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Personal Statement Tip: Use Vivid, Active Verbs

By - Sep 11, 12:39 PM   Comments [0]

I watched a candle burn a few nights ago. It happened to have a particularly nice flame that conjured up many different images: • The flame stood erect. • The flame danced. • The flame cavorted. • The flame pranced. • The flame swayed. • The flame flickered. • The flame fluttered •...

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Insider Secrets to Acing the EMBA Process

By - Sep 10, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

You’re busy with a job, family, and social obligations. How are you supposed to keep all those balls in the air AND still apply successfully, not to mention efficiently, to a top EMBA program? You need the BEST resources to help you get it all...

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Spots Running Out for MBA Editing Funnel Webinar!

By - Sep 10, 09:48 AM   Comments [0]

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn must-know editing and proofing tricks that will boost your essay’s appeal and your chances of getting accepted! The MBA Essay Editing Funnel webinar will take place TOMORROW on Wednesday, September 11th at 10:00 AM Pacific Time / 1:00 PM Eastern...

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$100M Gift for Michigan Ross School

By - Sep 9, 18:12 PM   Comments [0]

Business school namesake and alumnus Stephen M. Ross will give $200 million to the University of Michigan to significantly transform the student experience at the business school and athletic campus, the school announced recently. The Ross School and U-M Athletics will each receive $100 million, which...

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UVA Darden 2014 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Sep 9, 10:30 AM   Comments [0]

Darden led the way with a one-essay application. Some may feel that fewer essays indicate that essays are losing importance. My suspicion is that the remaining essays and short-answers are as or more important than they ever were. Especially at a program emphasizing the case...

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Maximize Your MBA Application: 3 Techniques for Essay Success

By - Sep 9, 09:38 AM   Comments [0]

This is the fourth post our new series, Maximize Your MBA Application: 5 Tips for Succinct Essays. Follow the series on the blog or download our special report to learn the tips and tricks needed to focus on the critical and trim your essays down...

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New Webinar: Introducing…The Editing Funnel!

By - Sep 8, 14:53 PM   Comments [0]

Sure you need good content in your MBA essay, but you also need your essay to look good, read well, and have a logical and coherent structure. Learn important editing secrets during our upcoming webinar, The MBA Essay Editing Funnel. During this 1-hour webinar, Linda Abraham,...

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MBA Video Essays: A Conversation with Rotman’s Niki da Silva

By - Sep 4, 10:52 AM   Comments [0]

A new era has dawned in the land of MBA admissions. Fewer essays. Shorter word limits. And mandatory video essays – introduced to the admissions scene by Rotman, Canada’s leading MBA program. Want to know more about how the video essays came about, how they work,...

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UGH! THOSE @!#$* WORD LIMITS!!!

By - Sep 4, 09:40 AM   Comments [0]

Now, now. Don’t get angry. Deal. Use writing techniques that convey your message and stay within the word limits. First and foremost, focus. Additionally, poor writing habits can make your writing wordy and flabby; good writing techniques make it powerful and concise. To give your writing...

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New web site!

By - Sep 4, 08:20 AM   Comments [0]

The time had come to change the decor at www.accepted.com. And we did it! We are still working out a few minior kinks, but the dust has mostly settled on our new home. Please come and check out our new look. Why the redesign? We wanted...

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