HBX CORe: Teaching the Language of Business [Episode 175]

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At the AIGAC conference in June, I spoke to a couple of people on the HBS admissions staff and asked them how applicants with less than stellar records can show they are “new and improved” – focused, mature, and ready for business school. They responded...

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Final Miscellany – Plan B, Research, Professional Support

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I will wrap up this series with a few miscellaneous points. Plan B Think you’re done with MBA goals? Think again… In the current global economic volatility, having a Plan B for your immediate post-MBA goal can be not only good planning for you, but also enhance...

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Round 1 Interview Webinar

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EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%%     Successful MBA applicants take the interview seriously and they do whatever it takes to ensure that they are well-prepared. Performing well in your interview will help you get admitted to your school of choice and this is where EXPARTUS comes in.  We are hosting a...

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Ask the Adcom: Inspire Us with Your Favorite Quote

By - Oct 13, 10:41 AM   Comments [0]

Hey everybody! We’re back with another installment of “Ask the AdCom,” where we share a wide range of tips and advice from admissions team members from a dozen top business schools. Since AdCom members are human, too, we know our readers will enjoy seeing  a different side of what makes...

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2016 MBA Ranking by The Economist

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The Economist has released its annual ranking of full-time MBA programmes.

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Land Your Score: Standard Deviation on the GMAT

By - Oct 13, 06:54 AM   Comments [0]

The GMAT tests some of the basic concepts of statistics, including mean, median, and range, as well as more challenging concepts such as standard deviation (SD). Skipping the standard deviation formula Fortunately, you will not need to actually calculate the standard deviation of a set—you will merely...

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How Much More Can MBAs Make? Career Switching, Compensation Increase & More

By - Oct 13, 03:11 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re thinking of a full-time MBA, chances are you’re looking to switch careers. If you’re like most people, that is - because an incredible 87% of all MBA students report switching careers by changing either their job function or industry. Even more incredible, 7...

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GMAT Question of the Day (October 13)

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Math The table below lists monthly sales of Aveko-company (in millions of dollars): January 12 February 14 March 16 April 17 May 19 Jun 20 Jul 23 In which month did Aveko achieve the biggest percentage increase in sales compared to the previous month ? A. February B. March C. April D....

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What MBA Applicants Can Learn From the Presidential Debates

By - Oct 12, 20:26 PM   Comments [0]

Whether you are a Democrat, a Republican or an Independent (or completely uninterested) we're guessing that you may be one of the many watching the presidential debates. We can't tell you how to vote but we can point you to some of the communication strategies that the candidates...

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Harvard’s Bio-Tech Life Lab Set to Open

By - Oct 12, 11:53 AM   Comments [0]

A rendering of the Pagliuca Harvard Life Lab by Shepley Bulfinch The Harvard Life Lab, poised to open in November, is the newest addition to the growing portfolio of innovation facilities at Harvard Business School. Made possible by a gift from HBS alumni Judy and Steve Pagliuca, the...

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