Does “Holistic” Review in MBA Admissions have Holes?

By - Feb 11, 15:44 PM   Comments [0]

A client recently asked me the following questions: In several articles, I have read about the holistic approach of admission directors to evaluate applications. I want to know how much weight they put on different aspects of application during evaluation? If the approach is so...

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$10M Gift Funds New Social Impact Center at Georgetown

By - Feb 11, 11:16 AM   Comments [0]

A $10 million gift from philanthropists Alberto and Olga Maria Beeck will fund the Beeck Center for Social Impact and Innovation at Georgetown University, the school announced yesterday. The center will foster innovation among students who want to build skills and organizations to solve society’s...

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GMAT Question of the Week: Data Sufficiency and Averages

By - Feb 11, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Who’s afraid of a little GMAT Data Sufficiency and Averages? Not you! Take this one step-by-step to get to the correct answer. We’ll post the explanation in a couple days. Happy practicing! Post your answers here in the comments, or on Facebook. We’ll provide a full explanation...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Feb 11): Rate Problem and Sentence Correction

By - Feb 11, 02:00 AM   Comments [1]

Math (PS) Water flows into an empty tank of 54 liters via 12 small pipes. The rate of each pipe is 1 liter per hour. However, water flows out of the tank via several big pipes at the rate of 1.5 liter per hour. If after...

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Hugo: A Pharmacist from Spain Applying to Top U.S. B-Schools

By - Feb 10, 14:01 PM   Comments [0]

We’d like to introduce you to Hugo, a pharmacist from Spain who will be applying to top MBA programs in the U.S. in the fall of 2014. Read our interview with Hugo below, as well as his blog, Under Prescription: MBA & Pharmacy, to learn...

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How the GMAT Prepares You for B-School

By - Feb 10, 11:08 AM   Comments [0]

Today’s post comes from Manhattan Review China, a well-known provider of test prep and MBA Admissions Consulting in Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai, and Shenzhen for Top Business Schools. Congratulations on your decision to get an MBA! Now it’s essential to know how the one predictor of your...

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When Should You Take the GMAT?

By - Feb 10, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Prepping for the GMAT is tough, and it’s easy to underestimate the time and work necessary for GMAT success.  Even when a GMAT student does lay out a sufficient runway, exploits the highest quality test prep materials available and utilizes those materials consistently and effectively, that MBA...

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Overcome a Low Quant Background in MBA Admissions

By - Feb 10, 06:19 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com The MBA admissions process is a holistic one. If it weren’t, every MBA cohort would be full of finance wizards and accounting gurus – not an especially well-rounded group. These days, business schools seek a diverse array...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Feb 10): Arithmetic and Sentence Correction

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Math (DS) Is integer even? 1. 2. Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - E - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals Only Knewton Gmat prep gives you access to >3,400 GMAT practice questions, all online. Save $351 @ GMAT Club. $351 savings...

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Free Webinar Recording: Round 3 vs. Next Year

By - Feb 9, 13:20 PM   Comments [0]

Now’s your chance to catch up on valuable information you may have missed during last month’s webinar, Round 3 vs. Next Year: The MBA Admissions Debate. MBA applicants torn with the big R3 or next year dilemma – you won’t want to miss this! View Round...

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