By now, as an MBA applicant, you have had your fair share of interviews. Be it for a job or as part of your undergraduate admissions process, you likely have experience in the art of interviewing. The MBA interview, however, can be a slightly different animal. Interviews are becoming more common in the MBA admissions […]
Step into the world of a graduate school admissions officer and what do you find? For starters, you’re tasked with reviewing hundreds of transcripts, GRE scores and a number of equally glowing resumes and letters of recommendation. These accolades, while important, are often diluted by their consistency year in and year out. For an admissions […]
Being an entrepreneur is exciting. Looking for investors, solving new problems and growing a business can be fun, rewarding and thrilling – but also stressful. You may have heard that many graduate schools have entrepreneurship courses and programs. Most business schools also offer entrepreneurship as one of their MBA specializations. Is an entrepreneurial MBA degree […]
Cecilia Yan has come a long way from her home city of Jiaozou, China. As a Marketing Associate at AcceptU, Cecilia works to support a growing number of international graduate school clients each year. With a masters degree in hand from Boston University’s School of Communication, Cecilia is no stranger to the challenges and opportunities that international […]
Here at AcceptU, we use the word “virtual” to describe the way in which we connect our team of counselors to a global network of clients. For us, it’s a familiar platform on which we operate; however, for many families, adjusting to virtual counseling comes with questions. Let’s take a moment to understand why AcceptU […]
“Location, location, location!” As the repetitiveness of the phrase suggests, investing in any location is an important financial decision – one with potentially rewarding outcomes. Considering location when applying to graduate school is no different, especially when it comes to cost. Through the lens of tuition rates at some of the top twenty graduate level […]
Do you remember stressfully running around to your favorite teachers in high school, begging them to write letters on your behalf to send to all of the colleges you were applying to? Well, letters of recommendation are just as important to business school admissions as they are to undergraduate admissions. What better way is there […]
In this presentation, Stephen Friedfeld, co-founder of AcceptU, provides guidance and insights on writing this year’s Common Application essay. To download the presentation, please click here.
Ask any student who has been interviewed to recount their experience and you are more than likely to uncover the following reaction: “If I had just known the questions I would have aced it!” Interviews are effective because they are unpredictable. They challenge students to articulate their candidacy in person and provide an admissions committee with […]
In this presentation, Stephen Friedfeld, co-founder of AcceptU, discusses how parents of 8th, 9th and 10th graders can best prepare their children for success in the college admissions process. To download the presentation, please click here.