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3 Must-Have Elements of a Good Statement of Purpose

By - Mar 24, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

What are the essential, absolutely must-have components of a strong statement of purpose or goals essay?  Very simply, you’ll need to include your MAP. At Accepted, MAP has a double meaning for individuals writing statements of purpose and goals essays. It stands for Motivation, Aspiration, and Perspiration,...

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What to Know About Applying for a PhD in STEM

By - Mar 23, 09:15 AM   Comments [0]

Are you considering a PhD, either in the United States or abroad? [Show summary] Dr. Eva Lantsoght, a professor of civil engineering who has lived and studied all over the globe, shares her insights on applying to PhD programs in STEM fields. What to expect when applying...

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The Personal Statement That Got Me a Large Scholarship to Cambridge

By - Mar 22, 09:15 AM   Comments [0]

When I submitted my application for the Masters program in Latin American Studies at Cambridge University, I was a bit lost in life. I was what they call a “super-senior” at UCLA, taking my last three General Education requirements during Fall quarter of a fifth...

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Can You Use the Same Personal Statement for Different Schools?

By - Mar 17, 09:15 AM   Comments [0]

One of the questions we are asked most often by applicants to college and graduate programs is this: “I’m applying to six different schools, and each one requires 2-7 essays/personal statements. That’s so much writing! Can I reuse the same essay for different schools? How...

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What’s New at MIT Sloan’s Competitive Full-Time MBA

By - Mar 16, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Need-to-know information about MIT Sloan [Show summary] Dawna Levenson, Assistant Dean of Admissions at MIT Sloan School of Management, shares the latest from the school’s full-time MBA program, including why it’s chosen to go test-optional and how the pandemic is shaping the classroom experience. Do you see...

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College Application Planning Tips for High School Sophomores

By - Mar 15, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Proud of your high GPA and solid extracurricular participation, you watch as freshman year fades into your rearview. The freshly paved sophomore freeway lies ahead, and you’re in the driver’s seat now. To be fair, Mom or Dad’s probably riding shotgun, but that’s only in the...

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4 Ways to Display Teamwork in Application Essays

By - Mar 11, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

Teamwork, and its close cousin, leadership, are highly prized by graduate programs and universities. But if you haven’t worked in teams on any regular basis, don’t worry! There are more ways than you may realize to prove your chops in this area through an essay...

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An Accepted Student’s Advice for Reapplying to Medical School

By - Mar 9, 10:30 AM   Comments [0]

A tale of med school reapplication success [Show summary] After getting rejected from medical schools the first time around, Nicole Stephens bounced back and reapplied. Now happily anticipating the start of med school, she shares her advice for fellow reapplicants. How to apply stronger the second time...

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What to Expect from the MBA Experience at Cambridge Judge Business School

By - Mar 2, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

What makes the Cambridge Judge MBA experience unique? [Show summary] Charlotte Russell-Green, Head of MBA Recruitment and Admissions at Cambridge Judge Business School, explores the one-of-a-kind experience students can expect from the full-time MBA program at Cambridge Judge’s historic campus. What Cambridge Judge is looking for… and...

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How Do You Write an Accomplishment Essay?

By - Feb 26, 10:20 AM   Comments [0]

Build a better accomplishments essay by following this recipe.  Accomplishments are the bread and butter of personal statements and application essays. That may sound straightforward, however, a fascinating brainstorming session of Accepted admissions consultants reveals that applicants don’t always know what an accomplishment is. What goes...

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