“Consider” this Popular GMAT Idiom

By - Dec 14, 09:16 AM   Comments [0]

What is the proper way to use the word "consider"?  Considering that this very word may appear on the GMAT Sentence Correction, you should be prepared for its related idioms!   Idiom #1: consider + noun + noun 1) Many Magoosh users consider my friend Chris an authority on the...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Dec 14): Word Problem and Sentence Correction

By - Dec 14, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) A corporation with 5,000,000 shares of publicly listed stock reported total earnings of $7.20 per share for the first 9 months of operation. During the final quarter the number of publicly listed shares was increased to 10,000,000 shares, and fourth quarter earnings were reported...

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Survey Finds MBA Applicants Still Prefer GMAT Over GRE

By - Dec 13, 22:27 PM   Comments [0]

Even though approximately 69 percent of business schools now give applicants the option of submitting GRE (Graduate Record Exam) scores rather than the GMAT, a new survey reveals b-school hopefuls still aren't jumping on this alternative option. In Kaplan Test Prep’s 2012 survey of business school...

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Brighter Job Market for 2013 MBAs

By - Dec 13, 22:25 PM   Comments [0]

Uncertainty hangs above many of the world’s economies, but the job market for 2013 graduates, particularly those with graduate-level degrees, may be looking up, according to a survey of 201 employers conducted by the Graduate Management Admission Council. The 2012 Year-End Poll of Employers finds 76...

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CMU Tepper to Launch Online MBA Format

By - Dec 13, 22:23 PM   Comments [0]

The Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University announced this week that it will launch a new program model next fall called the FlexMBA, which combines in-person sessions, online classes and self-paced learning to deliver the same coursework, faculty, team interaction, personal leadership coaching...

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UV Darden Admissions Updates

By - Dec 13, 22:18 PM   Comments [0]

The MBA blog from University of Virginia Darden School of Business recently posted a few important reminders and clarifications for current and upcoming applicants. Round one applications have already been reviewed, for the most part, but the admissions committee is still reading and conducting interviews either...

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FT’s 2012 Ranking of European Business Schools

By - Dec 13, 22:16 PM   Comments [1]

Recently, the Financial Times released its ninth annual ranking of the best European business schools. In a major upset, Spain's IE Business School unseated HEC Paris, which had occupied the top slot for the previous six years. The ranking assesses the combined performance of Europe’s leading...

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Major Gift Helps Chicago Booth Expand Venture Creation Efforts

By - Dec 13, 22:13 PM   Comments [0]

Chicago energy entrepreneur Michael Polsky, who in 2002 donated $7 million to the University of Chicago Booth School of Business to create the Michael P. Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship, has now increased his total gift to $15 million, the school recently announced. The additional $8...

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Stanford GSB Debunks More Admissions Myths

By - Dec 13, 22:11 PM   Comments [0]

It looks like the admissions department at Stanford Graduate School of Business is on a mission to bring the truth to the people as Allison Davis once again takes to the MBA admissions blog and dispels three persistent assumptions regarding Stanford's admit process. MYTH 1: If...

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Wharton’s MBA Director on New Team-Based Discussion

By - Dec 13, 22:07 PM   Comments [0]

As the MBA admissions team at University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School wraps up interviews for all round one candidates, Director Ankur Kumar recently took a moment to update the admissions blog with her colleagues' reactions to the newly introduced team-based discussion component. This new evaluation model...

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