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Two Grad School Applicants Walk Into a Bar…

By - Feb 12, 12:57 PM   Comments [0]

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 try? If You Have a Funny Bone, Use It The answer is…maybe. If you can use humor...

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Don’t YOU Want to Get Accepted to INSEAD?

By - Feb 9, 14:21 PM   Comments [0]

Well then you need to hurry up and register for our webinar, Get Accepted to INSEAD, which airs live next week! Mark your calendars: Date: Wednesday, February 15th Time: 10am PT/1pm ET Don’t miss this chance to get the tips and tools you need to boost your chances of...

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Mock Wharton Team-Based Discussion Anyone?

By - Feb 9, 14:14 PM   Comments [0]

"Chance favors the prepared mind" said Louis Pasteur, and I agree. Don't leave your Wharton Team-Based Discussion to fickle chance. Prepare for it with Accepted's Mock Wharton Team-Based Discussion. This is a prime-time rehearsal. Details and prices are here. A participant in one of our past mock...

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When Global Business is the Goal [Episode 192]

By - Feb 9, 14:05 PM   Comments [0]

Before we introduce today’s guest I want to invite you to our newest webinar, Get Accepted to INSEAD, which will be held on Feb 15 at 10 AM PT/1 pm ET/ 6 PM CET. This is the latest addition to our “Get Accepted to” webinar...

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Executive MBA Pros & Cons

By - Feb 8, 07:36 AM   Comments [0]

Thinking about applying to a top executive MBA program? Below you'll find EMBA pros and cons to help you decide if, when, and why an EMBA program is for you. Pros: 1. It's easier to get in. You may need to have more work experience to...

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IE MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Feb 8, 06:45 AM   Comments [0]

Often times applicants to MBA programs go through a bit of an identity crisis when they start the application process as they try to sum themselves and their careers up within tight word limits and limited spaces. Applicants to the IE International MBA program in...

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Answering INSEAD’s MBA Application Essay Question #1 [Short Video]

By - Feb 8, 05:36 AM   Comments [0]

In the short video below, Linda Abraham shares the secret to writing a compelling and effective essay to answer the first of INSEAD's essay questions. "Give a candid description of yourself (who are you as a person), stressing the personal characteristics you feel to be your...

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4 Tips for Demonstrating Professional Growth in a Flat Organization

By - Feb 6, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

If you work in a flat organization, how do you demonstrate advancement and growth? After all, your progress will be compared to that of other candidates who have regular promotions with clearly delineated expanded responsibilities. In a flat organization, you may hold the same title...

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International Outlook, International Goals: Interview with INSEAD MBA, Arina

By - Feb 6, 07:14 AM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted blog series featuring interviews with MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs. And now for a chat with Arina Bobrova... Accepted: We'd like to get to know you! Where are you from? Where and...

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INSEAD MBA Criterion #4: Leadership Potential

By - Feb 2, 12:31 PM   Comments [0]

This is the last post in a 4-part series that examines INSEAD MBA’s admission criteria. INSEAD is not unique among MBA programs in desiring leadership potential in applicants. All do. It is unique in how it characterizes leadership and leadership potential. The adcom has a two-pronged...

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