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  • How to Ace the Multiple Mini Interview (MMI)

    Since the Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) format can be difficult to prepare for, this post will give you four specific strategies for success to help you with the different stations: traditional interview questions, debate questions, collaborative activities, and fake scenarios with actors. Strategy #1: Before the Interview – Review your AMCAS application To prepare for...  Read More The post How t...

  • Exploring the Haas MBA: An Interview with Peter Johnson [Episode 173]

    Our guest today is Peter Johnson, Assistant Dean of the Full-Time MBA Program and Admissions at Haas School of Management. He has been on the admissions team almost continually at Haas since 2004, becoming the director in 2006 and the Assistant Dean of Admissions in 2012. Welcome, Peter! Can you give us an overview of...  Read More The post Exploring the Haas MBA: An Interview with Peter Johnson [...

  • How to Know When You’re Ready for GRE Test Day

    The whole point of GRE prep is, of course, to be ready for GRE test day. But how do you know when you’re ready? How do you know when you’ve had enough prep? Many people who take the GRE before they’re truly ready have the wrong answer to “Have I done enough prep?” But have...  Read More The post How to Know When You’re Ready for GRE Test Day appeared first on Accepted Admissions Blog.

  • How to Use Residency Placement Data to Plan Ahead

    When choosing a medical school, applicants should incorporate residency placement data in their decision-making process. U.S. News published an article on this matter this past February, a couple months after the initial launch of our resource. In the article, several medical school deans comment on the importance of using match list data to navigate the...  Read More The post How to Use Residency...

  • Write an MBA Goals Essays that Turns the Adcom into Your Cheerleaders!

    By following the advice in the previous post you can create goals that are clear, credible, and convincing, but they won’t necessarily be exciting. They won’t make the adcom reader think as she reads, “Wow, it would be great if he could do that!” And this latter reaction is really what the goals essay should...  Read More The post Write an MBA Goals Essays that Turns the Adcom into Your Cheerleade...

  • The Medical School MMI (Multiple Mini Interview) Day

    Currently, over 20 medical schools in the U.S. offer the MMI. The average length of an MMI day is about nine hours. If you have a morning interview, check-in can begin as early as 7:15 am which may include breakfast with medical students. After breakfast, the dean or assistant dean gives a welcome speech. If...  Read More The post The Medical School MMI (Multiple Mini Interview) Day appeared first...

  • Two-Year MBA Programs Report Drop in Application Volume

    GMAC (Graduate Management Admissions Council) has released its 2016 Application Trends Survey. This is the 17th survey since 2000 and includes analysis of information submitted by 872 graduate management programs. These programs represent 335 business schools and faculties in 49 countries worldwide, including 42 U.S. States and Washington, D.C. Survey findings are related to applications...  Read ...

  • Reducing Health Disparities and Serving the Community at Drew/UCLA

    This interview is the latest in an Accepted blog series featuring interviews with medical school applicants and students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top medical schools and the med school application process. And now, introducing Shanice… Accepted: We’d like to get to know you! Where are you from? Shanice: I grew up in a small...  Read More The post Reducing Health Disparities an...

  • From the Mouths of MBA Adcom Members

    Looking for the best possible admissions advice? How about admissions advice from the admission committee members themselves? Linda Abraham, founder of Accepted and host of the Admissions Straight Talk podcast has a collection of highly enlightening interviews with directors of admissions and adcom members of top business schools! Listen in as Linda asks her adcom...  Read More The post From the M...

  • Which Medical Schools Receive the Most Applications?

    Tens of thousands of students apply to medical school each year. The US News Short List has come out with their ranking of the 10 medical schools with the most applicants for Fall 2015. Data was submitted by 116 ranked medical schools for the annual survey. Here are some of their findings: • Lake Erie...  Read More The post Which Medical Schools Receive the Most Applications? appeared first on Acc...

  • Sports, Media, and an MBA: NYU Stern Student Shares His Story

    This interview is the latest in an Accepted blog series featuring interviews with MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs. And now for a chat with a second year MBA student at NYU Stern, Danny Breslauer. Accepted: We’d like to get to know you! Where are you from? Where and what did...  Read More The post Sports, Media, and an MBA: NYU Stern Student Shares His St...

