Applications

A Harvard PhD Student and Admissions Consultant Shares Her Story [Episode 328]

By - Sep 8, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Interview with Rachel Slutsky, Accepted admissions consultant [Show summary] Want to know what makes for stupendous statements of purpose or impressive MBA essays? Our guest, and recent addition to Accepted’s team of consultants, is an expert at both. But, for some of you her main claim...

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MIT Sloan Executive MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines [2019 – 2020]

By - Sep 5, 03:08 AM   Comments [0]

These essay questions show that the MIT EMBA adcom seeks applicants who have the judgment and practical skills to take on the challenges that will fly at them as they re-define industries and functions. Applicants who push the boundary of what’s possible and provide “principled leadership” amidst...

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Should You Take the GMAT or the GRE?

By - Sep 3, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

We get a lot of questions about the GMAT and GRE, such as: Is there an advantage to taking one exam over the other? What are the secrets to studying effectively and beating test anxiety? How can I get the best possible score? Most b-schools now accept...

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NYU Stern Applicants: Real-Life Experience DOES Matter

By - Sep 3, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Getting quality higher education just got easier, or at least it has for some applicants. The New York University Stern School of Business announced this week that it will now be accepting the GMAC Executive Assessment to fulfill the standardized test requirement section of the application form for business...

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Indiana Kelley MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines [2019 – 2020]

By - Sep 1, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

These questions are a straightforward mix of professional and personal. The adcom wants assurance that you have a clear professional focus and a solid plan for making productive use of the Kelley MBA resources. Beyond that, they’re looking for engaging applicants who are willing to share their...

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INSEAD MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines [2019 – 2020]

By - Sep 1, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Communication is key for INSEAD – in part because it is a key factor that their recruiters look for. Hence the INSEAD application elicits your communication effectiveness. First, INSEAD asks you to write reflective essays – and to do so succinctly. Balancing this emphasis on written communication is...

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Academic De-Greening, Part 2: Applying to Graduate School After Military Service

By - Aug 30, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

In Part 1 of this military series, we discussed possible misconceptions that recent veterans might possess regarding their suitability for college-level learning, and their attraction as applicants. Having worked closely with veterans to prepare them for the transition into higher education, I know that it can...

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Don’t Miss Your Chance for an Inside Look at Columbia Business School!

By - Aug 29, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia Business School. It’s “At the Very Center of Business” – and its graduates go on to accomplish amazing things across a dazzling variety of fields and functions. It’s also very hard to get into and last year turned away 85% of those who applied. Those...

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UVA Darden MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines [2019 – 2020]

By - Aug 29, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

If you like the idea of constantly being thrown into the decision maker’s role, using the case method to navigate real-life business situations, then you may want to consider applying to University of Virginia’s Darden MBA program. Darden is the second-largest case publisher in North...

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Putting Your GRE Game Plan into Action

By - Aug 29, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Did you miss all the great tips from Brett Etheridge of Dominate Test Prep during our recent webinar, Your 3-Part Game Plan to Dominate the GRE? Don’t worry – we’ve got you covered. The webinar is now live on our site and ready for viewing at...

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