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Stacy Blackman Admissions Webinar Coming Soon!

By - Jul 4, 06:38 AM   Comments [0]

Thinking about pursuing an MBA? Join us for an insightful conversation led by an ex-admissions officer on our team. We'll share how applicant profiles are reviewed, and we'll answer your questions during this interactive webinar on July 10, 2013, at 5 p.m. Pacific. Attendees will receive...

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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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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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Fun Facts about this Year’s B-School Applicants

By - Jun 30, 13:06 PM   Comments [0]

Poets & Quants provided a lengthy summary and analysis of the Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants (AIGAC)’s recent survey on b-school applicants’ opinions and experiences of the MBA admissions process. Here we’ll provide some highlights from the survey, and then I’ll provide a few additional...

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Are Online MBAs the Real Thing? A Conversation with MBA@UNC’s Beth Flye

By - Jun 30, 13:00 PM   Comments [0]

Online MBAs: Are they the real thing? Listen to the full recording of our conversation with Beth Flye of MBA@UNC to get the scoop about Kenan-Flagler's leading online MBA program. 00:02:03 – Keeping things calm in the lion’s den: Meet Beth Flye, Director of Admissions at...

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IMD MBA Interview with Current Student Vikas Menon

By - Jun 30, 12:54 PM   Comments [1]

Here’s a talk with Vikas Menon, a soon-to-be graduate of IMD Switzerland. Vikas talks about his b-school experience, and offers some serious insight into the IMD MBA program. If you’re thinking about applying to IMD, then you’ll definitely want to read on! Thank you Vikas...

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