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Stanford GSB Class of 2015 Profile

By - Jul 23, 08:54 AM   Comments [0]

Here’s a glance at Stanford GSB’s class of 2015 (from Stanford’s website): • Total applicants: 7,108 • Total new students: 406 • Women: 41% • International students: 35% • U.S. minorities: 21% • Range of years of work experience: 0-12 • Average years of work experience: 4 • Average GMAT: 732 • Complete GMAT...

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The Goals Essay: Writing Nitty-Gritty

By - Jul 23, 08:14 AM   Comments [0]

“Goals Essay – Writing Nitty-Gritty” is excerpted from the Accepted.com special report, Why MBA? To download the entire free special report, click here. Short- and long-term goals Before you start drafting your goals essays, work out three levels of goals: short-term, intermediate, and long-term. It helps to...

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MIT Sloan 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 21, 08:20 AM   Comments [0]

For years MIT Sloan asked applicants to create a cover letter as part of its application. MIT dropped that requirement last year, but this year the big news is that MIT is asking you to write your own recommendation. And while many of you write...

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Get Accepted to Stanford Graduate School of Business

By - Jul 20, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re seeking professional advice on how to gain a competitive edge to top b-schools in general, and Stanford GSB in particular then you’ll want to attend Accepted’s webinar, Get Accepted to Stanford Graduate School of Business. During the webinar, Accepted’s CEO and founder, Linda Abraham,...

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Introducing Johnson at Cornell University’s New LinkedIn-Enhanced MBA Application

By - Jul 20, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

According to an Inside Higher Ed article, “LinkedIn to M.B.A. Admissions,” Cornell Johnson MBA applicants can now fill out parts of their application with information drawn from their LinkedIn profiles. Cornell officials say they are breaking ground with this system of incorporating LI features into...

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Reflections of a Wharton Student and CommonBond Intern

By - Jul 18, 08:14 AM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted.com blog series featuring interviews with current MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs. And now for a chat with Tim Hager, a student at Wharton. Accepted: We’d like to get to know you!...

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Top MBA Programs Using Shared Letter of Recommendation Questions

By - Jul 17, 08:50 AM   Comments [0]

The number of top-ranked MBA programs now asking the exact same questions for the letters of recommendation is growing, which is good news both for recommenders and for candidates. LORs are very important to an applicant’s case, providing an objective assessment from a supervisor, former...

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Columbia 2015 Executive MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 14, 09:04 AM   Comments [0]

These essay questions focus mostly on the present and future. There’s a little room to discuss relevant past experiences, but not much, so don’t expect to richly portray your personal and/or professional development. Moreover, if the Columbia EMBA adcom wanted this information, they would ask...

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How to Pay for Your MBA: Free Webinar on Wednesday!

By - Jul 14, 08:23 AM   Comments [0]

B-school applicants stressed by future tuition bills…listen up: We’ll be hosting a webinar loaded with tips on how to pay for business school on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at 10:00 AM PT/1:00 PM ET (see what time that is for you here). During the webinar, guest...

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3 Days Left to Save 10% on Law, Grad, and MBA Services!

By - Jul 13, 13:58 PM   Comments [0]

Use coupon code SUMMER at checkout in the NEXT THREE DAYS ONLY (through Tuesday, July 15th) to save 10% on non-rush law, grad, and MBA services! (Offer may not be combined with other discounts.) The following services will be most helpful to you at this stage...

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