2013 P&Q Top B-School Rankings

By - Dec 5, 14:01 PM   Comments [0]

The top 8 schools in the 2013 Poets & Quants b-school rankings remain unchanged from last year, with slots 9 and 10 merely swapping positions (Duke Fuqua moved from 10th place to 9th place and UC Berkeley Haas moved from 9th to 10th). On HBS… About...

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How Important are Teaching Styles in Business Schools?

By - Dec 5, 11:20 AM   Comments [0]

Today’s post comes from Manhattan Review Germany, a well-known provider of test prep and MBA Admissions Consulting in Berlin, Frankfurt, and Munich for Top Business Schools. Most MBA applicants, when choosing target schools, often ignore teaching styles in favor of rankings, location, career offerings, and culture....

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GMAC’s New Tool: School Finder

By - Dec 5, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

In the Information Age, having access to all that data can almost be worse than not having any at all. Information aggregators can be enormously valuable in terms of time and headaches saved. Tools that take loads of data and allow is to filter that...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Dec 05): Probability and Sentence Correction

By - Dec 5, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) John throws a coin until a series of three consecutive heads or three consecutive tails appears. What is the probability that the game will end after the fourth throw? (A) (B) (C) (D) (E) Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - B - (click and drag...

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10 Commandments Webinar Recording Available

By - Dec 4, 14:32 PM   Comments [0]

The 10 Commandments of MBA Interviews webinar recently aired live – were you lucky enough to catch it? If you missed it, then you certainly missed a good one; but no worries – the webinar is available on our site for instant viewing or download...

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GMAT Reading Comprehension Practice Series: Inference Question Explanation

By - Dec 4, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

You did really well on the GMAT Reading Comprehension Inference question. These can be tough! Here's the full explanation... The 1950s saw the emergence of the theory of andragogy, the process by which adults learn (as distinct from pedagogy, the theory of children's learning processes). Educator...

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Absolute value? Absolutely! Part II

By - Dec 4, 06:02 AM   Comments [0]

In our previous post, we introduced the concept of absolute value and the strategy for thinking about absolute value as indicating distance without direction.

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Jobs in Finance Will Take a Hit, Says New Recruiting Trends Report

By - Dec 4, 05:08 AM   Comments [0]

The job outlook for 2014 MBAs keen on working in the financial sector is worrisome, according to Michigan State University's new survey of 6,500 employers---the largest of its kind conducted in the United States for the college labor market. Phil Gardner, an economist and director of...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Dec 04): Word Problem and Critical Reasoning

By - Dec 4, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) A steamer going upstream would cover the distance between town A and town B in 4 hours and 30 minutes. If the same steamer going downstream would cover the distance between the towns in 3 hours, how long would it take a raft moving...

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Your MBA Goals Essay: Get Ready, Get Set, THINK!

By - Dec 3, 12:52 PM   Comments [0]

You’re applying to b-school and aiming for the January deadlines. You may also be working full-time, juggling a few other responsibilities, and perhaps trying to jack up your GMAT. You really don’t have time to spare. So let’s get down to business and start defining your MBA...

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