Attention MBA Applicants: Beware of Friendly Advice!

By - Sep 7, 05:59 AM   Comments [0]

As Round 1 deadlines near, you’ll probably think about asking a trusted friend or family member to review your materials. There are obvious benefits to having a fresh set of eyes on your work, but there can also be a few drawbacks. The upside to someone...

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GMAT Question of the Day (September 7)

By - Sep 7, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math To build a rectangular chicken pen, Mike has 40 meters of netting. If Mike wants to maximize the area of the pen, what will be the most favorable dimensions? A. 12 x 8 B. 15 x 8 C. 10 x 10 D. 15 x 15 E. 15 x 5   Question Discussion...

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

By - Sep 7, 00:06 AM   Comments [0]

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. Practice Resources and Proper Computer-Based Practice Hi Rich, Can you please suggest whether it is a good idea...

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What will you earn post your US MBA? Find out now!

By - Sep 6, 23:34 PM   Comments [0]

Hello, Everyone knows that an MBA will change one’s life. Everyone knows that MBAs are among the most highly paid professionals in the world. Everyone knows that MBAs offer a wide range of career choices, all of which pay well, and promise the opportunity to change the world.   But...

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Your MBA Goals Essay: Get Ready, Get Set, THINK!

By - Sep 6, 10:46 AM   Comments [0]

You’re applying to b-school and aiming for the Round 1 deadlines. You may also be working full-time, juggling a few other responsibilities, and perhaps trying to jack up your GMAT. You really don’t have time to spare. So let’s get down to business and start defining your MBA...

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4 Tips For Applying To B-School With Finance Experience

By - Sep 6, 02:27 AM   Comments [0]

Our 12 Terrific Tips blog series offers specialized advice for MBA applicants in a range of situations – from deciding between an MBA and EMBA program, to applying as a member of an overpopulated sub-group, to acing your interviews…and loads more! Here’s the first post: As members of one...

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How MBA Adcoms Evaluate Your GPA

By - Sep 6, 01:28 AM   Comments [0]

“But my undergrad school was highly competitive!” “But I worked 20 hours a week during college!” “But I was a varsity athlete at a Division I school.” “But even though it took me a couple of years, once I got it together I made dean’s list every semester!” “But...

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Using subjunctive on the GMAT

By - Sep 4, 09:27 AM   Comments [0]

Not many people have even heard of the subjunctive mood in English. However, the GMAT test makers have! Here’s a quick review to get you up to speed. 1. What is the subjunctive? Consider the following sentence: I insist that you are on time. This sounds quite...

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HBS Dean Nohria Discusses Value of the MBA

By - Sep 4, 05:39 AM   Comments [0]

The debate over whether the MBA degree is overrated never seems to get old, thanks to the media’s regular stoking of the topic. We thought we’d share with you today this new Bloomberg interview with Harvard Business School dean Nitin Nohria, an obvious proponent of...

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GMAT Question of the Day (September 4)

By - Sep 4, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math Kate and David each have $10. Together they flip a coin 5 times. Every time the coin lands on heads, Kate gives David $1. Every time the coin lands on tails, David gives Kate $1. After the coin is flipped 5 times, what is the...

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