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Tis the season of a very busy admissions office

Posted by Rob C and Alison M on Dec 16, 2014 3:11:00 PM

As you might imagine, December is a bit busy here in the Fisher Graduate Programs Office. We have just passed a priority deadline and applicants are anxious to confirm that their materials have been received in time to be considered for admission and for financial aid.

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Topics: MAcc Application tips, FTMBA Application Tips, SMF Application Tips, SMF, MHRM Application Tips, FTMBA, MHRM, PhD, MAcc, PhD Application Tips

Are you eligible to apply for the Ohio State/Fisher Master of Accounting program?

Posted by Rob C and Alison M on Oct 30, 2014 3:14:18 PM

The application requirements for the Ohio State Master of Accounting program are pretty straightforward and are posted here. You do not need to be an accounting major to successfully apply to this program. However, there are course prerequisites.

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Topics: MAcc Application tips, MAcc, prerequisites

When should you take the GMAT?

Posted by Rob C and Alison M on Sep 25, 2014 1:58:30 PM
Allow yourself enough time to prepare for the GMAT
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Topics: MAcc Application tips, MAcc Admissions process, MAcc

3 (plus 1) things to know when applying to the Fisher MAcc program

Posted by Rob C and Alison M on Aug 27, 2014 5:36:36 PM
Three things to keep in mind when preparing your MAcc application
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Topics: MAcc Application tips, TOEFL, GMAT, IELTS, references, deadlines, MAcc

Getting ready to apply for autumn 2015? Here's what you need to do.

Posted by Rob C and Alison M on Aug 15, 2014 6:14:07 PM

When you are preparing your application for the Fisher Master of Accounting program, please refer to the list of required items. Remember that the admissions committee will only review complete applications.

We do not pre-evaluate candidates/potential applicants. It's not uncommon for us to receive the following question (or something like it): "My GMAT is XXX. My TOEFL is XXX. My GPA is XXX. What are my chances of being admitted?" The only way you can find out whether you will be admitted is to apply. If you wish to review statistics on the most recent class (e.g. GMAT average, GPA average, etc.), click here. The MAcc admissions committee reviews everything in an application to assess admissibility for each applicant. There is no single item that will cause someone to be admitted or be denied admission - everything is reviewed.

Here are some additional tips:

GMAT

It is very OK for you to submit your application prior to taking the GMAT. Just be sure you take the GMAT by the end of December 2014 to meet most "early" deadlines.

Transcripts

You will need to upload a scanned copy of an official transcript from each and every university (other than Ohio State) you have attended. Even if you just took a single class at a local community college, we will need to upload a scanned copy of an official transcript from that community college. (The upload button is built into the online application.)

You are NOT required to submit transcripts for any grades you earned at The Ohio State University.

Note that if you earned or will earn a degree from outside the United States, you are also required to have a course-by-course evaluation by an approved evaluator. Currently, the Fisher MAcc program accepts course-by-course evaluations from either WES or ECE. The course by course evaluation does not replace the transcripts requirement - it is in addition to the transcripts requirement.

TOEFL

I plan on writing another blog post on issues involving the TOEFL but if you are required to submit the TOEFL as part of a complete application, be sure you use the correct institution code for Ohio State University (1592) and that you allow PLENTY of time for the scores to get to us. The TOEFL is regularly the one item that seems to take forever to get to us - if you need to submit the TOEFL, it is your responsibility to ensure the test administrator (ETS) sends us your official TOEFL scores.

The MAcc program also accepts IELTS from those applicants required to submit a test of English proficiency.

References

Your references can be sent to us electronically or via paper. (Additional instructions are in the application on the difference between the two formats.) Note that we will receive your references sooner if you choose electronic. Just be sure to give your recommenders plenty of time to write your references!

Essays

Give yourself enough time to write essays that really reflect you. Do not write generic, plain vanilla essays. Answer the questions that are posed to you in this application. Do not recycle essay responses you are using for any other applications.

We will be posting additional tips for each of the items referenced above throughout the next few months so keep an eye on this blog for updates.

If you have any questions, please let us know!

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Topics: MAcc Application tips, TOEFL, GMAT, IELTS, references, essays, MAcc, transcripts

Fisher MAcc applications/deadlines for autumn 2015 are now available

Posted by Rob C and Alison M on Jul 31, 2014 3:29:02 PM

The 2015 Fisher MAcc application is now live and available online.

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Topics: MAcc Application tips, MAcc Admissions process, deadlines, MAcc

2015 application is now available online

Posted by Rob C and Alison M on Jul 17, 2014 3:18:20 PM
Announcement - the 2015 application is now available!
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Topics: MAcc Application tips, MAcc Admissions process, MAcc

Application for 2015 to be released soon

Posted by Rob C and Alison M on Jun 26, 2014 1:34:57 PM
The new 2015 application will be released soon. Be on the lookout for it!
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Topics: MAcc Application tips, application, MAcc

5 tips when submitting your resume with your MAcc application

Posted by Rob C and Alison M on Nov 20, 2013 11:51:40 AM
Take time to craft a good looking resume and it may pay dividends for you.
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Topics: MAcc Application tips, Resume, MAcc

You only need to do three things to submit your MAcc application

Posted by Rob C and Alison M on Nov 5, 2013 10:23:32 AM
You only need to do three things to submit your application.
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Topics: MAcc Application tips, MAcc Admissions process, MAcc

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