What to Do at an MBA Fair

By - Jun 26, 12:17 PM   Comments [0]

If you are considering making the major investment that a b-school education requires, then you’ll certainly want to research into MBA programs seriously. One excellent way to learn more about your MBA options (and to help prospective programs learn more about you) is by attending...

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Who Thinks Up Those MBA Essay Questions?

By - Jun 26, 11:59 AM   Comments [0]

With so many elite schools either reducing the number of required essays in recent years, or getting really creative with their prompts—anyone remember Berkeley Haas‘s “If you could choose one song that expresses who you are, what is it and why?”—many applicants probably wonder just...

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Score Preview Added to the GMAT

By - Jun 26, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) announced on Wednesday that prospective business students taking the GMAT will now be able to preview their unofficial scores on Test Day before deciding whether to report or cancel them. This change will be effective for all GMAT test...

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Why MBA? 7 Overlooked Reasons to Get an MBA

By - Jun 26, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Why MBA? Maybe you’re looking to develop some new technical skills that will put you ahead in your career. Or you want to rub elbows with the best and brightest. Or maybe you’re really into eating cheap burritos while pulling all-nighters on case studies. There...

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GMAT Question of the Day (June 26): Overlapping Sets and Critical Reasoning

By - Jun 26, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) At Daifu university, 40% of all students are both members of a student organization and want to reduce their tuition costs. 20% of those students who want to reduce tuition are not members of the student organization. What percentage of all Daifu students want...

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Developing Engaging Stories for MBA Essays- Week # 6- Tip # 6

By - Jun 25, 21:16 PM   Comments [0]

Do Not Use Jargon It has been a common experience for me to review essays filled with technical terms of the applicant’s industry. Whether it is ‘leadership’ essay, ‘setback’ essay, ‘goals’ essay, ‘ethical dilemma’ or even ‘background’ essay, some applicants inadvertently provide lengthy technical details which...

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Using Anecdotes to Write Memorable MBA Essays

By - Jun 25, 16:36 PM   Comments [0]

Why does it matter if you write memorable MBA essays? Because the average top tier business school can read up to 40,000 essays in any given application season. THAT’S ALMOST 400 POUNDS OF ESSAYS. That’s as much as a TIGER. They read a TIGER’S worth of...

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Score Preview Added to GMAT

By - Jun 25, 14:44 PM   Comments [0]

Prospective business students taking the GMAT exam will now be able to preview their unofficial scores before deciding whether to report or cancel them, the Graduate Management Admission Council has announced. The score reporting feature is available to all test takers and will take effect at...

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Adapting Your List of B-Schools as the Season Progresses

By - Jun 25, 08:50 AM   Comments [0]

“Adapting Your List of B-Schools as the Season Progresses” is excerpted from the Accepted.com special report, Best MBA Programs: A Guide to Selecting the Right One. To download the entire free special report, click here. As I noted earlier, your initial school list isn’t set...

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Columbia Business School Hosts AIGAC!

By - Jun 25, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

On May 30, Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants (AIGAC) conference attendees had the privilege and pleasure of learning firsthand from Columbia Business School admissions officials, professors, students, and administrators about latest developments at CBS. One big takeaway for me – CBS admissions has become friendlier,...

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