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AIGAC 2016 Take Aways

By - Jun 30, 00:48 AM   Comments [0]

I’d like to share some conference “takeaways” from the Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants (AIGAC) meeting in Cambridge, Massachusetts earlier this month. Held at MIT Sloan with visits to HBS, Tuck, and Babson and with presentations by representatives of Wharton, INSEAD, Georgetown, Carnegie Mellon,...

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NYU Stern to Offer a New FinTech Specialization in the MBA Curriculum

By - Jun 30, 00:35 AM   Comments [0]

Beginning in fall 2016, NYU Stern’s full-time and part-time MBA students will be able to choose FinTech as a specialization and take electives from a curriculum of eight new courses. This is a first among top business schools. In last week's press release, Raghu Sundaram, Vice...

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Accepted’s Selectivity Index: Are You Asleep When You Apply?

By - Jun 29, 12:53 PM   Comments [0]

I recently heard a story about a gentleman who was about to purchase a certain piece of land with the intention of building a school on that property. It was wartime, and the theater of war was rapidly approaching the region in which he and...

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Forté Power Pitch Competition Winner Announced

By - Jun 28, 02:24 AM   Comments [0]

Earlier this month, Tiffany Smith from Northwestern Kellogg (MBA 2017) won the Austin-based Forté Power Pitch Competition. Smith's business idea, OrangePrint, focuses on preventing low-to medium-risk incarcerated individuals from relapsing into criminal behavior by providing them with career opportunities upon their release from prison. Smith...

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Get Accepted to Stanford Graduate School of Business

By - Jun 28, 02:18 AM   Comments [0]

A beautiful campus in the heart of Silicon Valley. An entrepreneurial mindset. Gorgeous Northern California weather. All the cultural offerings of the SF Bay Area. And…you? Will you be at Stanford GSB next year? If you’re preparing to apply, don’t miss our upcoming webinar, Get Accepted to...

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6 Ways to Prepare for Your Compelling MBA Goals Essay

By - Jun 26, 23:33 PM   Comments [0]

Most schools ask why you want an MBA and why you want it from this school. And really, even if they didn’t ask you, you should still ask yourself. Before you invest the time and money in an MBA, you should know the answers to...

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EMBA Life, EMBA Support: A Talk with Sam from Cornell

By - Jun 26, 23:26 PM   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 Sam Panini, a student at Cornell. Accepted: We'd like to get to know you! Where are you from? Where...

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MBA Admissions Tip: Dealing with a Low GPA

By - Jun 26, 23:08 PM   Comments [0]

Explaining a low GPA can be difficult and it requires you to examine your GPA’s trend. 3 Scenarios Scenario A – 3.0 GPA, upward trend You goofed off for your first few semesters and didn’t weigh the consequences. You failed some classes and started out with an embarrassingly low...

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The 4 Biggest Mistakes People Make on the GRE (And How to Avoid Them!)

By - Jun 26, 12:28 PM   Comments [0]

Plato famously said that “courage is knowing what not to fear.” On the GRE, it can be equally said that a big part of success is knowing what not to do. Much is taught in articles like this about things you should do to boost...

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Contemplating a Career in Data Science/Business Analytics?

By - Jun 23, 00:05 AM   Comments [0]

Since we recorded this interview, the Wall Street Journal published a short article discussing the strong demand for tech skills around the world. Apparently the area with the greatest gap between supply and demand is Big data/analytics, where 39% of IT leaders feel there is...

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