Monday Mail-Bag: Advice on Big Picture Issues That Impact GMAT Test Takers…

By - Apr 25, 16:34 PM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen, Rich.C@empowergmat.com  EMPOWERgmat.com This series of emails and PMs focuses on situations that many Test Takers face during their studies. The names of the original posters have been changed to protect their identities. ‘Re-writing’ DS Questions Can Provide the Key to Solving Them Hi Rich, I’ve having...

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5 Elements to Telling an Attention-Grabbing Story

By - Apr 25, 10:40 AM   Comments [0]

Ready to write your personal statement? Then it's time to conjure your inner storyteller. The best way to distinguish yourself from other applicants is to tell the admissions board a good story, a tale of your greatest achievements, dreams, and challenges. How do you tell a...

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3 things you can do to fund your MBA this week

By - Apr 25, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

You've received your acceptance letter(s), thanked those who wrote letters of recommendation on your behalf (haven't you?), and now are left with that one pesky dilemma: how will you be paying for your degree? Here are three things you can do right now:

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Next Steps If You’ve Been Admitted to Business School

By - Apr 25, 07:35 AM   Comments [0]

If you’ll be starting business school this fall, congratulations! It may seem like years ago that you first began work on your applications, or you might feel like the whole process flew by. Either way, you now have just a few months left before you...

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How the Admissions Committee Builds a MBA Class

By - Apr 25, 06:11 AM   Comments [0]

Find out who you are really competing against One of the most popular questions that I get from MBA applicants is how do admissions committees create a class? To answer this question, it is most easily explained with one of my favorite hobbies, cooking, and...

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GMAT Question of the Day (April 25)

By - Apr 25, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math Is the range of set greater than its mean? (1) All elements of set are negative (2) The median of set is negative   Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - D - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily...

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How Many B-Schools Should You Apply To?

By - Apr 24, 12:03 PM   Comments [1]

How many schools should you apply to? How do you strike the balance between too many and too few? And how do you know the exact right number for you? It Depends Yep – this question gets one of those frustrating “it depends” answers. It depends on...

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Columbia Business School 2017 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Apr 24, 10:40 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia Business School tweaked last year's questions for this year. The changes in wording are minor, and I discuss below. The most significant change is that CBS is bucking the bschool trend of the last five years and allowing you a little more room to tell your...

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30 Tips For MBA Admissions Success – Part 1 of 3

By - Apr 22, 13:03 PM   Comments [0]

Matt Symonds is a Director of Fortuna Admissions and regular contributor to Forbes. The following is adapted from his original article posted March 31, 2016 Fortune may favor the brave, but when applying to business school it is careful planning and meaningful self-reflection that win the...

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Studying Abroad Part 1: Personal & Academic Success

By - Apr 22, 11:14 AM   Comments [0]

Have you considered academic opportunities overseas? Why study abroad before business school? Whether it’s for six weeks, six months, or somewhere in between—time spent studying abroad as an undergraduate can confer important lessons for both personal and academic growth. Far more than an extended, adventurous vacation, studying...

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