  • What the Adcom Looks For During an MMI

    During the MMI, you’ll be evaluated by many different people at several different stations. Having multiple reviews and reviewers provides a more consistent way to evaluate applicants because schools have more data available from the evaluations provided by each person who observes you. They rate you based on how you interact with others—your process— and...  Read More The post What the Adcom Look...

  • How to Wow College Application Readers: Beyond Tests Scores and GPA

    Assuming that your daughter has both test scores and GPA in the competitive range for her top choice schools, what else makes her stand out in a positive way? In my five years of reviewing undergraduate applications for admission to the University of Michigan, I considered a number of additional factors in determining overall fit:...  Read More The post How to Wow College Application Readers: Beyo...

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  • Prep for B-School: A 4-Year Guide for College Students & Recent Grads

    Looking for the secret to making your MBA admissions experience go as smoothly as possible? The BEST thing you can do to make sure your MBA application efforts pay off is to give yourself the gift of TIME. By planning ahead, you’ll be able to designate the time you need to do the things you...  Read More The post Prep for B-School: A 4-Year Guide for College Students & Recent Grads appeared first ...

  • 3 Ways to Get in Shape for Your Multiple Mini Interview

    Your Multiple Mini Interview is coming up. Are you prepared? Here are three things you can do NOW to ensure total MMI fitness: 1. Learn the ropes. Once you understand how an MMI works, you’ll be a lot more confident walking in. While you can’t know every question in advance, you can certainly familiarize yourself...  Read More The post 3 Ways to Get in Shape for Your Multiple Mini Interview appear...

  • How to Pass the USMLE and the COMLEX [Episode 172]

    The goal of this podcast is to help you get accepted to your top choice program. If that is medical school, one of your next steps will be preparing for the challenging USMLE or COMLEX exams. Today’s guest, Dr. Marcel Brus-Ramer, is joining us for a discussion about how to prepare for the USMLE. As...  Read More The post How to Pass the USMLE and the COMLEX [Episode 172] appeared first on Accepted...

  • Exactly What Are Goals?

    “I want to move from the buy side to the sell side.” “I want to shift from technology consulting to investment banking.” Not goals. An engineer once really said to me, “I want to go into either finance or consulting.” Not goals. A goal isn’t something you want, it’s something you do, something you want...  Read More The post Exactly What Are Goals? appeared first on Accepted Admissions Blog.

  • Choosing a Medical Specialty: Guidelines for Doing it Right

    Choosing a medical specialty is frequently a stressful experience. Many students start medical school with a fixed expectation of what they will be interested in. Without fail, a large number of these students drastically change their mind during the four years of medical school. As you experience a variety of specialties you see different lifestyles,...  Read More The post Choosing a Medical Spec...

  • What Adcoms and Admissions Consultants Share

    While going through security at the airport recently, I had a TSA agent examining my ID suddenly… said, “I know you. You’re Linda Abraham from Accepted!” Surprised, I replied, “You’re right. How did you know?” Accepted is not on my ID. “I’ve attended your webinars.” Why should I have cared, or actually been pleased, that...  Read More The post What Adcoms and Admissions Consultants Share appeared ...

  • MCAT Tips and Application Advice: Monique of aDashofMo

    This interview is the latest in an Accepted blog series featuring interviews with medical school applicants and students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top medical schools and the med school application process. And now, introducing Monique… Accepted: We’d like to get to know you! Where are you from? Where and what did you study...  Read More The post MCAT Tips and Application Advic...

  • UCLA 2016-17 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

    The advice that UCLA Anderson provides below is excellent, not just for Anderson’s essays, but for most MBA essays. Read it carefully.  My tips are in blue below. Your essays are the primary way for you to share your perspectives and plans with the admissions committee. The best essays are introspective, genuine and succinct in directly...  Read More The post UCLA 2016-17 MBA Essay Tips & Deadline...

  • Introducing the MMI (Multiple Mini Interview)

    In 2004, Canada’s McMaster University published a study that examined how the Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) method can be used to more accurately assess candidates for medical school admission. The study found that the traditional interview format was not a reliable admissions tool because too often the interviewer was influencing the quality of the interview....  Read More The post Introducing th...

  • 4 Statement of Purpose Must-Haves: What You Need to Start

    You’re ready to sit down and write your statement of purpose. Besides for a full cup of coffee and a good chunk of time to think and write…what do you need to get started? 1. A clearly thought out goal This is the most important thing. Your statement of purpose, whether for a Master’s or...  Read More The post 4 Statement of Purpose Must-Haves: What You Need to Start appeared first on Accepted Adm...

