Posts Tagged ‘GMAT’

The GMAC Summit

By - Dec 11, 13:50 PM   Comments [0]

I spent last Friday at the GMAC Test Prep Summit in Los Angeles. The conference was mostly for test prep professionals, but GMAC invited admissions consultants and I decided to go. I’m glad I did. A few takeaways I’d like to share with you: I am...

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Stanford GSB Debunks MBA Admissions Myths

By - Dec 2, 05:07 AM   Comments [0]

The Stanford MBA Admission Blog has published a trio of posts in November designed to dispel some of the misleading myths that continue to confound applicants. From interview questions to recommendation letter queries to work experience concerns, the admissions team at Stanford Graduate School of...

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Quick Fixes To Improve Your MBA Application

By - Aug 22, 05:54 AM   Comments [0]

Here are five quick fixes that could every easily move your application from a ‘maybe’ to a ‘yes.’ 1) THIS IS NOT THE TIME FOR HO-HUM.  Applying to b-school is not the time to “blend.” The goal is to stand out, for all the things that are...

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Don’t Ignore a Low GPA in B-School Applications

By - Jul 30, 05:05 AM   Comments [0]

MBA candidates have anxiety over many facets of their applications, from less-than-stellar GMAT scores to weak quantitative profiles to blemishes on their academic records. One common weakness facing MBA hopefuls is a low undergraduate GPA. Keep in mind that a 3.5 or better undergraduate GPA isn’t considered low for the...

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GMAT Facts [Infographic]

By - May 21, 09:15 AM   Comments [0]

Thanks to the folks at GMAT Cheat Sheet for sharing this great infographic! // Accepted.com’s experienced admissions consultants can help you create the most impressive application possible with comprehensive packages, or provide targeted assistance from picking perfect programs to designing a dazzling resume, constructing engaging essays,...

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Important GMAT Webinar on Wednesday! Grab Your Seat Now!

By - May 20, 11:06 AM   Comments [0]

We’ll be hosting our MBA webinar, That GMAT Score: Implications for Your MBA Application, on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 5:00 PM PT / 8:00 PM ET. If you are applying to b-school and struggling to understand how your GMAT fits into your MBA profile and...

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Low GMAT Score? Don’t Panic…Yet.

By - May 17, 08:45 AM   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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Upcoming GMAT Webinar: Learn to Analyze Your Score!

By - May 6, 08:45 AM   Comments [0]

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...

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Handling a Low GMAT Verbal Score

By - May 5, 12:57 PM   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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Handling a Low GMAT Quant Score

By - Apr 30, 11:36 AM   Comments [0]

A low quant score on the GMAT (at the lower end of the school’s 80% range) is never good news, but it doesn’t equal immediate rejection. As I’ve mentioned in the past, no single score is scrutinized independently, but rather your entire profile is examined...

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