How Forté Helps Women Get into Business and Stay in Business [Episode 200]

By - Apr 23, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

Today’s episode is an extra special show. This is AST’s 200th episode! It’s fitting that we welcome back Elissa Sangster, who was the very first guest on AST almost five years ago. Today she is the first guest to come back for a third time. This...

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Accepted Applicants: Got 2 Minutes? Help Us Out & Help Fellow Applicants

By - Apr 23, 04:54 AM   Comments [0]

The AIGAC survey will be closing on April 24, which means you're running out of time to participate in this important research endeavor AND you may lose your chance at winning $500! Share your application experience with us now by filling out this survey –...

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How To Make Your Job Work Harder For You!

By - Apr 19, 12:23 PM   Comments [0]

If you are dreaming of joining the MBA class of 2020, there are a number of things you should be doing now! Check-out my blog post on early MBA planning and see below to learn how you can beef up your professional experience. Many applicants worry...

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Simple Word Replacements That Save Word Count in MBA Application Essays

By - Apr 17, 14:17 PM   Comments [0]

One element of MBA application essays that can be challenging—no matter how skilled the applicants are as writers—is staying within word limits. Sometimes, cutting just a few words is all that is needed to avoid exceeding the maximum. However, after looking at a draft multiple...

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8 Tips to Make the Most of Your B-School Visit

By - Apr 17, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

School visits are common during this time of year. Many applicants wait until their applications are submitted and, while classes are still in session, travel to their business schools of choice to either score some brownie points towards their application or to be better informed...

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Admissions Tip: BE YOURSELF!

By - Apr 17, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

One of things admissions committee members tell us again and again is that they wish – really, truly wish – that applicants would not try to write what they imagine the adcom wants to hear, and instead would just be themselves. Admissions committee members time...

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3 Tips for a Successful MBA Interview

By - Apr 16, 10:22 AM   Comments [0]

"3 Tips for a Successful MBA Interview" is the latest post in our series Navigate the MBA Maze. Here are three key tips on how to present yourself during those crucial face-to-face minutes. 1. Structure Your Answers. Structure helps your interviewer see where you’re going with your...

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Launching Her Application with Forte and Following Her Heart to Chicago Booth

By - Apr 16, 09:06 AM   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 Jamie Kwak... Accepted: We'd like to get to know you! Where are you from? Where and...

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Begin with One MBA Application and Start the Process Early

By - Apr 10, 14:37 PM   Comments [0]

MBA candidates often ask us whether they should complete one application before moving on to the next or attack all of their applications at once. Although this question has no definite “right” answer, we generally advise candidates who start early to make significant progress on their first...

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Tu Perfil para el MBA: El Manejo del Idioma

By - Apr 10, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

En los artículos anteriores abordábamos los primeros 4 elementos de tu perfil del MBA: 1. Tu rendimiento académico; 2. La importancia del GMAT; 3. La importancia de tu experiencia profesional; 4. La importancia de actividades extracurriculares. El quinto elemento es a primera vista el más...

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