Ask the AdCom: Who are the Must-Meet Professors?

By - Nov 17, 12:32 PM   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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MBA Scholarships: How do I Apply and What Should I Emphasize?

By - Nov 17, 11:31 AM   Comments [0]

While each school has its own unique scholarship offerings (merit only, merit and need, need only), they do so for a variety of reasons. Similar to admissions, a director will consider your academic indicators, your work experience, your extra-curricular activities, your goals and your community...

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Business Schools Fear Immigration Policy Could Affect MBAs

By - Nov 17, 09:39 AM   Comments [0]

Could Trump’s proposed policies affect international MBAs? Policy changes to U.S. immigration might affect prospective MBAs overseas, a new class of students arrive at a top-ranked Midwestern business school, and worries still linger long after the Paris terrorist attack. Here’s what’s trending on the business school...

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An MBA Curriculum in One Online Course

By - Nov 17, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, put forward a radical idea when they hit the scene a few years ago: take all the material from a course and put it online so anyone with an internet connection can learn from home. Now, a...

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College Students, Recent Grads Interested in Business: London is Calling!

By - Nov 17, 02:16 AM   Comments [0]

Over the last ten years we have seen a lot more options in graduate management education. I’ve highlighted some on previous shows like the recent shows we have had on the CEMS Masters in International Management or UVA’s MS in Global Commerce or MIT’s MS in Business...

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GMAT Question of the Day (November 17)

By - Nov 17, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math In a game of chess, the moves of whites and blacks alternate with whites having the first move. During a certain chess tournament whites have made 2319 moves altogether while blacks have made 2315 moves. If in any game the side that made the last...

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5 Ways to Know If a JD/MBA Is Right For You

By - Nov 16, 11:43 AM   Comments [0]

Many schools offer combination JD/MBA degrees where students can complete both degrees in four years (as opposed to 3 years for a JD and 2 for an MBA). While the idea is tempting – if you are getting one degree, why not get two? –...

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GMAT Memorization Trick: Mnemonic Devices

By - Nov 16, 08:49 AM   Comments [0]

In theory, the GMAT is meant to measure skills, ranging from analytical writing to critical reasoning, that have been developed over a long period of time. That ‘long period of time’ for most people equates to two decades of foundational education.

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GMAT Question of the Day (November 16)

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Math If working together, brothers Tom and Jack can paint a wall in 4 hours, how much time would it take Jack to paint the wall alone? (1) Jack is painting twice as fast as Tom. (2) If Tom painted twice as fast as he actually does, the...

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Exit Poll: What is the HBS Interview Really Like?

By - Nov 15, 21:43 PM   Comments [0]

You can read about each school’s interview process all over the internet, and we can tell you from our experience what it’s like all day long. However, what we’ve found is that applicants really appreciate hearing first-hand from someone who is still sweating from the...

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