Admissions Straight Talk: Interview with Chris Ryan

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Welcome to the fifth episode of Accepted Admissions Straight Talk, a biweekly podcast about what’s new, thought-provoking, and useful in the world of graduate admissions! For advice, insight, and info, check out the full audio of our great conversation with Chris Ryan: 00:24:50 – Meet Chris Ryan,...

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Wharton School MBA Essay Tips

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The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School has published the new essay questions for applicants seeking a space in the class of 2015, along with a new brand position: Knowledge for Action. This essay set focuses on your knowledge of Wharton. As the front page of...

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Cornell’s Johnson School Releases Deadlines, Essay Questions

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The Johnson School at Cornell University has announced the deadlines and essay prompts for the 2012-2013 full-time MBA application cycle. Round 1 Deadline: October 17, 2012 Notification: December 19, 2012 Round 2 Deadline: November 28, 2012 Notification: February 20, 2013 Round 3 Deadline: January 30, 2013 Notification: April 3, 2013 Round 4 Deadline: March 27, 2013 Notification:...

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MIT Sloan Announces 2012-2013 Deadlines, Essay Topics

By - Jun 28, 10:26 AM   Comments [0]

The MIT Sloan School of Management has posted the two rounds of deadlines and two essay prompts for the 2012-2013 MBA application season. Round 1 Deadline: October 24, 2012 Notification: January 29, 2013 Round 2 Deadline: December 27, 2012 Notification: April 2, 2013 Essays In each of the essays, MIT Sloan asks applicants...

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Introducing Magoosh’s Free GRE Video Lesson iPhone and Android Apps

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Magoosh recently launched a new on-the-go way of prepping for the GRE – GRE video lesson apps available for iPhones and Androids. The program is FREE to download, and if you already have a premium account with Magoosh, then you’ll be able to log in...

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MBA Admissions A-Z: W is for Waitlist

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5 Secrets to Advancing from Waitlist Limbo You probably have mixed emotions about being waitlisted. On the one hand, you weren’t dinged and you still have a chance of gaining acceptance to your top choice school. On the other hand, you haven’t been accepted yet, which...

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Five Crucial Tips for Reapplicants

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 By the Amerasia Consulting Group This time of year, we get a huge number of inquiries from students gearing up for the reapplication process.  This makes sense, as this subset of students is often driven to succeed, still hurting from the sting of getting rejection letters,...

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GMAT Tips: IR Section Insights from Veritas Prep

By - Jun 27, 02:07 AM   Comments [0]

Next up in our series on IR tips and insights is Brian Galvin of Veritas Prep. Brian has been with Veritas Prep since 2006, and as Director of Academic Programs, he is devoted to developing new and better ways to help students master the GMAT....

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Turmoil at UVA

By - Jun 27, 01:56 AM   Comments [0]

Anyone following the unprecedented story unfolding at UVA will certainly be tuning in on Tuesday, as the school’s Board of Visitors will meet to “reconsider the controversial forced resignation of President Teresa Sullivan,” Inside Higher Ed reports. It all began the weekend of June 9th, when...

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Cornell Johnson 2013 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips

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Cornell Johnson has released its 2013 MBA Application Essay Questions. My tips are in blue below. As it did last year, Cornell Johnson asks you to respond to three questions. It dumped last year’s “legacy” question and this year gives applicants three options in responding to...

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