MBA

Waitlisted? Here are some tips

By - Nov 19, 02:13 AM   Comments [0]

At this time of year, many applicants receive notification that they have been waitlisted, which means their candidacy will be weighed against applicants from the next rounds. This is disappointing for some applicants and the start of a nerve-wracking wait. What will you do at...

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The MBA Admissions Directors’ Recipe for Rejection

By - Nov 17, 14:47 PM   Comments [0]

We asked 13 admissions directors, “What behavior or information would cause you to reject an MBA applicant who otherwise is a strong candidate?” While the recipe for instant rejection may vary slightly from school to school, the common ingredients are ethical lapses and poor behavior. These...

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Mock Wharton TBD Reprise

By - Nov 17, 14:38 PM   Comments [0]

We are half way through November and there are a lot of lucky applicants who still face the Wharton Team-Based Discussion. Accepted hosted a mock TBD earlier this week. Frankly, that particular group did not do well during the mock. They received some fairly harsh feedback...

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Creating an MBA Career Search Strategy – A How-To Webinar

By - Nov 17, 14:29 PM   Comments [0]

Are you seeking professional advice on how to develop a strategic post-MBA career plan? If so, then you’ll want to attend Accepted’s upcoming webinar, Career Strategy for MBA Applicants: What You Need to Know…and Do…Before You Arrive on Campus, in which Ivan Kerbel, CEO of Practice...

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What are My Chances? Multicultural LDS Goldman Sachs Operations Analyst

By - Nov 14, 14:26 PM   Comments [0]

This blog post is part of a series of MBA profile evaluations called “What are My Chances?” by Michelle Stockman. Michelle, who started started consulting for Accepted in 2007 and worked previously in the Columbia Business School admissions office, will provide selected applicants with school...

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Purdue Krannert 2014 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Nov 14, 14:15 PM   Comments [0]

First, the statement of purpose will introduce you to Krannert –it is in essence a classic goals essay. Then you must address an issue clearly of high interest to Krannert in the required essay: integrity. That essay will illuminate not only what you think about...

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Axolotl: Come On, Stanford!

By - Nov 14, 11:00 AM   Comments [0]

So after submitting over a month ago, still no news! We’re on Week 2, Day 8 of 22, of Interview Watch and there’s radio silence from the Powers That Be at the GSB other than a rude update e-mail on…

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On-Demand Webinar for Wharton Applicants Available

By - Nov 13, 13:43 PM   Comments [0]

Wharton hopefuls – this one’s for you! Our recent webinar, What’s Right with Wharton (and How to Get In), is now available on our website for instant downloading or on-demand viewing. Who is this webinar for? This webinar is geared towards all Wharton applicants – U.S. applicants,...

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Indiana Kelley 2014 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Nov 12, 08:45 AM   Comments [0]

These questions are a mix of straightforward (the goals essay) and imaginative (the personal or open-topic essays). The adcom wants assurance that you have a clear professional focus and a solid plan for using the Kelley MBA resources. Beyond that, they’re looking for engaging applicants...

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The 6 Best Ways to Prepare for the GMAT

By - Nov 11, 16:26 PM   Comments [0]

Today’s post comes from Manhattan Review, a well-known provider of test prep and MBA Admissions Consulting in Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh City, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, and Singapore for Top Business Schools. After hours of research and soul-searching, you’ve decided to get an MBA. Good for...

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