Posts Tagged ‘MBA application essays’

What is an Accomplishment?

By - Jan 16, 11:46 AM   Comments [0]

Accomplishments constitute the bread and butter of personal statements and application essays. That may sound straightforward, however, a fascinating brainstorming session of Accepted admissions consultants reveals that applicants don’t always know what an accomplishment is. What goes into this application staple? And how can you analyze your own...

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You Need These Transformative MBA Editing Hacks

By - Jan 1, 03:07 AM   Comments [0]

Did you miss our webinar, 3 Hacks to Transform Your MBA Application? Bummed that your essay will suffer a slow death without these reviving editing secrets? Don’t be so glum! You can now catch this important webinar on-demand on our website any time you want! Some of the topics...

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How to Give Your Application as Much Weight as Possible

By - Dec 21, 01:19 AM   Comments [0]

Although you may think that your grades, test scores, resume and application essay carry the most weight, the actual application form is important too. The boxes should contain valuable information that helps convince the admissions readers you will thrive at their school and add to their...

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Get an NYU Stern MBA: Interview with Admissions Dean Isser Gallogly

By - Dec 15, 12:15 PM   Comments [0]

It gives me great pleasure to have back on Admissions Straight Talk Isser Gallogly, Associate Dean of MBA Admissions at NYU Stern School of Business. Isser earned his MBA from Duke Fuqua in 1995. He then worked in brand management for Unilever and L’Oreal before...

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Application Essay Tip: The Devil is in the Details

By - Dec 8, 11:40 AM   Comments [0]

You can argue about the devil, but certainly the substance, distinctiveness, and success of your essays depends on the details. Bringing Out Your Uniqueness in the Details Many applicants tend to bury their uniqueness and success under vague assertions. You don’t want to hide your achievements; you want to trumpet...

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Seats Filling up at the Chicago Booth Webinar

By - Nov 15, 15:07 PM   Comments [0]

Don’t miss out on the important advice that will propel you above the competition and into your seat in the upcoming class at Chicago Booth! So here's what you need to do: 1. Go here: reports.accepted.com/mba/chicago_booth_mba and register for the webinar. 2. Mark your calendar for Wednesday, November...

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HKUST MBA Essay Tips and Deadlines

By - Nov 6, 01:03 AM   Comments [0]

Applicants seeking an MBA with high placement rates throughout Asia may find HKUST the perfect fit for their needs. The Financial Times ranks HKUST #14 in the world, and 58% of the class successfully changes functions and/or industries following the program. A full 45% of...

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Ten Do’s and Don’ts for Your Application Essay

By - Jul 24, 03:19 AM   Comments [0]

The Application Essay Do's: 1. Unite your essay and give it direction with a theme or thesis. The thesis is the main point you want to communicate. 2. Before you begin writing, choose what you want to discuss and the order in which you want to discuss...

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How to Stay Within Essay Word Limits by Reducing Verbal Verbosity

By - Jun 22, 03:08 AM   Comments [0]

Most applicants – whether applying to med school, law school, business school, or any other grad school or college program – need to deal with rigid character or word limits when writing their application essays or personal statements. You may start out thinking that you...

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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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