How tests are scored

By - Jul 4, 20:01 PM   Comments [1]

 David Kuntz is the Vice President of Research at Knewton, where he works on perfecting the algorithm for its GMAT prep course. We’ve received grades all our lives. In fact, we’re so used to them that we often don’t think very much about what they mean, or how...

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MBA Admissions A-Z: X is for XXX – Keeping it Clean

By - Jul 4, 12:09 PM   Comments [0]

Top 6 Ways to Clean Up Your Social Media Accounts Back in the olden days (like 15+ years ago), the adcom saw your MBA application...and that was it. Now, with Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and the popularity of blogging (especially among MBA applicants), the adcom have access...

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GMAT Question of the Day (July 4): Coordinate Geometry and Sentence Correction

By - Jul 4, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) If equation encloses a certain region on the coordinate plane, what is the area of this region? (A) 20 (B) 50 (C) 100 (D) 200 (E) 400 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - D - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals Non-native? Level the playing...

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MIT Sloan 2013 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips

By - Jul 3, 12:37 PM   Comments [0]

MIT Sloan has released its 2013 application essays. It too has reduced by one the number of required essays and introduced a new question on setbacks. Also new this year is a multi-media option for the Supplemental Information. My tips are in blue below. Cover Letter Please...

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Rejected MBA’s: Now What?

By - Jul 3, 12:14 PM   Comments [0]

You just received your final rejection letter. You have four options. You can: a) Mope and sulk. b) Decide you don’t need or want an MBA. c) Reapply next year. d) All of the above. Listen, we're not going to deprive you of your right to be bitter about rejection....

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New Professors at Haas

By - Jul 3, 12:02 PM   Comments [0]

In fall 2012, there will be nine new professors on staff at the Haas School of Business at Berkeley. Toby Stuart, who worked previously as a professor at Harvard Business School, will be a Haas professor and faculty director of the Lester Center for Entrepreneurship....

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GMAT Question of the Day (July 3): Work Problem and Sentence Correction

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Math (PS) Jack can complete the task in 8 hours. Tom can complete the task in 12 hours. If Jack works on the task alone for 4 hours and then Tom starts to help him, how many hours in total will Jack have worked by the...

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The Business of Medicine and the Supreme Court Decision on Healthcare

By - Jul 2, 14:29 PM   Comments [0]

As I listen to the landmark Supreme Court decision on healthcare, I can’t help but think about the ramifications of healthcare reform and its impact on medical professionals. Personally, I’m elated because I know that my kids will be covered until age 26 and that...

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MBA Admissions: MIT Sloan and Marketing/Sales

By - Jul 2, 14:18 PM   Comments [0]

This post about MIT’s Sloan School of Management, focusing on marketing/sales, is part of a series of interviews about top MBA programs called “MBA Career Goals and the B-Schools that Support Them.” Please subscribe to our blog to ensure that you receive all the posts...

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Current Student Interview – Lydia from USC Marshall

By - Jul 2, 14:08 PM   Comments [0]

Here’s a talk with Lydia Kung, a USC Marshall student interested in pursuing a career in international business. Thank you Lydia for sharing your thoughts and experiences with us! This interview is the latest in an blog series featuring interviews with current MBA students, offering...

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