MBA Admissions: NYU Stern & Media/Entertainment

By - Mar 24, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

NYU Stern currently ranks in 11th place as one of the best business schools, according to US News & World Report (March 2012). It is known for having a particularly strong media and entertainment track. Stern’s Class of 2014 and Media/Entertainment 3907 people applied to NYU Stern...

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US News Specialized Rankings

By - Mar 24, 08:59 AM   Comments [0]

In addition to its ranking of the top American MBA programs, US News also published rankings along different specialization categories. Here are the top 5 in the main categories: Accounting 1- Texas 2- Wharton 3- University of Illinois 4- Chicago Booth 5- Michigan Ross Entrepreneurship 1- Babson 2- Stanford 3- MIT Sloan 4-5- Harvard, Wharton Finance 1- Wharton 2-...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Mar 22): Arithmetic and Sentence Correction

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Math (PS) Which expression has the greatest value? (A) (B) (C) (D) (E) Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - C - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals Over 4M students achieved educational & career goals with Kaplan’s unparalleled test prep courses. Save...

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Does Inteview Prep Make You Phony?

By - Mar 21, 14:14 PM   Comments [0]

I was thrilled Thursday to be quoted in The Wall Street Journal’s “Frankly, Wharton Wants Candor,” which focused on Wharton’s Team Based Discussion (TBD) and Harvard’s interview reflections. I disagree, however, with disingenuous arguments in the article that applicants who seek to prepare beyond a...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Mar 21): Statistics and Critical Reasoning

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Math (DS) Set consists of a certain number of even integers divisible by 3. Is standard deviation of positive? 1. All elements of set are positive 2. The range of set is 0 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - B - (click and drag your...

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What is “Passion” in Admissions?

By - Mar 20, 14:28 PM   Comments [0]

Years ago, when I first heard b-school representatives talking about wanting to see passion in applications, I thought to myself, "You’re looking for passion from a bunch of investment bankers and engineers???? That’s a pretty calculating bunch." "Passion" has a sexy ring to it. An emotional,...

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London Business School MBA Interview with Etgar Bonar

By - Mar 20, 12:20 PM   Comments [0]

Here’s a talk with Etgar Bonar, MBA candidate at London Business School who is interested in using his passion for science and his skill as a manager to work in the health care/medical devices industry. Thank you Etgar for sharing your thoughts and experiences with...

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3 Ways to Stand Out in a Competitive B-School Applicant Pool

By - Mar 20, 09:40 AM   Comments [0]

Today I'm answering a question that's extremely common in the world of business school applications. MBA hopeful William contacted me with this conundrum: "Hi Stacy, I believe that I'm a strong candidate for a top business school. The problem is that when I look around me, most...

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MBA Admissions: UCLA Anderson & Media/Entertainment

By - Mar 20, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

A quick glance at UCLA Anderson currently ranks in 15th place as one of the best business schools, according to US News & World Report (March 2012). It is known for having a particularly strong media and entertainment track. Anderson’s Class of 2014 Profile &...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Mar 20): Statistics and Critical Reasoning

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Math (DS) If sets and are united into a single set, will the mean of this set be smaller than the sum of means of sets and ? 1. and are one-element sets 2. Neither set nor set contains negative...

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