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16 Grad School Application Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make [Episode 237]

By - Dec 16, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The application cycle is in full swing in early December, when I’m recording this podcast. In reflecting on the many applications that my colleagues and I review here at Accepted and the problems we help our clients deal with, I thought it might be a...

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Introducing the Choosing the Best MBA Program for You Blog Series

By - Dec 15, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Welcome to our Choosing the Best MBA Program for You series, where you’ll learn the specific steps you need to take to create a list of business schools that are the best fit for your educational, social, and professional preferences and how creating this list...

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Top 10 or Bust: Dispelling Two MBA Myths

By - Dec 14, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Here are two comments that I get all the time from applicants – two related MBA myths that absolutely require busting: Myth #1: Once you attend an MBA program outside the Top 10, it doesn’t matter which school you attend, so you may as well go...

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An Electrical Engineer from Ghana Makes His Way to Yale SOM

By - Dec 12, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted blog series featuring interviews with business students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top programs. And now, introducing Ernest Kojo Mills… Accepted: We'd like to get to know you! Where are you from? Where and what did you study as an...

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How to Clarify Your Goals for Your MBA – And Beyond

By - Dec 11, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

“How to Clarify Your Goals for Your MBA – And Beyond” is excerpted from MBA Admission for Smarties: The No-Nonsense Guide to Acceptance at Top Business Schools, by Linda Abraham and Judy Gruen. Some applicants may be very clear about either the industry in which they want...

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Choosing a Theme for Your Statement of Purpose

By - Dec 10, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

In our How to Write Exemplary Application Essays blog series, you’ll learn how to create outstanding essays by analyzing sample successful application essays. All effective essays have a distinctive voice and theme. Referring back to the essays we looked at in the first post in this series, we...

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Your Chicago Booth Roadmap: Available for On-Demand Viewing

By - Dec 8, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Our webinar, Get Accepted to Chicago Booth, was a great success! Attendees learned tips they can implement right away in their applications. If you missed it – or if you’d like to see it again – you’re in luck: it’s now available on-demand. Watch it...

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7 Tips for Writing a Memorable Thank You Email After Your MBA Interview

By - Dec 7, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

You’ve finally finished your b-school interview and are looking forward to heading home and crossing this experience off your MBA application to-do list. However, before you file the day away, it’s appropriate to send thank you notes to all of the people who helped you...

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Poets & Quants Releases 2017 Top 100 U.S. MBA Programs

By - Dec 6, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Poets & Quants has just released their 2017 ranking of Top 100 U.S. MBA Programs, and the holder of the top spot may come as a surprise. For the first time ever, Wharton has overthrown Harvard Business school to take the top spot in the...

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Can You Prep Psychologically for the GRE or GMAT?

By - Dec 5, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

The pressure situation of a timed exam like the GMAT or GRE can cause stress. We don’t want to stress you out today, but the clock is ticking for our special webinar, Five Effective Stress-Reducing Solutions for GMAT/GRE Success! There’s still just enough time to...

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