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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MBA Admissions Advice for Career Changers

By - May 9, 13:11 PM   Comments [0]

As an IT consultant, how do you know equities research is the right career for you? How do you know you can handle the hours, the more Darwinian industry and company culture, the stress of having a pivotal impact on huge investment decisions? The MBA applicant...

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

By - May 9, 12:20 PM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen, Rich.C@empowergmat.com  www.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. Absolute Values in DS Questions Dear Rich, In this DS, I get that from...

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Don’t Be ‘Joe MBA’

By - May 9, 09:51 AM   Comments [0]

As you begin to work on your Round 1 MBA materials, we have some advice for you: don’t try to be “Joe MBA.” One of the biggest mistakes we see applicants make is assuming that the surest route to business school admission is playing it safe...

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#KaplanHasMyBack Sweepstakes Winner—Drumroll, Please!

By - May 9, 09:30 AM   Comments [0]

The Kaplan Has My Back Sweepstakes has been such an amazing experience. We loved reading about all the things that drive you to succeed and how your experiences have shaped your goals. Thank you for sharing and empowering others with your story! Now, one lucky winner...

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GMAT Question of the Day (May 9)

By - May 9, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math A right cylindrical tank with radius of the base 1 and height 2 is half full of water. If all the water is poured into another cylinder tank with height 1 and radius of the base 2, to what percent of its capacity will this...

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