Posts Tagged ‘diversity’

Society of Women Engineers: The Community for Women in Engineering [Episode 262]

By - Jun 10, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Summary The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is 40,000+ members strong worldwide, and provides a sense of community to women who may feel isolated in their engineering studies or career due to a lack of gender diversity. Karen Horting is the Executive Director & CEO of...

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Is Drop in Foreign Student Visas Due to Trump’s Immigration Policy?

By - Mar 27, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

According to State Department data, the number of visas given to foreign students was noticeably lower last year after stricter immigration policies were implemented. This has added to the financial challenges that some US colleges and universities are experiencing. Foreign schools have increased their competition with...

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Encore: Different Dimensions of Diversity [Episode 221]

By - Aug 28, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Tune in for an encore of one of our most popular 2017 podcast episodes, where Linda Abraham addresses one of the the most pressing topics on applicants' minds: how to properly approach the diversity question. [powerpress] Listen in as Linda answers your diversity-in-admissions questions, including: 1. Why...

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The Consortium Can Help You Get Your MBA [Episode 216]

By - Jul 26, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

It gives me great pleasure to have for the first time on AST, Danni Young, Director of Recruiting at The Consortium for the Graduate Study of Management. Danni earned her bachelors degree from Lincoln University in Missouri and her MBA from Washington University in St....

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Can You Get Into a Top Grad School if You Didn’t Attend a Top University?

By - Jul 23, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Abhishek from India recently asked on our blog what Indian applicants who graduated from undergraduate programs not among the elite Indian IIT’s can do to gain acceptance to the top global MBA programs. While Abhishek was particularly focused on Indian MBA aspirants, this question applies...

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Approaching The Diversity Essay Question

By - Apr 4, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

Many applications now have a question, sometimes optional, geared to encouraging people with minority backgrounds or unusual educational or family histories to write about their background. How Are YOU Diverse? First the easy answer: If you are an immigrant to the US, the child of immigrants or...

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What Asians Should Know When Applying to Top U.S. Business Schools

By - Mar 7, 06:13 AM   Comments [0]

Three Challenges Asian Applicants Must Overcome when applying to Top U.S. MBA Programs When I moved to Hong Kong in 2012, I spent much of my free time advising coworkers on getting into a top U.S. business school. Combined with my experience working for MIT Sloan...

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Different Dimensions of Diversity [Episode 193]

By - Feb 16, 15:50 PM   Comments [0]

In reviewing our stats for last year, I noticed that one of our most visited pages is an article on writing about diversity. That’s not shocking since Accepted’s consultants are frequently asked by stressed, panicked clients from well-represented groups in the applicant pool, “How can...

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INSEAD Essay 3: Writing About Cultural Diversity

By - Mar 24, 03:52 AM   Comments [0]

For those of you struggling with INSEAD’s cultural diversity question [Essay 3. Tell us about an experience where you were significantly impacted by cultural diversity, in a positive or negative way. (300 words max.) and the INSEAD EMBA choice of questions for Essay 5. Have you ever experienced culture...

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Approaching the Diversity Essay Question

By - Dec 17, 13:43 PM   Comments [0]

Many applications now have a question, sometimes optional, geared to encouraging people with minority backgrounds or unusual educational or family histories to write about their background. If you are an immigrant to the US, the child of immigrants or someone whose ethnicity is a minority...

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