  • An HBS Grad Shares His Start-Up Experience

    This interview is the latest in an Accepted blog series featuring interviews with MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs. And now for a chat with HBS grad, Phil Strazulla. Accepted: Thanks for the interview, Phil! Where are you from? Where did you attend business school? When did you graduate? Phil: I’m originally...  Read More The post An HBS Grad Shares His S...

  • Med School Applicants: You’ve Come This Far….

    …don’t think you’re done with your admissions work simply because you’ve secured your interview invite! There are loads of applicants who get invited to interview, but who then get rejected because their interview performance was subpar, or downright bad. Learn how to become one of the lucky ones by checking out the valuable information you...  Read More The post Med School Applicants: You’ve Come...

  • UGH! THOSE @!#$* WORD LIMITS!!!

    Now, now. Don’t get angry. Deal. First and foremost, focus. And use writing techniques that convey your message and stay within the word limits. What writing techniques are those? Glad you asked! 1.  Minimize use of the passive voice. • Passive: Experience A has been complemented by experience B. (8 words) • Active: Experience B...  Read More The post UGH! THOSE @!#$* WORD LIMITS!!! appeared first...

  • 9 Secrets to Standing Out in Your MBA Application

    The MBA application process requires work and introspection – you need to think about your goals and how going to b-school will help you achieve them, and you need to think about how your unique talents will contribute to your target program. The adcom wants to see that you are their ideal fit, and they...  Read More The post 9 Secrets to Standing Out in Your MBA Application appeared first on Acce...

  • 5 Things Law Schools Want to See in Applicants

    What are the law school admissions committees looking for when reviewing applications? They’re looking to build a class consisting of strong students who will join together to create a solid class and an impressive crop of future lawyers. In particular, they’re looking for these 5 things when they look at your application: 1. People who...  Read More The post 5 Things Law Schools Want to See in Ap...

  • Johns Hopkins Medical School 2016-17 Secondary Application Essay Tips

    Ranked at the top for research, Johns Hopkins Medical School provides a medical education with an emphasis on integrating scientific innovation in patient care. The school’s mission statement shares a comprehensive and long term perspective on medical education, touching on: The Science and Practice of Medicine, Clinical Competence, The Social Context of Medicine, Communication, Professionalism......

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  • How to Nail Your Med School Interviews

    http://reports.accepted.com/med/medical-school-interview-tips Looking for more answers to avoid and things NOT to do during your interview? What about a whole list of things that you SHOULD DO? You'll learn how to do that and more in this webinar! For more med school application tips, check out our website at www.accepted.com/medical Wondering about the ins and outs of waiting room etiquette or t...

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  • Prodigy Launches New $20k Scholarship for Student Borrowers

    Prodigy Finance shared some exciting news with us, and we now want to share it with you. The community funding platform is launching a scholarship program where five of their student borrowers will receive a $20,000 scholarship. To be eligible, students need to secure a loan from Prodigy before November 30th of this year that will...  Read More The post Prodigy Launches New $20k Scholarship for St...

  • Tips for Answering the University of California Essay Questions [2016-17]

    This year, the University of California has done away with the traditional personal statement, and has developed a list of eight “personal insight” questions. Applicants are asked to choose four of the eight questions, and respond in 350 words or less. General advice on these questions: • Read over all eight questions and as you...  Read More The post Tips for Answering the University of Californi...

  • The MBA Menu at Columbia Business School [Episode 171]

    There’s something for everyone at Columbia Business School. Today’s AST podcast is a first: an in-person interview! Our guest is Emily French Thomas, Director of Admissions at Columbia Business School, and we’ll be talking about the menu of programs available at CBS. Welcome, Emily! What is the common thread that unites the many programs at...  Read More The post The MBA Menu at Columbia Business ...

  • Applying to Medical School Late in the Application Cycle

    If you are submitting your application in August or later, this can be considered applying late in the application cycle. Often there are other circumstances that are influencing your decision to apply late –waiting on an MCAT score or deciding late in the process to apply in the current cycle. 3 Things to Keep in...  Read More The post Applying to Medical School Late in the Application Cycle appe...

  • Why Write a Series About MBA Goals?

