Posts Tagged ‘MBA application essays’

How To Stand Out As An IT Applicant: 3 Tips

By - Sep 26, 18:44 PM   Comments [0]

Our blog series, 12 Terrific Tips, offers specialized advice for MBA applicants in a range of situations – from deciding between an MBA and EMBA program, to applying as a member of an overpopulated sub-group, to acing your interviews…and loads more! Here’s the second post: We...

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Linda Abraham’s Admissions Assortment

By - Sep 20, 12:20 PM   Comments [0]

Admissions season is going strong and the application questions are pouring in. Listen in as Linda Abraham answers some of the most common questions of the season and shares her formula for giving your application the ultimate last check before you hit submit. 1:31 –...

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Get Accepted To Wharton Webinar Recording Available!

By - Sep 10, 12:06 PM   Comments [0]

Wharton hopefuls – this one’s for you! Our recent webinar, Get Accepted to Wharton, is now available for viewing on our website. Who is the webinar for? Get Accepted to Wharton is geared towards all Wharton applicants – U.S. applicants, international applicants, reapplicants, young applicants, older applicants…anyone with their...

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Introducing Toronto Rotman’s New Admissions Test

By - Sep 9, 23:58 PM   Comments [0]

For its 2016 MBA application, Rotman has introduced a new, timed, written response question that must be completed in addition to their two existing video questions. According to the Rotman blog, the purpose of this new exercise is as follows: We identified a need to...

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First Drafts Of Personal Statements: Let Yourself Go

By - Sep 9, 12:47 PM   Comments [0]

First drafts. These are probably the hardest part of the whole process for would-be applicants. There’s a sense of overwhelmedness, of trying to capture so much of your experience onto a single page. I’ve read hundreds of first drafts over the years. To be honest, most...

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Last Chance To Beat Accepted’s Price Increase!

By - Aug 31, 01:16 AM   Comments [0]

REMINDER: Monday is your last chance to take advantage of Accepted.com's current prices before we raise our prices. Effective at 12:00 AM PT on Tuesday, September 1, 2015, Accepted will increase its prices on its editing and consulting services. Accepted.com editors have helped literally thousands of MBA,...

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7 Signs An Experience Belongs In Your Application Essay

By - Aug 29, 11:16 AM   Comments [0]

You have a lifetime of experiences. Which should you include in your application essays or personal statement? How do you choose? The more of the seven signposts of significance that an experience has, the more it merits a place in your critical essay. This article originally appeared on blog.accepted.com. Accepted.com's experienced...

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Innovative Leadership Learning: The “Wharton Difference” And Fit With The Program

By - Aug 4, 11:40 AM   Comments [0]

My previous post on defining your fit with Wharton addressed two of the four components of “The Wharton Difference” (Largest Global Network and Culture of Engagement).  Here I’ll look at the third component: Innovative Leadership Learning. On the Wharton website, the short paragraph introducing this component...

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Duke Fuqua 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 30, 10:39 AM   Comments [0]

Leadership, teamwork, ethics, and a global approach to business are essential elements of the Duke Fuqua MBA, which is why you’ll need to make sure you express your passion for these ideals in your application essays. Impress the Fuqua adcom by positioning yourself as an innovative leader and...

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The “Wharton Difference” And Fit With The Program

By - Jul 28, 12:36 PM   Comments [0]

The Wharton MBA adcom offers you some help in shaping your Wharton application – by clearly and succinctly defining the four core components of “the Wharton difference.”  Understanding these components is a key to conveying your fit with the program. These four components are encompassed in...

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