7 Tips for MBA Applicants from Family Businesses

By - Aug 14, 08:30 AM   Comments [0]

You work for the family business and are applying for an MBA. Will this background be a net plus for you, or a minus? How can you make the most of this experience? I have worked with several clients who worked in a family business, including...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Aug 14): Arithmetic and Critical Reasoning

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Math (DS) If 0 < x < 53[/latex] , what is the value of integer [latex]x[/latex]? 1. [latex]x[/latex] is divisible by at least 2 prime numbers greater than 2 2. [latex]\sqrt{x + 1} - 1[/latex] is prime Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - E - (click and drag your...

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Duke Fuqua 2014 MBA Essay Questions and Deadlines

By - Aug 13, 14:09 PM   Comments [0]

Leadership, teamwork, ethics, and a global approach to business are essential elements of the Duke Fuqua MBA, which is why you’ll need to make sure you express your passion for these ideals in your application essays. Impress the Fuqua adcom by positioning yourself as an...

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mbaMission’s 2013-2014 UCLA Anderson Essay Analysis

By - Aug 13, 09:32 AM   Comments [0]

What exactly UCLA Anderson is trying to achieve with its incredibly straightforward approach to application essays is hard to figure out. The school wants to know that you have purpose in pursuing your MBA—and in applying to Anderson in particular—and to understand any pitfalls in...

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Magoosh’s new Flashcards Make the GRE-GMAT Decision Easier

By - Aug 13, 09:03 AM   Comments [0]

It started years back as a murmur in the B-school world. The GRE was being positioned as an alternative to the reigning B-school test, the GMAT. Its reception was cold, to put it nicely. Within the past couple of years or so, however, the GRE...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Aug 13): Algebra and Sentence Correction

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Math (DS) What is the value of the following expression: 1. 2. Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - B - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals Manhattan GMAT: 99 percentile teachers and superior curriculum at a more affordable price. Save @...

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2014 Wharton Executive MBA Application Tips

By - Aug 12, 10:20 AM   Comments [0]

The Wharton EMBA adcom, through its three required questions, expresses its vision for and interest in a relationship: the relationship between the applicant/student and the program. Each of the questions highlights a different facet of this relationship. Respecting, recognizing, and responding to that vision through...

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Lies, Darned Lies, and Misleading Statistics: Duke Fuqua’s Early Action

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GMAT Club is a wonderful forum for insights into MBA admissions: it offers discussions, interviews, surveys, and expert feedback for all aspiring MBAs. One unique element of GMAT Club is its Calling All Applicants features in which current applicants can share their major data points...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Aug 12): Arithmetic and Sentence Correction

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Math (PS) What is the value of if the sum of odd, consecutive, positive integers from 1 to equals 441? (A) 47 (B) 41 (C) 37 (D) 33 (E) 29 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - B - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer)   GMAT Daily Deals Only Knewton...

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Maximize Your MBA Application: Your Holistic Application

By - Aug 11, 12:56 PM   Comments [0]

Unless you’ve been in an MBA admissions cave or have your head buried deeply in the sand, you’ve probably noticed that MBA application essay word counts are on the decline. Instead of 500- or 1000-word essays, many applications limit essays to 250-400; some provide guidelines...

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