INSEAD 2014- 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines – Take Two

By - Feb 12, 14:34 PM   Comments [0]

Not long ago, in the tips post for INSEAD, I wrote that INSEAD was “bucking the trend” of fewer and shorter essays. Well, scratch that. Mid-application-cycle, INSEAD has decided to hew to the trend and changed its essays starting now. The result is a shorter,...

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HBS Alumni Break Record in 2013 with $22M in Donations

By - Feb 12, 12:24 PM   Comments [0]

Harvard Business School‘s recently released annual report notes, among other achievements, that the school received a record-breaking $22 million in unrestricted current use gifts from former students in 2013. This unrestricted funding was crucial in allowing the school to expand entrepreneurship programs at the Harvard i-Lab...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Feb 12): Algebra and Critical Reasoning

By - Feb 12, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) If and , which of the following must be true, assuming ? (A) (B) (C) (D) (E) Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - С - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals Over 4 M students achieved educational...

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Gaining Poise and Confidence for Group Interviews

By - Feb 11, 15:50 PM   Comments [0]

Acing a team based discussion/interview isn’t easy, but with the right prep, you’ll be able to clearly show the adcom that you are an intelligent candidate who knows how to contribute to group discussions with confidence and poise. Use the free resources listed below to...

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Does “Holistic” Review in MBA Admissions have Holes?

By - Feb 11, 15:44 PM   Comments [0]

A client recently asked me the following questions: In several articles, I have read about the holistic approach of admission directors to evaluate applications. I want to know how much weight they put on different aspects of application during evaluation? If the approach is so...

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$10M Gift Funds New Social Impact Center at Georgetown

By - Feb 11, 11:16 AM   Comments [0]

A $10 million gift from philanthropists Alberto and Olga Maria Beeck will fund the Beeck Center for Social Impact and Innovation at Georgetown University, the school announced yesterday. The center will foster innovation among students who want to build skills and organizations to solve society’s...

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GMAT Question of the Week: Data Sufficiency and Averages

By - Feb 11, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Who’s afraid of a little GMAT Data Sufficiency and Averages? Not you! Take this one step-by-step to get to the correct answer. We’ll post the explanation in a couple days. Happy practicing! Post your answers here in the comments, or on Facebook. We’ll provide a full explanation...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Feb 11): Rate Problem and Sentence Correction

By - Feb 11, 02:00 AM   Comments [1]

Math (PS) Water flows into an empty tank of 54 liters via 12 small pipes. The rate of each pipe is 1 liter per hour. However, water flows out of the tank via several big pipes at the rate of 1.5 liter per hour. If after...

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Hugo: A Pharmacist from Spain Applying to Top U.S. B-Schools

By - Feb 10, 14:01 PM   Comments [0]

We’d like to introduce you to Hugo, a pharmacist from Spain who will be applying to top MBA programs in the U.S. in the fall of 2014. Read our interview with Hugo below, as well as his blog, Under Prescription: MBA & Pharmacy, to learn...

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How the GMAT Prepares You for B-School

By - Feb 10, 11:08 AM   Comments [0]

Today’s post comes from Manhattan Review China, a well-known provider of test prep and MBA Admissions Consulting in Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai, and Shenzhen for Top Business Schools. Congratulations on your decision to get an MBA! Now it’s essential to know how the one predictor of your...

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