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Land Your Score: Assumptions in Critical Reasoning

By - Nov 8, 09:49 AM   Comments [0]

Assumption questions ask for unstated evidence supporting the argument. In past posts I’ve discussed ways to break down Critical Reasoning (CR) passages on the GMAT. Here I will focus on a specific subset of question types that make up the majority of CR questions and can...

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GMAT Question of the Day (November 8)

By - Nov 8, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math A basket contains 3 white and 5 blue balls. Mary will extract one ball at random and keep it. If, after that, John will extract one ball at random, what is the probability that John will extract a blue ball? A. B.

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3 Reasons Why it’s Actually Advantageous to Apply For Round 2

By - Nov 7, 17:29 PM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen  Rich.C@empowergmat.com  www.EMPOWERgmat.com The process of putting together a strong overall application involves a number of different ‘steps.’ However, many prospective MBA candidates come into the application process with an unrealistic sense of how long it actually takes to put together a ‘winning’ application,...

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4 Steps to Preparing for MBA Interviews

By - Nov 7, 13:31 PM   Comments [0]

There are four things you need to know when prepping for your MBA interview: 1. Yourself 2. Your interview goal 3. Your school 4. The type of interview In this post I’m going to walk you through each of these items. When you’re finished reading this post, you will have...

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2017 Chicago Booth Class Profile

By - Nov 7, 13:26 PM   Comments [0]

Who’s at Booth right now? Let’s check out the profile of the Booth class of 2017 (from the Booth website)… • U.S. minorities: 23% • International students: 34% • Average GMAT score: 726 • GMAT range: 570-780 • Average undergraduate GPA: 3.6 • Average work experience: 5 years • Countries Represented: 54 Breakdown of Undergraduate Majors: Are you vying for a...

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Guiding Your MBA Recommenders

By - Nov 7, 11:13 AM   Comments [0]

As the majority of Round 2 deadlines are in early January, you should plan to reach out to your recommenders soon to ensure they are pacing themselves and won’t be crunched for time once all of the year-end craziness hits. These contacts are doing you a...

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GMAT Question of the Day (November 7)

By - Nov 7, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math There are 7 red and 5 blue marbles in a jar. In how many ways 8 marbles can be selected from the jar so that at least one red marble and at least one blue marble is left in the jar? A. 460 B. 490 C. 493 D. 445 E....

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MBALaunch Prep Program for Women Still Accepting Applications!

By - Nov 6, 13:03 PM   Comments [0]

The Forté Foundation has extended the application deadline for MBALaunch 2017 through Nov 11! MBALaunch is an intensive business school prep program designed to help women apply successfully to business school by providing a strong support network and a structured roadmap of the application process. GMAT exam prep...

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NYU Stern Langone MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Nov 6, 12:44 PM   Comments [0]

The two Stern Langone part-time MBA essays, together, cover “the whole you” – your professional side and your non-work side. And they require you to address both highly structured, specific questions (essay 1) and very open, “free form” questions (essay 2). The applicants who can...

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HKUST MBA Essay Tips and Deadlines

By - Nov 6, 01:03 AM   Comments [0]

Applicants seeking an MBA with high placement rates throughout Asia may find HKUST the perfect fit for their needs. The Financial Times ranks HKUST #14 in the world, and 58% of the class successfully changes functions and/or industries following the program. A full 45% of...

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