How to approach the GMAT as a non-native English speaker

By - Oct 27, 06:48 AM   Comments [0]

In our last post, we outlined how you can imp

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Standing Out With a Competitive MBA Application

By - Oct 27, 04:17 AM   Comments [0]

Crank out a competitive MBA application and get into your top business schools. It probably doesn’t surprise you to hear that MBA admissions are competitive. However, it may surprise you to hear just how competitive they have recently become. Business schools are reporting a spike in MBA...

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Getting Into The MBA Program: mbaMission’s Cornell Johnson Essay Analysis, 2014-2015

By - Oct 25, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

You can be forgiven for feeling a little annoyance with Johnson at Cornell University’s decision to unnecessarily complicate things this season by stipulating a character limit, rather than a word limit, for its MBA program application essays. What does 2,000 characters, “including formatting characters,” really mean...

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Six GMAT tips for non-native English speakers

By - Oct 24, 09:28 AM   Comments [0]

The GMAT is administered in more than 100 countries; many of the GMAT's test takers speak English as a second or third language.

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MBA Salary and Return on Investment

By - Oct 24, 03:30 AM   Comments [0]

The relationship of an MBA salary and what constitutes a great return on investment from business school are inextricably linked– for good reason.  The GMAC’s annual survey of business school alumni (21,000 graduates from 1959 through 2013) yielded some interesting results for anyone considering business...

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Meet Our MBA Consultants: Mark Lellouch

By - Oct 24, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Each week, we sit down and get to know one of our MBA Consultants. Not to brag, but we have an amazing team of people, and there’s more to them than just their top school pedigree or their devilish good looks. When you’re choosing an...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Oct 24)

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Math The diagram above shows a circle inscribed in a square. The area of the shaded region is approximately what percent of the area of the square? A. 14% B. 18% C. 22% D. 28% E. 30% Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - C - (click and drag your mouse to...

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Wharton School Round 1 Interview Update

By - Oct 23, 10:54 AM   Comments [0]

The latest posting on the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School MBA admissions blog will bring some relief to nail-biting round 1 applications. The school has announced that invitations to interview will go out on October 31st. Applicants selected to interview will receive the Team-Based Discussion prompt...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Oct 23)

By - Oct 23, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math If function f(x) satisfies f(x) = f(x^2) for all x, which of the following must be true? A. f(4) = f(2)f(2) B. f(16) - f(-2) = 0 C. f(-2) + f(4) = 0 D. f(3) = 3f(3) E. f(0) = 0 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct...

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5 Tips for Getting into the Best Business Schools

By - Oct 22, 13:10 PM   Comments [0]

Get into the best business schools by preparing early! If you’ve been following along, you’re probably already familiar with the handy MBA application checklist we gave you a few weeks back. For you underclassmen out there, don’t go thinking that your business school application days are...

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