GMAT Question of the Day (May 6)

By - May 6, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math If a portion of a half water/half alcohol mix is replaced with 25% alcohol solution, resulting in a 30% alcohol solution, what percentage of the original alcohol was replaced? A. B. ...

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Gearing Up for Round 1 at Harvard Business School

By - May 5, 09:37 AM   Comments [0]

With the official end of the 2014-2015 MBA admissions season just over a week away, Harvard Business School‘s Director of Admissions and Financial Aid Dee Leopold previewed what’s ahead for next season’s Round 1 applicants. One important tip for candidates aiming for the first round is...

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Stacy Blackman B-School Application Survey

By - May 5, 03:08 AM   Comments [0]

Today’s the day, folks! We at Stacy Blackman Consulting want to check the pulse of this year’s crop of b-school applicants by polling them about their MBA plans. The survey poses 13 super simple questions, such as “How many schools are you applying to?”, and...

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How to get into MIT from Someone that Did

By - May 5, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Congratulations to Doug (not his real name), a re-applicant who turned his story around to get into MIT and INSEAD! He took some time out from his blog TopDogMBA and being a general badass to answer a few of our questions about how he achieved...

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English as a Second Language on the GMAT

By - May 5, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

GMAT vocabulary study tips for ESL and international students. At Kaplan, our teachers help many students who are preparing for business school and who know English as a second language. The GMAT can be especially daunting when you’re intimidated not just by the content or strategy,...

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GMAT Question of the Day (May 5)

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Math The probability that a convenience store has cans of iced tea in stock is 50%. If James stops by 3 convenience stores on his way to work, what is the probability that he will not be able to buy a can of iced tea? A. ...

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To reschedule or not to reschedule

By - May 4, 12:09 PM   Comments [0]

Help! My GMAT is in 10 days and I feel like I should reschedule.

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Columbia Business School 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - May 4, 08:46 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia tweaked last year's questions for this year. Relatively minor changes. Specifically: • Its short-answer question about your immediate post-MBA goal has gone from 75 to 50 characters. Yes, that was  characters, not words. Two years ago it was a generous 100 characters. And those applicants thought they had...

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What to Do Before Heading to B-School

By - May 4, 05:11 AM   Comments [0]

You did it! You got into business school—congratulations! It might seem like years ago that you first started your applications, or you might feel like the whole process flew by. Either way, you now have just a few months left before you head to campus and...

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MBA Jobs: 4 Key Skills Entrepreneurs Look for When Hiring New MBAs

By - May 4, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions What goes through an entrepreneur’s head when they’re hiring a new MBA? Don’t you wish there was some way of understanding what specific skills they’re looking for? We went through countless resources online to help identify the main skills entrepreneurs look for in...

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