Haas Essay Analysis and Application Deadlines

By - Aug 16, 15:53 PM   Comments [0]

UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business has released its MBA application essays and deadlines for the Class of 2014. Haas made some big changes to its essays (lots of short ones!) this year. Here are the school’s application deadlines and essays, followed...

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Look at the Economy! Is Now the Right Time to Apply to Business School?

By - Aug 16, 06:37 AM   Comments [0]

The economy is garnering much attention these days as MBA candidates begin work on their business school applications for the coming year.  The high unemployment rate, lowered forecasts for US economic growth, dismal state of multiple European economies, ongoing economic effects of...

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Kaplan GMAT Sample Problem: Problem Solving Combinations

By - Aug 16, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Combinations questions on the GMAT are considered challenging by many test-takers, but once you know the combinations formula and how to use it, most of the challenge is really just deciphering and visualizing what the word problem is asking. Be sure not to...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Aug 16): Arithmetic and Sentence Correction

By - Aug 16, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) Is an integer? 1. is a multiple of 60 2. GMAT Daily Deals Join Kaplan in their Road to Business School. Seminars, meet and greets, and admission advice. Register now! Save $100 when you sign up for admissions services with mbaMission. Mention GMAT Club to save!...

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The Denial Test: A Must-Know Strategy for CR Assumption Questions

By - Aug 15, 07:49 AM   Comments [0]

<em>This post was written by Sean Murphy, one of Knewton's expert <a href="http://www.knewton.com/gmat">GMAT prep</a> teachers. For more expert GMAT help, check out the Knewton <a href="http://www.knewton.com/blog/gmat/">GMAT blog</a>. </em> Critical Reasoning Assumption questions ask you to identify an unspoken assumption made by the argument’s...

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Current Full-Time Cornell Johnson Student Interview

By - Aug 15, 06:58 AM   Comments [0]

Accepted.com is continuing a blog series featuring interviews with current MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at selected MBA programs. We hope to offer you a candid picture of student life, and what you should consider as you prepare your MBA...

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MBA Admissions News Roundup

By - Aug 14, 06:53 AM   Comments [0]

Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business announced that David A. Thomas will become Georgetown McDonough’s new Dean and William R. Berkley Chair starting October 1, 2011. One can learn more about Dean Thomas by watching a video that has been posted on...

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Kaplan GMAT Sample Problem: Prime Factors

By - Aug 12, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Dealing with prime numbers and prime factors is an essential GMAT skill. Technically it is a skill we learned as early as elementary school/early school age, however just because it was learned in childhood does not mean that these questions are necessarily easy...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Aug 12): Mixture Problem and Sentence Correction

By - Aug 12, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) To make lemonade, a recipe requires 4 lemons, 30 ounces of sugar, and 2 pints of water. One can squeeze out 0.4 cups of 5% citric acid from an average lemon. Marta does not have lemons, but wants to make lemonade from 4 cups...

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What the Heck is a Weighted Average?

By - Aug 11, 07:47 AM   Comments [1]

This post was written by Rich Zwelling, one of Knewton's awesome GMAT prep instructors. For more GMAT help, check out the Knewton GMAT blog. If you've done some GMAT preparation already, you've likely come across the concept of "weighted averages." But what does that term really...

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