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Applying to Stanford GSB? Get to know Garth Saloner, Derrick Bolton and the “Moral Advantage”

By - May 20, 01:41 AM   Comments [0]

GARTH SALONER If you are going to apply to the most selective MBA program in the world, you should recognize the impact that Professor-turned-Dean Garth Saloner has had at GSB.  Even though he took over the reins as Dean in September 2009, Saloner is no stranger...

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Important GMAT Webinar on Thursday! Grab Your Seat Now!

By - May 19, 13:23 PM   Comments [0]

Take note, b-school applicants: We’ll be hosting our MBA webinar, That GMAT Score: Implications for Your MBA Application, this Thursday, May 22, 2014! If you are applying to b-school and struggling to understand how your GMAT fits into your MBA profile and the rest of your...

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Handling a Low GMAT Quant Score

By - May 19, 13:17 PM   Comments [0]

A low quant score on the GMAT (at the lower end of the school’s 80% range) is never good news, but it doesn’t equal immediate rejection. As I've mentioned in the past, no single score is scrutinized independently, but rather your entire profile is examined...

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Being “Ready” for INSEAD

By - May 18, 23:18 PM   Comments [0]

As admissions consultants, this is a fun time of year for a lot of reasons - mainly because people are getting into top programs left and right (and seemingly with more scholarship offers than ever before), but also because the current clients are laser focused...

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The Ding Analysis “Triangle” for MBA Applicants

By - May 18, 23:05 PM   Comments [0]

These days, in addition to helping our clients navigate financial aid decisions and a few waitlist scenarios, we also meet a lot of new folks who didn't use admissions consulting services to apply - but now are wondering if perhaps they should have.  Most often,...

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Download: How to Apply to Columbia Business School Guide (Updated for 2014-2015)

By - May 18, 22:47 PM   Comments [0]

Our updated 2014/2015 “How to Apply to Columbia” Guide is the starting point for prospective applicants. This 11-page PDF is available for immediate download and is provided to prospective applicants at no cost. Download the Columbia Business School Guide > Excerpt: In the weeks and months immediately following...

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Breaking Down Changes to Columbia’s Essays for 2014/2015

By - May 18, 22:10 PM   Comments [0]

As always, Columbia is the first top MBA program out of the gate with its new essay questions (for 2014-15).  This is no surprise, as CBS has both a January intake and an Early Decision deadline, so they quite simply need to get their essays...

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Meet David, Cornell Johson MBA Student Headed to Bain

By - May 16, 08:40 AM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted.com blog series featuring interviews with current MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs (or in this case, a top JD/MBA program). And now for a follow up interview with David Schuette, a second-year...

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The Economist’s Top 20 North American MBA Programs

By - May 16, 08:14 AM   Comments [0]

Below you’ll find The Economist’s top 20 American business schools, with a rank on the left (ranking the top 20 in the U.S. and Canada) and a rank on the right (the school’s place in the top 100 global rankings). As you’ll see, the American...

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GRE vs. GMAT: Trends

By - May 15, 13:08 PM   Comments [0]

A recent Poets & Quants article highlights some of the current data surrounding the decision applicants make in choosing between the GRE and GMAT. According to the Educational Testing Service, almost 10% of MBA applicants took the GRE instead of the GMAT in the 2012-2013...

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