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UCLA Anderson 2015 Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Aug 19, 14:34 PM   Comments [0]

The advice that UCLA Anderson provides below is excellent, not just for Anderson’s essays, but for most MBA essays. Read it carefully. My tips are in blue below. Your essays are the primary way for you to share your perspectives and plans with the admissions committee....

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Wharton Class of 2015 Profile

By - Aug 18, 12:05 PM   Comments [1]

Let’s take a look at Wharton’s class of 2015 profile (from Wharton’s website): • Total applicants: 6,036 • Women: 42% • Enrolled class: 837 • International students: 35% • U.S. minorities: 30% • Range of years of work experience: 0-13 • Mean years of work experience: 5 • Mean overall GMAT: 725 • Middle...

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MBA Admission: The Great Round 1/Round 2 Fight

By - Aug 18, 12:02 PM   Comments [0]

“On my right, now entering the ring is Round 1. A perennial favorite with those who have stratospheric GMATs, patents, Nobel Prizes, and the like. And on my left, waving to the crowd is Round 2. He is favored by those with more average, but...

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Tips for Video MBA Essay Questions

By - Aug 12, 09:20 AM   Comments [0]

Rotman led the charge with a video essay question and last year Yale and Kellogg followed. Worried about being literally on stage? Here are my tips if you need to respond to a question in a short 1-2-minute video. First, realize that these video essays, like the...

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6 Tips for Getting Started on Your Application Essays

By - Aug 10, 13:48 PM   Comments [1]

Sometimes the hardest part of writing a personal statement or application essay for college or grad school is finding the discipline to sit down and focus. Often, once you accomplish that, the ideas begin to form and the words begin to flow. The following 6...

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What You Need to Know to Get Accepted to Wharton

By - Aug 10, 13:40 PM   Comments [0]

We invite all Wharton MBA applicants to attend our upcoming webinar, Get Accepted to the Wharton School, in which Accepted.com CEO and b-school admissions expert, Linda Abraham, will teach you how to create a standout application for this world-class, highly competitive business school. During the webinar,...

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Developing Engaging Stories for MBA Essays Week #12- Tip #12

By - Aug 10, 11:13 AM   Comments [0]

Choose Your Words Wisely Every year, B schools are cutting down on the number of essays and the word limits of essays they require their prospective students to write. What is the reason behind this changing trend? We all know that Admission officers have thousands of...

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Interview with 22 Year Old B-School Applicant, “Pulling That MBA Trigger”

By - Aug 8, 10:16 AM   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 our anonymous blogger, “Pulling That MBA Trigger.” Accepted: Can you tell us a little about yourself – where...

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UNC Kenan Flagler Essay Questions Analysis 2014-15

By - Aug 6, 12:19 PM   Comments [0]

Application Deadlines Round 1: October 17, 2014 Round 2: December 12, 2014 Round 3: January 16, 2015 Round 4: March 13, 2015 From the University of North Carolina’s UNC Kenan Flagler Website:  MBA Admissions Selection Criteria We seek candidates for admission with strengths in these areas: Leadership and organizational abilities Communication skills...

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3 Mistakes Successful MBA Applicants Don’t Make

By - Aug 4, 10:22 AM   Comments [0]

Don’t make these mistakes when applying to b-school: 1. Applying without a clear idea of what you want to do after you earn the degree. Having clear career goals is a MUST for successful MBA applicants. You may think you can cover up this lack of direction...

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