Magoosh’s Free Practice Questions for the TOEFL

By - Feb 8, 10:23 AM   Comments [0]

Are you preparing for the TOEFL? If so, you know how important it is to practice questions that are similar to those you’ll see on the actual exam. But, it can be hard to find quality (free!) materials to study with. That’s where this resource...

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5 A’s for Your Low GPA [Episode 137]

By - Jan 20, 10:49 AM   Comments [0]

Not proud of your undergrad GPA? Concerned it will hamper your chances of graduate acceptance?  Get ready to find out what to do about it. The 5 A’s for your low GPA: 1. Assess your GPA (2:40) Is it really low? I define a low GPA as one that...

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Quick FAFSA Facts

By - Jan 19, 10:07 AM   Comments [0]

Help them help you by applying! It’s January. The holidays are over, people are working on (or already breaking) their new year’s resolutions… and it’s time to file the FAFSA. Here are a few must-know facts and tips: • The FAFSA is the first step towards qualifying...

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How Not to Ask for a Letter of Recommendation

By - Jan 10, 10:19 AM   Comments [0]

Give your recommenders time – a rushed product is not a great product. Your recommenders are doing you a favor, so the least you can do is make their job easier by following proper LOR etiquette. Breaking these important letter of rec rules may result in...

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Resourceful Essay Recycling

By - Jan 8, 10:25 AM   Comments [0]

Don’t just copy and paste (no matter how similar the questions are)! You’re applying to six different schools and each one requires 2-7 essays/personal statements which equals…a whole lot of writing. PROBLEM: How can you draft so many essays and still maintain a fresh and original voice in...

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Should You Apply to a Safety School?

By - Jan 4, 10:19 AM   Comments [0]

Think strategically, play it smart and safe. Many applicants who are targeting top ranked programs wonder if they should consider adding a lower-ranked school to their list as a “safety school.” Should you? And is there such a thing? What is a safety school? A safety school is one...

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Favorites in 2015 at Accepted!

By - Dec 31, 10:14 AM   Comments [0]

What admissions issues were keeping you up at night? Here are the five articles and posts that you were most interested in this past year. Let’s take a look: 1. Boost Your GPA For Medical School Acceptance 2. MBA Admissions A-Z: U is for Undergrad Grades 3. How to...

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Happy New Year! Love, Linda

By - Dec 30, 10:16 AM   Comments [0]

Tags: Law School Admissions, MBA Admissions, College Admissions, Medical School Admissions, Grad School Admissions, Admissions Consulting The post Happy New Year! Love, Linda appeared first on Accepted Admissions Consulting Blog.

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What Applicants Should Not Do in 2016: A Poem

By - Dec 29, 10:33 AM   Comments [0]

‘Twas the night before deadlines, and all through the world, Our consultants sat cramming, coffee brewing, brows furled; Though the essays were written with effort and care, There were still a few things that were cause for despair! The clichés! Oh, forsake! Terrible, were they –...

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In Memoriam: Accepted’s Consultant Todd King

By - Dec 28, 11:09 AM   Comments [0]

The entire staff of Accepted mourns the loss of our outstanding consultant Todd King, who passed away suddenly and unexpectedly a few days before Christmas. We are all shocked and deeply saddened. Todd joined our team in 2011 after several years of work in MBA...

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