3 Wharton MBA Program Updates

By - Aug 8, 02:44 AM   Comments [0]

A recent Poets & Quants article outlines three important updates to the Wharton admissions process and curriculum. The three innovations are: 1. Team-Based Discussion for MBA Applicants Wharton's vice dean, Karl T. Ulrich, says that these discussions or "tests" will give the admissions committee a new "tool to...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Aug 8): Arithmetic and Critical Reasoning

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Math (DS) What is the value of ? 1. is a mode of 2. is neither positive nor negative Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - B - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals e-GMAT: Save up to $536 on the world’s...

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Athletic Appeal in Admissions

By - Aug 7, 14:42 PM   Comments [0]

  Long before Gabby Douglas flew through her floor exercise and Michael Phelps dominated the pool, admissions directors have been impressed by athletes. From stories about the perfect basket, goal, spike or serve, athletes have wonderful stories that display their endurance, strength, leadership and team skills. Fascinated...

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UCLA Anderson 2013 MBA Application Questions, Tips

By - Aug 7, 14:37 PM   Comments [0]

The advice that UCLA Anderson provides below is excellent, not just for Anderson's essays, but for most MBA essays. Read it carefully. UCLA Anderson 2013 MBA Essay Questions Essays are the primary way for you to share your perspectives and plans. The best essays are introspective,...

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London Business School 2013 MBA Application Questions, Tips

By - Aug 7, 13:59 PM   Comments [0]

If you look at the London Business School questions, you’ll see that a lot of introspection is required if you want to answer the questions thoroughly, thoughtfully, and compellingly. When elaborating on your career goals, your desire to participate in the global workforce, and your...

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Judge Business School Announces 2012-2013 Essay Prompts

By - Aug 7, 10:59 AM   Comments [0]

The Judge Business School has posted the main essay questions on the Cambridge MBA application. What did you learn from your most spectacular failure? (200 words) What are your short and long term career objectives? What skills/characteristics do you already have that will help you to achieve...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Aug 7, 10:57 AM   Comments [0]

Hello, and welcome back to Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz, our periodic examination of life in the MBA applicant and student trenches. This past week, our featured contributors have made the most of their summer down time; realized the magnitude of attending a top-ranked MBA program;...

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SBC Scoop: How To Get Ahead by Planning Ahead

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*Please note that no client details are ever shared in SBC Scoop or otherwise without complete sign off from client. About a year and a half ago, our client Sachin started working with his Stacy Blackman consultant on his applications, which he was readying for Round...

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Wharton Introduces New Component to MBA Application

By - Aug 7, 10:52 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School recently announced a few updates for the 2012-2013 academic year that will impact and benefit potential students interested in joining the Wharton community. The school plans to roll out a new evaluation model, the team-based discussion, for the upcoming application...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Aug 7): Probability and Critical Reasoning

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Math (PS) A flower shop has 2 tulips, 2 roses, 2 daisies, and 2 lilies. If two flowers are sold at random, what is the probability of not picking exactly two tulips? (A) (B) (C) (D) (E) Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - E - (click and...

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