MBA Admissions Myth: “I Have No Weaknesses!”

By - May 19, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

Most business schools will ask an applicant’s recommenders to describe a weakness of yours, or a time when they offered you constructive feedback. You may face great temptation to ask your recommenders to avoid writing anything critical or to present a “disguised strength” as a weakness. Your...

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Tweets from top 100 business schools – all in one place

By - May 19, 07:45 AM   Comments [1]

Our new feature MBA Insights features Tweets from the top business schools all in one place.

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Announcing the winner of the first ever Brightest MInds MBA scholarship contest

By - May 16, 05:44 AM   Comments [0]

We are thrilled to announce the winner of its $25,000 Brightest Minds MBA Scholarship Contest. Rishabh P.

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What you need to know about the GMAT

By - May 14, 06:39 AM   Comments [0]

As you probably know, thousands of business schools require the GMAT exam as part of the application process. Admissions officers use GMAT scores to assess prospective students’ reasoning skills and preparedness for business school.

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Who Should Write Your Letters of Recommendation?

By - May 12, 10:57 AM   Comments [2]

Letters of recommendation are an important part of your overall application package—they provide the only outside information the admissions committee receives about you. One of the most stressful parts of the application process can be picking your recommender. The first question you should ask is who...

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Free GMAT prep resources

By - May 12, 06:34 AM   Comments [0]

Did you know Economist GMAT Tutor offers a free seven day access period to the GMAT prep program?

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How to combat GMAT test day anxiety

By - May 7, 07:01 AM   Comments [0]

Almost every student I’ve ever taught, from high school juniors taking the PSAT to adults taking the GMAT, admits to some degree of anxiety on test day.

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Top 20 North American full-time MBA rankings

By - May 5, 08:15 AM   Comments [0]

The Economist Which MBA? has published a ranking of the Top 20 North American full-time MBA rankings.

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GMAT Study Tips for International and ESL Students

By - May 5, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

I started my Kaplan career teaching in the Puerto Rico center, where most of my students knew English as a Second Language. The GMAT can be especially daunting when not the just the content or strategy, but the language itself intimidates you. Never fear – I’ve got some...

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Compare The Economist’s top 100 business schools

By - May 2, 07:47 AM   Comments [0]

How do the top business schools measure up against each other?

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