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Sample Essay from Admitted HBS Student: The Mechanical Engineer

By - Sep 6, 15:59 PM   Comments [0]

This sample essay is from The Harbus MBA Essay Guide Summer 2016 Edition and is reprinted with permission from Harbus. Author’s Home Country: United States of America Author’s Previous Industry/Profession: Operations consulting, operations management Author Gender: Male Analysis: The author focuses his essay on two themes -...

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3 Common MBA Application Mistakes

By - Sep 6, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

In the past 9 years, we’ve worked on a lot of applications. Over 26,000 to be exact. And through that experience we’ve… 1. made a lot of middle-of-the-night pots of coffee and 2. seen some big trends across applications. Surprisingly, year in and year out, countless applicants make...

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Where I Want to Go to Business School: What’s Next for Samantha

By - Sep 6, 09:04 AM   Comments [0]

One aspiring MBA student shares some key insights into deciding where to apply. Read about one Kaplan Student Brand Ambassador’s plans for choosing where to go to business school to help you determine what’s next for you. What I’ve already accomplished After making the decision to go to...

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Should You Be ‘Strategic’ About Your MBA Career Goals?

By - Sep 6, 06:14 AM   Comments [0]

When you pull together your MBA application materials, you might find yourself stumped (in a few different ways) about how to explain your career goals. Thankfully, as we wrote about last month, the adcom isn’t going to hold you to what you write in your...

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GMAT Question of the Day (September 6)

By - Sep 6, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math What is the unit's digit of ? A. 1 B. 3 C. 5 D. 7 E. 9 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - E - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals Manhattan GMAT: 99 percentile teachers and superior curriculum at a more affordable price. Save @ GMAT...

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That ‘Book Heavy’ Study Plan is Likely NOT Going to Get You to Your Score Goal

By - Sep 5, 14:31 PM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen  Rich.C@empowergmat.com  www.EMPOWERgmat.com When it comes to studying for the GMAT, there are LOTS of different resources for you to choose from. As such, assembling the perfect combination of study materials can be a tricky task. What materials should you start with? What’s the...

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NYU Stern MBA Student, Published Author and Journalist Writes His Way to Success

By - Sep 5, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted blog series featuring interviews with MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs. And now for a chat with Keith Riegert.... Accepted: We'd like to get to know you! Where are you from? Where and what did...

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GMAT Question of the Day (September 5)

By - Sep 5, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math The average price of items is $125 and the average price of another items is $205, what is the average price of all items? (1) (2)   Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - B - (click...

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How to Fund Your International MBA in the U.S. [On-Demand Webinar]

By - Sep 4, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

We're  happy to report that our recent webinar, How to Fund Your International MBA in the U.S., was a great success! Our guests left with important information and tips on how to approach those pricey U.S. b-school bills as a foreign student. If you missed the webinar (or...

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5 Tips for Improving Your AWA Essay on the GRE

By - Sep 4, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

The GRE has three sections: Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and the Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA). For many students, the AWA is the hardest section. Here, you need to write your own essay, rather than simply answering multiple choice questions as you would on Quants and...

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