Soliciting Letters of Recommendation: Remember the Rule of 10%

By - Jun 16, 17:07 PM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group When it comes to recommendations, the first thing that any applicant needs to understand is how they work and, therefore, how they should handle them as part of the process.  We sum up this analysis with something we call “The...

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Harvard Business School: Analytical Aptitude And Appetite

By - Jun 16, 13:56 PM   Comments [0]

So HBS wants “analytical aptitude and appetite.” What is there to add? I mean, it’s pretty obvious. We didn’t really need HBS to say it. Yet they did say it. Maybe it’s not as obvious as it sounds. Let’s take a look. Analytical: This concept encompasses a...

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Aligning Your Resume With Your Application Essays

By - Jun 16, 13:36 PM   Comments [0]

"Aligning Your Resume With Your Application Essays" is the latest post in our series, Navigate the MBA Maze. MBA and other graduate school applicants frequently submit a resume with their applications. Many schools require it, and some schools, such as Columbia Business School, even specify a...

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Michigan Ross 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 16, 13:29 PM   Comments [0]

Michigan Ross essentially condensed last year's two required questions into one and added a goals essay question.   Review Ross' Evaluation Criteria and Admissions Director Soojin Kwon's excellent blog post on the new questions before you sit down to write the essays. Most importantly remember: your essays should reveal the qualities...

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UV Darden School Announces Enhancements to MBA Curriculum

By - Jun 16, 10:45 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business has just announced several changes to its MBA program that will take effect beginning this fall, including a new, required experiential course as well as more opportunities for students to customize their learning experience. Marc Lipson, associate dean...

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UV Darden School of Business Fall 2016 MBA Essay

By - Jun 16, 10:20 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business has posted a brand-new essay question for the 2015-16 MBA application season. Describe the most important professional feedback you have received and how you responded to it.  (500 words maximum) Deadlines for the upcoming admissions cycle have yet to...

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Top 5 Misconceptions About GMAT Prep

By - Jun 16, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Don’t be a fool about what to expect on Test Day. Credit: CollegeDegrees360 via Flickr cc Some students find the GMAT prep intimidating. Others underestimate the challenge of this important component of their business school application. To be sure, there’s plenty of misconceptions out there about...

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When Is The Best Time To Take The GMAT

By - Jun 16, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Are you wondering when is the best time to take the GMAT? You probably already know that the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) will be an important part of the MBA admissions process. But what you might still be wondering about is when you...

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GMAT Question of the Day (June 16)

By - Jun 16, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math Which of the following sets has the standard deviation greater than the standard deviation of set A={10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 26, 28} I. Set B, which consists of 10 first positive integers II. Set C, which consists of 10 first positive odd numbers III....

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6 Keys to a Better MBA Resume

By - Jun 15, 23:40 PM   Comments [0]

The first exposure that a business school gets to your candidacy is usually your résumé -- sometimes called a CV (curriculum vitae). Typically 1-2 pages in length, the résumé provides the admissions committee with an engaging snapshot of your career and life since the time...

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