Posts Tagged ‘MBA Application Tips’

An Interview With Our Own: Judy Gruen

By - Aug 29, 12:40 PM   Comments [0]

Curious about the life and times of our spectacular admissions consultants? Please enjoy our newest blog series in which we interview the fabulous people who make up the Accepted.com staff. Next up is…Judy Gruen. Accepted: Can you tell us a little about yourself? Where and what...

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Stanford Applicants: September 22 Will Be Here Before You Know It!

By - Aug 18, 12:02 PM   Comments [0]

On your mark…get set…go! That Stanford GSB Round 1 finish line is in sight, and yours for the conquering…if you play your cards right! The following resources will sharpen your competitive edge, making you a prime candidate for Stanford’s class of 2018: 1.  Get Accepted to...

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HURRY! 5 Weeks Until HBS’s R1 Deadline

By - Aug 6, 11:27 AM   Comments [0]

Harvard Business School’s Round 1 deadline is on September 9th – are you ready to rock those applications? The following resources will help you navigate the windy road to an HBS admit: 1.  Harvard 2016 MBA Essay Tips – Read up on expert advice on how to approach...

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Get Accepted To Stanford GSB—Webinar On Demand!

By - Aug 5, 11:26 AM   Comments [0]

Our recent webinar, Get Accepted to Stanford GSB, was a huge success! Thanks to our wonderful audience for your great participation and questions. In case you missed it—or if you want to review— the webinar recording is now available on our website! Watch it today for critical advice on how to...

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Innovative Leadership Learning: The “Wharton Difference” And Fit With The Program

By - Aug 4, 11:40 AM   Comments [0]

My previous post on defining your fit with Wharton addressed two of the four components of “The Wharton Difference” (Largest Global Network and Culture of Engagement).  Here I’ll look at the third component: Innovative Leadership Learning. On the Wharton website, the short paragraph introducing this component...

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So These Two Grad School Applicants Walk Into A Bar . . .

By - Aug 3, 11:28 AM   Comments [0]

If used right, humor can help you stand out from your competitors in an unexpected way.  This might be a great opening line for a comedy night at a university student center, but can you use humor in a graduate school application essay? Should you even...

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Duke Fuqua 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 30, 10:39 AM   Comments [0]

Leadership, teamwork, ethics, and a global approach to business are essential elements of the Duke Fuqua MBA, which is why you’ll need to make sure you express your passion for these ideals in your application essays. Impress the Fuqua adcom by positioning yourself as an innovative leader and...

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The “Wharton Difference” And Fit With The Program

By - Jul 28, 12:36 PM   Comments [0]

The Wharton MBA adcom offers you some help in shaping your Wharton application – by clearly and succinctly defining the four core components of “the Wharton difference.”  Understanding these components is a key to conveying your fit with the program. These four components are encompassed in...

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UC Berkeley Haas 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 26, 23:31 PM   Comments [0]

The supplemental information that Haas requests is almost unchanged. The essays are different from last years. For #1 they returned to an essay question two years ago. And for #2, they give you a choice of prompts. My tips are in blue below. Essays: At Berkeley-Haas, we seek...

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Short And Sweet: Tips For Writing “Mini” MBA Essays

By - Jul 26, 13:34 PM   Comments [0]

What is an admission committee’s message, intent, behind limiting an “essay” answer to 100, 200, or 300 characters? Just the facts, please. In fact, just the key facts. No adornment, no backstory, no extended rationale. Columbia Business School has had such a goals question for a few...

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