What Makes For Compelling Personal “Stuff” In An MBA Application Essay?

By - Apr 12, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Not gonna lie, this is a very challenging concept. Things may get a little heady, so stay with me… Schools often ask (in some form) what kind of person you are, getting to know who you are, personal interests, etc etc etc. But what IS that? What...

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Seemingly Similar MBA Applicants, Different Outcomes

By - Apr 12, 05:53 AM   Comments [0]

If Round 2 results from your dream school are in and you didn’t get the news you were hoping for, it can be pretty devastating. After months of hard work on your application and then a few more months of anxiety-ridden waiting, finding out that...

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3 Reasons Now Is The Best Time For Female Applicants To Apply to Business School

By - Apr 12, 05:38 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% It should come as no surprise that as women have become more than half of the college graduates in the United States, and more women are receiving higher education around the world, that the number of women applying to and attending business...

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GMAT Question of the Day (April 12)

By - Apr 12, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math If A, B, and C are distinct points on the number line. Is the length of the line segment AB less than 10? (1) The sum of the lengths of line segments AC and BC is 10 (2) The sum of the lengths of line segments AB...

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Monday Mail-Bag: Advice on Big Picture Issues That Impact GMAT Test Takers…

By - Apr 11, 12:18 PM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen, Rich.C@empowergmat.com  EMPOWERgmat.com This series of emails and PMs focuses on situations that many Test Takers face during their studies. The names of the original posters have been changed to protect their identities. Taking That First CAT is IMPORTANT Hi Rich, I’m thinking about waiting to give...

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What Your Work Experience Reveals About You in Your MBA Application

By - Apr 11, 11:35 AM   Comments [0]

Work experience is important because of what it reveals about you in terms of your character, maturity, and abilities. Even if your GPA and GMAT/GRE scores are spectacular, your work experience still needs to impress the admissions readers. Post-college employment reveals that you have “grown-up” experience in...

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Kaplan Has YOUR Back — Share Your Story!

By - Apr 11, 10:26 AM   Comments [0]

    Share your story for a chance to win What are you passionate about? What are your goals for the future? What drives you? We want to hear YOUR answers! Whether it is your goal to go to professional school, get into graduate school, land a job, or...

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Chicago Booth Alum Gifts $10M for Veteran MBA Scholarships

By - Apr 11, 06:04 AM   Comments [0]

Military veterans seeking an MBA degree at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business will have a significant leg up, thanks to the $10 million gift from alumnus Eric Gleacher to fund a groundbreaking scholarship program for U.S. veterans. The Gleacher Veteran Scholars Fund will provide...

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GMAT Question of the Day (April 11)

By - Apr 11, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math If n is a positive integer then the least value of n for which n! is divisible by 1,000 is A. 8 B. 10 C. 15 D. 20 E. 25   Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - C - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals Manhattan GMAT: 99 percentile teachers...

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Georgetown McDonough to Offer Peace Corps Scholarship

By - Apr 10, 23:26 PM   Comments [0]

Georgetown's McDonough School of Business has been selected as the 18th business school to join the Paul D. Coverdell Fellowship Program. Established in 1985, this fellowship offers returned Peace Corps volunteers admitted to full-time MBA programs a minimum of $10,000 in tuition scholarship funding per...

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