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Against the Odds: Indian MBA Applicants – Find a Way to Pay

By - Jul 3, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

A quick survey of total out-of-pocket MBA expenses at some of the world’s top business schools may leave you weak in the knees. The range is about $150,000 to over $200,000 USD. That’s before adding in lots of extra costs like travel, computers, and loan...

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What’s New in MBA Admissions? A Report from the 6th Annual AIGAC Conference [Part 1]

By - Jul 3, 09:40 AM   Comments [0]

Change and innovation are vital in nearly every industry today, including in graduate school admissions consulting. 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 June 12-15. We were graciously...

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UCLA Anderson Moves Towards Privatization

By - Jul 3, 08:30 AM   Comments [0]

UCLA announced this week that its MBA program (Anderson) will finally make the transition to a self-supporting program. In an email, Judy Olian, Dean of UCLA Anderson, writes about some of the benefits associated with this upcoming change: The tuition setting process will become more predictable,...

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Michigan Ross MBA Essay Tips

By - Jul 3, 05:36 AM   Comments [0]

Michigan Ross is a program that emphasizes learning both inside and outside the classroom, and is seeking candidates that are intellectually curious and able to accomplish their goals. At the same time, fit is a crucial part of the Ross evaluation process and Ross wants...

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GMAT Question of the Day (July 3): Work Problem and Sentence Correction

By - Jul 3, 02:00 AM   Comments [1]

Math (PS) Jack can complete the task in 8 hours. Tom can complete the task in 12 hours. If Jack works on the task alone for 4 hours and then Tom starts to help him, how many hours in total will Jack have worked by the...

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Wharton School 2013-2014 Essay Questions

By - Jul 2, 15:36 PM   Comments [0]

The University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School has announced the required essay questions for the upcoming MBA admissions season. This year's applicants will now submit two rather than three essays, with a reduced word count from previous years---a trend which seems to be spreading across several...

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MBA Internship-to-Job Rate Rises as Employers Increasingly Pick from Summer Talent

By - Jul 2, 12:39 PM   Comments [0]

While the internship-to-job funnel has long existed in the banking and consulting industries, a Wall Street Journal article reports that more industries are filling full-time positions with their former MBA interns. And they’re not just increasing their internship-to-job rates, but some have started their hiring...

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Duke Fuqua 2014 MBA Application Deadlines

By - Jul 2, 12:32 PM   Comments [0]

Duke hasn't released its essays yet (keep your eyes peeled at the end of July), but note the deadlines and start brainstorming. Application Deadlines Decisions Released Early Action Sept 18, 2013 Oct 30, 2013 Round 1 Oct 21, 2013 Dec 20, 2013 Round 2 Jan 6, 2014 March 13, 2014 Round 3 March 20, 2014 May 9, 2014 For...

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5 Ways to Create, Clean Up, and Optimize Your Online Presence before Submitting Applications

By - Jul 2, 08:17 AM   Comments [0]

You’ve filled out your entire application, perfected your essays, secured killer recommendations, and written a CV that truly shows off your skills and experiences. You’re ready to send, right? WRONG! There’s one more thing you need to do, and you should do it NOW, before the...

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GMAT Question of the Day (July 2): Mixture Problem and Critical Reasoning

By - Jul 2, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) grams of water were added to the 80 grams of a strong solution of acid. As a result, the concentration of acid in the solution became times of the initial concentration. What was the concentration of acid in the original solution? ...

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