Do rankings matter for MBA programs?

November 30, 2015 By Marc Zawel, Posted In MBA Rankings

If you’re thinking about applying for an MBA, then the importance of rankings is likely a question you’ve considered. Despite hearing adamant responses from both sides, you still don’t have a clear answer one way or the other. That’s because both sides have a point. Answer: Yes and no. There are many different rankings, each […]

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Questions you should be asking before grad school

November 29, 2015 By Aidan Sullivan, Posted In Graduate Admissions

While some applications may be wrapped up and ready for submission, don’t assume that your preparation is finished. For prospective graduate students, it’s important to reach out to those on campus for advice and guidance before you arrive. As current and former graduate students will tell you, your academic experience is driven largely by program […]

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Four questions to ask during an MBA interview

November 22, 2015 By Marc Zawel, Posted In MBA Admissions

For MBA admissions interviews, most applicants usually prepare responses for questions they expect to receive from the interviewers. However, applicants often miss the fact that the questions they ask during and at the end of an interview can be equally – if not more – important. Here are four questions to ask during an MBA […]

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Give thanks, and take a chance

November 19, 2015 By Aidan Sullivan, Posted In Summer Activities

Each year Thanksgiving provides us with an opportunity to pause and be thankful for all that we have. For college bound seniors, a quick thank you to those who have supported you throughout your college search can go a long way! As you think about your child’s upcoming transition to college, their education will go […]

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The 12 most important admissions factors according to colleges

November 13, 2015 By Aidan Sullivan, Posted In Admissions Trends

As parents today well know, the landscape of college admissions has changed considerably from the time in which they applied. With a variety of evaluative tools, it’s important to consider what factors are weighed most heavily by admissions officers. According to the National Association of College Admission Counseling’s (NACAC) 2014 State of College Admission, here are […]

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MBA’s for Engineers

November 6, 2015 By Marc Zawel, Posted In MBA Admissions

In this presentation, led by Marc Zawel, co-founder of AcceptU, learn why an MBA is right for engineers and how engineers can utilize their unique backgrounds to stand out in this highly competitive process. To download the presentation, please click here. MBAs for Engineers from AcceptU on Vimeo.

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Why colleges and universities want “active” students

November 6, 2015 By Stephen Friedfeld, Posted In Admissions Strategy

College admissions can be daunting for high school students – competitive colleges consider strong academics, compelling essays, a flawless interview, glowing letters of recommendation and high scores on standardized tests. With all of these factors, why do colleges also stress that they seek students who have extracurricular involvement and leadership? Consider the following: Colleges are […]

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