Important GMAT Webinar on Thursday! Grab Your Seat Now!

By - May 19, 13:23 PM   Comments [0]

Take note, b-school applicants: We’ll be hosting our MBA webinar, That GMAT Score: Implications for Your MBA Application, this Thursday, May 22, 2014! If you are applying to b-school and struggling to understand how your GMAT fits into your MBA profile and the rest of your...

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Handling a Low GMAT Quant Score

By - May 19, 13:17 PM   Comments [0]

A low quant score on the GMAT (at the lower end of the school’s 80% range) is never good news, but it doesn’t equal immediate rejection. As I’ve mentioned in the past, no single score is scrutinized independently, but rather your entire profile is examined...

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Educated guessing and the GMAT

By - May 19, 08:12 AM   Comments [0]

To master the GMAT, you must learn the art of educated guessing. Many students are afraid to make an educated guess or two when taking the GMAT for fear of sacrificing a correct answer on a question. We are hardwired to try answer all questions...

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MBA Admissions Myth: “I Have No Weaknesses!”

By - May 19, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

Most business schools will ask an applicant’s recommenders to describe a weakness of yours, or a time when they offered you constructive feedback. You may face great temptation to ask your recommenders to avoid writing anything critical or to present a “disguised strength” as a weakness. Your...

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Tweets from top 100 business schools – all in one place

By - May 19, 07:45 AM   Comments [1]

Our new feature MBA Insights features Tweets from the top business schools all in one place.

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Target U.S. Business Schools as a Latin American MBA Hopeful

By - May 19, 05:38 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com International students typically make up 25 percent to 40 percent of MBA cohorts at top U.S. business schools. It’s not surprising that the overwhelming majority of applicants from Latin America want to pursue an MBA degree...

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The Ding and the MBA Reapplication: What NOT To Ask

By - May 19, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

When you get dinged, it’s hard to stop the questions swirling around your head. And the self-doubt. And the anger. And more of the self-doubt. And a lot more questions. We hear ya. But the truth is, you’ve got work to do… and not much time...

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GMAT Question of the Day (May 19): Algebra and Critical Reasoning

By - May 19, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) If is a positive integer, is ? 1. 2. is a prime number Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - A - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals Only Knewton Gmat prep gives you access to >3,400 GMAT practice questions,...

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Being “Ready” for INSEAD

By - May 18, 23:18 PM   Comments [0]

As admissions consultants, this is a fun time of year for a lot of reasons – mainly because people are getting into top programs left and right (and seemingly with more scholarship offers than ever before), but also because the current clients are laser focused...

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The Ding Analysis “Triangle” for MBA Applicants

By - May 18, 23:05 PM   Comments [0]

These days, in addition to helping our clients navigate financial aid decisions and a few waitlist scenarios, we also meet a lot of new folks who didn’t use admissions consulting services to apply – but now are wondering if perhaps they should have.  Most often,...

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