MBA

What We Learned Visiting Wharton: Report from Day 2 of the AIGAC Conference

By - Jul 11, 09:52 AM   Comments [0]

Wharton generously hosted the second day of the AIGAC conference on campus. In addition to giving us a tour, we met admissions directors, program directors, professors and members of the career services staff, whose content-rich panels got us all up to speed on what’s new...

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The 5 most common mistakes in an MBA Interview

By - Jul 11, 09:17 AM   Comments [0]

Today’s post comes from Manhattan Review Hong Kong, a well-known provider of test prep and MBA Admissions Consulting in Hong Kong for Top Business Schools. For most, the MBA admissions interview can, by far, be one of the most terrifying stages of applying to business school....

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Why Use an MBA Admissions Consultant?

By - Jul 10, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

There are endless and frequent discussions on forums and message boards questioning the value of admissions consulting. One of the more common arguments against using a consultant runs something like this: “I know so many MBA students at top schools who got in without an admissions...

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Darden Essay Question Analysis 2013-2014

By - Jul 9, 14:47 PM   Comments [0]

Like last year, Darden again requires you to write only one essay question for the 2013-2014 admissions cycle. Let us take a look at the question:   Share your thought process as you encountered a challenging work situation or complex problem. What did you learn about...

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Cornell Johnson 2014 MBA Application Deadlines

By - Jul 9, 13:56 PM   Comments [0]

Does October 2, 2013 mean anything to you? It's the round one application deadline for the Cornell Johnson MBA application. Before you get started, make sure you know how to identify and avoid the five most common mistakes that applicants make in their essays. Cornell Johnson...

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MBA Applicants: Get in Position and…APPLY!

By - Jul 9, 13:36 PM   Comments [0]

We hope you enjoyed our recent webinar, Destination MBA: Get Directions, and that it’s helped you gear up and jump into the upcoming admissions season. In case you missed the webinar, or if you’d just like to review, we recorded the event and have now posted...

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UC Berkeley Haas 2014 MBA Application Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 9, 13:14 PM   Comments [0]

Haas' application is largely unchanged from last year. It has cut one question about questioning an established practice. Given Haas' culture and defining four principles, I'm a little surprised this was cut; don't be shocked if it, or a close cousin, becomes a popular Haas...

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mbaMission’s 2013-2014 NYU Stern Essay Analysis

By - Jul 8, 13:54 PM   Comments [0]

New York University’s (NYU’s) Stern School of Business jumps on the “less is more” bandwagon this application season by reducing its essay count from three to two. However, that is the only change—Stern’s essay questions are actually the same as last year’s, but for Essay...

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What’s New in MBA Admissions? A Report from the 6th Annual AIGAC Conference [Part 2]

By - Jul 8, 13:31 PM   Comments [0]

Five Accepted.com editors, including company president and founder Linda Abraham, attended the 6th annual conference of Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants in Philadelphia in mid-June. We were graciously hosted by Wharton on day two, and on day one, we met with admissions directors from...

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MBA, Grad, and Law Applicants: Get Started Now and SAVE BIG!

By - Jul 8, 13:25 PM   Comments [0]

It’s summertime, the sun is out, the beaches are calling, and the last thing you want to think about is school. But, the application process has already begun, and the sooner you start, the better chance you will have at being accepted to your top-choice...

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