Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Dec 19, 12:25 PM   Comments [0]

Welcome to the end-of-year edition of Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz, our periodic check-in with some of the MBA blogosphere’s applicant and student contributors. There was much to celebrate this week as multiple bloggers shared the great news of  getting in to one or more of...

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R1 Decisions from Michigan Ross

By - Dec 19, 11:35 AM   Comments [0]

Moved by the holiday spirit, Soojin Kwon, MBA admissions director at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business, tapped into her inner poet for her latest blog post announcing the Round 1 admitted student calls she and her team completed Thursday. All decisions are...

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Will I Ever Use My GMAT Skills Again?

By - Dec 19, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Learning GMAT skills isn’t just a means to an end. What you learn will benefit you in b-school One of the questions many GMAT students ask is “why do we have to take this [insert colorful word] test anyway?” There is despair and frustration evident in...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Dec 19)

By - Dec 19, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math Out of 100 people surveyed, 60 were women. If 10 were smoking women and 20 were smoking men, what percentage of men surveyed were non-smokers? A. 10 B. 20 C. 30 D. 40 E. 50 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - E - (click and drag your mouse to see the...

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Life as an HBS MBA

By - Dec 18, 15:27 PM   Comments [0]

Meet Philip Blackett, a proud member of the Harvard Business School Class of 2016, the founder of Magnetic Interviewing, and the host of the podcast Life in the MBA. Listen to the recording of our conversation with Philip. He has a fascinating story! 00:02:35 – Fulfilling an...

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What to Expect from Your MBA Interview

By - Dec 18, 11:00 AM   Comments [0]

With MBA interview invitations continuing to arrive this time of year, we thought now would be an appropriate time to discuss some challenging interview situations. Most business school interviews are straightforward opportunities for an interviewer to learn more about a candidate’s personal and professional backgrounds,...

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HEC Paris Creates New Series of MOOCs for 2015

By - Dec 18, 06:02 AM   Comments [0]

Capitalizing on the success of its first massive open online courses, HEC Paris has announced it will launch a series of new MOOCs in 2015. They begin with courses on understanding organizations, social entrepreneurship, technology-based start-ups, and corporate finance. The first four are already open...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Dec 18)

By - Dec 18, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math A set of 11 different integers has a median of 25 and a range of 50. What is the greatest possible integer that could be in this set? A. 65 B. 70 C. 75 D. 80 E. 85 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - B - (click and drag your mouse...

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How should I approach the GMAT as a non-native speaker?

By - Dec 17, 23:00 PM   Comments [0]

Help! I am preparing to take the GMAT and am worried about the Verbal and writing sections because I am not a native English speaker.

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Is Columbia Business School Calling Your Name?

By - Dec 17, 09:45 AM   Comments [0]

Learn how to get Columbia’s attention by following the tips in Get Accepted to Columbia Business School, an on-demand webinar that we just posted to our site for anytime viewing. The webinar aired live last month and was a huge success, so if you missed...

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