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Erika James Named Dean of the Wharton School

By - Feb 26, 12:34 PM   Comments [0]

The search for a new dean to take the reins at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School has come to an end. Today, the school announced that Erika James would step into the role effective July 1, 2020. When announcing the appointment, Penn President Amy Gutmann...

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Networking For Your MBA Applications

By - Feb 25, 19:15 PM   Comments [0]

  Last week, Vantage Point MBA Senior Consultant, Katie M., hosted a webinar on GMAT Club’s YouTube channel on a very timely topic: networking for your MBA applications. In the already subjective application process, “networking” can seem particularly abstract or can be simply another “thing” on...

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Addressing Round 3 Deadline Dilemmas

By - Feb 25, 06:53 AM   Comments [0]

The round 3 deadline window is nearly upon us. While the final round is the biggest gamble of the application cycle, schools have that round for a reason. Typically, they use it to admit those stellar students that add something special to their classes. Successful applicants...

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Travel Ban & the MBA Interview: 7 Strategies to Shine on Skype

By - Feb 24, 15:07 PM   Comments [0]

As business schools scramble to interview MBA applicants via video, here are 7 strategies to shine on Skype. With growing fears about the spread of the coronavirus, business schools are anxiously assessing their global travel plans to meet applicants. Against a backdrop of quarantines, the cancellation...

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What is a Masters’ Thesis All About?

By - Feb 24, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

What does a master’s thesis look like? A master’s thesis is the culminating work of a student’s master’s degree. This piece of written research is meant to demonstrate a student’s expertise and interest in a particular subject within their field of study. Exact requirements are specific...

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Are These 3 Bad Habits Holding You Back?

By - Feb 24, 10:38 AM   Comments [0]

Today’s poor choices can morph into tomorrow’s bad habits. Research from a classic study on habit formation found that it takes just over two months on average for an action to become habitual. That’s not long in the span of your career to end up...

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6 Things to Consider During an MBA Interview

By - Feb 23, 19:35 PM   Comments [0]

The interview is one of the most critical parts of the MBA application process. It is the final step in your journey to your target school that can make or mar your chances of success. So it’s crucial to be well prepared for it. However,...

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9 Secrets to Telling an Attention-Grabbing Story

By - Feb 23, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

You’ve completed most of your application. Now it’s time to write your personal statement. You want your statement to stand out from the rest, and the way to do this is to tell a compelling story – the tale of your greatest achievements, dreams, and challenges.  You can...

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MBA Consultants are Worth it When Applying to Elite Schools

By - Feb 21, 13:19 PM   Comments [0]

The debate over whether MBA consultants are worth it is on the minds of countless MBA applicants. We are proud to be the only firm with a complete panel of former Admissions Officers from every M7 program and the elite European MBA programs. As we recently...

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Your INSEAD Roadmap

By - Feb 21, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Learn proven strategies for each part of the INSEAD application with our Get Accepted to INSEAD webinar! The webinar is presented by Accepted’s founder and president Linda Abraham, who will show you how to fit in AND stand out with your INSEAD application. Watch the webinar!>>> For 25 years,...

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