GMAT Question of the Day (April 4)

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Math Is ? (1) (2)   Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - E - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals Manhattan GMAT: 99 percentile teachers and superior curriculum at a more affordable price. Save @ GMAT Club. Save $350! There's still...

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Mapping out Your MBA Prep — Post-Grad + 3

By - Apr 4, 00:23 AM   Comments [0]

“Wish I had done that a few years ago ….” We hear that frequently from MBA applicants as they’re filling out their MBA applications. We don’t want you to have to say that. This is the fourth of a five-part blog series with advice on how you can...

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3 Tips for Discussing Failure in Your MBA Application Essays

By - Apr 3, 13:54 PM   Comments [0]

“Business schools only want to accept candidates who are perfect, so I am going to make sure I show myself in the best possible light. Crickey. One of the essay questions is to tell them about a failure. What do I do now?” While this...

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3 Tips for Handling a Low GMAT Verbal Score

By - Apr 3, 13:36 PM   Comments [0]

Recently I talked about overcoming the challenge of a low GMAT quant score. Today we’ll discuss how to handle a less-than-perfect verbal GMAT score (in the bottom of the 80% range or lower for your target programs). With such a strong emphasis on teamwork and communication in b-school (and for the...

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Harini: Semiconductor industry -> ISB

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Without his help I never would have been able to write essays the way I did. He was always available when we wanted to speak with him. His guidance for the interview process helped me in preparing for it. In short, I had a very good experience...

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Vivin: Investment Banking -> Simon

By - Apr 2, 09:15 AM   Comments [0]

He showed me how to do this while making my story a marketable one. His feedback forced me to sharpen my goal statements and do additional research on specific areas. At no point did I feel my essays had stopped becoming my own. My journey towards...

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Aditi: Practicing Doctor -> ISB/Cornell

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When I spoke to Karthik, I sensed sincerity and a genuine interest in wanting to help me meet my objectives. Even before our conversation ended, I had decided to enlist his expertise. When I decided to take the plunge and apply to business schools, I was...

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Rishab: IT Industry -> ISB

By - Apr 2, 09:01 AM   Comments [0]

What I greatly appreciate Karthik for is that he is a great listener, has a structured process and is always reachable. I started my applications only a couple of weeks before the college deadlines and had multiple calls with Karthik at 1AM in the night. After...

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Swarnima: Nonprofit/Education Sector -> University of Michigan Ross

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He also conducted a pseudo interview to ensure that all the pieces of my puzzle fit together and this was done even before I wrote my first college essay. This activity alone ensured that I had a solid framework for most common questions of my...

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Karthik: College -> Grenoble MiM

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Besides making me actively focus on my essays, Elka was able to help me clearly convey what I was attempting to say. The process gave my essays more structure and helped me say a compelling story. I am definitely glad I worked with August Academy (

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