Make the MBA Adcom Fall in Love with You

By - Nov 21, 11:51 AM   Comments [0]

How are you going to convince the admissions committee members that they would love to have you in their class? I’ll tell you exactly what you need to do in my next webinar. On Wednesday, December 7th at 10 AM PT/1 PM ET, join me for,...

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Have You Saved $500 Yet?

By - Nov 21, 00:02 AM   Comments [0]

Time is running out for you to save up to $500 on non-rush Accepted orders! Between now and Tuesday, Nov. 22nd, you can save BIG when you purchase Accepted services. And yes, this applies to ALL of our applicants – whether you’re applying to business school, med...

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‘Creativity’ and Business School Essays

By - Nov 14, 16:16 PM   Comments [0]

Having worked with MBA applicants on their application essays in the past five years, I have observed that every year the application essay writing is getting more and more challenging for the applicants. In this highly competitive admissions process,  admission essays  distinguish them from the...

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Big Factors in Why Verbal Scores Can Drop on Test Day

By - Nov 14, 16:10 PM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen Rich.C@empowergmat.com www.EMPOWERgmat.com Recently, someone who is currently studying for the GMAT asked for my insights into why so many GMATers seem to experience a big drop in their Verbal Scaled Scores between their practice CATs and Test Day. The discussion was detailed and...

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3 Reasons Why it’s Actually Advantageous to Apply For Round 2

By - Nov 7, 17:29 PM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen  Rich.C@empowergmat.com  www.EMPOWERgmat.com The process of putting together a strong overall application involves a number of different ‘steps.’ However, many prospective MBA candidates come into the application process with an unrealistic sense of how long it actually takes to put together a ‘winning’ application,...

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Focus on Fit [Most Popular Show Rerun – Episode 176]

By - Oct 25, 23:19 PM   Comments [0]

The most popular post of the last six months is "Focus on Fit," and since Linda is taking a brief vacation, we are reposting it for this week. In this show, she shares the four not-so-easy steps to make sure you show you belong at your...

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Monday Mail-Bag: Advice on Big Picture Issues That Impact GMAT Test Takers…

By - Oct 24, 12:16 PM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen  Rich.C@empowergmat.com  www.EMPOWERgmat.com This series of emails and PMs focuses on situations that many Test Takers face during their studies. The names of the original posters have been changed to protect their identities. “Re-writing” DS Questions Hi Rich, I was working through a practice DS question, but...

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An Engineer Analyzes Fit at MIT Sloan

By - Oct 19, 11:45 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 Sri Challa, MIT Sloan class of 2017... Accepted: We'd like to get to know you! Where are you...

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4 Silly Mistakes That Many GMATers Make on Test Day (And What YOU Should Actually Do Instead)

By - Oct 17, 12:39 PM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen  Rich.C@empowergmat.com  www.EMPOWERgmat.com Test Day is an almost universal ‘event’ for most Test Takers. While you might hear the occasional ‘horror story’ about how something went wrong at the Testing Center, the reality is that most administrations of the GMAT follow an established routine....

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First Impressions: Insights from First Year MBA Students After The First Two Weeks

By - Oct 10, 15:11 PM   Comments [0]

As an MBA applicant, you have probably visited your target schools, spoken with alumni and maybe even spoken with current students to assess the culture and fit of the school with your goals. As we tell all of our clients, the more you know about...

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