Goal Setting as an Entrepreneur

By - Feb 17, 13:26 PM   Comments [0]

I always ask my clients to state their long and short-term goals for me on our first meeting. Eighty percent of the time I hear the response, “I want to be an entrepreneur.” So I begin to peel away at the onion. • What problem is...

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Tackling the GMAT: A B-School Applicant’s Tireless Journey

By - Feb 17, 13:18 PM   Comments [2]

We’d like to introduce you to Sarah, an Irish b-school applicant (now living in London) applying to top b-schools in the U.S. and Europe. Sarah offers loads of advice on taking the GMAT, analyzing one’s b-school profile, and dealing with dyslexia here in our interview...

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Philosophy and B-School?

By - Feb 17, 12:26 PM   Comments [0]

At first glance, you might think that philosophy has absolutely nothing to with management education. But a recent article published by QS Top MBA points out several instances where the two already overlap, and notes that philosophy has the potential to greatly enhance business practices....

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National Black MBA Association and other opportunities

By - Feb 17, 10:36 AM   Comments [0]

Black History Month allows everyone the opportunity to reflect on the storied history and impact of the African diaspora around the world. In case you were not aware, the annual observance is not exclusive to the United States—it is also officially observed during the month...

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Michelle: I Got Into Business School!

By - Feb 17, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

It’s been about three months since my last blog post. Wow, time has absolutely flown by and a lot has happened. I got a subscription to Netflix, I started watching Breaking Bad and Orange is the New Black, I briefly considered joining a gym, and...

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GMAT Question of the Day (February 17): Geometry and Sentence Correction

By - Feb 17, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) On the picture above, is the area of the triangle greater than 1? 1. \angle ABC < 90^\circ[/latex] 2. Perimeter of the triangle [latex]ABC[/latex] is greater than [latex]\frac{4}{a}[/latex] Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - A - (click and drag your...

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When to Give Up Your Acceptance in Hopes for “Greener” Pastures

By - Feb 16, 16:42 PM   Comments [0]

Scenario: You get accepted to an excellent MBA program. You’re happy…but…you can’t help thinking that maybe you could’ve done “better.” Should you turn down your acceptance (whether it’s an early decision acceptance or regular) in hopes that the school that waitlisted you ends up accepting...

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Should You Take the GMAT or GRE?

By - Feb 16, 16:34 PM   Comments [0]

Many b-schools now accept the GRE (including Stanford, HBS, Wharton, Booth, and MIT Sloan, among others), so MBA applicants will need to decide whether the GMAT or GRE will better increase their chances of acceptance. Here are some factors you should consider when making this...

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What Does Harvard Business School Want?

By - Feb 16, 16:31 PM   Comments [0]

Wondering what applicants who were accepted to Harvard Business School have in common? For more resources to help you get into HBS, check out: • Harvard Business School 2014 MBA Essay Questions & Tips • HBS Post-Interview Reflections, a video • The Accepted Guide to Getting into Harvard Business...

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Why Should You Get an MBA?

By - Feb 14, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

It's a simple question: why should you get an MBA? Maybe you shouldn’t. Let’s just get that out of the way right now. Despite chewing on the idea and even finding some solid reasons to toss onto the ‘Yes’ pile, it may well be true...

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