Do You Have GMAT Anxiety?

By - Oct 20, 12:49 PM   Comments [0]

Do you know how your GMAT score will affect your chances of gaining admission to your top choice MBA program? How do you know when you should retake the GMAT? Do you need to be concerned that the GMAT is going to block your path to your...

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Ask the AdCom: What are Some Orientation Traditions?

By - Oct 20, 11:15 AM   Comments [0]

Hey everybody! We’re back with another installment of “Ask the AdCom,” where we share a wide range of tips and advice from admissions team members from a dozen top business schools. Since AdCom members are human, too, we know our readers will enjoy seeing  a different side of what makes...

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Who Tops The Economist’s 2017 MBA Rankings?

By - Oct 20, 10:09 AM   Comments [0]

GMAT scores for Ross’s new students remain flat—but applications have increased. Ross welcomes its new students, The Economist announces this year’s MBA rankings, and Duke Fuqua reports higher starting salary and compensation for its latest crop of graduates. See what’s trending on the business school landscape. The...

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Land Your Score: Reading Passages with a Purpose

By - Oct 20, 09:22 AM   Comments [0]

Jennifer Land shares the secret to Reading Comprehension. One of the most important steps of analyzing a GMAT Reading Comprehension passage is also one of the easiest to overlook: identifying the purpose of the passage. Recognizing WHY the passage was written is more important than understanding...

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I Applied To Chicago Booth… And Got Accepted! Here’s How

By - Oct 20, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Meet Lawrence. He’s currently attending The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. When Lawrence decided to apply to Booth he was 32 years old, with a GPA of 3.2 (B.A.) and 3.5 (M.A.) and a 760 GMAT. Now that he’s all settled into B-School and being...

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I Applied To MIT Sloan… And Got Accepted! Here’s How

By - Oct 20, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Meet Chuck. He’s currently attending MIT’s Sloan School of Management. When Chuck decided to apply to Sloan he was 27 years old with a GPA of 4.8 (5.0 scale) and a 730 GMAT. Now that he’s all settled into B-School and gearing up to take over the world, we...

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GMAT Question of the Day (October 20)

By - Oct 20, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math Of 250 people that were surveyed, 12% responded positively to a question in the poll while 50 refused to answer. If all the rest responded negatively to the question, what is the ratio of the number of people who responded negatively to the number of...

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The Latest Rankings from The Economist – What Do They Mean?

By - Oct 19, 15:03 PM   Comments [0]

Back in June, we tackled the loaded question ofwhether or not the MBA rankings matter. (And of course, it depends.) But regardless of how reliant on or independent from the rankings your school selection decisions were, you’ve likely gotten comfortable with your choices by now....

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Advice for the Harvard Business School Admissions Essay

By - Oct 19, 12:39 PM   Comments [0]

This probably comes as no surprise to many of you, but Harvard Business School has notoriously low acceptance rates, which is why applicants to HBS must answer the required essay question both thoughtfully and strategically. Business Insider recently shared my tips for this season’s crop of candidates,...

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5 Reasons to Synchronize GMAT Prep with B-School Applications

By - Oct 19, 12:24 PM   Comments [0]

It’s a common approach that most MBA applicants follow. Start off with test prep, spend several months on it, take the test, and then start thinking about what to do next. It’s true that this strategy (of taking up each component in the application requirements and...

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