MBA

Applying to Business School in Round Three

By - Mar 4, 11:34 AM   Comments [0]

Round three is far and away the most difficult round for MBA applicants. You’re competing against stellar candidates from the previous two rounds, and there are relatively few spots available at the end of the application cycle. I recently covered the challenges of round three business...

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Don’t Sabotage Your MBA Efforts

By - Mar 4, 06:39 AM   Comments [0]

In high school or college—or maybe even recently on an important project at work—you might have been able to wait until the last minute to do something and still come out looking like a champ. But we can assure you that won’t be the case...

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Why Extracurriculars Activities Make a Difference

By - Mar 3, 15:43 PM   Comments [0]

Don’t underestimate the value of extracurricular activities in your b-school application! Use the following Q&A to help you prioritize and then write about your extracurricular activities. What are extracurricular activities? An extracurricular activity is a non-academic, non-professional activity that you participate in. These activities include hobbies,...

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Harvard Appoints New iLab Director

By - Mar 3, 11:37 AM   Comments [0]

The Harvard innovation lab will soon have a new managing director with the appointment of Jodi Goldstein, who officially assumes her duties in June following the departure of current Managing Director Gordon Jones, the school announced last week. The i-lab is a university-wide facility that fosters...

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MBA Applicant Profiles: Building the Best Version of Yourself

By - Mar 3, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

When MBA candidates come to us with their test scores and numbers asking for a assessment of their MBA applicant profile, we say that numbers are only half the story. Top MBA programs are looking for people, not profiles. And our MBA admissions consulting approach...

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MBA 2016 – READY, SET, GO!

By - Mar 2, 11:12 AM   Comments [0]

It’s not even spring yet. So why am I nagging you to get moving on your MBA application prep? Not just because those Round 1 deadlines creep up with wicked stealth and speed. But also because there is so much you can still do between now...

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New Social Impact Fund at UNC Kenan-Flagler

By - Mar 2, 06:53 AM   Comments [0]

Students at the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School are going to invest real money using socially responsible principles through a new $250,00o public equity fund managed by both MBAs and undergrads. UNC Kenan-Flagler has a variety of student-run funds that collectively manage more than...

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IV With an Overrepresented Minority MIT Sloan Admit!

By - Mar 1, 14:45 PM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted.com blog series featuring interviews with MBA applicant bloggers, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at the MBA application process. And now…introducing our anonymous blogger, “John Thunder”… Accepted: We'd like to get to know you! Where are you from? Where and what...

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3 Tips for Parents of Grad School Applicants

By - Mar 1, 14:18 PM   Comments [0]

I’ve been working in graduate admissions for almost 20 years so I have witnessed this trend firsthand: Parents are playing a much larger role in the application process these days than they used to. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing – parents can provide a lot...

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How to Get Accepted in 2016: FREE WEBINAR!

By - Feb 27, 20:27 PM   Comments [0]

That’s right – we’re already talking about 2016 MBA applications! You may feel like you’ve got loads of time, but believe me…you’ve got loads to do! We’d like to help you start out on the right foot by inviting you to our upcoming live webinar,...

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