Applications

All the Details About the Full-Time MIT Sloan MBA Program [Episode 241]

By - Jan 13, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

We are pleased to welcome back Dawna Levenson, Director of Admissions at MIT Sloan. Dawna earned her bachelors and masters in Management Science at MIT Sloan, worked in consulting, and then returned to MIT Sloan in 2007 as Associate Director of Academic Programs. She moved...

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Choosing the Best MBA Program for You: Reaches, On-Pars & Safeties

By - Jan 12, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

In our Choosing the Best MBA Program for You series, you’ll learn how to create a list of business schools that are the best fit for your educational, social, and professional preferences and how creating this list will boost your chances of getting accepted. In the...

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Round 3 Deadlines Are Coming. Are You Ready?

By - Jan 11, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Time carries on – you get busy at work and all of a sudden it’s 2018. If you either missed the early application rounds or didn’t get accepted at your target programs, you may be considering submitting applications during Round 3. But that comes with...

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Should You Apply to B-School Round 3 or Next Year?

By - Jan 11, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The answer, as is often the case in MBA admissions, is…it depends. You didn’t think we’d give you a clear cut yes or no answer, did you? FACT: The chances of gaining acceptance decrease as the rounds progress. This means that acceptance rates in R3 are...

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How to Stay Within Essay Word Limits by Reducing Verbal Verbosity

By - Jan 9, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Most applicants – whether applying to med school, law school, business school, or any other grad school or college program – need to deal with rigid character or word limits when writing their application essays or personal statements. You may start out thinking that you...

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Three MBA Application Poisons and Their Antidotes [Video]

By - Jan 9, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

You need to write impressive MBA application essays if you want to grab the attention of the admissions readers and snag a coveted interview invite (and then actually score a seat in the next class). But what should you write about? What shouldn’t you write...

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MBA Applicants: How to Get Accepted in 2018-19

By - Jan 8, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

It’s time for my annual harangue/plea/rant. If you are planning to apply Round 1 in the fall, but have not yet thought about why you want an MBA, taken the GMAT/GRE, researched schools, or evaluated your qualifications, please please please keep reading. And then get started! I...

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An Interview About Interviewing at HBS: An Accepted Student Speaks

By - Jan 7, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Want to know what it’s like to interview at Harvard Business School? Harbus, the HBS news organization, interviewed a Class of 2018 applicant during Round 1 and graciously shared the interview with Accepted. Our anonymous interviewee (who was accepted!) is a female manufacturing engineer at...

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Weighting Your Needs & Wants When Applying to Business School

By - Jan 4, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

In our Choosing the Best MBA Program for You series, you’ll learn how to create a list of business schools that are the best fit for your educational, social, and professional preferences and how creating this list will boost your chances of getting accepted. In our last post,...

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Can You Get Accepted to Business School in Round 3?

By - Jan 3, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Maybe you applied Round 1 and didn’t get accepted, and now you’re thinking about targeting some schools in Round 3 where your stats are more competitive. Maybe you got overwhelmed at work and weren’t able to submit your application at all during Round 1 and...

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