CommonBond’s Story: A Revolution in Student Loans

By - Jan 16, 15:20 PM   Comments [0]

Welcome to the glorious world of applications, admissions, and…well, student loans. CommonBond to the rescue! Meet David Klein and Michael Taormina, Wharton grads and co-founders of this very exciting student loan financing startup. Listen to the full recording of the show to learn about CommonBond, student loans...

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How NOT To Study For The GMAT

By - Jan 16, 13:52 PM   Comments [0]

GMAT students may have heard endless tips about studying for the exam, which is a crucial component of business school applications. Let’s also take a look at what students should avoid when they crack open their prep books.

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Greatest Assets for Business Owners in 2014

By - Jan 16, 13:52 PM   Comments [0]

As the new year gets rolling, it is a good time for business owners (novice and seasoned) to evaluate their business and determine key growing factors for 2014. Since the world is constantly changing, even those who have run their own business for years can...

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Tips for a High GMAT Score

By - Jan 16, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

You don’t just want to increase your GMAT score, you want to get a high GMAT score, right? You’ve come to the right place. Our veteran teacher Gene Suhir has detailed advice for what sets GMAT high scorers apart from the pack. Take note. Advice for...

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B-School Gender Gap

By - Jan 16, 06:55 AM   Comments [0]

The state of women in business school is a topic that garners frequent attention, and will probably continue to do so until the numbers of female students and professors even out with their male counterparts. Earlier this week, two schools published articles examining the gender gap....

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GMAT Question of the Day (Jan 16): Word Problem and Sentence Correction

By - Jan 16, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) With both valves open, the pool will be filled with water in 48 minutes. The first valve alone would fill the pool in 2 hours. What is the capacity of the pool if every minute the second valve admits 50 cubic meters of water...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Jan 16): Work Problem and Critical Reasoning

By - Jan 16, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) A contractor estimated that his 10-men crew could complete the construction in 110 days if there was no rain. (Assume the crew does not work on any rainy day and rain is the only factor that can deter the crew from working). However, after...

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Stanford GSB Continues Pilot MBA Interview Process

By - Jan 15, 18:48 PM   Comments [0]

In an effort to offer applicants a definitive answer sooner rather than later,  the Stanford Graduate School of Business MBA blog notes that the school will continue its new compressed interview timeline for applicants who submitted for the Round 2 deadline January 8th. The pilot process...

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The Unexpected Application Tip: Say Less!

By - Jan 15, 14:35 PM   Comments [0]

You’re sitting down at your computer, staring at the blank screen and racking your brains trying to think of some exciting way to start your MBA essay. You think: There is absolutely no way I will be able to fill this page. You get a few...

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4 Tips for Writing about Last Minute Extracurricular Activities

By - Jan 15, 14:29 PM   Comments [0]

You want to write about all your fantastic non-school and non-work endeavors so that you really stand out from your competition, but when you start to think about it…you draw a blank. There must be SOMETHING you can show for how you use your free...

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