Monday Mail-Bag: Advice on Big Picture Issues That Impact GMAT Test Takers…

By - Sep 26, 13:12 PM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen  Rich.C@empowergmat.com  www.EMPOWERgmat.com This series of emails and PMs focuses on situations that many Test Takers face during their studies. The names of the original posters have been changed to protect their identities. Make Sure to Answer the Question that is ASKED Hi Rich, If xy=1, then...

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3 Tips for Deciding Which Business Schools are a Good Fit for You

By - Sep 26, 11:00 AM   Comments [0]

With so many MBA programs to choose from, how do you pick the right one for you? In other words, which b-schools are the best “fit” for you? “Fit” is established by how well your needs and desires correspond to what a school has to...

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You’re Not Perfect…That’s Why You Need an MBA

By - Sep 26, 07:55 AM   Comments [0]

There’s a lot to think about when you’re pulling together your business school application materials. You’ve got to make sure your resume is in top shape, that your recommenders will have their letters uploaded on time, that your essays are compelling and position you well—the...

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GMAT Question of the Day (September 26)

By - Sep 26, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math Thirty percent of those who attended a special GMAT prep class in September scored 700 or more on the actual test at the end of the month. Among the remaining 42 who did not reach the 700 mark, 12 took the test for the first...

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Sports, Media, and an MBA: NYU Stern Student Shares His Story

By - Sep 23, 15:16 PM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted blog series featuring interviews with MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs. And now for a chat with a second year MBA student at NYU Stern, Danny Breslauer. Accepted: We'd like to get to know...

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Why Your MBA Friends Are Not Always the Best People to Review Your Essays

By - Sep 23, 11:50 AM   Comments [0]

Last year I had a client who called me panicking - “I showed my applications to several co-workers and they completely tore apart my essays!  What do I do??” This applicant had a really amazing story (he got into everywhere he applied, by the way)....

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Michigan Ross Director Calms Common Applicant Concerns

By - Sep 23, 10:49 AM   Comments [0]

Applying to a top-tier business school is a time of high anxiety for many MBA hopefuls. With such fiercely competitive admission rates, it’s only natural that candidates might feel vulnerable about their chances. Plus, going for an MBA is a huge and expensive decision, so how do...

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Why Your MBA Friends Are Not Always the Best People to Review Your Essays

By - Sep 23, 09:19 AM   Comments [0]

Last year I had a client who called me panicking - “I showed my applications to several co-workers and they completely tore apart my essays!  What do I do??” This applicant had a really amazing story (he got into everywhere he applied, by the way)....

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Inside the Black Box: What Happens After You Hit “Submit”

By - Sep 23, 08:02 AM   Comments [0]

A month or so ago, we at Vantage Point Admissions shared information on the composition of the adcoms at some of the top schools.  Knowing your audience is absolutely critical and can make the difference between getting in, or getting dinged. So, it’s crucial that...

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Business School Dean Placed on Administrative Leave

By - Sep 23, 07:44 AM   Comments [0]

Scandal rocks the administration at Syracuse’s MBA program. Meet the entering MBA class at the University of Virginia, learn what Fisher College of Business has to offer students, and find out why one business school dean was placed on leave by the administration. Catch all...

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