Breakfast with Harvard Business School Dean Nitin Nohria

By - Nov 7, 18:40 PM   Comments [0]

When Nitin Nohria became the Dean of Harvard Business School in July 2010, he identified five priorities that would be addressed as a result of feedback from alumni, corporate leaders, faculty, and other stakeholders. These priorities were innovation, intellectual ambition, internationalization, inclusion, and integration. I recently...

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Make Sure Recommendations are Personal

By - Nov 7, 18:19 PM   Comments [0]

If you are having trouble negotiating with your supervisor to ensure that he/she is putting the proper thought and effort into your application, you are not alone. Because of this asymmetry of power, a junior employee can only do so much to compel his/her supervisor...

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Video, Let’s Get Technical

By - Nov 7, 14:22 PM   Comments [0]

Paper application? That’s like, so yesterday. Now you Gen X, Y and Millennial candidates get a chance to wow the admissions committee with your dope multimedia “skillz.” This blog post is excerpted from's special report, Audio & Video in Admissions: Get Ready for Prime...

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GMAT AWA Example Essay

By - Nov 7, 09:00 AM   Comments [2]

See an ideal sample argument essay presented for this AWA prompt.  In the previous post, I demonstrated some brainstorming and identified six objections to this argument.  I then selected three of them as the basis of the essay that follows.  This is one way to go about...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Nov 7): Word Problem and Critical Reasoning

By - Nov 7, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) In June 2004, GMAT Club, a community of aspiring MBA students, registered 810 new members. How many members from USA and Canada registered in the month of June 2004? 1. In June 2004, the ratio of new members from USA and Canada, Europe and Asia...

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MBA Admissions: Harvard Business School & Finance

By - Nov 6, 13:29 PM   Comments [0]

A quick glance at Harvard Business School: HBS currently ranks in first place (tied with Stanford) as the best business school, according to US News & World Report (March 2012). It was ranked as seventh for finance. Harvard Business School Class of 2014 Profile 8,963...

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Ask The Consortium & Member School Admissions Officers Q&A

By - Nov 6, 13:22 PM   Comments [0]

Guest: Rebecca Dockery, Recruiting Manager, and Consortium School Adcom Members Date: Thurs., Nov. 8, 2012 Time: 5:00 PM PT/8:00 PM ET/12:00 AM GMT (the next day) Register Now! Ask The Consortium & Member School Admissions Officers Q&A Applying to b-school using the Consortium's application has many benefits, including convenience and...

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Election Day Thoughts – Public Service and Fellowships

By - Nov 6, 13:16 PM   Comments [0]

I’ll admit that no matter how cynical I’m feeling about our political process by the time Election Day rolls around (so many negative ads!), I always get a buzz when I actually go to the polls and vote. There’s something about this moment of actual,...

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Save on e-GMAT Verbal Live Prep

By - Nov 6, 13:05 PM   Comments [0]

We are proud to announce that we are working with our friends at e-GMAT - our new GMAT Club Premier partner - to offer an exclusive price for their verbal GMAT package just for our members. e-GMAT's Verbal Live Prep, the world's most comprehensive verbal course,...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Nov 6): Geometry and Critical Reasoning

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Math (DS) In a triangle ABD, B is the right angle. Point C is on BD. If you draw a line from A to C, then is triangle ABC an isosceles triangle? 1. Angle ACB is twice as large as angle ADC. 2. Angle ACB is twice as...

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