3 Tips for Showing Strengths in Your Application Essays

By - Mar 15, 00:55 AM   Comments [0]

One of most important pieces of advice I can give you regarding your personal statements and application essays is this: Show, don’t tell. Here are three tips to help you achieve this must-have writing goal: 1. Show the steps you’ve taken. If you are writing about a goal...

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The New GMAC Executive Assessment for EMBA Applicants

By - Mar 15, 00:47 AM   Comments [0]

GMAC just launched the new Executive Assessment (EA) test which EMBA applicants can take instead of the GMAT or GRE. Applicants can still take and submit GMAT/GRE scores, but according to GMAC, the EA will become the new industry standard. Here are some key features...

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"Personality" Not Enough When Choosing MBA Admissions Consultant

By - Mar 14, 23:20 PM   Comments [0]

  “We got along great on the phone.” “I really liked how she sounded.” “Well, he seems too demanding.” When asked why they chose to work with – or not work with – a particular MBA admissions consultant, those are some frequent answers from business school applicants....

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The Lazy Thinking Behind the “2 Minutes Per Question” Plan

By - Mar 14, 11:30 AM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen; Rich.C@empowergmat.com  EMPOWERgmat.com If you’re familiar with the format of the GMAT, then you know that the Quant section of the Test consists of 37 questions that must be completed in 75 minutes. At some point in the history of the GMAT, someone thought...

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So…You Didn’t Get Into Your Dream B-School

By - Mar 14, 07:55 AM   Comments [0]

Did you give it your all this application season and end up with mixed results? By mixed results we mean that you were dinged by your dream school (or schools), but still got in to one or more other great programs. If that’s the case...

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GMAT Question of the Day (March 14)

By - Mar 14, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math All pages of a book are numbered. If the first page is numbered 1 and the last page is numbered 705, on how many pages does digit 9 appear in the numeration? A. 70 B. 77 C. 126 D. 133 E. 140   Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - D - (click and drag...

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UCLA Anderson Executive MBA 2016 Application Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Mar 13, 13:02 PM   Comments [0]

For its essay questions, the UCLA EMBA adcom is bucking the “less is more” trend in terms of length. The two main essays are both a hefty 750 words, long enough to allow – indeed to require – some in-depth exposition, reflection, analysis, and description....

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Share Your Experience. Take This Survey

By - Mar 13, 11:47 AM   Comments [0]

Have you been accepted to b-school? Help others get to where you've gotten by sharing your experiences in the 2016 AIGAC survey. This survey is for applicants who have been admitted to one or more business schools that start Aug./Sept. 2016. Your survey results will...

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Test Your MBA Reapplication IQ!

By - Mar 12, 13:13 PM   Comments [0]

Our blog series, 12 Terrific Tips, offers specialized advice for MBA applicants in a range of situations – from deciding between an MBA and EMBA program, to applying as a member of an overpopulated sub-group, to acing your interviews…and loads more. Here's the next post! Last...

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Why a January MBA Start is a Good Option

By - Mar 11, 12:13 PM   Comments [0]

If your business school applications so far this season have been unsuccessful, there’s no need to feel pessimistic about your MBA options for this year. Just because you haven’t made the cut for September entry options doesn’t mean you’re out of the game. Consider, instead,...

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