The Importance of Creating a Strong MBA Budget

By - May 27, 15:23 PM   Comments [0]

You’ve heard that an MBA is an investment dozens of times. And after you’ve got those letters in hand, you will say the same. It’s not a cliché; it’s just truth. But, it is a steep investment for many students. Figuring out how you afford a degree...

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From the Mouths of MBA Adcom Members

By - May 26, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Looking for the best possible admissions advice? How about admissions advice from the admission committee members themselves? Linda Abraham, founder of Accepted and host of the Admissions Straight Talk podcast has a collection of highly enlightening interviews with directors of admissions and adcom members of top business...

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Can You Get Accepted to Your Target B-School With Low Stats?

By - May 26, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re planning to apply to b-school next year and are worrying about your GPA, GMAT, or any other potential weak point in your application, we have great news for you: How to Get Accepted to B-School With Low Stats is now live for on-demand...

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First Drafts Of Personal Statements: Let Yourself Go

By - May 25, 17:20 PM   Comments [0]

Writing the first draft of your personal statement is probably the hardest part of the whole application process. And it makes sense – it’s not easy to capture so much of your experience onto a single page. Moving Your First Draft from Just OK to Simply...

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From Wall St to Wharton, While Starting Wall Street Oasis [Episode 204]

By - May 25, 17:02 PM   Comments [0]

Today’s guest is Patrick Curtis, CEO & Co-founder of Wall Street Oasis. Patrick graduated from Williams College in 2002 and worked as an Investment Banking Analyst for Rothschild & Co for two years. He then joined Tailwind Capital as a Private Equity Associate in 2005...

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Academic Performance in Your MBA Admissions Profile

By - May 24, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

In my last article we laid out the five elements that you must pay attention to when planning your MBA application. We will talk about the first of those five in this post: academic performance. Your academic performance as an undergrad, from the first to the...

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Three Secrets to Improve your Application Essays

By - May 24, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

Why business schools include essays in their application documents list, revising or even completely changing their topics on a regular basis? The reason is pretty clear: admissions committees want to see a person behind a condensed CV, undergraduate transcripts, and standardized test scores. To develop...

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Choosing From Multiple Business School Acceptances

By - May 24, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

“Choosing From Multiple Business School Acceptances” is the final post in our series Navigate the MBA Maze. You’ve been accepted at two solid schools. Great! Or, you’ve been offered admission to an OK school with a significant scholarship and your #1 choice with no financial aid....

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Today London, Tomorrow the World! One Year MFA at LBS

By - May 24, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted blog series featuring interviews with business students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top programs. And now, introducing Sara Ganz... Accepted: We'd like to get to know you! Where are you from? Where and what did you study...

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Harvard Business School Essay Analysis, 2017–2018

By - May 22, 13:14 PM   Comments [0]

Last year (after just one season), Harvard Business School (HBS) did away with its incredibly broad “introduce yourself” essay prompt in favor of one that at first glance seemed to have almost no parameters at all—and, interestingly, was more or less the same as the...

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