Posts Tagged ‘MBA Advice’

A 20-Year MBA Admissions Veteran Shares His Insights

By - Jul 20, 13:00 PM   Comments [0]

Today we welcome Keith Vaughn, a highly experienced MBA admissions professional. He started as an Associate Director of MBA admissions in 1994 at USC Marshall, moved up to Director in 1997 and to Assistant Dean of MBA Admissions at USC Marshall in 1997. In addition,...

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Focus on Fit

By - Jul 14, 02:59 AM   Comments [0]

In today’s episode, Accepted’s founder and director, Linda Abraham, shares the 4 not-so-easy steps of showing fit in your application. While they are not simple to do, these steps are necessary if you want to get accepted to a program where the acceptance rate is less than...

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Can You Get Into B-School with Low Stats?

By - May 15, 11:15 AM   Comments [0]

Yes you can! Not everyone who goes to Harvard scores a perfect 800 and has a GPA of 4.0 (in fact, very few actually hit those perfect scores). If your stats are less than ideal, that doesn’t necessarily mean that you need to cross your...

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Indian School of Business 2017 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - May 15, 11:02 AM   Comments [0]

Indian School of Business continues to thrive and improve the career prospects of its graduates. The class of 2015 received 20+% more job offers this year compared to just 2 years ago, with the largest percentage of the class entering the consulting industry (28%) with...

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4 More Elements to Telling an Attention-Grabbing Story

By - May 1, 05:46 AM   Comments [0]

In the last post, we illustrated 5 key story elements with these opening application essay line: The moment I found the lump, I suspected my life was about to change – in a big way. It was mid-May 2011. I was a busy consultant in McKinsey’s Chicago...

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MBA Admissions Profile: Where Should Joe Apply?

By - Apr 27, 11:23 AM   Comments [0]

Next up in our MBA Profile Series we’ll introduce you to Joe, examine his profile, and determine the best MBA programs for him to apply to. See the fourth post in our series here. Who is Joe? It's time to learn about Joe… 1. Joe wants to go into strategy...

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How Many B-Schools Should You Apply To?

By - Apr 24, 12:03 PM   Comments [1]

How many schools should you apply to? How do you strike the balance between too many and too few? And how do you know the exact right number for you? It Depends Yep – this question gets one of those frustrating “it depends” answers. It depends on...

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From Tuck MBA to Stand-Up Comic and Author

By - Apr 21, 14:16 PM   Comments [0]

A funny thing happened on the way to the open mic. Paul Ollinger got a Tuck MBA, had a career in Silicon Valley, grabbed a gig at a little start-up called Facebook, and then wrote a book on MBA admissions. Let’s hear his story. Meet Paul...

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MBA Admissions Profile: Where Should Jane Apply?

By - Apr 20, 01:03 AM   Comments [0]

Next up in our MBA Profile Series we’ll introduce you to Jane, examine her profile, and determine the best MBA programs for him to apply to. See the third post in our series here. Who is Jane? Want to get to know Jane? Let's find out what she's all about… 1....

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MBA Admissions: Where Should Ajay Apply

By - Apr 17, 12:38 PM   Comments [0]

Next up in our MBA Profile Series we’ll introduce you to Ajay, examine his profile, and determine the best MBA programs for him to apply to. See the second post in our series here. Who is Ajay? Let's learn about our friend Ajay… 1. Ajay has high-tech product ideas...

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