MBA

Worried About the GMAT’s New IR Section? Don’t, Says Stanford GSB

By - Aug 14, 13:48 PM   Comments [0]

In a recent update to its MBA admissions blog, Stanford Graduate School of Business attempts to ease the concerns of some applicants wondering how the school will view their scores in the GMAT's brand-new Integrated Reasoning section. "Rest assured that IR is is new to us,...

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Dartmouth Tuck MBA Essay Tips

By - Aug 14, 13:46 PM   Comments [0]

The Dartmouth Tuck School of Business has a small student body and a rural location, combined with world-class faculty and academic focus. As you approach your Dartmouth Tuck MBA application it will be important to consistently show how you will fit into the school values...

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The New IR GMAT Section – How does it affect admissions?

By - Aug 13, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

A few months ago the new Integrated Reasoning section was incorporated into the GMAT in order to analyze candidates’ abilities to process information from multiple sources. This section of the test is graded on a separate scale of 1-8 and does not affect the grades...

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MBA Admissions 2013: What’s New – Now Available!

By - Aug 13, 01:00 AM   Comments [0]

Recently, Linda presented an exciting webinar about the quirks and changes of the current MBA application season. That webinar, MBA Admissions 2013: What's New?, is now available for online viewing, anytime and anywhere. Some of the topics that Linda addresses during the webinar include: What are today's admissions...

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MBA Admissions: Columbia Business School & Finance

By - Aug 13, 00:56 AM   Comments [0]

A quick glance at Columbia Business School: Columbia currently ranks in eighth place as one of the best business schools, according to US News & World Report (March 2012). It was ranked #4 for finance. Columbia's Class of 2013 and Finance 6669 people applied to Columbia...

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Love the Olympics? Wed Your Business Career with Sports!

By - Aug 13, 00:51 AM   Comments [0]

Is watching the Olympics giving you the itch for a career in sports management? It’s a thriving, and increasingly global, industry – and as a result numerous MBA programs offer a specialization in sport management. (There are also sports management MA and MS programs –...

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Get Into HBS

By - Aug 10, 15:06 PM   Comments [0]

Please join us for a free webinar: Getting Into HBS Wednesday, August 15 at 9:30pm EDT Harvard Business School accepted only 13% of their 8,963 applicants for the class of 2014. On the other hand, Stratus Prep has a 60%+ overall admissions success rate at HBS. How...

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Student Loans: A Market that “Needed Disruption”

By - Aug 10, 03:29 AM   Comments [0]

According to a Poets & Quants article, "Disrupting The MBA Loan Market," Mike Cagney, Sloan Fellow at Stanford GSB, saw some major problems with the current student loan system and decided to do something about it. With school loan default rates as high as 18%...

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Upcoming Forté Forum Events + FREE Smarties Books!

By - Aug 10, 03:23 AM   Comments [0]

Eminent women business leaders and admission officers from top MBA programs will be available for mingling, networking, and advising on MBA admissions, financial aid, and careers for women during the upcoming Forté Forum events. Additionally, four lucky participants will win free copies of Linda Abraham's and...

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MBA Admissions: 3 Reasons It’s a Good Time to Apply

By - Aug 10, 03:16 AM   Comments [0]

A recent Businessweek article, "As Applications Flag, U.S. B-Schools Hit the Road," discusses the implications of the new five-year GMAT test taking low (8% fewer tests taken in 2011 than in 2010). Not surprisingly, the number of U.S. applicants applying to U.S. b-schools is also...

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