Posts Tagged ‘Grad School Admissions’

A Harvard PhD Student and Admissions Consultant Shares Her Story [Episode 328]

By - Sep 8, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Interview with Rachel Slutsky, Accepted admissions consultant [Show summary] Want to know what makes for stupendous statements of purpose or impressive MBA essays? Our guest, and recent addition to Accepted’s team of consultants, is an expert at both. But, for some of you her main claim...

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Encore – Everything You Need to Know About Your Grad School Application [Episode 253]

By - Apr 8, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

This week we are airing an encore of one of our more popular podcasts this year, which is “Optimize Your Grad School Application.” It’s an excellent time to air this podcast, because many of you are looking ahead to apply this summer or fall.  Reviewing...

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Can a Grad Consultant Help You Succeed?

By - Sep 14, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Whatever your field and interests, when you’re applying for a masters or PhD, the process can be challenging. Top masters programs in competitive fields are extremely selective – and PhD programs might accept as few as two to three people in a given specialty. Your...

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Will Your Graduate Education Pay? [Episode 195]

By - Mar 6, 07:20 AM   Comments [0]

Saving money on your student loans, ranking grad programs based on salary-to-debt ratios, plus life as a Columbia Business School grad. All in today’s show. Today’s guest, Amanda Wood, graduated from Vassar College in 2009 with a degree in social psychology and economics. After graduation, she...

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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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How To Think Like A Dean Of Admissions

By - Jul 8, 12:20 PM   Comments [0]

If you could pick one person to provide insight into graduate admissions, who would it be? A dean of admissions, of course! Applicants, rejoice! The guest on this week’s show is a former dean of graduate admissions who has reviewed and signed off on over 45,000...

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LBS Launches New Finance Master’s For New Grads

By - Jun 29, 23:50 PM   Comments [0]

LBS has announced a new master’s program in finance. The new Master’s in Financial Analysis (MFA) will be a 12-month intensive program aimed at recent graduates from quantitatively-focused fields, who want a rigorous grad program that will prepare them for careers in the finance sector. The...

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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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An HBS Entrepreneur Promoting Career Flexibility

By - Feb 25, 10:48 AM   Comments [0]

People looking for traditional 9 to 5 desk jobs almost seem to be the exception in 2015. HBS grad and entrepreneur Allison O’Kelly is all for the change. Want to know more? Listen to the full recording of our talk with Allison, Founder/CEO of Mom Corps...

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Introducing Accepted!

By - Feb 13, 15:13 PM   Comments [0]

The Accepted team is super excited to welcome all of our new blog readers! For those of you who don't know much about Accepted, here is a little bit about who we are and what we do best: We look forward to getting to know you better...

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