2017 Columbia Business School Class Profile

By - May 11, 00:03 AM   Comments [0]

Let’s take a look at who makes up Columbia’s class of 2017 (from the CBS website)… • Applications received: 5829 • Students accepted: 1048 • Students enrolled: 762 (Aug. entry class size – 559; Jan. entry class size – 203) • Women: 36% • U.S. minorities: 35% • International students: 42% • Average GMAT score: 715 • Middle 80% GMAT...

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IMD Announces New President

By - May 10, 13:34 PM   Comments [0]

Jean-François Manzoni will assume the role of IMD president starting January 1, 2017 for a five-year term. Manzoni is a French and Canadian citizen with a PhD from Harvard Business School. He was the Professor of Leadership and Organizational Development at IMD from 2004 to...

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GMAT Tuesday: Official Guide Reading Comprehension #102

By - May 10, 11:11 AM   Comments [0]

Come learn how to tackle this special type of inference question—author’s purpose. If you’d like to see how we evaluated the passage, head over to our first Reading Comprehension video in this series. The post GMAT Tuesday: Official Guide Reading Comprehension #102 appeared first on Magoosh...

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4 Tips for Selecting the Right MBA Recommenders

By - May 10, 10:12 AM   Comments [0]

What every MBA candidate should know to select the right persons to write your letters of recommendation. The right choice can be the difference between being accepted and getting turned down. With services that help candidates with MBA applications increasing in popularity, business schools have...

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How to Select Your MBA Recommenders

By - May 10, 10:12 AM   Comments [0]

With services that help candidates with MBA applications increasing in popularity, business schools have gotten very good at vetting candidates. Schools are able to detect personality, authenticity, and originality. These trends make letters of recommendation a highly critical piece of an application. Therefore, you want to choose...

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Job Seeker’s Journal Part 2: Writing a Cover Letter

By - May 10, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Are you a job-seeker hoping to wow potential employers? Write a cover letter that gets you the job When it comes to your job hunt, writing an attention-grabbing cover letter that highlights your experience and skills is what will initially impress the employer enough to want to...

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Stacy Blackman’s 2016 B-School Application Survey

By - May 10, 08:25 AM   Comments [0]

2016 could be a life-changing year for you: You may already know that you’ll be headed to business school in the fall, or you might be planning to start your MBA journey now. Either way, exciting things lie ahead. With Round One deadlines just a few...

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How to Use a Huge Failure to Your Advantage in Your B-School Application

By - May 10, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% A couple weeks ago, NPR ran a segment called When a Resume of Failure Becomes a Recipe for Success. Listening to it got me thinking about the role of failures and embracing failures in the MBA application process. When you apply to business...

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GMAT Question of the Day (May 10)

By - May 10, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math If among 20 students in a group, 5 study math, 10 study physics, and 6 study chemistry, are there any students who do not study any of the above-mentioned subjects? (1) There are no students studying all of the three subjects. (2) None of those who study...

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What to do with your pre-MBA summer

By - May 10, 00:58 AM   Comments [0]

Guest post by Jessica Burlingame, senior admissions consultant, The MBA Exchange The summer before you begin business school is an exciting time. We’ve seen clients at The MBA Exchange use the time to finish up significant initiatives at their current jobs; travel the world; explore short-term...

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