Posts Tagged ‘BBA Admissions’

Personal Statement Tip: Five Keys to Concreteness

By - Feb 19, 01:00 AM   Comments [0]

I am slowly (more slowly than I anticipated) applying the principles established in Chip Heath and Dan Heath’s Made to Stick to personal statements and application essays. For this post: Concreteness. The third of Made to Sticks six key principles, concreteness, doesn’t seem to apply to...

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What Should I Write About? Making a Difference

By - Feb 3, 07:25 AM   Comments [0]

In my non-admissions life, I recently went to a lecture given by a biographer whose work I admire. In the course of his talk he mentioned that while writing about genius has merit, writing about typical folks and their extraordinary achievements is more valuable. The...

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Are Undergraduate Business Programs Too Narrow?

By - Jan 28, 00:37 AM   Comments [0]

There’s been a lot of talk and research recently about how to “revitalize the undergraduate business major, which is the nation’s most popular [degree],” reports The Chronicle. These students, who comprise about 20% of all college graduates, don’t seem to be receiving a very well-rounded...

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Lincoln’s Leadership Among Rivals

By - Mar 25, 16:14 PM   Comments [0]

The uber-attribute of admissions is leadership. Yes schools want to see intelligence and achievement, but when discussing personal qualities, leadership is at the top of every admissions professional’s Most Wanted List. You can read volumes about leaders and leadership — good and bad. I just finished...

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What’s Going on @Accepted

By - Mar 11, 10:04 AM   Comments [0]

There is a lot going on at Accepted! Save $100 on any editing or consulting purchase totaling $1,000 or more. This special ends Thursday March 12. Don’t miss it. Indiana Kelley MBA admissions chat with Jim Holmen on Thursday March 12 at 10:00 AM PT/1:00 PM ET/5:00...

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Accepted.com News: $100 Off Special, Beautiful B-School Photo Contest, UNC Chat,

By - Feb 12, 13:03 PM   Comments [0]

This is the quiet season in terms of admissions, but it is anything, but dull here. We are planning exciting initiatives for 2009 and 2010 applicants. Here are just a few: Late Season Special. Accepted’s own modest contribution to the Porkulus, I mean Stimulus, Plan: $100...

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