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Low GMAT Score? Don’t Panic…Yet.

By - May 21, 12:36 PM   Comments [0]

A low GMAT score or a low GPA is not necessarily an MBA deal breaker. No adcom is going to admit or dismiss a candidate based solely on one semester’s poor GPA or a low verbal GMAT score without also reflecting on other numbers as...

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What My MBA at Harvard Did NOT Teach Me

By - May 21, 12:31 PM   Comments [0]

This is a guest post by Harvard Business School MBA student Ben Faw, who posted it on LinkedIn last week. Linda saw it and liked it, and was thrilled when Ben allowed us to post it here. It provides a wonderful perspective on the MBA...

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Handling a Low GMAT Verbal Score

By - May 20, 07:25 AM   Comments [0]

Recently I talked about overcoming the challenge of a low GMAT quant score. Today we’ll discuss how to handle a less-than-perfect verbal score. With such a strong emphasis on teamwork and communication in b-school (and for the rest of your life as a successful businessperson), it’s...

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Mind Mapping Columbia Business School – A Visualization Tool for CBS Applicants

By - May 20, 02:22 AM   Comments [0]

By the Amerasia Consulting Group Columbia Business School rolled out a few major UI updates to their MBA website a few months ago, and well, I could not find a few things.  Truth be told, I give Columbia’s MBA website a better than average grade overall.  However, I wanted...

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Important GMAT Webinar on Thursday! Grab Your Seat Now!

By - May 19, 13:23 PM   Comments [0]

Take note, b-school applicants: We’ll be hosting our MBA webinar, That GMAT Score: Implications for Your MBA Application, this Thursday, May 22, 2014! If you are applying to b-school and struggling to understand how your GMAT fits into your MBA profile and the rest of your...

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Meet David, Cornell Johson MBA Student Headed to Bain

By - May 16, 08:40 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 (or in this case, a top JD/MBA program). And now for a follow up interview with David Schuette, a second-year...

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The Economist’s Top 20 North American MBA Programs

By - May 16, 08:14 AM   Comments [0]

Below you’ll find The Economist’s top 20 American business schools, with a rank on the left (ranking the top 20 in the U.S. and Canada) and a rank on the right (the school’s place in the top 100 global rankings). As you’ll see, the American...

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GRE vs. GMAT: Trends

By - May 15, 13:08 PM   Comments [0]

A recent Poets & Quants article highlights some of the current data surrounding the decision applicants make in choosing between the GRE and GMAT. According to the Educational Testing Service, almost 10% of MBA applicants took the GRE instead of the GMAT in the 2012-2013...

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Writing About Overcoming Obstacles in Your Application Essays

By - May 14, 13:20 PM   Comments [0]

What does the adcom actually want to know about the challenges you’ve overcome? In this short video, Linda Abraham shares the answer to this often-asked question: Do you have questions about addressing obstacles you’ve overcome in your application essays? Leave a comment below and we would...

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How Will Your GMAT Score Impact Your MBA Admissions Chances?

By - May 13, 13:47 PM   Comments [1]

Do you know how your GMAT score will affect your chances of gaining admission to your top choice MBA program? Have you taken the test and are contemplating taking it again? Are you curious to know what the adcom members think when they see scores...

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