Where Can I Apply with a 660 GMAT Score?

By - Jul 9, 11:42 AM   Comments [0]

Both in my online forums and in other exchanges with candidates, I am often asked the question, “I want to go to a Top-15 school; where might I gain admission if I only have a 660 GMAT score?” Fortunately or unfortunately, there is no stock...

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Is My GPA Too Low?

By - Jul 9, 11:40 AM   Comments [0]

Many candidates write to me worried about their undergraduate GPAs and ask, “Do you think my GPA is too low?” There is no stock answer to this question. Certainly, stats about each business school’s average GPA for matriculating students can help you gain a sense of...

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Decoding GMAT Gibberish: On-Demand Webinar Now Available

By - Jul 9, 04:01 AM   Comments [0]

Recently we presented an excellent webinar that offered b-school applicants valuable advice on how to understand your GMAT score. That webinar, That GMAT Score: Implications for Your MBA Application, can now be viewed online anytime and anywhere! Some of the questions answered during the webinar include: Is...

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GMAT Question of the Day (July 9): Probability and Sentence Correction

By - Jul 9, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) The bowl contains chips of red and green color and no chips of any other color. If two chips are drawn from the basket at random without replacement, what is the probability that both chips will be green? 1. 20% of all chips in the...

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MBA Student Interview – Ben from NYU Stern

By - Jul 8, 02:28 AM   Comments [0]

Here’s a talk with Ben Loveland who recently graduated from NYU Stern and is now working as an Associate at Credit Suisse in the Global Industrials Group for the Investment Banking Division. Thank you Ben for sharing your thoughts and experiences with us! This interview is...

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Should You Retake the GMAT?

By - Jul 8, 02:16 AM   Comments [0]

Learn the three key factors to examine when evaluating your GMAT score. By Linda Abraham, president and founder of Accepted.com and co-author of the new, definitive book on MBA admissions, MBA Admission for Smarties: The No-Nonsense Guide to Acceptance at Top Business Schools.     This post originally...

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MBA Admissions: Wharton and Consulting

By - Jul 8, 02:08 AM   Comments [0]

A quick glance at Wharton: Wharton currently ranks in third place as one of the best business schools, according to US News & World Report (March 2012). For consulting, Poets & Quants recently ranked Wharton as eighth. In 2011, 30.1% of Wharton graduates accepted job...

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Columbia Essay Questions Analysis and Tips

By - Jul 8, 01:04 AM   Comments [0]

A few weeks ago Columbia published updated essay questions for 2013. Below is Aringo's analysis and tips (in blue) for Columbia's new questions. Applicants must complete one short answer question and two essays. Short Answer Question What is your immediate post-MBA professional goal? (200 characters maximum) This is the...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Jul 6, 11:01 AM   Comments [0]

Welcome back to Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz, our regular ramble through the MBA blogosphere to discover what’s been keeping applicants and students busy. In this edition, our Buzz contributors set goals, share summer updates, offer advice on selecting recommenders, and discuss the latest revamped applications. Second-year...

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SBC Scoop: Managing Stress with a Timeline

By - Jul 6, 10:59 AM   Comments [0]

*Please note that no client details are ever shared in SBC Scoop or otherwise without complete sign off from client. Just about a year ago our client Emily was starting to freak out. Every time she looked at her applications for four MBA programs, all she...

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