Knewton Video on Demand: How to Weaken a GMAT Critical Reasoning Argument

By - Mar 4, 13:15 PM   Comments [0]

// In this video, Jen and Dave run through the basics of “weaken” CR questions. As they explain, two of the most common ways an answer choice will weaken a CR argument include: Invalidating an assumption on which the argument depends Providing a piece of evidence that...

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MBA Admissions Tip: Approaching the Quant Aspects of Your Application

By - Mar 4, 10:13 AM   Comments [0]

A low GMAT score or a low GPA is not necessarily an MBA deal breaker. No adcom is going to admit or dismiss a candidate based solely on one semester’s poor GPA or a low verbal GMAT score without also reflecting on...

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Getting to Know Tulane’s Freeman School of Business

By - Mar 4, 10:11 AM   Comments [0]

I had the opportunity to sit down and chat with Bill Sandefer, MBA Admissions Director at Tulane’s Freeman School of Business. He filled me in on the latest Tulane b-school happenings and general info and tidbits about the Freeman School. Highlights from our conversation follow. Linda Abraham:...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Mar 4): Statistics and Sentence Correction

By - Mar 4, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) Set consists of distinct numbers such that the difference between any two different elements of set is an integer. How many elements does set contain? 1. The difference between any two different elements of set is 2 ...

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MBA Admissions Tip: Lack of Extra-Curricular Activities

By - Mar 3, 10:08 AM   Comments [0]

It’s around this time of year when MBA applicants who plan to apply to business school this fall begin to evaluate their profiles. So it’s no wonder that right around now is when the extra-curricular questions start to fly my way: “If...

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So many choices…so little time: making the full-time, part-time, EMBA decision

By - Mar 3, 09:39 AM   Comments [0]

Dave M writes about his frustration in choosing between full-time and part-time MBA programs in his blog post http://thembapath.blogspot.com/2011/02/tepper-flex-time-mba-info-session-and.html. Dave, I contemplated part-time vs. full-time when I considered MBA programs, and one of my best friends, Colleen, made the same decision at the same time. Ultimately, I decided...

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Clear Admit Admissions Tip: Waitlist Correspondence

By - Mar 3, 05:22 AM   Comments [0]

In addition to actively evaluating the applications of Round Two applicants at this time of year, many top programs revisit their Round One waitlists and consider the strength of those individuals with respect to the new information about the...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Mar 3): Probability and Critical Reasoning

By - Mar 3, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) During the break of a football match the coach will make 3 substitutions. If the team consists of 11 players among which there are 2 forwards, what is the probability that none of the forwards will be substituted? (A) (B) (C) (D) (E) OA and...

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Knewton Video on Demand: Two Classic CR Strengthening Questions

By - Mar 2, 13:13 PM   Comments [0]

// In this video, Jen and Dave test your GMAT Critical Reasoning skills with two sample “strengthening” questions. After they read each question, just pause the video and take a minute or two to tackle the question on your own. When you’re ready, Jen and...

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What Happened to Teamwork Admissions Essays?

By - Mar 2, 11:57 AM   Comments [0]

When business school admissions officers evaluate a candidate, they primarily look for four dimensions that round out a strong applicant: leadership, teamwork, innovation, and maturity. (These applicant dimensions are detailed extensively in Your MBA Game Plan, the industry’s most effective book on...

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