How to Know When You’re Ready for GRE Test Day

By - Sep 27, 15:12 PM   Comments [0]

The whole point of GRE prep is, of course, to be ready for GRE test day. But how do you know when you’re ready? How do you know when you’ve had enough prep? Many people who take the GRE before they’re truly ready have the wrong...

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Write an MBA Goals Essays that Turns the Adcom into Your Cheerleaders!

By - Sep 27, 15:06 PM   Comments [0]

By following the advice in the previous post you can create goals that are clear, credible, and convincing, but they won’t necessarily be exciting. They won’t make the adcom reader think as she reads, “Wow, it would be great if he could do that!” And...

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Two-Year MBA Programs Report Drop in Application Volume

By - Sep 27, 14:57 PM   Comments [0]

GMAC (Graduate Management Admissions Council) has released its 2016 Application Trends Survey. This is the 17th survey since 2000 and includes analysis of information submitted by 872 graduate management programs. These programs represent 335 business schools and faculties in 49 countries worldwide, including 42 U.S....

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MBA Admissions Consultants: When To Use One

By - Sep 27, 13:06 PM   Comments [0]

Despite being a relatively new addition to the application process, admissions consultants are a fact of MBA applications at this point. Depending on which statistics you believe, something like one in four applicants uses a consultant, and by some estimates this figure may be even...

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GMAT Tuesday: OG Reading Comprehension #3

By - Sep 27, 11:56 AM   Comments [0]

Question 3 in the reading comprehension section of the Official Guide to the GMAT is again, a detail question. They’ve loaded up the detail questions in this first group of questions. We’ll dive into how to approach detail questions, how to identify wrong answers,...

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MBA Admissions Interview: HBS vs Stanford GSB vs Wharton

By - Sep 27, 09:10 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% With many of the Round 1 deadlines behind us, you are probably gearing up for the MBA interviews. We have put together an infographic that focuses on key things to keep in mind when interviewing at Stanford, Wharton and Harvard. We hope...

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Pros, Cons for MBA Applicants of the Single-Essay Trend

By - Sep 27, 08:14 AM   Comments [0]

A decade ago, business school applications commonly included up to six essay questions for applicants to fret and labor over. For at least the past three application seasons, however, many top-ranked MBA programs have abbreviated their required essays. Several now ask candidates to answer just...

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Land Your Score: Number Properties on the GMAT

By - Sep 27, 06:27 AM   Comments [0]

How long has it been since you learned about odd and even numbers? What about the differences between positives and negatives? And when did you learn the definition of an integer or a prime number? Number properties on the GMAT Most of us learned all of these...

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GMAT Question of the Day (September 27)

By - Sep 27, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math What is the standard deviation of set ? (1) Set consists of 10 even integers (2) The range of set is 18 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - E - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals Manhattan GMAT:...

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From the Mouths of MBA Adcom Members

By - Sep 26, 16:07 PM   Comments [0]

Looking for the best possible admissions advice? How about admissions advice from the admission committee members themselves? Linda Abraham, founder of Accepted and host of the Admissions Straight Talk podcast has a collection of highly enlightening interviews with directors of admissions and adcom members of top business...

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