‘May’ vs. ‘Must’ on Quant Items

By - Oct 23, 05:57 AM   Comments [0]

Suppose you see the following in the stem: If x/y>0, and y<0… Given these two inequalities, you might (correctly) guess that you are supposed to deduce a fact about x. In fact, since x/y is positive and y is negative, we know that x must be positive.

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Kellogg Applicants Encounter Video Technology Snags

By - Oct 23, 05:36 AM   Comments [0]

The video essay, which Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management introduced as a mandatory component of the 2013-2014 MBA application, has hit a few technical snags for some candidates this season. For the video essay, applicants use a Skype-like platform where they are asked a short personal...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Oct 23): Algebra and Sentence Correction

By - Oct 23, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) Is divisible by ? 1. 2. is an even prime number Question Discussion & Explanation (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) Correct Answer - B - GMAT Daily Deals Over 4 M students achieved educational & career goals thanks to Kaplan’s unparalleled test...

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HBS Students Offer Interview Tips

By - Oct 22, 20:36 PM   Comments [0]

When Harvard Business School sent out Round 1 interview invitations last week, the Harbus's general manager La Keisha Landrum posted an article that afternoon letting those lucky recipients in on some of the secrets of a successful admissions interview. Here are the key takeaways from...

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A “Four” by Any Other Name

By - Oct 22, 15:06 PM   Comments [0]

As a young child, I thought my mother’s given name was “Mom.” I could never figure out why other people didn’t call her by name. To make matters worse, her close friends called her by a nickname that didn’t sound anything like her “real” name.

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Wharton Applicants: It’s Time to Get Accepted!

By - Oct 22, 13:31 PM   Comments [0]

We invite all Wharton MBA applicants to attend our upcoming webinar, What's Right with Wharton (and How to Get In), in which Accepted.com CEO and b-school admissions expert, Linda Abraham, will teach you how to create a standout application for this world-class, highly competitive business...

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IE 2014 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Oct 22, 13:23 PM   Comments [0]

With a vast array of electives under numerous business disciplines and a succinct core, the IE MBA program requires students to exercise self-knowledge and excellent judgment to get the most out of it. The adcom’s approach to the essays will push to the surface those...

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Walter: Rounding Out Round 1

By - Oct 22, 12:37 PM   Comments [0]

So, you guys must be wondering what I’ve been up to post my HBS app submission. Well, not hard to predict, I’m making a back-up plan for any risk mitigation. Given the competitive nature of admissions, it’s good to apply...

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Tuesday Q&A: Do I Have Enough Time For Round 2?

By - Oct 22, 12:37 PM   Comments [0]

Yes, it's mega important to study for the GMAT. But the GMAT isn’t the only thing that matters in MBA apps. You gotta have strong EVERYTHING.

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Axolotl: My Application Is In!!

By - Oct 22, 12:37 PM   Comments [0]

R1 app is in! It was down to the wire managing my references and proofreading application but hours / days of work and $300 in fees later, it’s done. Quick aside: b-school app fees are no joke! Just based on...

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