (November). The tour events provide you with great opportunities to meet...

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Admissions Uber-value: Leadership

By - Jul 24, 12:30 PM   Comments [0]

I just finished reading The Chosen: The Hidden History of Admission and Exclusion at Harvard, Yale, and Princeton by Jerome Karabel. This book's 557 pages plus 100+pages of footnotes tells the story of admissions at these elite institutions since the beginning of the 20th century,...

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Happening @

By - Jul 20, 12:37 PM   Comments [0]

On Friday I promised a whole new,and it's up! Please check it out. We know there a few items to clean up, but please let us know what you like and dislike. You can let us know in comments below or just by contacting...

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Chicago Booth 2010 MBA Essay Questions

By - Jun 26, 13:15 PM   Comments [0]

Chicago has published its 2010 MBA deadlines and essay questions. Chicago has changed questions 1 & 2 and added a short reapplicant question. My tips will follow, but in the meantime, here are Chicago Booth's 2010 essay questions and deadlines. Chcago Booth Deadlines Round Submission Deadline Mid-Decision Notification Decision Notification Round...

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NYU Stern 2010 Application Deadlines & Essay Questions

By - Jun 26, 12:13 PM   Comments [0]

NYU Stern 2010 Application Deadlines Application Due: November15, 2008 January15, 2009 March 15, 2009 Initial Notification* By: February 15, 2009 April 1, 2009 June 1, 2009 NYU Stern 2010Essay Questions Stern has posted its questions and provides extensive directions and tips to help you respond to them. I am just going to post the...

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Earlier Round 1 MBA Application Deadlines/Notification Dates

By - Jun 11, 09:35 AM   Comments [0]

Several top MBA programs have released their 2009-2010 application deadlines and essay questions, and I am noticing an interesting trend for those programs that have three rounds. Harvard, Wharton, and Stanford have all moved their Round 1 deadline to the first week in October and...

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MBA Admissions News: HBS, Wharton, Chicago, Kellogg, INSEAD, UCLA

By - Jun 2, 13:09 PM   Comments [0]

Wow has it been busy in the MBA world! Take a couple of days off and everything starts happening. Chicago Booth announced the availability of no-cosignor loans for its students. Chicago Booth and Associate Dean Rose Martinelli have worked hard to ensure access to international students...

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“Best Practices for MBA Admissions” Webinar Online”Best Practices for MBA Admissions” Webinar Online

By - May 28, 02:06 AM   Comments [0]

Many of you asked if we are going post the recording from our recent webinar "Best Practices in MBA Admissions." The answer is "Yes!" If you are struggling to determine your competitiveness, your strengths and weaknesses, and your MBA admissions strategy, Best Practices in MBA Admissions"...

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Yikes! My Essay is Too Long!!!

By - May 14, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

Whether you are a medical school applicant dealing with the rigid character limits of the AMCAS application or a law or business school applicant responding to the slightly more flexible word and page guidelines common for those applications, you must be succinct. How? Check your...

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