MBA Interview Tips Post 4: Team-Based Discussion Interviews

By - Nov 24, 15:05 PM   Comments [0]

[NOTE: This post is the fourth in a series; if interested please see the introduction and tip 1, tip 2, and tip 3.] Wharton and Ross have initiated a new MBA interview format, the team-based discussion (TBD). This type of interview brings a group of applicants...

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Positive Employment Feedback from B-School Class of 2013

By - Nov 24, 14:50 PM   Comments [0]

In September, the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) polled graduates in the b-school class of 2013 and found overall success when it came to finding jobs and valuing their degrees. Here are some highlights from the Global Management Education Graduate Survey: • 90% of 2013 graduates...

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London Business School 2014 MBA Essay Tips and Deadlines

By - Nov 24, 14:41 PM   Comments [0]

If you look at the London Business School questions, you’ll see that a lot of introspection is required if you want to answer the questions thoroughly, thoughtfully, and compellingly. When elaborating on your career goals, your desire to participate in the global workforce, and your...

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Top B-Schools Participate in LGBT Awareness Competition

By - Nov 24, 05:07 AM   Comments [0]

We came across this blog entry on LGBT issues at b-schools, published recently on the Huffington Post, and it definitely caught our interest. Friendfactor, the LGBT rights organization for straight friends founded in 2009, is conducting its second MBA Ally Challenge, a friendly competition among...

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UC Berkeley Haas Creates New Institute for Business and Social Impact

By - Nov 23, 05:07 AM   Comments [0]

The UC Berkeley Haas School of Business will significantly boost its efforts to inspire creative and effective business solutions to address some of the world’s most pressing problems now that it has launched its new Institute for Business and Social Impact. The institute will be...

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GMAT & The Real World: Critical Reasoning Flaws

By - Nov 22, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

A Study Questioning the GMAT Ironically Proves to be a Great Resource to Practice GMAT Critical Reasoning Flaw Questions... Maybe you heard about a recent story in the Washington Post entitled: Are business schools graduating the wrong leaders? If so, the GMAT may be to blame. The reason why I...

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Northwestern Kellogg Breaks Ground on New Construction

By - Nov 22, 05:07 AM   Comments [0]

Kellogg School of Management broke ground on the future home of the full-time MBA program--- a state-of-the-art facility that promises to inspire new forms of learning and community building by combining the physical and virtual in never before seen ways. Dean Sally Blount presided over...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Nov 22): Rate Problem and Critical Reasoning

By - Nov 22, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) The population of Linterhast was 3,600 people in 1990 and 4,800 people in 1993. If the population growth rate per thousand is constant, then what will be the population in 1996? (A) 6,000 (B) 6,400 (C) 7,200 (D) 8,000 (E) 9,600 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - B - (click...

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Stanford GSB’s Huge Payouts

By - Nov 21, 08:30 AM   Comments [0]

Stanford’s class of 2013 employment report reveals some serious success for recent GSB graduates with a reported median base salary of $125,000. While this amount is unchanged from last year, the big increase occurs at the bonus level with median signing bonuses and guaranteed bonuses...

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The MBA and Success

By - Nov 21, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

The process of applying to business school is scary, daunting, and exposing. It not only forces significant introspection, but it also demands promulgation of the findings. Then, once those findings have been packaged and delivered according to the requirements of the application package, there is...

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