Posts Tagged ‘advice for MBA applicants’

When & Why to Pass on a B-School Acceptance Offer

By - Feb 9, 12:19 PM   Comments [0]

Scenario: You get accepted to an excellent MBA program. You’re happy…but…you can’t help thinking that maybe you could’ve done “better.” Should you turn down your acceptance (whether it’s an early decision acceptance or regular) on the chance that the school that waitlisted you ends up accepting you,...

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Open Letter to 2017 MBA Applicants

By - Jan 21, 02:50 AM   Comments [0]

To: All 2017 MBA Applicants From: Linda Abraham It’s time for my annual memo/harangue/plea/rant. If you are planning to apply Round 1 but have not yet thought about why you want an MBA, taken the GMAT/GRE, researched schools, or evaluated your qualifications, please please please keep reading. And...

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What Applicants Should Not Do in 2016: A Poem

By - Dec 29, 12:46 PM   Comments [0]

'Twas the night before deadlines, and all through the world, Our consultants sat cramming, coffee brewing, brows furled; Though the essays were written with effort and care, There were still a few things that were cause for despair! The clichés! Oh, forsake! Terrible, were they – That all our consultants...

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Wednesday’s MBA Essay Editing Webinar Details Below

By - Dec 15, 00:49 AM   Comments [0]

This is your last reminder! 3 Hacks to Transform Your MBA Application will air on Wednesday the 16th at 10:00 AM Pacific Time/1:00 PM Eastern Time. If you haven’t registered yet, please make sure that you do NOW or you’ll miss the boat on this important webinar...

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Insights into MIT Sloan MBA Admissions with Dawna Levenson [Episode 132]

By - Dec 9, 11:41 AM   Comments [0]

Ho-hum and dry theory isn’t for you. You’re looking for an elite MBA program firmly grounded in practice but capable of soaringly creative innovation. Then you need to learn more about MIT Sloan. In today’s episode, meet Dawna Levenson, MIT Sloan’s Director of Admissions. Introduction to...

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Editing Hacks to Make Your Essays the Best in the Pile (Upcoming Webinar)

By - Dec 9, 00:45 AM   Comments [0]

Our 3 Hacks to Transform Your MBA Application webinar will take place next week on Wednesday, December 16th at 10:00 AM PST/1:00 PM EST. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn must-know editing and proofing techniques that will boost your essay’s appeal and your chances of getting accepted. Spaces...

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3 Essential Components of a Personal Statement

By - Dec 7, 01:53 AM   Comments [0]

While listening to a podcast, I started thinking about the essential components of a strong personal statement, statement of purpose, or MBA goals essay. Basically, the adcoms want a map of where you’ve been, where you are, and where you’re going for the statement of...

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Welcome to the Team Adam Nathan!

By - Dec 7, 01:37 AM   Comments [0]

A friendly handshake goes out to our newest team member, Adam Nathan! Adam is a Harvard Business School 2+2 participant, Baker Scholar at HBS, and Duke University graduate. He worked with the Duke and HBS admissions offices while a student at these programs, gaining significant...

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Kirill’s Journey from Russia to B-School

By - Dec 6, 01:08 AM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted blog series featuring interviews with MBA applicant bloggers, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at the MBA application process. And now for a chat with Kirill Zheleznov… Accepted: We'd like to get to know you! Where are you from? Where and...

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Free Editing Hacks to Transform Your MBA Essay [& Get You Accepted!]

By - Dec 3, 13:48 PM   Comments [0]

Sure you need good content in your MBA essay, but you also need your essay to look good, read well, and have a logical and coherent structure. Linda, a renowned MBA admissions expert, knows what works and what doesn’t work when editing successful MBA essays –...

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