Posts Tagged ‘Grad School Admissions’

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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Admissions Uber-value: Leadership

By - Jul 24, 12:30 PM   Comments [0]

I just finished reading The Chosen: The Hidden History of Admission and Exclusion at Harvard, Yale, and Princeton by Jerome Karabel. This book's 557 pages plus 100+pages of footnotes tells the story of admissions at these elite institutions since the beginning of the 20th century,...

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Happening @ Accepted.com

By - Jul 20, 12:37 PM   Comments [0]

On Friday I promised a whole new Accepted.com,and it's up! Please check it out. We know there a few items to clean up, but please let us know what you like and dislike. You can let us know in comments below or just by contacting...

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Accepted News: Early-Bird Special, Webinar, Ebook, Telethon, & More

By - Jul 14, 10:02 AM   Comments [0]

There has been so much happening in the admissions world, that I have really failed to keep you current on events at Accepted.com. I am going to remedy that omission now. Here's what's going on: MBA Early Bird Special Start early, submit early, and access expert...

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Accepted.com MBA Admissions News

By - May 8, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

Lots going on here: Best Practices for MBA Admissions Are you planning to apply in the fall? Wondering what you should be doing now to improve your chances? Curious about the importance of your GMAT, GPA, work experience in the application shuffle? Come to Accepted's free...

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Annual Bday Sale: 50% off Accepted Ebooks

By - May 7, 12:40 PM   Comments [0]

Just as my birthday rolls around once a year so does Accepted's annual birthday sale. I want to share my presents with you by offering you once-a-year savings on Accepted’s Ebooks and CD’s. All Accepted's ebooks are 50% off through this Monday May 11. To...

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Rankings (Part 5 of 5): 8 Flaws in Rankings

By - Apr 23, 10:43 AM   Comments [0]

How NOT to use the rankings Don’t give them too much importance. Don’t replace research and self-reflection with school ranking to determine where you apply or attend. Using them mindlessly could contribute to an expensive, time-consuming mistake. Blinding yourself to the rankings’ flaws leads to poor decisions....

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US News Grad Rankings Are Out!

By - Apr 23, 10:38 AM   Comments [0]

The US News just released its 2009 Grad School Rankings. I'm going to list the top ten for business school, law school, and medical school (research) and provide links to the ranking methodology for each category. For other graduate specialties, please visit the US News...

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