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18 Do’s And Don’ts For Your Application Resume

By - Mar 15, 09:30 AM   Comments [0]

Your application resume is usually the first opportunity admissions readers have to get to know you, your experience, and your skills. Because of the number of other application components they need to review (both yours and those belonging to the thousands of other applicants), most...

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What Do You Need to Know to Get Accepted to a Graduate Engineering Program?

By - Mar 1, 10:30 AM   Comments [0]

Your goal is to achieve a graduate-level education in engineering and enter the field armed with the knowledge you need to succeed. But what are the steps you need to take to reach this goal? How should you position yourself as a star candidate that...

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The Interviewer Becomes the Interviewee

By - Feb 26, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

Accepted Founder Linda Abraham Provides an Inside Look at the World of Admissions [Show Summary] For 299 episodes, Linda Abraham, founder of Accepted, has interviewed school deans, admissions directors, students, and more. Today we learn about her! The Interviewer Becomes the Interviewee [Show Notes] Linda Abraham: This is our...

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Life on a PhD Waitlist: Is There Anything You Can Do?

By - Feb 24, 10:30 AM   Comments [0]

Anyone who’s been on an admission waitlist can tell you that it’s a frustrating place to be! On the other hand, the fact that the committee has waitlisted you shows that you’re very close to the top of their admit list. If you’ve been waitlisted by...

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International Application Volume Drops At U.S. Grad Schools

By - Feb 18, 10:30 AM   Comments [0]

CGS (Council of Graduate Schools) has been conducting surveys since 2004, providing dependable information regarding international students applying to and attending graduate programs in the U.S. According to CGS’s 2018 International Graduate Applications and Enrollment report, the 240 schools participating in the International Graduate...

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Is an Online Ivy League PA Program Too Good to Be True?

By - Feb 12, 10:30 AM   Comments [0]

Interview with James van Rhee, Director of Yale PA Online [Show Summary] Have you always wanted to be a PA, but did circumstances in your life just not allow for it? Yale might have just the right program for you – a PA program delivered primarily...

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Acing Your PhD Interview

By - Feb 6, 10:30 AM   Comments [0]

While not all PhD programs require interviews, some do (including many overseas). If you’re invited to a PhD interview, take full advantage of the opportunity you’ve been given by preparing effectively—review your research on the department, prepare to talk about your PhD research goals, etc....

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Exploring London Business School’s Masters in Analytics and Management

By - Feb 5, 10:30 AM   Comments [0]

Interview with Gareth Howells, Executive Director of the MBA, MiF & Early Career Programmes at London Business School [Show Summary] Harvard Business Review declared in 2012 that being a data scientist is the “sexiest job of the 21st century.” Bloomberg Businessweek’s headline in May 2018 pronounced,...

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Michigan Ross MBAs, Entrepreneurs, & Founders of Bschool Travel

By - Jan 22, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

Interview with Dale Jarosz & Dhruv Dhawan, MBA Students and Founders of Bschool Travel [Show Summary] Two Michigan Ross MBA students launched their brand new business, Bschool Travel while attending the Michigan Ross School of Business. Let’s learn how these two very busy MBA’s managed to start...

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London Business School Masters in Finance Application Essay Questions, Tips & Deadlines

By - Jan 17, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

The LBS Masters in Finance essay questions, together, convey the adcom’s interest in two interrelated points: (1) how you envision and plan your future career and (2) your knowledge of and interest in the LBS Masters in Finance program. It’s particularly important because it’s a...

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