Columbia Executive MBA 2014 Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Aug 25, 08:39 AM   Comments [0]

These essay questions focus mostly on the present and future. There’s a little room to discuss relevant past experiences, but not much, so don’t expect to richly portray your personal and/or professional development. Moreover, if the Columbia EMBA adcom wanted this information, they would ask...

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Columbia Alumni Give $40M for Manhattanville Campus

By - Aug 24, 05:55 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia Business School recently announced that two of its alumni have pledged a combined $40 million toward the construction of the school’s innovative new Manhattanville campus. Finance titans Arthur J.  Samberg and Mario J.  Gabelli, both members of the school’s Board of Overseers, pledged $25...

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Delve Into the Nuances of the MBA Resume

By - Aug 23, 05:55 AM   Comments [0]

Most MBA programs require a resume submission as part of the written application. This single-page document should highlight important aspects of an individual and often is an untapped opportunity for an applicant to stand out. Resume details can serve as icebreakers, or fuel the conversation during...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Aug 23): Rate Problem and Sentence Correction

By - Aug 23, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) A man cycling along the road noticed that every 12 minutes a bus overtakes him while every 4 minutes he meets an oncoming bus. If all buses and the cyclist move at constant speed, what is the time interval between consecutive buses? (A) 5 minutes (B)...

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Chicago Booth MBA Essay Tips

By - Aug 22, 14:57 PM   Comments [0]

Chicago Booth is consistently rated in the top echelon of MBA programs in the United States and is known for a strong intellectual community. This application is designed to evaluate candidates on their ability to handle the Chicago curriculum, contribute to the community, and grow...

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Understanding Stanford GSB’s Take on Demonstrated Leadership Potential

By - Aug 22, 12:42 PM   Comments [0]

Of course Stanford GSB seeks demonstrated leadership potential – don’t all b-schools? And naturally you’ve got leadership, or you wouldn’t be applying to Stanford. Wait. There are some unique nuances to Stanford’s conception of leadership that are essential to understand in order to portray it effectively...

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Dr. Douglas Stayman Shares the Scoop on Cornell Tech NYC

By - Aug 22, 12:30 PM   Comments [0]

Mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York wanted to create a high tech center in the good, old Big Apple. He asked for bids to develop this center on Roosevelt Island, a small island in the East River. Cornell University in partnership with the Technion of...

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Heads Up: Price Increase Ahead

By - Aug 22, 12:25 PM   Comments [0]

We just wanted to give you a head's up that we'll be slightly increasing our prices September 1. So what does this mean for you? It means that you've got until August 31, 2013 to lock in a service at the current, low rate. Browse our...

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Quick Fixes To Improve Your MBA Application

By - Aug 22, 05:54 AM   Comments [0]

Here are five quick fixes that could every easily move your application from a ‘maybe’ to a ‘yes.’ 1) THIS IS NOT THE TIME FOR HO-HUM.  Applying to b-school is not the time to “blend.” The goal is to stand out, for all the things that are...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Aug 22): Word Problem and Sentence Correction

By - Aug 22, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) Two payment schemes are available for customers in the N'K store. The first scheme includes a downpayment of 20% of the purchase price and 10 monthly payments of 10% each. The second includes a downpayment of 10% and 20 monthly payments of 8% each....

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