Get Organized Over the Holidays

By - Dec 22, 06:28 AM   Comments [0]

Next week, 2015 draws to a close. Two weeks from today marks the first Round 2 deadline. Are you ready? If you’re not a “list person,” it’s time to become one—at least until the rest of your applications are in. We’ll help by giving you this outline...

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Three Last Minute Application Tips For Round Two

By - Dec 22, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% As you are finishing up your applications for Round Two’s upcoming deadline, I wanted to offer you a few last minute tips before you hit the submit button. 1. Have Someone Edit Your Essays Oftentimes, when we have written something and read it over...

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Can I Use Humor In My Application Essays?

By - Dec 22, 03:21 AM   Comments [0]

Want to let your funny side show in your application essays? Here is what Linda Abraham has to say about humor in admissions:     Related Resources: • Linda Abraham’s Admissions Assortment [podcast] • So These Two Grad School Applicants Walk Into A Bar . . . • First Drafts Of Personal Statements: Let Yourself...

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6 Secrets to a Successful MBA Interview

By - Dec 22, 02:50 AM   Comments [0]

Congratulations! You’ve been invited to interview at your top choice MBA program. You want to be sure to ace the interview the same way that you aced your application and essay. You need to prepare for your interview. No matter how solid your interview experience...

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How To Turn The Waitlist Into Acceptance

By - Dec 22, 02:37 AM   Comments [0]

At this time of year, many applicants receive notification that they have been waitlisted, which means their candidacy will be weighed against applicants from the next rounds. This is disappointing for some applicants and the start of a nerve-wracking wait. What will you do at...

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GMAT Question of the Day (December 22)

By - Dec 22, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math If and are positive integers and , then what is the value of ? A. -18 B. -17 C. 1 D. 17 E. 18 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - C - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily...

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"Weakness? Failure? Disappointment?"

By - Dec 22, 01:21 AM   Comments [0]

4 keys to answering questions about the “dark side” of your MBA candidacy MBA admissions committees typically elbow their way past all of the accomplishments, achievements and accolades commonly showcased in an application so they can see the “dark side” of a candidacy. Whether in essays,...

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Monday Mail-Bag: Advice on Big Picture Issues That Impact GMAT Test Takers…

By - Dec 21, 13:38 PM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen, EMPOWERgmat Rich.C@empowergmat.com This series of emails and PMs focuses on situations that many Test Takers face during their studies. The names of the original posters have been changed to protect their identities. Thoroughness on DS Questions Hey Rich, I’m having trouble with DS. Is x > y? 2)...

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4 Tips to Demonstrate Your Future Contributions on your MBA App

By - Dec 21, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

B-schools like to know that their students will enthusiastically join in and support their student bodies and alumni groups, as well as society in general. However, lavish pronouncements and assurances of future humanitarian efforts are generally unconvincing. How can you best show your future potential?...

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Tips for Applying to B-School After Years in the Workforce

By - Dec 21, 10:03 AM   Comments [0]

If you’ve held the same job for many years, find ways to call out leadership and professional achievements. This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com The average age of business school applicants has been trending downward for the past decade, and with...

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