How MBA Adcoms Evaluate Your GPA

By - Mar 23, 07:45 AM   Comments [0]

“But my undergrad school was highly competitive!” “But I worked 20 hours a week during college!” “But I was a varsity athlete at a Division I school.” “But even though it took me a couple of years, once I got it together I made dean’s list every semester!” “But...

Tags: , , , , , . Read More

GMAT Sentence Correction Practice

By - Mar 21, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Yesterday, we posted a slightly disturbing GMAT Sentence Correction practice question on Facebook. It was mostly disturbing due to the content (creeeepy!), but there was also a lot going on in this particular sentence and the answer choices. Check it out. As is often the case...

Read More

UV Darden School Launches New Business Knowledge Website

By - Mar 21, 05:01 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business has launched a new website for sharing business knowledge. Darden Ideas to Action covers a broad range of subjects, including accounting, finance, leadership, strategy, operations, entrepreneurship, innovation, growth and global markets, offering business leaders ideas they can...

Read More

GMAT Question of the Day (March 21): Word Problem and Critical Reasoning

By - Mar 21, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) 4% of population of country L has military experience and supports a war against Country G. If 20% of those who support the war have no military experience what percentage of the country's population actually supports war against G? (A) 5% (B) 7.5% (C) 10% (D) 12.5% (E) 15% Question...

Read More

5 Million to Share: The 43North Competition

By - Mar 20, 15:05 PM   Comments [0]

Do you have a great business idea but need 1 million dollars to get yourself started? Meet Peter Burakowski, Senior Marketing Manager at 43North. Listen to the recording of our fascinating conversation with Peter to find out why 43North is going to give away $5 million...

Tags: , . Read More

MBA Rankings: Why Should I Care?

By - Mar 20, 07:40 AM   Comments [0]

Last week, U.S. News released its 2015 Best Business Schools Ranking. The big question that follows, of course, is: "So what?" Check out Linda's 1-minute answer to find out why the rankings matter (and if they matter at all). We'd love to hear your thoughts about the value...

Tags: , , , , , . Read More

Spring Study Tips for the GMAT

By - Mar 20, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Today is the Vernal Equinox in the northern hemisphere. This marks the beginning of spring, which is a great time for change and celebration - and for us to share some study tips for the GMAT. Springtime Studies When we think of the spring, we think of...

Read More

B-School Opens Doors to Entrepreneurship, New Survey Shows

By - Mar 20, 05:36 AM   Comments [0]

More than 1 in 10 business school alumni are self-employed, and the longer they’ve been out of business school the more likely they are to have taken an entrepreneurial career path, says a worldwide survey of nearly 21,000 business school alumni from the classes of...

Read More

GMAT Question of the Day (March 20): Probability and Critical Reasoning

By - Mar 20, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) There are 6 cards numbered from 1 to 6. They are placed into a box, and then one is drawn and put back and then another card is drawn and put back. What is the probability that one of the cards was 5 if...

Read More

Are You Ready for Chicago Booth’s Round 3 Deadline?

By - Mar 19, 09:24 AM   Comments [0]

The Chicago Booth round 3 deadline is coming right up on April 3. Want to be sure that you've approached Booth’s application questions efficiently and intelligently? Check out the video recording of our recent webinar, The Chicago Booth Challenge: How to Get Accepted in 2014, in which...

Tags: , , , , , , , . Read More