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Round 3 or Round 1- That is the Question

By - Mar 1, 17:20 PM   Comments [0]

At this time of the year applicants reach out to us with the perennial question “Shall I apply in Round 3 or should I wait for R 1 in the next application season?”  Well, I tell them that there is no ‘yes’ or ‘no’ answer...

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“What Next….” Is Graduate School For You?

By - Feb 22, 15:26 PM   Comments [0]

I was grading midterm exams in my office one frigid day in March when I was surprised to see Marco, a former student, standing in my doorway. He had that all too familiar “deer in headlights” look on his face. I invited him to step...

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10 Key Steps You Can Take to get off the ‘Waitlist’

By - Feb 21, 20:49 PM   Comments [0]

This happens every year.  You have invested significant amount of time and effort into your MBA applications, have done well at your interview, and are now waiting eagerly to get that coveted admit offer.  Instead, you receive that discouraging letter that you have been ‘waitlisted’....

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Yale SOM EMBA Application Tips & Deadlines

By - Jan 24, 14:05 PM   Comments [0]

Yale SOM’s Executive MBA is relatively new, but it fully reflects the character of the SOM and more broadly of Yale University: intensive community, holistic perspective, intellectual vigor, and real-world engagement and impact. Carefully review the website, read the blog, and, if possible, interact with...

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Connecting Duke Fuqua’s Education and Israel’s High Tech Industry

By - Jan 23, 06:45 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 Amir Zur... Accepted: We'd like to get to know you! Where are you from? Where and...

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3 Ways to Potentially Improve Your Overall Application (Even After You’ve Sent It In!)

By - Jan 9, 22:01 PM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen  Rich.C@empowergmat.com  www.EMPOWERgmat.com During application season, most Business School applicants assume that once they’ve submitted their applications that the process of applying to Business School is ostensibly over. While they are certainly free to believe that (and can ‘rest on their laurels’), they’re missing...

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You CAN Cement Your Future With the Choices that YOU Make in 2017

By - Jan 2, 11:26 AM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen  Rich.C@empowergmat.com  www.EMPOWERgmat.com We’re now just beginning the first full week of 2017 and this is a time of year when many people look to define their goals for the coming 12 months. The start of any year can be seen as representative of...

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3 Aspects of Test Day That You Probably Have NOT Trained For

By - Dec 26, 09:42 AM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen Rich.C@empowergmat.com www.EMPOWERgmat.com The GMAT is a predictable, standardized Test, so Test Takers have the potential to properly learn the content that will appear on the Exam. Over the Course of their studies, many GMATers improve their scores to a high-enough level that they...

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10 Key Tips for Creating Compelling Business School Essays

By - Dec 18, 14:46 PM   Comments [0]

The Round 2 application deadlines are only 2-3 weeks away.  Some applicants are already half way through the application process while some are still at the beginning stage.  Whichever stage of the application process you are, you are still working on showcasing your best personal...

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Efficient GMAT Test-Taking Comes From Efficient GMAT Studies

By - Dec 12, 14:57 PM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen  Rich.C@empowergmat.com  www.EMPOWERgmat.com Any time a looming application deadline approaches, you’re more likely to see a group of Test Takers scrambling to jam as much extra study time into their schedules as possible. While putting in that extra study might seem like a logical...

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