Access MBA Tour

By - Feb 14, 06:31 AM   Comments [0]

The Access MBA Tour, coming soon to North America, has a unique and customized event format the helps you select the right MBA program. One-to-One meetings with Admissions Directors Personalized MBA orientation Interactive MBA conferences GMAT advising Scholarship opportunities One-to-One MBA Events in North America  New York City: Thursday, March, 10th 4 p.m. –...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Feb 14): Coordinate Geometry and Sentence Correction

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Math (DS) The vertices of a triangle have coordinates , , and where . What is the area of the triangle? 1. 2. Angle at the vertex = angle at the vertex Question Discussion &...

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MBA Admissions According to an Expert

By - Feb 13, 14:57 PM   Comments [0]

Who better to offer MBA admissions advice than an actual former MBA admissions director? Natalie Grinblatt Epstein has held positions of Director of MBA Student Affairs and Enrollment Management at Michigan Ross and Director of Admissions and Financial Aid at the Johnson School of Cornell University....

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GMAT Data Sufficiency and Averages

By - Feb 13, 13:00 PM   Comments [1]

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. Consider timing yourself to see how close you are to the 2 minute suggested average for GMAT DS questions. Post your answer here in the...

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GMAT Question of the Week: Data Sufficiency and Averages – The Explanation

By - Feb 13, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

If you haven't already, visit our GMAT Data Sufficiency and Averages practice problem and give it a try on your own before reading the explanation. To get this question correct, you must combine your knowledge of fundamental math concepts with use of the Kaplan Method and strategies...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Feb 13): Word Problem and Critical Reasoning

By - Feb 13, 02:00 AM   Comments [2]

Math (PS) A smith received an order to make a 1 million liter cube-shaped tank (note that 1 cubic meter = 1,000 liters of water). If he has only 4 meter by 2 meter sheets of metal that can be cut, how many metal sheets will...

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Round 1 Timeline for MBA Applicants [INFOGRAPHIC]

By - Feb 12, 14:45 PM   Comments [0]

For those of you wisely starting early to think about 2015 applications, we’ve prepared a downloadable timeline based on the advice in my book, MBA Admission for Smarties: The No-Nonsense Guide to Acceptance at Top Business Schools. You can easily print out this PDF and...

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Take Command of Your MBA Interviews!

By - Feb 12, 14:41 PM   Comments [0]

Acing an MBA interview is no easy feat! You need to simultaneously: • exude confidence without boasting; • find the balance between being too terse and talking your interviewer’s ear off; • stay positive even when a curveball is thrown at you; and • be honest and quick thinking...

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INSEAD 2014- 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines – Take Two

By - Feb 12, 14:34 PM   Comments [0]

Not long ago, in the tips post for INSEAD, I wrote that INSEAD was “bucking the trend” of fewer and shorter essays. Well, scratch that. Mid-application-cycle, INSEAD has decided to hew to the trend and changed its essays starting now. The result is a shorter,...

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HBS Alumni Break Record in 2013 with $22M in Donations

By - Feb 12, 12:24 PM   Comments [0]

Harvard Business School‘s recently released annual report notes, among other achievements, that the school received a record-breaking $22 million in unrestricted current use gifts from former students in 2013. This unrestricted funding was crucial in allowing the school to expand entrepreneurship programs at the Harvard i-Lab...

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