Posts Tagged ‘Grad School Admissions’

An Accepted Admissions Round Up

By - Dec 29, 12:31 PM   Comments [0]

It's been yet another busy week in the world of college and graduate admissions. Let's take a look. The debate continues over the value of an MBA versus a one-year Master's in a business-related field. The Wall Street Journal reports that many students are switching their...

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Gen Ys Head to Grad School rather than Hit the Jobless Market

By - Dec 24, 01:44 AM   Comments [0]

The GRE exam saw a 13% increase this year, says Deb Weinstein, author of Forbes' recent "Jobless Gen Ys Turn to Grad School," reflecting that young adults are still considering the expensive option of graduate school, despite the economic recession. One cause for the increase is...

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Surprise! How It Can Help You Get Accepted

By - Nov 30, 00:50 AM   Comments [0]

"My visit to the cemetary on Friday gave new meaning to 'Black Friday' for me." Actually it didn't. But if it had, that line would have provided a strong opening to this post on the second of Made to Stick's six principles of memorable, persuasive communication:...

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Financing Your Future: New Ebook

By - Nov 13, 10:54 AM   Comments [0]

Financing Your Future: Winning Fellowships, Scholarships and Awards for Grad School, by Linda Abraham and Rebecca Blustein, shows you how to get the financial support you need to attend the graduate school of your choice. In Financing Your Future, an instantly downloadable ebook, you’ll learn about: Different...

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Personal Statement Tip: A Core Concept is Central to Essay Success

By - Nov 4, 12:42 PM   Comments [0]

I am almost finished reading Made to Stick by the brothers Chip and Dan Heath. I recommend it highly to those of you in sales, communications, or teaching. Quant jocks? You probably don't need it. The authors researched and identified the factors that cause communications to...

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MBA Admissions News: Tuck, Rankings, Global Entrepreneurship, MBA Interviews

By - Oct 16, 12:12 PM   Comments [0]

Let's take a look at a few developments during a busy October for MBA applicants: The Dartmouth News published an article about the increasing percentage of women at Tuck with a couple of factoids about Harvard and Wharton. Unfortunately, there is an inaccuracy in the article...

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Application Essay Tip: Generic-Itis Prevention

By - Oct 2, 00:44 AM   Comments [0]

Accepted's editors have noted a new epidemic. No not swine flu. Not H1N1. Generic-itis. The symptoms: Mind-blowing, meaningless, and grand generic declarative statements without any substance, specifically related to why an applicant wants to attend a certain program. Irritation to admissions readers causing them to believe that you...

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MBADiversity City Forums Events & Accepted.com Test Prep Scholarship

By - Sep 11, 23:14 PM   Comments [0]

It's been a rough year financially for most people.  So it's nice to see when others are reaching out to help, and we at Accepted are trying to help out too. GradPrep, in conjuction with MBADiversity, will be awarding an Accepted.com $450.00 scholarship*  to a...

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Personal Statement Tip: Too many topics, too many words

By - Sep 1, 13:27 PM   Comments [0]

I just got back from an almost two-week vacation crowned by our younger son’s joyous wedding to a wonderful young woman. We couldn’t be happier. My husband once again faced the challenge of speaking at the wedding, and after the wedding commented on the difficulties inherent...

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MBA Admissions News Round Up

By - Aug 12, 12:56 PM   Comments [0]

Several worthwhile pieces of interest came out over the last few days: BusinessWeek published this week a review of six GMAT test prep companies, including user feedback. The six companies are Kaplan, Princeton Review, Newton, Manhattan GMAT, Manhattan Review, and Veritas Prep Dartmouth announced this week that...

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