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Cornell Tech Receives $50 Million Gift from Verizon

By - Feb 13, 12:20 PM   Comments [0]

Cornell Tech will open its new 12-acre Roosevelt Island campus in summer 2017, in part due to a recent $50 million gift from Verizon which will go towards the innovative Verizon Executive Education Center. According to the Cornell Tech press release, “The center will be a...

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Free Webinar Recording: Round 3 vs. Next Year

By - Feb 12, 12:20 PM   Comments [0]

Now’s your chance to catch up on valuable information you may have missed during our webinar, Round 3 vs. Next Year: The MBA Admissions Debate. MBA applicants torn with the big R3 or next year dilemma – you won’t want to miss this! View Round 3 vs....

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Valentine’s Day, Economics, and Stanford GSB

By - Feb 11, 12:15 PM   Comments [0]

The Valentine’s Day episode of Admissions Straight Talk -- the perfect opportunity to invite… an economist to be our guest on the show. Listen to the full recording of our enlightening conversation with Dr. Paul Oyer, Professor of Economics, at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. Dr....

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Are Schools Reducing Their Number of Admissions Essays?

By - Feb 11, 09:15 AM   Comments [0]

Elite schools like Yale, Wharton, and Stanford looked like they were starting a trend in cutting the number of required admissions essays for applicants, but according to Kaplan Test Prep’s 2014 business school admissions officers survey, most U.S. MBA programs haven’t followed their lead. The...

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Pop Quiz: How Should You Prepare for the GMAT?

By - Feb 9, 12:45 PM   Comments [0]

True or False? Some people are natural test-takers who won’t need to study at all and who will still ace the GMAT. FALSE! Even the smartest among us still needs to prepare for something as difficult and weighty as the GMAT. The more focused prep you do...

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Global EMBA 2015 Essay Tips

By - Feb 9, 11:50 AM   Comments [0]

The Global EMBA has 2 program options: EMBA-Global Americas & Europe which combines the strengths of Columbia University and London Business School; and EMBA-Global Asia, with Columbia University, London Business School, and Hong Kong University Business School. Of course all MBA and EMBA applications are...

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The Hottest Skills that will Land You the Hottest Jobs

By - Feb 8, 13:02 PM   Comments [0]

A recent Businessweek article highlights the top skills job-seekers need to make the greatest impression on headhunters and future employers. What’s not high up on the list? Involvement in startups. According to the recruiters surveyed in BW’s 2014 b-school rankings, employees who are entrepreneurial thinkers...

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GMAT’s New Enhanced Score Report

By - Feb 6, 10:46 AM   Comments [0]

Starting in February 2015, GMAC will be launching its new Enhanced Score Report as a way of helping test takers better understand their GMAT performance and potentially strategize and plan for a retest. With this new tool, test takers will be able to see how...

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How To Apply To B-School in Round One Next Year

By - Feb 6, 06:42 AM   Comments [0]

Thinking of applying (or re-applying) to b-school this year? Wondering how you could apply Round One to your target b-school programs this year? If you’re thinking of applying (or re-applying) to b-school this year, and especially if you’re aiming for Round One, there are several key tasks...

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When is the Best Time to Take the GMAT?

By - Feb 5, 11:58 AM   Comments [0]

I remember when I was young and would ask my dad a question, more often than not he would respond, “Would you like the short answer or the long answer?” It didn’t matter which option I chose, because at some point he would inevitably launch...

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