Application Boot Camp: 7 Profile Weaknesses and How to Correct Them

By - Oct 8, 13:24 PM   Comments [0]

Going into the admissions season, you might feel that your undergrad GPA, your GMAT quant score or that ten-month resume gap you have from 2008 is an albatross around your neck. Don’t worry – even the most glaring of weaknesses can be...

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Duke MBA—Cross-Continent Program Application Essays and Tips

By - Oct 7, 05:35 AM   Comments [0]

The current Duke MBA – Cross Continent Program essay questions cover broad ground potentially, although there are just two required. They give you leeway to identify and describe the experiences, skills, and other factors that will most advantageously represent your candidacy. Moreover, the fact that...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Oct 7): Arithmetic and Critical Reasoning

By - Oct 7, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) Are integers , , and consecutive? 1. equals the arithmetic mean of and 2. GMAT Daily Deals Join GMAT Pill for a free GMAT Strategy Chat on October 7, 2011 at 5pm EST. Learn more! Get $100 off a Manhattan GMAT course with the...

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Steve Jobs: 4 Lessons for MBA Applicants

By - Oct 6, 18:21 PM   Comments [0]

Steve Jobs never finished college, not to mention graduate business school, but he became a legendary business leader. As the world stops to consider the enormous contribution of this visionary, I also was thinking about his legacy, and after fifteen years as...

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Why Write a Blog Post Series on MBA Goals?

By - Oct 6, 18:20 PM   Comments [0]

This post is the first of five posts in our new Why MBA series. A few years ago, in the good old days when Wharton still offered feedback to rejected applicants, I talked with a potential client who happened to be reapplying to Wharton. ...

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Filling in Your Chart: A Data Sufficiency Primer

By - Oct 6, 13:23 PM   Comments [0]

In last week’s post, I gave the following Data Sufficiency problem to be solved using a chart: A certain zoo has 288 mammals, 25 percent of which are female. What percent of the mammals in the zoo were born at the zoo? The number of male mammals...

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Why Write a Blog Post Series on MBA Goals?

By - Oct 6, 05:31 AM   Comments [0]

This post is the first of five posts in our new Why MBA series. A few years ago, in the good old days when Wharton still offered feedback to rejected applicants, I talked with a potential client who happened to be reapplying to Wharton. ...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Oct 6): Word Problem and Critical Reasoning

By - Oct 6, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) A car dealership sold two cars: the first car at a 10% profit and the second car at a 10% loss, which gave them an overall profit margin of 5% from these two sales. If the dealership’s total profit was $1000, what was the...

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

By - Oct 5, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) Is a terminating decimal? 1. 2. GMAT Daily Deals Revolution Prep offers a full GMAT online course for only $200 when you use promo code RPGCLB5. Plus, when you sign up through GMAT Club to get a $250 bonus. Learn more! Get Stacy Blackman Consulting’s 2011/2012...

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A Second or Third Look, but Not a Fourth, Fifth and Sixth

By - Oct 4, 16:48 PM   Comments [0]

With application deadlines looming for many MBA candidates, we thought we would share a piece of advice that might help alleviate some deadline-related stress. After you have completed (but not yet submitted!) your application(s), find one individual you trust—whether a professional consultant or someone with...

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