Group Interview Advice from Michigan Ross Admissions Director

By - Aug 27, 05:56 AM   Comments [0]

As many readers know, the University of Michigan Ross School of Business will introduce a group exercise as an optional component of the upcoming MBA application season. It's not actually an interview, per se, because no questions will be asked of participants. Through observation of...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Aug 27): Probability and Critical Reasoning

By - Aug 27, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) Mary and Joe are to throw three dice each. The score is the sum of points on all three dice. If Mary scores 10 in her attempt what is the probability that Joe will outscore Mary in his? (A) (B) (C) (D) (E) Question Discussion...

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Client Case Study: Diversity Application Through The Consortium

By - Aug 26, 05:56 AM   Comments [0]

Lydia was confused about the various options available to her as she started researching for her MBA application. As an African-American applicant she realized that her profile was underrepresented in the MBA application pool, and was both encouraged by her admissions chances and discouraged by...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Aug 26): Word Problem and Critical Reasoning

By - Aug 26, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) If Richard is 3 years younger than his sister, how old will Richard be in 5 years? 1. Two years ago Richard was twice as young as his sister. 2. If Richard's sister were born 2 years earlier, she would now be twice as old as...

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MBA Applicant Blogger Interview with MBAGirlJourney

By - Aug 25, 09:54 AM   Comments [0]

We’d like to introduce you to MBAGirlJourney, an anonymous MBA applicant who has a positive approach to the MBA admissions process – she is eagerly learning new things about herself as the admissions process unfolds and is happily sharing those things with others. You can...

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Is a Stanford MBA in Your Future?

By - Aug 25, 09:10 AM   Comments [0]

Is a Stanford MBA in your future? If you want to answer that with a resounding “yes” then you need to tune in to our upcoming webinar, Steer Your Way to a Stanford MBA. The webinar will take place on Tuesday August 27th at 10:00 AM PST/1:00...

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Columbia Executive MBA 2014 Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Aug 25, 08:39 AM   Comments [0]

These essay questions focus mostly on the present and future. There’s a little room to discuss relevant past experiences, but not much, so don’t expect to richly portray your personal and/or professional development. Moreover, if the Columbia EMBA adcom wanted this information, they would ask...

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Columbia Alumni Give $40M for Manhattanville Campus

By - Aug 24, 05:55 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia Business School recently announced that two of its alumni have pledged a combined $40 million toward the construction of the school’s innovative new Manhattanville campus. Finance titans Arthur J.  Samberg and Mario J.  Gabelli, both members of the school’s Board of Overseers, pledged $25...

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Delve Into the Nuances of the MBA Resume

By - Aug 23, 05:55 AM   Comments [0]

Most MBA programs require a resume submission as part of the written application. This single-page document should highlight important aspects of an individual and often is an untapped opportunity for an applicant to stand out. Resume details can serve as icebreakers, or fuel the conversation during...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Aug 23): Rate Problem and Sentence Correction

By - Aug 23, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) A man cycling along the road noticed that every 12 minutes a bus overtakes him while every 4 minutes he meets an oncoming bus. If all buses and the cyclist move at constant speed, what is the time interval between consecutive buses? (A) 5 minutes (B)...

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