Posts Tagged ‘essay tips’

Review Your Essays Like an Admissions Consultant: Use the Editing Funnel

By - Nov 23, 03:50 AM   Comments [0]

Most of you are now — or will soon be — editing your critical application essays and personal statements. When Accepted consultants review and edit your essays, they go through a process I call the editing funnel. When you edit your own essays, you should...

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UVA Darden 2016-17 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Sep 8, 14:51 PM   Comments [0]

If you like the idea of constantly being thrown into the decision maker’s role, using the case method to navigate real-life business situations, then you may want to consider applying to the University of Virginia’s Darden MBA program. Darden is the second-largest case publisher in...

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Columbia 2016-17 Executive MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Sep 1, 14:22 PM   Comments [0]

These essay questions focus mostly on the present and future, so don’t expect to elaborately portray your professional development as a prelude to your goals. Be guided by Columbia adcom’s focus and give them what they ask for, in aggregate: a vivid sense of engagement;...

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CMU Tepper 2016-17 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Aug 26, 08:56 AM   Comments [0]

CMU Tepper 2016-17 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines   You know how you’re always reading that “all MBA programs are different” but after you’ve spent weeks and even months reading all of their websites, they can start to seem like they are pretty much the same? Well,...

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When the MBA Optional Essay is No Longer Optional

By - Aug 8, 10:40 AM   Comments [0]

You’ve already written the required essays that most business schools ask for – do you really need to write the optional essay? If you’re a strong applicant who doesn’t need to explain weaknesses, low stats, or application inconsistencies, then you may be able to skip the...

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10 Tips for Better Essay Writing

By - May 8, 12:14 PM   Comments [1]

Want to show the adcom that you are a master of the written word, someone who knows how to convey their thoughtful experiences and insightful ideas eloquently? Then it's time you brush up on your basic writing skills with the following 10 tips: 1. Express yourself...

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How to Use Good Grammar to Create Essays That Flow

By - Nov 22, 02:15 AM   Comments [0]

From my base in the Middle East, I work with many applicants throughout Asia who have excellent English but use a few phrases in ways that depart from the strictly correct. Here are some tips to help applicants improve their use of two words that...

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9 Tips For Acing The MBA Application Boxes

By - Sep 16, 10:58 AM   Comments [0]

As you finalize your MBA applications for Round 1 or start putting your thoughts together for Round 2, don’t let the focus on the longer essays take away your attention from the short answer application boxes. The application boxes aren’t merely the fields of your...

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Last Chance To Beat Accepted’s Price Increase!

By - Aug 31, 01:16 AM   Comments [0]

REMINDER: Monday is your last chance to take advantage of Accepted.com's current prices before we raise our prices. Effective at 12:00 AM PT on Tuesday, September 1, 2015, Accepted will increase its prices on its editing and consulting services. Accepted.com editors have helped literally thousands of MBA,...

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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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