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Chicago Booth Essay Tips

By - Aug 7, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

A difficult question indeed. While open ended questions offer a good opportunity for applicants to present their case, most applicants find it hard to answer this question. We would recommend you to de-stress yourself, as the first step. If you indulge too much on the problem...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Aug 7): Word Problem and Sentence Correction

By - Aug 7, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) Two payment schemes are available for customers in the N’K store. The first scheme includes a downpayment of 20% of the purchase price and 10 monthly payments of 10% each. The second includes a downpayment of 10% and 20 monthly payments of 8% each....

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Should You Submit an Extra Recommendation?

By - Aug 7, 00:35 AM   Comments [0]

An extra recommendation is a recommendation letter submitted above and beyond the mandatory recommendations that the school requires. The bottom line: providing 1-2 extra recommendations could give you a tactical advantage in the admission process. Estimated level of impact on admission chances: 2 out of 5 (5...

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UCLA Anderson Fall 2015 Essay Questions

By - Aug 6, 21:33 PM   Comments [0]

UCLA Anderson School of Management has announced the essay questions for the 2014-2015 MBA admissions season. They are: First-Time Applicants: One Required Essay UCLA Anderson is distinguished by three defining principles: Share Success, Think Fearlessly, Drive Change. What principles have defined your life and pre-MBA career? How...

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Chicago Booth 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Aug 6, 13:04 PM   Comments [0]

Chicago Booth has always prided itself on valuing applicants who can handle ambiguity and lack of structure. And it’s application reflects that principle. In spades. This year’s Booth also application mirrors the “streamlining” that has taken place throughout the b-school world as well as Chicago’s...

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UNC Kenan Flagler Essay Questions Analysis 2014-15

By - Aug 6, 12:19 PM   Comments [0]

Application Deadlines Round 1: October 17, 2014 Round 2: December 12, 2014 Round 3: January 16, 2015 Round 4: March 13, 2015 From the University of North Carolina’s UNC Kenan Flagler Website:  MBA Admissions Selection Criteria We seek candidates for admission with strengths in these areas: Leadership and organizational abilities Communication skills...

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Economist Launches MBA Scholarship Contest

By - Aug 6, 09:53 AM   Comments [0]

Earlier this week, Which MBA?, the business education group of The Economist Group, announced the launch of its second ever Brightest Minds MBA Scholarship Contest. The first Brightest Minds MBA scholarship ran earlier this year and drew over 4,500 entrants. The winner of the $25,000 MBA...

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What is the GMAT Integrated Reasoning section?

By - Aug 6, 07:19 AM   Comments [0]

The Integrated Reasoning, or IR, section is a fairly recent addition to the GMAT. Released in June of 2012, IR replaced one of the 30 minute essay type questions.

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MBA Essay Tips from Johnson’s Admissions Director

By - Aug 6, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Following recent application and essay innovations at Cornell’s Johnson School, interim MBA admissions director Ann W. Richards shared tips on how to approach the new, streamlined essay section. This year, applicants for both the one-year and two-year Ithaca based MBA programs are asked to write “Your...

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UT McCombs Offers MBA Essay Advice

By - Aug 6, 05:20 AM   Comments [0]

Like many schools, UT McCombs School of Business has updated and streamlined the MBA application essays for the upcoming admissions season. Associate director of admissions Brodie Reynolds took to the Texas MBA Insider blog this week with a few tips for approaching this year’s prompts...

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