Economist Ranks MBA Programs for Networking Potential

By - Mar 10, 05:59 AM   Comments [0]

One metric of the Economist‘s annual ranking of business schools is the potential to network, which is arguably the most valuable aspect of the MBA experience. This sub-ranking aggregates, with equal weights, scores for: ratio of alumni to current students; number of countries (other than home...

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Preparing Early and What Happens if You Don’t

By - Mar 10, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

Everyone knows that preparing early is the key to success. And we also know (all too well) what can happen when we don’t. Take, for example, the following scenarios:   BLACK FRIDAY   Prepared Unprepared   EXTREME COUPONING   Prepared Unprepared   THE RELEASE OF A NEW APPLE PRODUCT   Prepared Unprepared   THE OLYMPICS   Prepared Unprepared   AN INTERVIEW   Prepared Unprepared   FINALS   Prepared Unprepared   CASUAL FRIDAY   Prepared Unprepared   A CHICAGO WINTER   Prepared Unprepared   AND, OF COURSE, APPLYING...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Mar 10): Arithmetic and Sentence Correction

By - Mar 10, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

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 Only Knewton Gmat prep gives you access to >3,400 GMAT practice questions, all online. Save $351...

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INSEAD Deadlines for January 2015 Intake

By - Mar 7, 15:19 PM   Comments [0]

The INSEAD MBA program has posted the deadlines  for the January 2015 intake. Round 1 Deadline: March 21, 2014 Interview Notification: April 25, 2014 Final Decision Notification: June 6, 2014 Round 2 Deadline: May 28, 2014 Interview Notification: June 27, 2014 Final Decision Notification: August 8, 2014 Round 3 Deadline: July 25, 2014 Interview Notification: September...

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GMAT Problem Solving: Roman Numeral Questions

By - Mar 7, 08:00 AM   Comments [2]

Have you seen these problems as you study for the GMAT? You know the ones I’m talking about – they have so many components that you put up a mental block almost the second you see them. And to add insult to injury, they increase...

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How is your GMAT score calculated?: Part III

By - Mar 7, 06:53 AM   Comments [0]

In the last two articles, we outlined how the GMAT is scored and discussed what an adaptive exam is.

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Optimus Prep Expands to Chicago

By - Mar 7, 02:32 AM   Comments [0]

Optimus Prep is happy to announce its expansion into the Chicago area, bringing professional, quality GMAT preparation at competitive prices. Students who are looking to apply for post-graduate management programs know that the GMAT score is one of the key factors in the admissions process....

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GMAT Question of the Day (Mar 7): Statistics and Critical Reasoning

By - Mar 7, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

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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Round 2 Updates from U. Michigan Ross

By - Mar 6, 19:27 PM   Comments [0]

The finish line is almost in sight, MBA admissions director Soojin Kwon of the University of Michigan Ross School of Business assures antsy Round 2 applicants. Last week, Kwon moderated a Forte Foundation admissions panel for women planning to go to business school next year, and...

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Round 2 Updates from UCLA Anderson School

By - Mar 6, 19:05 PM   Comments [0]

On Wednesday, the MBA admissions office at UCLA Anderson School of Management released another batch of early Round 2 decisions. In an update to the MBA Insider’s Blog, admissions officer Jessica Chung shared a few updates for other anxious Round 2 applicants: One more batch of early...

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