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Wharton Lauder: An MBA/MA that Prepares your for Global Business

9/19/2017
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Let’s learn about Wharton Lauder, and its joint MA/MBA and MA/JD programs for people who are passionate about international business. Today’s guest is Kara Keenan Sweeney, Director of Admissions Marketing and Communications at the Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and Penn Law School. Kara has an extensive background in graduate admissions,... Read More The post Wharton Lauder: An MBA/MA that Prepares You for Global Business [Episode 225] appeared first...

Duration: 00:43:09


Be a Happy Doc!

9/12/2017
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Our guest today is an intern at Einstein Healthcare Network. He recently graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He also has his own web site and podcast called The Happy Doc. Let’s learn more about Dr. Taylor Brana and how you too can be a happy doc. Let’s talk to the Happy Doc! Can... Read More The post Be a Happy Doc! [Episode 224] appeared first on Accepted Admissions Blog.

Duration: 00:54:04


From the Military to Haas MBA [Episode 223]

9/5/2017
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Military and older student attending the UC Berkeley Haas Full-time MBA program. Let’s hear his story. Our guest today, David Middleton, graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering from the US Coast Guard Academy in 2003, when many of his classmates were in middle school. He served in different capacities in the Coast Guard, most... Read More The post From the Military to Haas MBA [Episode 223] appeared first on Accepted Admissions Blog.

Duration: 00:27:03


Sallie Mae: Student Loans with Options and Flexibility

8/29/2017
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How are you going to pay for grad school if you don’t get a scholarship? Loans. Let’s learn about Sallie Mae’s student loan options. One last reminder to beat our sponsor’s price increase! AST is brought to you by Accepted, and Accepted is raising its prices on August 31. You have until August 30 to... Read More The post Sallie Mae: Student Loans with Options and Flexibility [Episode 222] appeared first on Accepted Admissions Blog.

Duration: 00:32:15


How to Approach the Diversity Question

8/22/2017
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Tune in for an encore of one of our most popular 2017 podcast episodes, where Linda Abraham addresses one of the the most pressing topics on applicants’ minds: how to properly approach the diversity question. Listen in as Linda answers your diversity-in-admissions questions, including: 1. Why is diversity so important? 2. How should I approach... Read More The post Encore: Different Dimensions of Diversity [Episode 221] appeared first on Accepted Admissions Blog.

Duration: 00:22:24


The Journey From India to Harvard MBA [Episode 220]

8/15/2017
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What’s it like to be a Harvard Business School student and Google Intern? Let’s find out in today’s podcast! Our guest today is Shantanu Misra, currently a 2nd-year Harvard Business School MBA student who just completed a summer internship at Google and will serve this year as the product manager for the Harbus, the independent,... Read More The post The Journey From India to Harvard MBA [Episode 220] appeared first on Accepted Admissions Blog.

Duration: 00:40:43


One Older Med Student’s Path: From Grief to Growth to Giving

8/8/2017
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Our guest today has a very unusual path to medical school. I’m going to let her tell her story with very little intro from me. All I’ll say now is she once upon a time had a career in finance, did her postbac at Columbia and attended Rutgers New Jersey Medical School where she earned... Read More The post One Older Med Student’s Path: From Grief to Growth to Giving [Episode 219] appeared first on Accepted Admissions Blog.

Duration: 00:43:20


Following in Leonardo’s Footsteps: Dr. Michael Natter

8/1/2017
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Our guest today is a newly minted internal medicine intern at NYU Langone. He just graduated from the Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia and is starting his residency in Internal Medicine at Langone almost as we speak. He is also an accomplished artist, cartoonist, and writer who uses his “doodling” as a study tool. Welcome,... Read More The post The Leonardo of Langone: Dr. Michael Natter [Episode 217] appeared first on Accepted Admissions Blog.

Duration: 00:43:07


The Consortium Can Help You Get Your MBA

7/25/2017
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It gives me great pleasure to have for the first time on AST, Danni Young, Director of Recruiting at The Consortium for the Graduate Study of Management. Danni earned her bachelors degree from Lincoln University in Missouri and her MBA from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. FYI she loves cats. Welcome! Let’s start with... Read More The post The Consortium Can Help You Get Your MBA [Episode 216] appeared first on Accepted Admissions Blog.

Duration: 00:29:05


UCLA Anderson’s Dean Alex Lawrence: Not About the Status Quo

7/18/2017
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Come learn about UCLA Anderson’s full-time MBA program with Assistant Dean of MBA Admissions and Financial Aid Alex Lawrence. It gives me great pleasure to welcome Alex Lawrence, Assistant Dean of MBA Admissions and Financial Aid at UCLA Anderson School of Management, which just happens to be where I earned my MBA. Alex is a... Read More The post UCLA Anderson MBA Admissions According to Dean Alex Lawrence [Episode 215] appeared first on Accepted Admissions Blog.

