Posts Tagged ‘Applications’

Taking MBA Admissions Feedback With a Grain of Salt – Amerasia Consulting Group

By - May 11, 18:44 PM   Comments [0]

I have been getting a lot of emails lately that center on the same basic idea: "I got feedback directly from the admissions office and they told me X about my application." Sometimes the feedback is ultra specific ("you should seriously consider retaking your GMAT") and...

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Owning Your MBA Career Goals in 5 Easy Steps

By - Mar 8, 21:40 PM   Comments [0]

Let's talk about Career Goals for a minute. This is always a good topic, honestly, because whatever time of year it is and whatever stage of the application process we are all encountering, the narrative of a candidate's career goals will always be paramount.  Therefore, in...

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9 Secrets to Standing Out in Your MBA Application

By - Sep 15, 15:09 PM   Comments [0]

The MBA application process requires work and introspection – you need to think about your goals and how going to b-school will help you achieve them, and you need to think about how your unique talents will contribute to your target program. The adcom wants...

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Generic-itis Prevention [Warning: If Untreated, Can Cause Rejection]

By - Sep 8, 14:39 PM   Comments [0]

Each year, Accepted consultants are witnessing a recurring epidemic. And it’s worse than you can imagine: Generic-itis. The symptoms: • Mind-blowing, meaningless, and grand generic declarative statements, related to why an applicant wants to attend a certain program. • Irritation to admissions readers, causing them to believe that you...

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Editing Hacks to Make Your Essays the Best in the Pile [Webinar!]

By - Sep 6, 16:16 PM   Comments [0]

Our 3 Hacks to Transform Your MBA Application webinar will take place on Wednesday, September 14th at 10am PT/1pm ET. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn must-know editing and proofing techniques that will boost your essay’s appeal and your chances of getting accepted. Spaces are limited! Reserve your...

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Last Minute MBA Application Advice: Before You Hit the Submit Button

By - Sep 10, 16:24 PM   Comments [0]

Updated for the 2015/2016 Application Year By Paul Lanzillotti, Amerasia Consulting Group I've updated Amerasia's list of best tips and best practices for submitting your MBA application online. So hopefully this prevents many of you from not getting caught with your pants down just hours to go...

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4 Ways to Show How You’ll Contribute in the Future

By - Mar 8, 02:33 AM   Comments [0]

Schools want to see that the applicants will actively participate in and contribute to their student bodies and alumni communities, not to mention the greater community and society. Yet grandiose, declarative statements and promises to be a superlative do-gooder are unpersuasive. So how is an applicant to show...

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Hone Your MBA Goals [Video]

By - Mar 4, 12:38 PM   Comments [0]

A solid MBA goal should drive many of the decisions surrounding your business school application and education. In this video, Linda Abraham explores the essential components of a compelling MBA goal and shares a few tips on how to develop it. By Linda Abraham, president and founder of Accepted.com and co-author of...

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3 Tips for Parents of Grad School Applicants

By - Mar 1, 14:18 PM   Comments [0]

I’ve been working in graduate admissions for almost 20 years so I have witnessed this trend firsthand: Parents are playing a much larger role in the application process these days than they used to. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing – parents can provide a lot...

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Oh No! A Typo!!

By - Jan 11, 14:25 PM   Comments [0]

Will it doom your otherwise perfect application to the great round file in cyberspace, putting the kabosh on years of effort and nixing your attempt to walk through the hallowed halls of your favored institution? No. A single, minor typo will do absolutely nothing. So don't sweat...

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