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From Rwanda to Wharton to West Coast Start-Up: MP Davis’ Story [Episode 202]

By - May 7, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

Today’s guest, Mary-Patton Davis, earned her BA in Government and French from Georgetown in 2010. She worked in marketing in the U.S. and in Rwanda, started a yoga business in Rwanda among other things, and earned her MBA from Wharton in 2016. While there she...

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The GMAT and the Law of Diminishing Returns

By - May 7, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

There is a time in every applicant’s life where you need to look long and hard at your GMAT score and ask: “Is my score high enough to get me into my schools of choice? Or should I retake the GMAT? What are my chances...

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4 Tips For Team Interviews

By - May 4, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

"4 Tips For Team Interviews" is the latest post in our series Navigate the MBA Maze. Since so much of b-school life and learning includes team discussions, the adcom needed a tool for assessing how applicants will fit in the team-based discussion culture of their programs....

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Wharton MBA Program Announces Establishment of Moelis Advance Access Program

By - May 4, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Ken Moelis W’80/WG’81 and Julie Taffet Moelis W’81 have made a $10 million gift to the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania to establish the Ken Moelis and Julie Taffet Moelis Advance Access Program. This program will provide highly qualified UPenn undergraduates whose academic...

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Mid-Career, a Peruvian Economist-Engineer is Energized at CMU Tepper

By - May 2, 06:30 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 an MBA student at CMU Tepper, Daniel Espinoza… Accepted: We’d like to get to know you!...

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3 Steps for Applying to Business School with a Low Undergraduate GPA

By - May 2, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Your grades show whether you previously performed well in an academic setting. If your college GPA is low, then you need to provide evidence that even though you may have faltered back then, now you’re A-game and are capable of academic excellence. But how can you...

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What to do About a Low GPA, an Encore [Episode 201]

By - Apr 26, 07:20 AM   Comments [0]

Many of you are planning ahead for your first application this summer and fall. Others are concerned that you may need to reapply because the news you’ve received so far isn’t what you wanted. In either case, if your grades are a concern, this podcast...

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The Most Important Thing You Can Do This Week If You’re Worried About Your GMAT/GRE

By - Apr 26, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Applying to b-school is a challenging process – all the more so if you have any weaknesses in your profile, such as a low undergrad GPA or weak GMAT. It’s important to have a strategy, and really understand your own profile – and the role...

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Applying to B-School With a Low GMAT Score [Short Video]

By - Apr 25, 15:45 PM   Comments [0]

Do you have a low GMAT score but want to get accepted to a top business school? That is a tall order. Check out Linda Abraham's advice for this difficult predicament: For more in-depth advice, register for our webinar, Get Accepted to B-School With Low Stats. Get...

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Tips For MBA Video Essay Questions

By - Apr 25, 15:29 PM   Comments [0]

"Tips for video MBA Essay Questions" is the latest post in our series Navigate the MBA Maze. Worried about being literally on stage? Here are my tips if you need to respond to a question in a short 1-2-minute video. First, realize that these video essays, like...

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