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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The Economics of How You Choose to Prepare For (and Take) the GMAT

By - Sep 4, 01:10 AM   Comments [0]

GMATers vary in their perspectives on the amount of money that they ‘think’ they should spend on the GMAT. If we ignore the broader costs (time, energy, the money spent on crafting and sending out applications, ultimately attending Business School etc.), then we can focus...

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Said Business School Profile

By - Sep 4, 01:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions At Oxford’s Saïd Business School, there are two core ideas that run through every course, project, and programme the school offers: That the world today is an incredibly interconnected place, with global threats and opportunities that affect all of us; and that...

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Finding Balance as an MBA Student and Beyond

By - Sep 3, 10:06 AM   Comments [0]

The topic of work-life balance consumes a lot of air space in the media lately, particularly as Millennials try to figure out how to fulfill their professional passions while making time for their personal relationships and pleasurable downtime pursuits. In my new post published on the...

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Black Students Just Five Percent of HBS Class

By - Sep 3, 08:37 AM   Comments [0]

Diversity remains low at HBS and other elite Boston MBA programs. Why are black students so underrepresented in Boston-area MBA programs? What’s the best way to counter business school application burnout? Has HBS become the program of choice for fashion entrepreneurs? Let’s get to the bottom...

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