Posts Tagged ‘rejection’

The Ding Analysis “Triangle” for MBA Applicants

By - May 18, 23:05 PM   Comments [0]

These days, in addition to helping our clients navigate financial aid decisions and a few waitlist scenarios, we also meet a lot of new folks who didn’t use admissions consulting services to apply – but now are wondering if perhaps they should have.  Most often,...

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Tips for Executive MBA Reapplicants

By - Mar 10, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

If you have been rejected from an Executive MBA program, it often comes down to one of three reasons (or combination thereof): 1) Your academic record was not strong enough to convince the admissions committee you could handle the rigor of an EMBA program, 2) Your work...

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Lessons from Accepted’s Admissions Director Survey

By - Dec 27, 09:05 AM   Comments [0]

In November, Accepted surveyed MBA admissions directors at top MBA programs. We asked “What behavior or information would cause you to reject an MBA applicant who otherwise is a strong candidate?” and published the results here. Accepted CEO, Linda Abraham, gives her thoughts on...

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4 Reasons You Got Dinged (And What You Can Do About It)

By - Dec 18, 14:39 PM   Comments [0]

Harvard, Stanford, Chicago, and Cornell (among others) released decisions this past week. More schools release decisions next week. Did your app hit the chopping block? Here’s why: 1) You didn’t qualify. You gotta call a spade a spade sometimes (or always, really). If you had weak test scores,...

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How to Cope With B-School Rejections

By - May 7, 06:59 AM   Comments [0]

This is the time of year when final business school decisions are being released, and unfortunately there isn’t always good news. After pouring your heart and soul into the arduous MBA application process, if your status changes from hoping and waiting to officially denied, it can seem...

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Rejected MBA’s: Now What?

By - Jul 3, 12:14 PM   Comments [0]

You just received your final rejection letter. You have four options. You can: a) Mope and sulk. b) Decide you don’t need or want an MBA. c) Reapply next year. d) All of the above. Listen, we’re not going to deprive you of your right to be bitter about rejection....

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Dealing with Rejection

By - Mar 25, 13:37 PM   Comments [0]

What do investor Warren Buffett, entrepreneur Ted Turner, Sun Microsystems co-founder Scott McNealy, American television journalists Meredith Vieira & Tom Brokaw, Columbia University President Lee Bollinger and Nobel laureate Harold Varmus all have in common? All were rejected by Harvard. In a Wall Street Journal article of...

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