Duration: 00:58:23


MD, OBGYN, MPH Talks Med School and Residency Admissions

7/11/2017
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Our guest today is Dr. Suzi Schweikert – a former English major at UCLA who decided she wanted to be an MD. She did so at UCSD, specialized in OBGYN at USC-Los Angeles County Medical Center, and after completing her residency, added an MPH to her credentials. Let’s learn more about Dr. Schweikert’s path in... Read More The post MD, OBGYN, MPH Talks Med School and Residency Admissions [Episode 214] appeared first on Accepted Admissions Blog.

Duration: 00:32:27


Encore: What is Med School Really Like? [Episode 213]

7/5/2017
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For the 4th of July week, we are airing an encore of one of the most popular Admission Straight Talk podcast episodes of 2017. Listen in on our conversation with Natalie Wall, a student at the University of Utah School of Medicine, for a fascinating discussion about her non-traditional path to med school, what it’s like to... Read More The post Encore: What is Med School Really Like? [Episode 213] appeared first on Accepted Admissions Blog.

Duration: 00:21:22


Wharton’s Commitment Project – a Window into Wharton

6/14/2017
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Today we’re doing something a little different: a deep dive into a specific program at Wharton. It’s a program that reveals a lot about Wharton’s culture, which also gives us insight into what the Wharton admissions committee is looking for. Commitment. Purpose. Meaning. These are all terms that are bandied about amidst the fake news,... Read More The post Wharton’s Commitment Project – a Window into Wharton [Episode 210] appeared first on Accepted Admissions Blog.

Duration: 00:55:12


Your Past Doesn’t Define You [Episode 209]

6/7/2017
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Today’s one of those shows where I’m going to be the sole presenter. I actually started preparing this show during the World Series way back in October. Yes, folks, after 108 years of losing, the Chicago Cubs finally won the World Series. At the same time, we were working (and have worked in the past)... Read More The post Your Past Doesn’t Define You [Episode 209] appeared first on Accepted Admissions Blog.

Duration: 00:16:36


Medicinal Magic and Magical Medicine: An Interview with M3 David Elkin

5/30/2017
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Our guest today is a fourth year medical student at Stony Brook who graduated from UC San Diego with a bachelors in Physiology and Neuroscience. Nothing too unusual there for a medical student. However, things start to get interesting, maybe even enchanting, when we learn a little about his hobby: magic. He has been performing... Read More The post Medicinal Magic and Magical Medicine: An Interview with M3 David Elkin [Episode 205] appeared first on Accepted Admissions Blog.

Duration: 00:26:57


Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans: Funding, Community for Immigrants

5/17/2017
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Let’s learn about the $90K fellowships awarded by The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans. Today’s guest, Dr. Craig Harwood, earned his BA in Music from Queens College and then a PhD in Music Theory from Yale University in 2002. Dr. Harwood went on to serve as the dean of Davenport College at... Read More The post Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans: Funding, Community for Immigrants [Episode 206] appeared first on Accepted Admissions Blog.

Duration: 00:35:10


Wall Street: Here I Come!

5/3/2017
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Today’s guest is Patrick Curtis, CEO & Co-founder of Wall Street Oasis. Patrick graduated from Williams College in 2002 and worked as an Investment Banking Analyst for Rothschild & Co for two years. He then joined Tailwind Capital as a Private Equity Associate in 2005 around the same time that he founded Wall Street Oasis,... Read More The post From Wall St to Wharton, While Starting Wall Street Oasis [Episode 204] appeared first on Accepted Admissions Blog.

Duration: 00:40:33


Amy Ho: An ER Resident Who Connects with Patients and Society

4/26/2017
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I would like to share with you the email that made me believe that today’s guest, Dr. Amy Faith Ho, a third year ER resident, will be simply outstanding: I love the mission of your site, and the Match was something that endlessly agonized me (see my article in Forbes). It is a great passion... Read More The post Amy Ho: An ER Resident Who Connects with Patients and Society [Episode 203] appeared first on Accepted Admissions Blog.

Duration: 00:40:56


A Wharton Start-Up Story

4/19/2017
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Today’s guest, Mary-Patton Davis, earned her BA in Government and French from Georgetown in 2010. She worked in marketing in the U.S. and in Rwanda, started a yoga business in Rwanda among other things, and earned her MBA from Wharton in 2016. While there she co-founded and led LeadUp, a mindful leadership program emphasizing health... Read More The post From Rwanda to Wharton to West Coast Start-Up: MP Davis’ Story [Episode 202] appeared first on Accepted Admissions Blog.

Duration: 00:43:39


What to do About a Low GPA

4/13/2017
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Many of you are planning ahead for your first application this summer and fall. Others are concerned that you may need to reapply because the news you’ve received so far isn’t what you wanted. In either case, if your grades are a concern, this podcast is for you. This week, join us for a rebroadcast... Read More The post What to do About a Low GPA, an Encore [Episode 201] appeared first on Accepted Admissions Blog.

Duration: 00:23:40

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