    A few years ago, in the good old days when Wharton still offered feedback to rejected applicants, I talked with a potential client who happened to be reapplying to Wharton. I asked him whether he’d obtained feedback on his application, and he said yes. Well? “Actually they said they really liked my application. They said I...  Read More The post Why Write a Series About MBA Goals? appeared first o...

  • 5 Pointers for Projecting Professionalism in Your Statement of Purpose

    In my previous post, I discussed the importance of maintaining an appropriate tone in your admissions essay, and provided tips for checking your tone, specifically for finding a confident tone and avoiding arrogance. Once again, “tone” refers to a writer’s attitude toward their subject (and their reader). Your tone comes across in your choice of...  Read More The post 5 Pointers for Projecting Pro...

  • This Week’s MBA Essay Editing Webinar Details

    This is your last reminder! 3 Hacks to Transform Your MBA Application will air live on Wednesday the 31st at 10am PT/1pm ET. If you haven’t registered yet, make sure that you do so NOW or you’ll miss the boat on this important webinar that will help you get accepted to your dream school! Register now to...  Read More The post This Week’s MBA Essay Editing Webinar Details appeared first on Accepted...

  • Self-Care and Medical School with the “Triple Shot of Beauty” Blogger

    This interview is the latest in an Accepted blog series featuring interviews with medical school applicants and students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top medical schools and the med school application process. And now, introducing Haley…. Accepted: We’d like to get to know you! Where are you from? Where and what did you study...  Read More The post Self-Care and Medical School wit...

  • Tone Up Your Writing: Confidence vs Arrogance

    “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. One way to think about “tone” is to understand it as conveying your...  Read More The post Tone Up Your Writing: Confidence vs Arrogance appeared first on Accepted Admi...

  • Not So Secret Secrets to Nailing the Medical School Interview

    Right now, every week, there are a slew of fresh faces coming to interview for a coveted spot at our medical school. They come mostly from Tennessee; many have done undergraduate work all over the country, had previous careers, and are very impressive on paper, but they all share one thing in common: a feeling...  Read More The post Not So Secret Secrets to Nailing the Medical School Interview app...

  • Do You Know the 4 Factors You Need to Assess in Your MBA Profile?

    One of the first things you’ll do when choosing where to apply to business schools is assess your profile. Otherwise, how will you know which programs will be appropriate for you? It’s best to evaluate the following four elements of your profile ASAP; the sooner you know how qualified you are, the sooner you’ll be...  Read More The post Do You Know the 4 Factors You Need to Assess in Your MBA Prof...

  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine 2016-17 Secondary Application Essay Tips

    Case Western is located in Cleveland, Ohio with four teaching hospitals in the area and a student run clinic. They are ranked #25 for research and #60 for primary care by U.S. News and World Reports. They accept 155 students each year. Classes are pass/fail in the first two years. Students are placed in one...  Read More The post Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine 2016-17 Secondary...

  • From Chile to HBS: Interview with Maximiliano Grass

    This interview is the latest in an Accepted blog series featuring interviews with MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs. And now for a chat with Maximiliano Grass… Accepted: We’d like to get to know you! Where are you from? Where and what did you study as an undergrad? Maximiliano: I am...  Read More The post From Chile to HBS: Interview with Maximiliano Grass...

  • Future Med Student Helps Younger M.D Wannabes Through Social Media

    This interview is the latest in an Accepted blog series featuring interviews with medical school applicants and students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top medical schools and the med school application process. And now, introducing Rafid Rahman…. Accepted: We’d like to get to know you! Where are you from? Where and what did you...  Read More The post Future Med Student Helps Younge...

  • UVA Darden 2016-17 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

    If you like the idea of constantly being thrown into the decision maker’s role, using the case method to navigate real-life business situations, then you may want to consider applying to the University of Virginia’s Darden MBA program. Darden is the second-largest case publisher in North America, and because of Darden’s commitment to the case...  Read More The post UVA Darden 2016-17 MBA Essay Tip...

  • Generic-itis Prevention [Warning: If Untreated, Can Cause Rejection]

    Each year, Accepted consultants are witnessing a recurring epidemic. And it’s worse than you can imagine: Generic–itis. The symptoms: • Mind-blowing, meaningless, and grand generic declarative statements, related to why an applicant wants to attend a certain program. • Irritation to admissions readers, causing them to believe that you know nothing about their school and don’t...  Read More The pos...

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