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

By - Jun 20, 11:05 AM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen, Rich.C@empowergmat.com  www.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. Taking Advantage of How Quant Questions are Written Hi Rich, Is there a way...

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Turn Failure Into a Great B-School Essay

By - Jun 20, 10:49 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News. It’s the dreaded failure topic: “Describe a situation taken from your personal or professional life where you failed.” MBA applicants often freak out when faced with this common admissions essay question because they fear...

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GMAT Question of the Day (June 20)

By - Jun 20, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math Which of the following sets must have the same standard deviation as set ? A. B. C. D. E.   Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - E - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT...

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NYU Stern 2016-17 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 19, 13:13 PM   Comments [0]

Stern clearly likes what it received from applicants last year: It is not tweaking, changing, adding to, or subtracting from last year's essay questions. My tips are in blue below. Our Stern essay questions give you the opportunity to more fully present yourself to the Admissions Committee...

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Harvard Business School: Engaged Community Citizenship

By - Jun 19, 13:01 PM   Comments [0]

This is not about “community service” -- it’s not about doing halo-worthy things in your free time. (Though neither HBS nor I will discourage that, and “engaged community citizenship” and “community service” certainly can overlap.) Community service is an activity that you do; engaged community citizenship...

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Wharton 2016-17 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 19, 02:14 AM   Comments [0]

Last year, Wharton didn't change its essays after years of shrinking its application. This year it reversed course. It modified slightly the first required question and added a second required question in response to student feedback. According to an interview on Poets and Quants with Wharton...

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Harvard Business School: Analytical Aptitude And Appetite

By - Jun 19, 02:03 AM   Comments [0]

So HBS wants “analytical aptitude and appetite.” What is there to add? I mean, it’s pretty obvious. We didn’t really need HBS to say it. Yet they did say it. Maybe it’s not as obvious as it sounds. Let’s take a look. Analytical: This concept encompasses a...

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UCLA Anderson Fall 2017 MBA Application Deadlines

By - Jun 17, 14:26 PM   Comments [0]

The UCLA Anderson School of Management has posted the application deadlines for the 2016-2017 MBA admissions season. They are as follows: Round 1 Application due: October 6, 2016 Decision released: December 15, 2016 Round 2 Application due: January 5, 2017 Decision released: March 29, 2017 Round 3 Application due: April 12, 2017 Decision released:...

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GMAT Question of the Day (June 17)

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Math There are six cards bearing numbers 2, 4, 5, 5, 5, 6. If two cards are randomly selected from the lot, what is the probability that the positive difference between the numbers on these cards is 3 or less? A. B. C....

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Get 2 Free Mock Tests using Up-To-Date questions

By - Jun 17, 00:38 AM   Comments [0]

Get "4-hour Trial Pack" and 2 Free Mock Tests using "Up-To-Date" questions. Just register the membership and log-in. It is under "My Class". Get it Now!!

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