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Getting Into The MBA Program: mbaMission’s Cornell Johnson Essay Analysis, 2014-2015

By - Oct 25, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

You can be forgiven for feeling a little annoyance with Johnson at Cornell University’s decision to unnecessarily complicate things this season by stipulating a character limit, rather than a word limit, for its MBA program application essays. What does 2,000 characters, “including formatting characters,” really mean...

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Six GMAT tips for non-native English speakers

By - Oct 24, 09:28 AM   Comments [0]

The GMAT is administered in more than 100 countries; many of the GMAT's test takers speak English as a second or third language.

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MBA Salary and Return on Investment

By - Oct 24, 03:30 AM   Comments [0]

The relationship of an MBA salary and what constitutes a great return on investment from business school are inextricably linked– for good reason.  The GMAC’s annual survey of business school alumni (21,000 graduates from 1959 through 2013) yielded some interesting results for anyone considering business...

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Meet Our MBA Consultants: Mark Lellouch

By - Oct 24, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Each week, we sit down and get to know one of our MBA Consultants. Not to brag, but we have an amazing team of people, and there’s more to them than just their top school pedigree or their devilish good looks. When you’re choosing an...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Oct 24)

By - Oct 24, 02:00 AM   Comments [2]

Math The diagram above shows a circle inscribed in a square. The area of the shaded region is approximately what percent of the area of the square? A. 14% B. 18% C. 22% D. 28% E. 30% Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - C - (click and drag your mouse to...

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Wharton School Round 1 Interview Update

By - Oct 23, 10:54 AM   Comments [0]

The latest posting on the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School MBA admissions blog will bring some relief to nail-biting round 1 applications. The school has announced that invitations to interview will go out on October 31st. Applicants selected to interview will receive the Team-Based Discussion prompt...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Oct 23)

By - Oct 23, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math If function f(x) satisfies f(x) = f(x^2) for all x, which of the following must be true? A. f(4) = f(2)f(2) B. f(16) - f(-2) = 0 C. f(-2) + f(4) = 0 D. f(3) = 3f(3) E. f(0) = 0 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct...

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5 Tips for Getting into the Best Business Schools

By - Oct 22, 13:10 PM   Comments [0]

Get into the best business schools by preparing early! If you’ve been following along, you’re probably already familiar with the handy MBA application checklist we gave you a few weeks back. For you underclassmen out there, don’t go thinking that your business school application days are...

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Applicants Overwhelming Favor GMAT Over GRE, Kaplan Survey Reveals

By - Oct 22, 11:30 AM   Comments [0]

Acceptance of the GRE as an admissions alternative to the GMAT among U.S. business schools has reached critical mass, according to Kaplan Test Prep’s 2014 survey of business school admissions officers. According to the survey, 85% of MBA programs now give students the option to submit...

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GMAT critical reasoning and conditional statements

By - Oct 22, 05:59 AM   Comments [0]

Today we will take a look at conditional statements. Sometimes on the GMAT, you will come across something that looks like this:

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