How to Identify a Strong MBA Essay

By - Mar 11, 08:04 AM   Comments [0]

I recently stumbled across this quiz on Harvard Business Review—Do You Know What a Strong B-School Application Looks Like—and I think it’s a great tool to illustrate  exactly what makes for a powerful or weak answer to some of the most common MBA essay questions. You...

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Yale SOM Brings Top Leaders to Campus With Becton Fellowship Program

By - Mar 11, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions One of the most valuable parts of business school is having access to leaders and executives who are willing to share their insights. Many things can’t be taught in textbooks and are best learned from people with first-hand experience, so business schools often...

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UVA Darden Expands EMBA & GEMBA Programs to D.C.

By - Mar 11, 02:15 AM   Comments [0]

Starting this August, EMBA and GEMBA (Global EMBA) students will be able to pursue their once-a-month weekend studies in Roslyn, Virginia, across the Potomac River from the heart of Washington, D.C. “Washington, D.C. is a global gateway, where business and government intersect,” said Darden dean, Scott Beardsley. “For...

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GMAT Question of the Day (March 11)

By - Mar 11, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math If the power of an engine grows by 10% when the number of its cylinders is increased by one, which of the following is closest to the ratio of the power of a 9-cylinder engine to that of a 12-cylinder engine? A. 0.69 B. 0.71 C. 0.72 D. 0.75 E....

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2016 GMAC Alumni Perspectives Survey Report

By - Mar 11, 01:55 AM   Comments [0]

GMAC released results from its 2016 Alumni Perspectives Survey, based on responses from 14,279 graduate business school alumni from 1980-2015, representing 275 programs in 70 universities at 20 worldwide locations. The survey examines the educational, professional, and personal outcomes of its respondents. ROI is measured...

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4 Challenging Comparison Questions on the GMAT

By - Mar 10, 15:17 PM   Comments [0]

First of all, here are four challenging SC questions involving comparisons.  What could be better than SC questions about comparisons? (I couldn’t resist starting off a blog about comparisons with a comparison!)   1) For parts of his life, Burroughs, a writer in self-imposed exile, and in...

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What Are My Round 3 Chances?

By - Mar 10, 11:14 AM   Comments [0]

Round 3 deadlines are nearly upon us, and while the final round is the biggest gamble of the application cycle, schools have that round for a reason and use it to admit those stellar students that add something really special to their classes. “We actually enjoy...

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Planning How to Pay, Competitive Online Degrees

By - Mar 10, 10:41 AM   Comments [0]

Worried about how to pay for business school? From competitive admissions for online degree programs to considering how to pay for your MBA—here are the top stories for aspiring business school students. Tuition costs rising The benefits of the an MBA are clear: Over a lifetime, you can...

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Cornell Johnson Straight Out of College: A Young Entrepreneur’s Story

By - Mar 10, 02:11 AM   Comments [0]

Are you an aspiring entrepreneur? Considering an MBA at Cornell Johnson? Or are you thinking of applying to MBA programs with less-than-average work experience? If this is you, you’ll want to listen to this week’s show! Introducing our guest [0:44] Meet Jonathan Hua, a first year MBA student at...

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GMAT Question of the Day (March 10)

By - Mar 10, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math A bowl contains green and blue chips only. If two chips are drawn from the bowl (without replacement) what is the probability that both chips will be blue? (1) The ratio of blue chips to green chips is 3:4. (2) There are 5 more green chips than...

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