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How to Use a Huge Failure to Your Advantage in Your B-School Application

By - May 10, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% A couple weeks ago, NPR ran a segment called When a Resume of Failure Becomes a Recipe for Success. Listening to it got me thinking about the role of failures and embracing failures in the MBA application process. When you apply to business...

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GMAT Question of the Day (May 10)

By - May 10, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math If among 20 students in a group, 5 study math, 10 study physics, and 6 study chemistry, are there any students who do not study any of the above-mentioned subjects? (1) There are no students studying all of the three subjects. (2) None of those who study...

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MBA Admissions Advice for Career Changers

By - May 9, 13:11 PM   Comments [0]

As an IT consultant, how do you know equities research is the right career for you? How do you know you can handle the hours, the more Darwinian industry and company culture, the stress of having a pivotal impact on huge investment decisions? The MBA applicant...

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Monday Mail-Bag: Advice on Big Picture Issues That Impact GMAT Test Takers…

By - May 9, 12:20 PM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen, Rich.C@empowergmat.com  www.EMPOWERgmat.com This series of emails and PMs focuses on situations that many Test Takers face during their studies. The names of the original posters have been changed to protect their identities. Absolute Values in DS Questions Dear Rich, In this DS, I get that from...

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Don’t Be ‘Joe MBA’

By - May 9, 09:51 AM   Comments [0]

As you begin to work on your Round 1 MBA materials, we have some advice for you: don’t try to be “Joe MBA.” One of the biggest mistakes we see applicants make is assuming that the surest route to business school admission is playing it safe...

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#KaplanHasMyBack Sweepstakes Winner—Drumroll, Please!

By - May 9, 09:30 AM   Comments [0]

The Kaplan Has My Back Sweepstakes has been such an amazing experience. We loved reading about all the things that drive you to succeed and how your experiences have shaped your goals. Thank you for sharing and empowering others with your story! Now, one lucky winner...

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GMAT Question of the Day (May 9)

By - May 9, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math A right cylindrical tank with radius of the base 1 and height 2 is half full of water. If all the water is poured into another cylinder tank with height 1 and radius of the base 2, to what percent of its capacity will this...

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How to Write the Qualifications Summary for Your Resume

By - May 8, 23:18 PM   Comments [0]

The Qualifications Summary section of the resume is, in theory, the first section of the document that the reviewer will read: it sits at the very top after the applicant’s name and contact details, exactly where the eye is naturally drawn. However, if it is a...

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A Look at Life at MIT Sloan/Harvard Kennedy

By - May 8, 12:56 PM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted blog series featuring interviews with MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs. And now for a chat with Jessica Bixby, a student at MIT Sloan and Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Accepted: We'd like to get to...

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10 Tips for Better Essay Writing

By - May 8, 12:14 PM   Comments [0]

Want to show the adcom that you are a master of the written word, someone who knows how to convey their thoughtful experiences and insightful ideas eloquently? Then it's time you brush up on your basic writing skills with the following 10 tips: 1. Express yourself...

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