MBA

Do’s and Don’ts for Writing Your Resume – Part 2: The 10 Don’ts

By - Jan 1, 13:11 PM   Comments [0]

Recently we offered 9 Do’s for Writing Your Resume. Let’s get right to business now talking about the 10 ‘Don’ts.’ 1) First and foremost, don’t make things up. This includes inflating your accomplishments, your level of responsibility, or your skills. Besides the fact that it’s dishonest,...

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Most Popular MBA Special Reports of 2013

By - Dec 31, 12:42 PM   Comments [0]

1. Against the Odds: MBA Admissions for Indian Applicants                         2. Top Program Essay Questions: How to Answer them Right                                 3. MBA in Sight: Focus on Finance                         4. MBA in Sight: Focus on Management Consulting                                 5. Navigate the MBA Maze                                 Check out the rest of our MBA special reports and...

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Looking for MBA Application Essay Tips?

By - Dec 31, 11:27 AM   Comments [0]

B-school applicants: Are you looking for advice to help you answer specific essay questions on top MBA applications? Are you looking for a resource that offers up-to-date advice for the questions found on THIS YEAR’S apps? We’d like to introduce you to our updated special report,...

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Stacy Blackman’s Year in Review

By - Dec 31, 06:16 AM   Comments [0]

My goal with this blog has always been to bring b-school applicants the latest news from the schools, insightful application and essay tips, and to explore major trends affecting the future of management education. Here, in one place for your reading pleasure, are some of...

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Argument Analysis: Fallacies You Tell Yourself to Avoid Preparing for the GMAT

By - Dec 30, 06:38 AM   Comments [0]

Guest post by our friends at Magoosh Blind to fallacies, we put off our applications to business school, wait to meet with professors or managers to ask for letters of recommendation, wait to write our application essays, and wait to start our preparations for the GMAT....

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Live Virtual Office Hours Tomorrow!

By - Dec 29, 14:17 PM   Comments [0]

Don’t forget to save your spot for Virtual MBA Office Hours with Linda Abraham! This open Q&A will take place TOMORROW, Monday, December 30th at 10 AM PST / 1 PM EST / 6 PM GMT. Register by clicking here and don’t forget to submit your top...

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Using Support Emails on the Application Process

By - Dec 29, 05:20 AM   Comments [0]

Support e-mails are short letters sent by an MBA student, alumnus or professor of a certain school to the admission committee of that school in order to support a candidate aplying to that school. Although they have relatively small impact on admission chances, good support...

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MBA As A Second Master’s Degree

By - Dec 27, 13:52 PM   Comments [0]

Because top MBA programs receive copious applications each year, a significant consideration in admissions decisions is the extent to which an individual needs their MBA to succeed in their career and thus impact the world positively.

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Lessons from Accepted’s Admissions Director Survey

By - Dec 27, 09:05 AM   Comments [0]

In November, Accepted surveyed MBA admissions directors at top MBA programs. We asked “What behavior or information would cause you to reject an MBA applicant who otherwise is a strong candidate?” and published the results here. Accepted CEO, Linda Abraham, gives her thoughts on...

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How to Fight MBA Application Procrastination

By - Dec 27, 06:35 AM   Comments [0]

In our blog, we provide news, tips and tools to help you navigate the MBA admissions process. Despite the volume of information that gets printed every week, we do not regularly address the fact that many applicants face a set of challenges that are very...

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