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GMAT Practice Questions: Scary Sentence Correction

By - Oct 30, 05:06 AM   Comments [2]

To celebrate this week’s scary holiday, we present you with a couple of (semi) themed GMAT practice questions. Electrifying! Need some help with tackling GMAT Sentence Correction questions? Check out our YouTube video for guidance. Post your answers in the comments, and we’ll share the answer explanations in a...

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5 Tips for a Competitive Job Application

By - Oct 29, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Are you applying for a job, internship, or teaching assistant (TA) position? We’ve got five easy job application and interview tips that you can use when applying to just about anything. Tuck these tips under your belt, and you’ll be strutting your way into a new job—not just...

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How Much is a Top MBA Program Worth?

By - Oct 28, 07:49 AM   Comments [0]

How much will a top MBA program set you back, and how much will it pay off? The latest in MBA news: From a steady rise in business schools that accept GRE scores instead of GMAT scores, to the top MBA programs that will prime you...

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Getting Into the MBA Program: mbaMission’s Northwestern Kellogg Essay Analysis (2014-2015)

By - Oct 27, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

The Kellogg School of Management is going positively retro with its rather robust application components this admissions season, requiring two written essays and two video essays. The school seems to actually want to get to know the people who will represent its brand for the...

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Standing Out With a Competitive MBA Application

By - Oct 27, 04:17 AM   Comments [0]

Crank out a competitive MBA application and get into your top business schools. It probably doesn’t surprise you to hear that MBA admissions are competitive. However, it may surprise you to hear just how competitive they have recently become. Business schools are reporting a spike in MBA...

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Getting Into The MBA Program: mbaMission’s Cornell Johnson Essay Analysis, 2014-2015

By - Oct 25, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

You can be forgiven for feeling a little annoyance with Johnson at Cornell University’s decision to unnecessarily complicate things this season by stipulating a character limit, rather than a word limit, for its MBA program application essays. What does 2,000 characters, “including formatting characters,” really mean...

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MBA Salary and Return on Investment

By - Oct 24, 03:30 AM   Comments [0]

The relationship of an MBA salary and what constitutes a great return on investment from business school are inextricably linked– for good reason.  The GMAC’s annual survey of business school alumni (21,000 graduates from 1959 through 2013) yielded some interesting results for anyone considering business...

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5 Tips for Getting into the Best Business Schools

By - Oct 22, 13:10 PM   Comments [0]

Get into the best business schools by preparing early! If you’ve been following along, you’re probably already familiar with the handy MBA application checklist we gave you a few weeks back. For you underclassmen out there, don’t go thinking that your business school application days are...

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MBA News for Prospective Students

By - Oct 20, 12:37 PM   Comments [0]

From business schools critiquing the (new-ish) GMAT Integrated Reasoning section to a historic first at Rutgers Business School (and—you guessed it!—more business school rankings lists), here’s the latest in MBA news for prospective students applying to business school or taking the GMAT. How relevant is Integrated...

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Does GMAT Integrated Reasoning Matter?

By - Oct 17, 09:41 AM   Comments [0]

2014 Business School Admissions Officers Survey Results According to our 2014 survey of admissions officers at over 200 business schools across the United States*,  60% say that an applicant’s score on the GMAT’s Integrated Reasoning section (launched in June 2012) is not currently an important part...

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