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Are MBA Rankings REALLY Important?

By - Jun 30, 07:23 AM   Comments [0]

What do the MBA rankings mean to you? What will they teach you? Should you trust them? Are MBA rankings REALLY important? In our special report, MBA Rankings: What You Need to Know, newly updated and expanded for 2014, Linda Abraham will walk you through the...

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The Money will Sort Itself Out: IV with a Future INSEAD Student

By - Jun 29, 14:05 PM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted.com blog series featuring interviews with MBA applicant bloggers, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at the MBA application process. And now…introducing Hasmita Nair. Accepted: First, can you tell us a little about yourself? Where are you from? Where and...

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Adapting Your List of B-Schools as the Season Progresses

By - Jun 25, 08:50 AM   Comments [0]

“Adapting Your List of B-Schools as the Season Progresses” is excerpted from the Accepted.com special report, Best MBA Programs: A Guide to Selecting the Right One. To download the entire free special report, click here. As I noted earlier, your initial school list isn’t set...

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Columbia Business School Hosts AIGAC!

By - Jun 25, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

On May 30, Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants (AIGAC) conference attendees had the privilege and pleasure of learning firsthand from Columbia Business School admissions officials, professors, students, and administrators about latest developments at CBS. One big takeaway for me – CBS admissions has become friendlier,...

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HBS 2014 Class Profile

By - Jun 24, 08:13 AM   Comments [0]

Let’s take a look at who comprises the 2014 incoming class at Harvard Business School (from the HBS site): • Percent admitted: 12% • Percent of women: 41% • Percent of international applicants: 35% • Median GMAT: 730 • Complete GMAT range (lowest and highest scores): 580-790 (note that there...

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Michigan Ross 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 24, 07:28 AM   Comments [0]

Ross completely redid the essay part of its MBA application this year. Getting rid of its long-standing goals essay, a fairly new "elevator pitch" question, and a question about dealing with frustrating or disappointing situations, it added two questions on achievements. The overall word count...

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Review of The Economist’s GMAT Tutor

By - Jun 23, 08:55 AM   Comments [0]

The Economist’s GMAT Tutor is a highly navigable GMAT test prep option for test-takers who are looking for a balanced combination of self-study and interaction. The program enables you to read up on loads of GMAT topics, rank your strengths and weaknesses, and take practice...

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Entrepreneurship, Fashion, and Wharton: MBA Alum Interview

By - Jun 23, 07:35 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 Dorie Golkin and Emelyn Northway, Wharton graduates and co-founders of Of Mercer (which you’ll...

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Save 10%. Get Accepted. Smile.

By - Jun 17, 12:38 PM   Comments [0]

Hey grad, law, and b-school applicants – are you looking to save money this summer AND get one step closer to gaining acceptance to your top choice school? Introducing Accepted’s SUPER Summer Sale – 10% off your choice of grad school services, law school services, and...

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Selecting Which B-Schools to Apply to: Two Examples

By - Jun 17, 12:34 PM   Comments [0]

“Selecting Which B-Schools to Apply to: Two Examples” is excerpted from the Accepted.com special report, Best MBA Programs: A Guide to Selecting the Right One. To download the entire free special report, click here. Here are two examples that illustrate how this school selection process works. Example...

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