Yale SOM 2011 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips.

By - May 27, 12:26 PM   Comments [0]

This Yale School of Management 2011 MBA Application tip post is one of a series of posts providing MBA application and essay advice for applicants to top MBA programs around the world. You can access the entire series at http://blog.accepted.com/acceptedcom_blog/tag/2011-mba-application-tips. My comments are in red. Yale...

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GMAT Question of the Day (May 27): Arithmetic and Sentence Correction

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Math (PS) The square of = ? (A) (B) (C) (D) (E) OA and Explanation Verbal (SC) A huge flying reptile that died out with the dinosaurs some 65 million years ago, the Quetzalcoatlus had a wingspan of 36 feet, believed to be the largest flying creature...

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B-Schools News: More Expensive Programs Yield Higher Paid Grads

By - May 26, 23:14 PM   Comments [0]

According to new Bloomberg Businessweek research, graduates from top business schools (which are also the most expensive programs) earn more straight out of school and down the road than do grads from lower ranked, less expensive schools. And they don’t just make a little more…but...

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GMAT Question of the Day (May 26): Coordinate Geometry and Sentence Correction

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Math (PS) What is the area of a triangle with the following vertices , , and ? (A) 3 (B) 4 (C) 5 (D) 6 (E) 7 OA and Explanation Verbal (SC) Students in the metropolitan school district lack math skills to such a large degree as to make it difficult...

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2010 Beautiful B-School Photo Contest Winners

By - May 25, 11:45 AM   Comments [0]

The winners of this year’s Beautiful B-School photo contest are… The First Prize ($200 Amazon gift certificate) goes to BizWiz for his shot of Stanford GSB‘s Oval Park: Second Prize ($100 gift certificate) goes to Matt Thieleman for his picture of Tappan Street and Michigan Ross amidst...

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Admissions Resume: What to Include

By - May 25, 11:41 AM   Comments [0]

Recently in “MBA Admissions:The May-October Romance,” I suggested that applicants for Fall 2011 entry begin assembling materials for their applications now – a full five months in advance of the first fall deadlines. One of the ideal documents to begin now is a resume, something...

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Johns Hopkins Launches New Global MBA Program

By - May 25, 11:35 AM   Comments [0]

This August, Johns Hopkins will be opening the doors to its new Global MBA program at the Carey Business School, headed by inaugural dean Yash Gupta. According to the Bloomberg Businessweek article on the subject, Gupta “seeks to reinvent the modern MBA.” He explains that...

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GMAT Question of the Day (May 25): Algebra and Critical Reasoning

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Math (DS) If is a positive integer, is ? 1. 2. is a prime number OA and Explanation Verbal (CR) In two months, the legal minimum wage in the country of Kirlandia will increase from five Kirlandic dollars (KD5.00) per hour to KD5.50 per hour. Opponents of...

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Duke Fuqua 2011 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips

By - May 24, 11:10 AM   Comments [0]

Duke Fuqua 2011 MBA Essay Questions My comments are in red. Three essay questions must be completed before submitting your application. Prepare your essays carefully. The Admissions Committee considers your responses to the following questions important in the selection process. Please respond fully and concisely using 1.5...

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GMAT Question of the Day (May 24): Word Problem and Critical Reasoning

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Math (PS) Two cities, Kensington MD and Reston VA are 30 km apart. From both of these cities, simultaneously, two hikers start their journeys towards each other. They are walking at a constant speed of 5 km/hour each. Simultaneously, a fly leaves the city of Kensington....

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