London Business School Q&A: Updated Answers from the Chat

By - Dec 23, 13:22 PM   Comments [0]

There were so many excellent questions for the London Business School MBA and MiF admissions directors, Peter Johnson and Karen Benge, and for the three part-time MiF students, that we didn’t have time during the Q&A to get to them all. The representatives were kind enough...

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$50 Million Gift to Yale SOM

By - Dec 23, 10:13 AM   Comments [0]

Yesterday the Yale School of Management community was buzzing with news that Yale University has received a $50 million donation to help finish the new SOM campus. The school will recognize Yale College alumnus Edward P. (Ned) Evans (Class of ’64), the former Chair and...

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MBA Admissions News Roundup: Improv, Social Media, and More

By - Dec 23, 09:15 AM   Comments [0]

In a Businessweek blog post, “MIT Brings Improv to the MBA Classroom,” Alison Damast describes the leadership focused MBA acting class called Improvisational Leadership: In the Moment Leadership Skills. The second-year course integrates creative arts into the more classic business school curriculum, and focuses on...

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Clear Admit Admissions Tip: The Comparison Trap

By - Dec 23, 05:04 AM   Comments [0]

We wanted to take some time today to discuss a frequently-made mistake in the application process. In their desire to make their case to their target MBA programs, many applicants devote sentences and even paragraphs to explaining why the...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Dec 23): Arithmetic and Sentence Correction

By - Dec 23, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) How many zeros does end with? (A) 20 (B) 24 (C) 25 (D) 30 (E) 32 OA and Explanation Like these questions? Get the GMAT Club question collection: online at GMAT Club OR on your Kindle OR on your iPhone/iPad Verbal (SC) The skill and the precision of the Anasazi, ancient inhabitants...

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MBA Specialty Rankings Unveil Possibilities for All

By - Dec 22, 12:36 PM   Comments [0]

Fact: Not everyone can go to a top 10 business school. Businessweek‘s new MBA specialty rankings give the other 90% of us a solid place to begin research when you know what you want to do but can’t attend or afford a top 10 program. Such...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Dec 22): Statistics and Critical Reasoning

By - Dec 22, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) Which of the following sets has the same standard deviation as set ? (A) (B) (C) (D) (E) OA and Explanation Like these questions? Get the GMAT Club question collection: online at GMAT Club OR on your Kindle OR on your iPhone/iPad Verbal (CR) Guidebook writer: I...

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Knewton MBA Tip: How to Save Room on Your Resume (Part 1 of 5)

By - Dec 21, 11:15 AM   Comments [0]

This resume tip is written by Igor Khayet, founder of My Resume Shop. As a professional resume writer, one of the most common questions I get asked is how to shorten a resume to one page without losing critical information. This question does not only come...

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Consortium Interview: How is it Different from other MBA Interviews?

By - Dec 21, 11:11 AM   Comments [0]

As expected, our second Consortium Application Strategies Q&A was just as successful as our first, with lots of good questions and loads of new information offered from the Consortium and from participating schools. Here is an excerpt from the chat on Consortium interviews: Linda Abraham: Juan asks,...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Dec 21): Rate Problem and Sentence Correction

By - Dec 21, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) What is the ratio of the area of a TV screen with a diagonal of 18” to that of a screen with a diagonal of 15”? 1. The ratio of width to length is the same for both screens. 2. The width of the 18”-screen is...

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