What Are My Chances? Adopted Vietnamese-American Teach for America Alum

By - Dec 10, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

This blog post is one in a series of MBA applicant profile evaluations called “What are My Chances?” authored by Michelle Stockman. Michelle, who started consulting for Accepted in 2007 and worked previously in the Columbia Business School admissions office, will provide selected applicants with...

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Harvard Round 2 MBA Application Resource Round-Up!

By - Dec 10, 08:25 AM   Comments [0]

The Harvard Round 2 MBA Application deadline is careening towards you, and to make your life easier (because, come on, the round 2 deadline crunch can be super painful), we’ve decided to round up ALL our Harvard resources into one handy-dandy blog post for your...

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Discover Data Sufficiency: We Answer the Free GMAT Question of the Week

By - Dec 10, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Yesterday's Data Sufficiency Question Asked: If b ≠ 0 and a > b, is a > c? (1) a/b> c/b (2) 5ab > 6bc     Here's the full answer and explanation. Read carefully, this is where you will learn concepts and strategies. This is a Yes/No Data Sufficiency question. The question stem tells...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Dec 10): Word Problem and Sentence Correction

By - Dec 10, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) A corporation with 5,000,000 shares of publicly listed stock reported total earnings of $7.20 per share for the first 9 months of operation. During the final quarter the number of publicly listed shares was increased to 10,000,000 shares, and fourth quarter earnings were reported...

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The first step is the hardest: Momentum

By - Dec 9, 15:00 PM   Comments [0]

If you’ve ever stared at a blank screen with a blinking cursor, you know the feeling that confronts you as you begin a daunting task.

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Columbia Offers New Dong-Bin Shin Fellowships

By - Dec 9, 10:05 AM   Comments [0]

Last week, Columbia School of Business announced that it will be offering two-year, full-tuition fellowships to four class of 2016 students. The fellowship – the Dong-Bin Shin Fellowship – is supported by the recent $4 million gift of class of 1981 alumnus, Dong-Bin Shin. The fellowships...

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Free GMAT Question of the Week: Discover Data Sufficiency!

By - Dec 9, 07:00 AM   Comments [1]

GMAT Question: If b ≠ 0 and a > b, is a > c? (1) a/b> c/b (2) 5ab > 6bc From a cursory glance, you can see that GMAT math takes you back to concepts that you learned in high school. Look a bit closer and you see that it actually takes you back much further than that, to...

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Extra Recommendation Tips

By - Dec 9, 03:13 AM   Comments [0]

An extra recommendation is a recommendation letter submitted above and beyond the mandatory recommendations that the school requires. The bottom line: providing 1-2 extra recommendations could give you a tactical advantage in the admission process. Estimated level of impact on admission chances: 2 out of 5 (5...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Dec 09): Arithmetic and Critical Reasoning

By - Dec 9, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) Is ? 1. 2. (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - E - GMAT Daily Deals Only Knewton Gmat prep gives you access to >3,400 GMAT practice questions, all online. Save $351 @ GMAT Club. $351 savings @...

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USC Marshall 2014 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Dec 8, 09:38 AM   Comments [0]

What will you gain from your two years at USC Marshall, and what will the school gain from you during that time? These are the questions you’ll need to keep in the back of your mind as you prepare your USC Marshall application essays. The...

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