Applications

3 Tips for Writing a Winning EMBA Essay

By - Feb 20, 15:21 PM   Comments [0]

You've been busy these last few years. Very busy. How will you ever fit all of your classes, extracurricular activities, awards, and job experience in your EMBA application essays? The simple answer is that you won’t, and you shouldn’t even attempt to. Trying to include...

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What Should I Write About? Making a Difference

By - Feb 20, 15:10 PM   Comments [0]

In my non-admissions life, I once went to a lecture given by a biographer whose work I admire. In the course of his talk he mentioned that while writing about genius has merit, writing about typical folks and their extraordinary achievements is more valuable. The...

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MBA Application Timing

By - Feb 19, 15:23 PM   Comments [0]

"Application Timing" is the first post in our series, Navigate the MBA Maze. Should You Apply Round 1, Round 2, or Round 3? Do not try to win the admissions game through timing. Quality—not timing—trumps all. Submit your application when it is at its best. When in doubt,...

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Leadership Immersion at Cornell Johnson

By - Feb 19, 15:09 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 Mitch Brummer, second year MBA student at Cornell Johnson... Accepted: We'd like to get to know...

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How to Write About Overcoming Challenges Without Sounding Like a Whiner

By - Feb 19, 14:56 PM   Comments [0]

It’s a classic MBA essay question: Write about a time when you overcame a challenge. How did you handle it? What did you learn from the experience? Let’s start by easing one worry you may have. Not everyone has faced a significant challenge at work by...

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Different Dimensions of Diversity [Episode 193]

By - Feb 16, 15:50 PM   Comments [0]

In reviewing our stats for last year, I noticed that one of our most visited pages is an article on writing about diversity. That’s not shocking since Accepted’s consultants are frequently asked by stressed, panicked clients from well-represented groups in the applicant pool, “How can...

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NUS MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Feb 16, 15:10 PM   Comments [0]

National University of Singapore offers a 17-month MBA program offering specializations in 4 distinct areas (Finance, Marketing, Healthcare Management, or Strategy & Organization). If you are looking for an Asian-focused program with strong placement in the Consulting (21%), Finance (23%), or Technology (29%) industries in...

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Navigating Proper Interview Etiquette

By - Feb 15, 14:20 PM   Comments [0]

Making a good impression on your MBA admissions interviewer goes beyond simply answering questions well. Knowing how to dress properly and how to navigate certain etiquette issues is also crucial. You want to leave your interviewer confident that you have the maturity and professionalism necessary...

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Announcing NYU Stern’s “Advancing Women in Business” Scholarship for Full-Time MBA Students

By - Feb 15, 13:08 PM   Comments [0]

Beginning with the class of 2019, full-time MBA students at NYU Stern will have a new merit-based scholarship opportunity, the Advancing Women in Business Scholarship. The scholarship, which will be awarded to students who demonstrate a deep and enduring commitment to advancing women in business,...

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5 Steps to Becoming Your Target B-School’s Valentine

By - Feb 14, 15:39 PM   Comments [0]

Looking for swoon-worthy MBA application tips that will help you capture the hearts of even the stoniest admissions committee members? Read on! 1. Demonstrate your natural ability to succeed in the b-school classroom. Present an outstanding undergrad transcript and competitive test scores. Don’t have the stats you...

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