CMU Launches Integrated Innovation Institute

By - May 16, 05:01 AM   Comments [0]

By Stacy Blackman Consulting Carnegie Mellon University has formally launched an Integrated Innovation Institute, a market-focused center that will cross-train students in the values, principles, thinking and methods of engineering, design and business — the three disciplines considered to be the core of innovation. Drawing on Carnegie...

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GMAT Question of the Day (May 16): Word Problem and Critical Reasoning

By - May 16, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

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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HBS Keeps “Optional” Essay for 2014-2015 Admissions Cycle

By - May 15, 18:22 PM   Comments [0]

By Stacy Blackman Consulting Just one day after Harvard Business School sent out Round 3 decisions, director of MBA admissions and financial aid Dee Leopold was back on the blog today with the news that HBS would be repeating the optional essay prompt that created such...

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GRE vs. GMAT: Trends

By - May 15, 13:08 PM   Comments [0]

A recent Poets & Quants article highlights some of the current data surrounding the decision applicants make in choosing between the GRE and GMAT. According to the Educational Testing Service, almost 10% of MBA applicants took the GRE instead of the GMAT in the 2012-2013...

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Which Graduate Schools Should You Apply To?

By - May 15, 13:02 PM   Comments [0]

Listen to the recording of Linda Abraham’s latest podcast to learn the 4-step formula for a successful graduate school application process. 00:01:17 – The secret to acceptance: applying to the right schools. 00:04:54 – Begin with the end in mind: determining your post-degree professional goal. 00:16:02 – How...

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GMAT Question of the Day (May 15): Geometry and Critical Reasoning

By - May 15, 02:00 AM   Comments [2]

Math (DS) What is the value of ? 1. is odd 2. is even Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - C - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals Veritas Prep has worked with over 50K students at over 90 locations worldwide. ...

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UPenn Wharton School 2014-2015 MBA Application Deadlines

By - May 14, 17:55 PM   Comments [0]

By Stacy Blackman Consulting The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School has announced the MBA application deadlines for the 2014-2015 admissions cycle. This year’s three deadlines are: Round 1 Deadline: October 1, 2014 Notification: December 16, 2014 Round 2 Deadline: January 5, 2015 Notification: March 24, 2015 Round 3 Deadline: March 26, 2015 Notification: May 5,...

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Writing About Overcoming Obstacles in Your Application Essays

By - May 14, 13:20 PM   Comments [0]

What does the adcom actually want to know about the challenges you've overcome? In this short video, Linda Abraham shares the answer to this often-asked question: Do you have questions about addressing obstacles you've overcome in your application essays? Leave a comment below and we would...

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What you need to know about the GMAT

By - May 14, 06:39 AM   Comments [0]

As you probably know, thousands of business schools require the GMAT exam as part of the application process. Admissions officers use GMAT scores to assess prospective students’ reasoning skills and preparedness for business school.

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GMAT Question of the Day (May 14): Probability and Sentence Correction

By - May 14, 02:00 AM   Comments [1]

Math (PS) The probability that a visitor at the mall buys a pack of candy is 30%. If three visitors come to the mall today, what is the probability that exactly two will buy a pack of candy? (A) 0.343 (B) 0.147 (C) 0.189 (D) 0.063 (E) 0.027 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct...

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