Guiding Your Business School Recommenders

By - Nov 16, 06:43 AM   Comments [0]

As the majority of Round 2 deadlines are in early January, you should follow up with your recommenders now to ensure they are pacing themselves and won’t be crunched for time once all of the year-end craziness hits. These contacts are doing you a huge favor,...

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Chicago Booth Profile: Class of 2017

By - Nov 16, 03:51 AM   Comments [0]

Let’s take a look at this year's newest Chicago Booth class, the class of 2017… • Number of applications received - 4,286 • Average class size - 585 • Female students - 42% • Male students - 58% • Average student age - 27.8 years • Average years work experience - 5 • GMAT range - 570-780 • Average GMAT - 726 • GPA range (mid-80%) - 3.2-3.9 • Average GPA - 3.6 • U.S. minority students -...

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Linking Your Chicago Booth Presentation Essay to the School’s Introduction Content

By - Nov 16, 00:03 AM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group I have received the following question a lot lately: "Should my presentation reflect the ideas that Booth espouses when introducing the presentation question?"  The short answer is "yes," but the long answer is more complicated than that and is worthy...

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B-School Girl Reflects on Her Time at USC Marshall

By - Nov 15, 02:57 AM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an blog series featuring interviews with MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs. And now for a chat with B-School Girl, a recent graduate of UCS Marshall. (We first met B-School Girl two years ago –...

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UCLA Anderson 2016 Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Nov 15, 02:45 AM   Comments [0]

The advice that UCLA Anderson provides below is excellent, not just for Anderson’s essays, but for most MBA essays. Read it carefully.  My tips are in blue below. Your essays are the primary way for you to share your perspectives and plans with the admissions committee. The...

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What an Aspiring MBA Can Learn from Daily Fantasy Sports

By - Nov 13, 23:50 PM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group If you are alive and still use a television to consume your shows, you have surely seen the ad blitz from Daily Fantasy Sports (or "DFS") sites like FanDuel and DraftKings.  And if you follow the news, you may have...

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How To Avoid Procrastinating For The GMAT

By - Nov 13, 11:26 AM   Comments [0]

Photo Via: By Victoria Robertson on November 11, 2015 This article is brought to you by Uloop and Kaplan.  Search Uloop for student housing, college roommates, sublets, part-time jobs, internships, tutors, and campus news. It’s the test of all tests, and you’re nowhere near ready to take...

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Self-Analysis of Your GMAT Performance MUST Include Actual Analysis

By - Nov 13, 09:38 AM   Comments [0]

Studying for the GMAT can be a challenging endeavor for many Test Takers. Arguably, one of the most common score goals for Test Takers (if not THE most common score goal) is 700+, but only about 10% of those same people can actually achieve that...

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How being like Beyoncé can make you a better MBA applicant

By - Nov 13, 07:28 AM   Comments [0]

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GMAT Question of the Day (November 13)

By - Nov 13, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math If 53 students are enrolled in both the CS103 (Algorithms and Data Structures) and the M101 (Mathematics for Computer Science) classes, how many of the CS103 students are not enrolled in M101? (1) 72 students are taking M101. (2) 59 students are taking CS103.   Question Discussion & Explanation Correct...

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