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Harvard Kennedy School MPP & MPA2 Application Essay Tips [2020 – 2021]

By - Oct 28, 09:15 AM   Comments [0]

The essays discussed below are for the MPP and the two-year MPA applications. (The MPA/ID and the MC/MPA and Mason’s program have different prompts.) HKS seeks well-rounded master’s students – people with proven academic success, strong leadership and career potential, and “commitment to advancing the public interest.” The...

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London Business School Master’s in Management (MiM) Essay Questions, Tips & Deadlines [2020 – 2021]

By - Oct 14, 09:30 AM   Comments [0]

The London Business School Master’s in Management application essay questions indicate that the adcom values applicants who, at an early stage in their careers, already have self-understanding and the ability to reflect and self-critique. Why? For people who are just starting their careers and don’t...

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How to Address COVID-19 and the Events of 2020 in Your Application

By - Oct 13, 09:30 AM   Comments [0]

Wondering how to write about the tumultuous events of 2020 in your application essays? [Show summary] Accepted Founder Linda Abraham offers a framework for discussing COVID-19, the events of 2020, and their impact on your life in your undergraduate or graduate program applications. Your application should include...

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4 Ways to Show How You’ll Contribute in the Future

By - Oct 12, 09:15 AM   Comments [0]

Schools are looking for applicants who can show that they have strong leadership qualities and experiences and can demonstrate that they will actively contribute to their student/alumni communities, not to mention to the greater community and society.  Many applications include an essay question with some variation...

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MIT Sloan Master of Finance Application Essay Questions, Tips & Deadlines [2020 – 2021]

By - Oct 1, 09:15 AM   Comments [0]

The MIT Sloan Master of Finance program is significantly influenced by being part of both the Sloan School of Management and MIT more broadly. The culture and values of those two entities infuse the MFin program. Yes, being a quant geek helps, but the program’s...

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Welcome to Team Accepted, Dr. Christie St-John!

By - Sep 27, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Accepted is happy to welcome Dr. Christie St-John, the newest member of our outstanding consulting staff. Dr. St-John has more than 25 years of experience in MBA and grad school admissions and career counseling at Vanderbilt University and Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business.  Her career in higher education...

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London Business School Master’s in Finance Application Essay Questions, Tips & Deadlines [2020 – 2021]

By - Sep 13, 09:15 AM   Comments [0]

The LBS Master’s in Finance (full-time program) essay questions, taken together, convey the adcom’s interest in two interrelated points: (1) how you envision and plan your future career; (2) your knowledge of and interest in the LBS Master’s in Finance program. Showing fit is particularly...

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Applying to the Stanford Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program: Everything You Need to Know [2020 – 2021]

By - Sep 4, 09:20 AM   Comments [0]

Everything you need to know about the Stanford Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program Overview: What is the KHS Program? Who is eligible to apply? Unique application deadlines and procedures Application elements: Resume Recommendation letters Institutional letter of endorsement Short answer questions Essay question Video statement A brief reality check  What is the Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program? The Stanford Knight–Hennessy Scholars Program is...

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Stanford MSx Application Essay Tips & Deadlines [2020 – 2021]

By - Aug 21, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Both the relatively complex MSx application form and your resume will establish you as a leader in your organization (and possibly even your domain), and that leadership experience is essential if you want to be a qualified MSx applicant. It’s important, but it’s just a qualification....

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How to Project Professionalism, Positivity, and Confidence in Your Statement of Purpose

By - Aug 14, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

“Tone” is often one of the aspects of writing that applicants find most difficult to pin down. And yet, when you’re writing, it is also one of the most important to control so that you maintain an appropriate tone for your purpose. Tips for becoming aware...

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