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Upcoming Forté Forum Events + FREE Smarties Books!

By - Aug 10, 03:23 AM   Comments [0]

Eminent women business leaders and admission officers from top MBA programs will be available for mingling, networking, and advising on MBA admissions, financial aid, and careers for women during the upcoming Forté Forum events. Additionally, four lucky participants will win free copies of Linda Abraham's and...

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MBA Admissions: 3 Reasons It’s a Good Time to Apply

By - Aug 10, 03:16 AM   Comments [0]

A recent Businessweek article, "As Applications Flag, U.S. B-Schools Hit the Road," discusses the implications of the new five-year GMAT test taking low (8% fewer tests taken in 2011 than in 2010). Not surprisingly, the number of U.S. applicants applying to U.S. b-schools is also...

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3 Wharton MBA Program Updates

By - Aug 8, 02:44 AM   Comments [0]

A recent Poets & Quants article outlines three important updates to the Wharton admissions process and curriculum. The three innovations are: 1. Team-Based Discussion for MBA Applicants Wharton's vice dean, Karl T. Ulrich, says that these discussions or "tests" will give the admissions committee a new "tool to...

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Athletic Appeal in Admissions

By - Aug 7, 14:42 PM   Comments [0]

  Long before Gabby Douglas flew through her floor exercise and Michael Phelps dominated the pool, admissions directors have been impressed by athletes. From stories about the perfect basket, goal, spike or serve, athletes have wonderful stories that display their endurance, strength, leadership and team skills. Fascinated...

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UCLA Anderson 2013 MBA Application Questions, Tips

By - Aug 7, 14:37 PM   Comments [0]

The advice that UCLA Anderson provides below is excellent, not just for Anderson's essays, but for most MBA essays. Read it carefully. UCLA Anderson 2013 MBA Essay Questions Essays are the primary way for you to share your perspectives and plans. The best essays are introspective,...

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London Business School 2013 MBA Application Questions, Tips

By - Aug 7, 13:59 PM   Comments [0]

If you look at the London Business School questions, you’ll see that a lot of introspection is required if you want to answer the questions thoroughly, thoughtfully, and compellingly. When elaborating on your career goals, your desire to participate in the global workforce, and your...

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Current Student Interview – Christina from USC Marshall

By - Aug 5, 02:55 AM   Comments [0]

Here’s a talk with Christina Marshall, a student at USC Marshall who is loving relaxed west coast living, but missing the vibe of the Big Apple. Thank you Christina for sharing your thoughts and experiences with us! This interview is the latest in an Accepted.com blog...

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MBA Admissions: Consumer Products and Retail

By - Aug 5, 02:50 AM   Comments [0]

A quick glance at Wharton: Wharton currently ranks in third place as one of the best business schools, according to US News & World Report (March 2012). It was ranked #2 for marketing. Incoming Wharton Students and Consumer Products and Retail The Wharton class of 2013...

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Admissions Straight Talk: Interview with Anne Perigo

By - Aug 5, 02:36 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Michigan will soon open its doors to the inaugural class in its innovative MS in Entrepreneurship program, a program devoted to radically reducing the time entrepreneurs spend in the “school of hard knocks.” My curiosity about this program led to an informative interview...

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7 Signs an Experience Belongs in Your Application Essay

By - Aug 3, 07:21 AM   Comments [0]

You have a lifetime of experiences. Which should you include in your application essays or personal statement? How do you choose? The more of the seven signposts of significance discussed in this video that an experience has, the more it merits a place in your critical...

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