M = Motivation

By - Dec 5, 14:20 PM   Comments [0]

A good application essay is comprised of both anecdote and analysis, the what and the why of your personal experiences. Telling a straight story (anecdote without analysis) will leave your essay flat, with no depth or insight into your character or motivations; on the other...

Tags: , , , , , . Read More

Turning a “Waitlist” into an Acceptance

By - Dec 5, 14:09 PM   Comments [0]

In honor of the first birthday of MBA Admission for Smarties: The No-Nonsense Guide to Acceptance at Top Business Schools, by Linda Abraham and Judy Gruen, we are posting a series of excerpts from the book. This post is excerpted from Chapter 10: “Tips for...

Tags: , , , , , . Read More

Toronto Rotman MBA Admissions Committee Interview Available Online

By - Dec 5, 14:02 PM   Comments [0]

Thank you to Niki da Silva, Director of Recruitment and Admissions, and Leigh Gauthier, Director of the Career Center at Rotman, for joining us for our first ever Toronto Rotman Q&A! The chat offered MBA applicants an excellent window into the Rotman admissions process –...

Tags: , , , . Read More

Verbs that Require Infinitives on the GMAT

By - Dec 5, 09:01 AM   Comments [1]

Some verbs require the infinitive, and the GMAT expects you to know them. First, consider a couple practice Sentence Correction problems exploring these idioms. 1) The Sherpa people, indigenous to the mountainous regions of eastern Nepal, are known to have their ability of performing with ease the demanding tasks of...

Read More

GMAT Question of the Day (Dec 5): Arithmetic and Sentence Correction

By - Dec 5, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) What is the last digit of ? (A) 1 (B) 3 (C) 6 (D) 7 (E) 9 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - D - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals Manhattan GMAT focuses on teaching the content and material, not just tips and tricks....

Read More

GMAT Question of the Day (Dec 4): Word Problem and Sentence Correction

By - Dec 4, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) Each shelf of a bookcase contains 24 books. If the librarian took out 42 books and rearranged the remaining books so that all shelves but one contained 16 books and the last shelf contained 22 books, how many shelves does the bookcase have? (A) 4 (B)...

Read More

Next Year at Northwestern Kellogg: MBA Admissions Q&A

By - Dec 3, 15:01 PM   Comments [0]

Guest: Kate Smith, Assistant Dean, Admissions and Financial Aid Date: Thurs., Dec. 6, 2012 Time: 10:00 AM PT / 1:00 PM ET / 6:00 PM GMT Register Now Next Year at Northwestern Kellogg: MBA Admissions Q&A Do you have questions about Northwestern's Kellogg School of Business? Get all the answers...

Tags: , , , . Read More

Consortium MBA Admissions Committee Interview #2 Available Online

By - Dec 3, 14:57 PM   Comments [0]

Thank you to Consortium representatives for another outstanding Q&A! As always, the Consortium team and partnering school reps offered loads of insight into the Consortium admissions process and the ways in which the individual programs support the Consortium mission. See the below excerpt for more...

Tags: , . Read More

The Consortium MBA from the Perspective of the Fellows Q&A

By - Dec 3, 14:41 PM   Comments [0]

Guest: Rebecca Dockery, Recruiting Manager, and current students and alumni Date: Wed., Dec. 5, 2012 Time: 5:00 PM PT / 8:00 PM ET/ 12:00 AM GMT (the next day) Register Now! The Consortium MBA from the Perspective of the Fellows Q&A The best way to learn about the ins and...

Tags: , , . Read More

GMAT Math: Lines & Slope in the x-y plane

By - Dec 3, 09:01 AM   Comments [0]

Here are a set of practice GMAT questions about the Cartesian plane. 1) What is the equation of the line that goes through (–2, 3) and (5, –4)? y = –x + 1 y = x + 5 y = –3x/7 + 15/7 y = –4x/3 + 1/3 y = 9x/5...

Read More