Ross Application Essay Questions Analysis- 2013-2014

By - Jun 5, 08:29 AM   Comments [0]

 Ross has released its essay questions for 2013-2014. Instead of five questions from last year, this year’s applicants will be answering four questions, and instead of 1700 words, they now have only 1250 words to present their candidacy. Ross has eliminated last year’s question about...

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GMAT Question of the Day (June 5): Work Problem and Sentence Correction

By - Jun 5, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) A furniture manufacturer has two machines, but only one can be used at a time. Machine A is utilized during the first shift and Machine B during the second shift, while both work half of the third shift. If Machine A can do the...

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Some Thoughts on Harvard Business School’s New Application

By - Jun 4, 12:59 PM   Comments [0]

HBS has announced a new essay-optional application. But according to Businessweek, this “optional” question will be optional in name only. In other words, if you’re applying to Harvard, you’d be silly to pass on this singular opportunity to give Harvard more reasons to admit you. To...

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GMAT Question of the Day (June 4): Arithmetic and Sentence Correction

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Math (PS) The square of = ? (A) (B) (C) (D) (E) Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - B - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals Over 4 M students achieved educational & career goals Kaplan’s unparalleled test prep courses. ...

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Move From Family Business to B-School

By - Jun 3, 05:08 AM   Comments [0]

Applicants who have worked in a family business sometimes worry that their professional profile won't measure up when compared with other MBA hopefuls with more traditional employment paths. Nothing could be further from the truth. Every year, top schools accept students who will go back to...

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GMAT Question of the Day (June 3): Coordinate Geometry and Sentence Correction

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Math (PS) What is the area of a triangle with the following vertices , , and ? (A) 3 (B) 4 (C) 5 (D) 6 (E) 7 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - D - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals Manhattan GMAT: 99 percentile...

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How Should I Choose Stories for Essays?

By - Jun 1, 14:16 PM   Comments [0]

 In response to my blog titled Common Mistakes You Should Avoid in Your Essays, I received emails from applicants with some interesting queries regarding stories to be used in essays. I would like to share their questions and my responses to the questions: Question #1 Are...

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Hiring Up 4% for Class of 2013 B-School Grads

By - Jun 1, 05:46 AM   Comments [0]

The job market continues to improve for graduate business school degree holders, as more employers plan to hire MBAs and specialized business master’s talent than did so last year, according to the 2013 Corporate Recruiters Survey. The survey was issued earlier this week by the...

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NYU Stern MBA Interview with Jenna Lee

By - May 31, 08:25 AM   Comments [0]

Here’s a talk with Jenna Lee, a soon-to-be graduate of NYU Stern. Jenna talks about her b-school experience, and offers some important advice about planning ahead when applying to b-school. Thank you Jenna for sharing with us! This interview is the latest in an blog...

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Michigan Ross School of Business 2014 Essay Questions

By - May 31, 05:07 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Michigan Ross School of Business has made some changes to its 2013-2014 MBA application essays, which are now available online. This year, the Ross MBA program has broadened the scope of one prompt, eliminated the "passion" question, and reduced the total maximum word...

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