MBA Profile Evaluation Webinar

By - Oct 12, 06:21 AM   Comments [0]

It’s important to understand how you measure up in the eyes of top business school adcom, but in order to do so, you’re going to need to take an honest, objective look at your skills, experiences, and overall application profile. Join Natalie Grinblatt Epstein, editor...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Oct 12): Arithmetic and Critical Reasoning

By - Oct 12, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) What is the last digit of the following number ? (A) 6 (B) 5 (C) 2 (D) 1 (E) 0 OA and Explanation Verbal (CR) Dr. A: The new influenza vaccine is useless at best and possibly dangerous. I would never use it on a patient. Dr. B: But three studies published...

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The Three Pillars of GMAT Prep – #1 Content

By - Oct 11, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Pillar #1: Content In this series of articles, we’ll cover the three main “pillars” of GMAT prep necessary for success on test day. The first pillar is content, which encompasses the math and verbal skills necessary to answer the questions given to you on Test...

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Pre-Experience MiMs on the Rise

By - Oct 11, 06:15 AM   Comments [0]

Masters in management degrees, or MiMs, once an offering unique to European business schools, are now becoming more mainstream in the U.S., especially after Duke’s Fuqua School of Business launched its one-year MiM program. Fuqua’s new program is intended “to give a bit of business know-how...

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Columbia Business Schools Receives $100M Gift

By - Oct 11, 06:12 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia alum Henry R. Kravis donated $100 million to support the b-school’s move to Manhattanville. The school will be naming one of its two new facilities to honor Kravis’s generosity. In a message to the school (published on the Columbia website) Kravis credits his business success...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Oct 11): Overlapping Sets and Sentence Correction

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Math (PS) 6 students in a group study different languages as specified: * Russian: 4 * Ukrainian: 3 * Hebrew: 2 Each student studies at least 1 language. If it is also known that exactly 3 students study exactly 2 languages, how many students are studying all three languages? (A) 0 (B)...

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Top 10 GMAT Reading Comprehension Tips

By - Oct 10, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Alex Sarlin is the Verbal Lead for Knewton’s GMAT prep course. For many test-takers, the Reading Comprehension section is one of the trickiest parts of the GMAT. The passages are long, convoluted, and often boring — more likely to put you to sleep than to pique your...

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MBA Admissions News Round Up

By - Oct 10, 04:24 AM   Comments [0]

Can social entrepreneurs resolve thousands of years of conflict between Muslims and Jews? A Financial Times article, “Building bridges,” reports on a new program funded by the Edmond de Rothschild Foundation and co-sponsored by Cambridge University and Columbia Business School that sets out to unite...

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Data Sufficiency 101

By - Oct 9, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

In every class I teach, the reaction students have when they first encounter a data sufficiency problem is always the same. They are unsure of the correct approach, but feel they could do much better on such a problem if they had a firm...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Oct 8): Arithmetic and Sentence Correction

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Math (PS) How many five-digit numbers can be formed using the digits 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 which are divisible by 3, without repeating the digits? (A) 15 (B) 96 (C) 120 (D) 181 (E) 216 OA and Explanation Verbal (SC) Should present metal prices continue their sharp rise, the value of...

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