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Ask the AdCom: What’s a Can’t-Miss Course?

By - Oct 27, 12:32 PM   Comments [0]

Hey everybody! We’re back with another installment of “Ask the AdCom,” where we share a wide range of tips and advice from admissions team members from a dozen top business schools. Since AdCom members are human, too, we know our readers will enjoy seeing  a different side of what makes...

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What Is a Good GMAT Score?

By - Oct 27, 12:16 PM   Comments [0]

What is a good GMAT score and who defines this abstruse and perplexing standard? Can good GMAT scores and average GMAT scores differ by a single point? Do business schools agree on a single definition of good and bad scores at some top-secret GMAT Scores...

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The Economist 2016 Full-Time MBA Rankings

By - Oct 27, 11:42 AM   Comments [0]

The Economist has released its annual international ranking of full-time MBA programs. Data was collected during spring 2016. Two surveys were used: 1) The first was completed by schools with eligible programs which covered quantitative subjects and accounted for 80% of the ranking. 2) Current...

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Connections Count. And You Can Create Them.

By - Oct 27, 11:30 AM   Comments [0]

When working with clients who are applying to graduate programs, I often observe that they focus 100% of their energy on perfecting their resume and essays. Written documents are critical components of a successful application, as are standardized test scores and college grades. What can differentiate...

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Business School Graduates Happier Post-MBA, Survey Finds

By - Oct 27, 09:29 AM   Comments [0]

Could an MBA increase your happiness quotient? Money may buy MBAs happiness, Canada’s largest bank invests in a business school startup lab, and Dartmouth Tuck sees increased enrollment of female students. Find out what’s trending on the business school landscape. Students report post-MBA satisfaction A new survey by...

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Leadership Experience And Your MBA Application

By - Oct 27, 06:45 AM   Comments [0]

Leadership is key in all applications at all levels of education and employment, not just for B-School. Why? Well, because everybody wants leaders. Leaders are sexy. Leadership means drive, focus, confidence, power, and progress. It shows development, promotion, and success. That’s why it applies to every...

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Harvard Business School Loves Women Candidates

By - Oct 27, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% 2013 marked the 50th anniversary of Harvard Business School first admitting women to their program. Given the stats today, it’s hard to believe that prior to 1963, women were not admitted to the business school at Harvard. Forty-three percent of HBS’s Class of...

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GMAT Question of the Day (October 27)

By - Oct 27, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math If , and are positive integers is divisible by 24? (1) , , and are consecutive even integers (2) is divisible by 12 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct...

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Advice for First-Years from an HBS Alumna

By - Oct 26, 13:22 PM   Comments [0]

There’s nothing like advice that comes straight from the source, so if Harvard Business School is on your short list, you shouldn’t miss this great post published recently in the student newspaper The Harbus. In What I Wish I’d Known This Time Last Year, Rahima Dosani (MBA...

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Should You Retake the GMAT?

By - Oct 26, 09:59 AM   Comments [0]

Well, should you? You’re not sure? There’s still time to register for The GMAT: Low Scores, Retaking & Strategies for Success and learn how to view your scores from the adcom’s perspective and to answer that painful, nagging question: Should you retake the GMAT? But time is...

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