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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Ross MBA Admissions Director Shares Her B-School Comparison Spreadsheet

By - Apr 22, 10:08 AM   Comments [0]

Now is the time when many potential business school applicants are neck-deep in the school research phase of the MBA admissions process. With that in mind, we’d like to share this excellent video posted by Soojin Kwon, director of MBA admissions at the University of...

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GMAT Question of the Day (April 22)

By - Apr 22, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math What is the ratio of the area of a rectangular TV screen with a diagonal of 18'' to that of a rectangular screen with a diagonal of 15''? (1) The ratio of width to length is the same for both screens. (2) The width of the 18''-screen...

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MBA Applicants- Get Ready for Round-1

By - Apr 21, 17:58 PM   Comments [0]

Are you planning to apply to Business school this year? If yes, you should start gearing yourself   for Round 1 applications in Fall. We all understand that MBA application process is an extremely time-consuming and challenging journey. So if you haven’t yet embarked on your...

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Should You Take the GMAT or the GRE?

By - Apr 21, 14:43 PM   Comments [0]

Most b-schools now accept the GRE (you can see the full list here), which means you can weigh your options and decide whether the GRE or GMAT will increase your chances of acceptance. Here are a few factors to consider when making this decision: For most...

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From Tuck MBA to Stand-Up Comic and Author

By - Apr 21, 14:16 PM   Comments [0]

A funny thing happened on the way to the open mic. Paul Ollinger got a Tuck MBA, had a career in Silicon Valley, grabbed a gig at a little start-up called Facebook, and then wrote a book on MBA admissions. Let’s hear his story. Meet Paul...

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Consulting Goes Big Data, Kris Jenner Launches MBA

By - Apr 21, 14:06 PM   Comments [0]

  Recruiters for consulting firms are seeking out big data analytics skills. Which business schools have the best up-and-coming professors? What does Columbia Business School look for in new students? Is big data your ticket to a big time consulting gig? Catch all the trending stories from...

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Properties of integers: Breaking numbers into primes

By - Apr 21, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

Prime numbers can be considered tools to help us solve questions that appear difficult. Use these helpers to make your life easier on test day!

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