Posts Tagged ‘application essays’

London Business School Essay Questions and Deadlines

By - Aug 10, 23:40 PM   Comments [0]

London Business School published updated essay questions and deadlines for the MBA program that starts in 2016: Question 1 (500 words) What are your post-MBA plans and how will your past experience and the London Business School programme contribute? Question 2 (300 words) What specific areas of London Business...

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HURRY! 5 Weeks Until HBS’s R1 Deadline

By - Aug 6, 11:27 AM   Comments [0]

Harvard Business School’s Round 1 deadline is on September 9th – are you ready to rock those applications? The following resources will help you navigate the windy road to an HBS admit: 1.  Harvard 2016 MBA Essay Tips – Read up on expert advice on how to approach...

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Get Accepted To Stanford GSB—Webinar On Demand!

By - Aug 5, 11:26 AM   Comments [0]

Our recent webinar, Get Accepted to Stanford GSB, was a huge success! Thanks to our wonderful audience for your great participation and questions. In case you missed it—or if you want to review— the webinar recording is now available on our website! Watch it today for critical advice on how to...

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Innovative Leadership Learning: The “Wharton Difference” And Fit With The Program

By - Aug 4, 11:40 AM   Comments [0]

My previous post on defining your fit with Wharton addressed two of the four components of “The Wharton Difference” (Largest Global Network and Culture of Engagement).  Here I’ll look at the third component: Innovative Leadership Learning. On the Wharton website, the short paragraph introducing this component...

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So These Two Grad School Applicants Walk Into A Bar . . .

By - Aug 3, 11:28 AM   Comments [0]

If used right, humor can help you stand out from your competitors in an unexpected way.  This might be a great opening line for a comedy night at a university student center, but can you use humor in a graduate school application essay? Should you even...

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What You Need To Know To Get Accepted To Wharton

By - Jul 30, 12:32 PM   Comments [0]

Applying to Wharton? You are invited to attend our upcoming webinar! On Aug 19th, Accepted CEO and b-school admissions expert, Linda Abraham, will share the secret to creating a standout application including: • The 4 ingredients of a successful Wharton application. • Insights into what the adcom is...

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Duke Fuqua 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 30, 10:39 AM   Comments [0]

Leadership, teamwork, ethics, and a global approach to business are essential elements of the Duke Fuqua MBA, which is why you’ll need to make sure you express your passion for these ideals in your application essays. Impress the Fuqua adcom by positioning yourself as an innovative leader and...

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The 4 Must-Haves Of A Grad School Application

By - Jul 29, 12:07 PM   Comments [0]

Linda Abraham has been living and breathing admissions for over 20 years. Does she know the secret to getting accepted to graduate school? Well, since you asked – yes she does. Listen to the show (and takes notes!) for the four things you need to know...

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The “Wharton Difference” And Fit With The Program

By - Jul 28, 12:36 PM   Comments [0]

The Wharton MBA adcom offers you some help in shaping your Wharton application – by clearly and succinctly defining the four core components of “the Wharton difference.”  Understanding these components is a key to conveying your fit with the program. These four components are encompassed in...

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MBA Admissions Decisions: Should You Go Full-Time Or Part-Time?

By - Jul 27, 01:05 AM   Comments [0]

When I was applying to b-school, I contemplated part-time vs. full-time, and one of my best friends, Colleen, had to make the same decision at the same time. Ultimately, I decided to attend the full-time program at the University of Michigan. Colleen decided to attend a...

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