# Who Tops The Economist’s 2017 MBA Rankings?

- 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...

- 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...

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

- 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...

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

- 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...

# GMAT Question of the Day (October 20)

- 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...

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

- 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....

- 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,...

# 5 Reasons to Synchronize GMAT Prep with B-School Applications

- 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...

# Should You Retake the GMAT Exam?

- Oct 19, 12:11 PM   Comments [0]

There’s no yes or no answer here, but I will give you some points to consider that will help you make your decision. You probably should retake the GMAT if… 1. You have other weaknesses in your profile and you feel a high GMAT score will help you...

# An Engineer Analyzes Fit at MIT Sloan

- Oct 19, 11:45 AM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted blog series featuring interviews with MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs. And now for a chat with Sri Challa, MIT Sloan class of 2017... Accepted: We'd like to get to know you! Where are you...