Overcoming a Challenging Academic Record

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When our client Irene first started working with her SBC consultant, she brought up an issue that was causing her a lot of anxiety. At the beginning of her sophomore year of college Irene was undergoing personal challenges and was suspended for academic dishonesty. The...

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B-Schools Give GMAT’s New IR Section Mixed Reviews

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According to a recent poll of 265 business school admissions officers, early opinion of the GMAT's newly introduced Integrated Reasoning (IR) section is decidedly mixed. As a new season of applicants prepares to submit the first set of applications with GMAT scores that include the...

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What Your Work Experience Reveals About You in Your MBA Applications

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In honor of the first birthday of MBA Admission for Smarties: The No-Nonsense Guide to Acceptance at Top Business Schools, by Linda Abraham and Judy Gruen, we are posting a series of excerpts from the book throughout November. This post is excerpted from Chapter 3:...

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A New Way to Think: Toronto Rotman MBA Admissions Q&A

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Guest: Niki da Silva, Dir. of Recruitment & Admissions Date:Wed., Nov. 14, 2012 Time:10:00 AM PT / 1:00 PM ET / 6:00 PM GMT Register Now! A New Way to Think: Toronto Rotman MBA Admissions Q&A Are you thinking about applying to University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management? Are...

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GMAT Coordinate Geometry: Distance Between Two Points

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How do you find the distance between two points in the x-y plane?  First, try these practice questions. 1) What is the distance from (–7, 2) to (5, –3)? 10 11 12 13 14 2) Consider the three points in the x-y plane: P = (8, 4), Q = (6, 7), and R...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Nov 12): Counting and Sentence Correction

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Math (PS) In a set of numbers from 100 to 1000 inclusive, how many integers are odd and do not contain the digit "5"? (A) 180 (B) 196 (C) 286 (D) 288 (E) 324 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - D - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily...

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MBA Admissions: Northwestern Kellogg & Finance

By - Nov 11, 15:25 PM   Comments [0]

A quick glance at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Business: Kellogg currently ranks in fourth place as one of the best business schools (tied with MIT Sloan and Chicago Booth), according to US News & World Report (March 2012). It was ranked #10 for finance. Northwestern...

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How To Pay an Effective “Virtual” School Visit

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In honor of the first birthday of MBA Admission for Smarties: The No-Nonsense Guide to Acceptance at Top Business Schools, by Linda Abraham and Judy Gruen, we are posting a series of excerpts from the book throughout November. This post is excerpted from “How to...

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Statistical Significance on the GMAT

By - Nov 9, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

This is the last post in the series of articles on real-life facts you need to know for GMAT Critical Reasoning. Here's the full list: Economics: Supply and Demand Economics: Labor and Wages Economics: Inflation, unemployment, and interest rates Law: "beyond any reasonable doubt" Statistics: Statistical significance Statistical significance Most research in the...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Nov 9): Arithmetic and Sentence Correction

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Math (DS) If ( ), then what is the value of ? 1. 2. Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - D - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals e-GMAT’s methods help non-natives improve on GMAT Verbal. $536 total savings @...

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