Posts Tagged ‘career goals’

The Reality of Unrealistic MBA Goals

By - Jun 17, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Business school candidates (depending on career stage) will often look to advanced graduate degrees for one of three reasons: (a) to accelerate in their current career, (b) to make a career switch, or (c) to start a business. Whatever the reason, it’s important that the adcom...

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5 Things Engineers Have to Do to Get Accepted to B-School

By - May 21, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

You are a highly skilled technical expert in your engineering field, and in recent years you have been asked to (or anticipate being asked to) take on a leadership role, which has required you to evaluate your skillset. You are no longer just writing code...

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Considering a Career in Finance? Due Diligence on Top MBA Programs

By - Apr 25, 06:58 AM   Comments [0]

Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash When considering and selecting an MBA program, having clear professional goals is vital. For those considering a career in Finance, especially Private Equity (PE) or Wealth Management, a top MBA program may help you attain a job in the highly competitive...

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How to Get Into Grad School, and Get Jobs After Grad School [Episode 281]

By - Oct 21, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Interview with Dr. Shirley Chan, Accepted Admissions Consultant [Show Summary] In this episode you’ll hear Accepted’s own Dr. Shirley Chan share her soup-to-nuts perspective for graduate school applicants. She has worked as an academic advisor, career advisor, and admissions committee member and views the process holistically....

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3 Ways to Determine Which B-Schools Are a Good Fit for You

By - Jul 22, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

There are loads of MBA programs out there. How do you decide which ones are best for you? It’s time to unlock the secrets to the elusive “fit” factor. “Fit” is established by the relationship between your needs and desires and what a given program...

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Making Connections that Matter in Your MBA Essays

By - Mar 11, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Outstanding MBA application essays have several things in common. One of the most important among them is successfully making connections between your past and your present, and between your present and your future. The decision makers will want to see you make persuasive connections between...

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Are You a Good Fit for Your Target MBA Programs?

By - Feb 18, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

“What Does Your Work Experience Reveal About You in Your MBA Application” is excerpted from MBA Admission for Smarties: The No-Nonsense Guide to Acceptance at Top Business Schools, by Linda Abraham and Judy Gruen. MBA Smarties need to strategize their MBA applications before actually filling out...

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Writing Your Career Goals Essay

By - Dec 17, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

In our How to Write Exemplary Application Essays blog series, you’ll learn how to create exemplary essays by analyzing sample successful application essays. A career goals essay, similar to the graduate school statement of purpose that we discussed in a previous post in this series, demands a laser-like focus....

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Are You Targeting the Right MBA Program for You?

By - Nov 14, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

“Are You Targeting the Right MBA Program for You?” is excerpted from MBA Admission for Smarties: The No-Nonsense Guide to Acceptance at Top Business Schools, by Linda Abraham and Judy Gruen. If you are considering adding the prestigious initials “MBA” to your credentials, you are probably...

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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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