Waitlisted – What Now?

By - Jul 20, 11:09 AM   Comments [0]

"Waitlisted - What Now?" is the latest post in our series Navigate the MBA Maze. First, a word of introduction: Realize that receiving a wait-list letter means you qualify for admission. You pass. You are probably on the wait-list (and not admitted) because they have already...

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

By - Jul 20, 08:41 AM   Comments [0]

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. Frequency of Certain Tough Quant Categories Dear Rich, How often will permutations, combinations and probabilities be tested on...

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The Importance of Picking the Right Recommenders

By - Jul 20, 05:22 AM   Comments [0]

Although most Round 1 applications aren’t due until the fall, it’s definitely not too early to start thinking about who’s going to support you as you pull together your materials. Your recommenders in particular will play a critical role in the process. So how do...

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GMAT Question of the Day (July 20)

By - Jul 20, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math A soccer coach riding his bike at 24 km/h reaches his office 5 minutes late. If he would have reached the office 4 minutes earlier than the scheduled time by traveling 25% faster, how far is his office from his house? A. 18 km B. 24 km C....

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Applying To Stanford GSB? Read This!

By - Jul 19, 23:33 PM   Comments [0]

Are you applying to Stanford GSB? Our webinar on Tuesday will give you the tools to create a strong application. You don’t want to miss this! Sign up now for Get Accepted to Stanford GSB, airing live on Tuesday, July 21, at 10am PT/1pm ET.   This article originally...

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INSEAD MBA Essay Analysis, Your 2015-2016 App

By - Jul 19, 14:17 PM   Comments [0]

Are you ready to dig into your essays? Application essays are specifically and cleverly designed to get into your head. We like to turn the tables on the admissions committees and get inside their heads. Why are they asking these questions? What are they looking...

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Chicago Booth 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 19, 13:27 PM   Comments [0]

Chicago Booth has always prided itself on valuing applicants who can handle ambiguity and lack of structure. And it's application reflects that principle. In spades. This year's Booth application also mirrors Chicago's pride in its distinctive culture. This essay/presentation question, which is new for this year,...

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Big Boost For Michigan Ross Entrepreneurship Institute

By - Jul 19, 01:17 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Michigan has announced a $60 million gift from the Zell Family Foundation, to support the Samuel Zell and Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business. The funds will support entrepreneurship programs for students, including a...

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Do Stanford GSB Grads REALLY “Change Lives. Change Organizations. Change the World.”?

By - Jul 19, 01:04 AM   Comments [0]

Episode 3 in our Big Brand Theory Series for MBA applicants: Stanford GSB's motto. Who wouldn’t want to change lives, change organizations, and change the world?  Right? For Episode 3 in our Big Brand Theory series, I set out to prove that Stanford GSB admits, transforms...

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When it comes to b-school, should women approach the MBA application process any differently?

By - Jul 17, 07:58 AM   Comments [0]

If asked how they evaluate applications from female applicants relative to their male counterparts, many admissions officers would likely avoid suggesting that women applicants are handled differently. However, with years of MBA admissions experience reviewing thousands of files, we have identified a few common characteristics that...

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