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GMAT Tuesday: How Do I Use Semicolons?

By - Jan 5, 11:19 AM   Comments [0]

Although not explicitly tested on the GMAT, it’s good to know how these are supposed to used. It’s easy to be thrown off if you come across these and aren’t sure what they mean. A student asked about them, so I want to clear the...

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Financial Times Releases 2015 European Business School Rankings

By - Jan 5, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Financial Times has published its 2015 European Business School rankings. London Business School has grabbed the number one spot, followed by HEC Paris, INSEAD, University of St. Gallen and IE Business School to round out the top five. The full list includes 85...

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GMAT Question of the Day (January 5)

By - Jan 5, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math The price of a certain commodity increased at a rate of % per year between 2000 and 2004. If the price was dollars in 2001 and dollars in 2003, what was the price in 2002 in terms...

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Should You Apply to a Safety School?

By - Jan 4, 12:42 PM   Comments [0]

Many applicants who are targeting top ranked programs wonder if they should consider adding a lower-ranked school to their list as a “safety school.” Should you? And is there such a thing? What is a safety school? A safety school is one where you are highly competitive,...

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Tips to Maximize Your MBA Application Feedback Session

By - Jan 4, 11:58 AM   Comments [0]

These brief sessions with schools can provide valuable insight into why you were rejected. This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com All MBA hopefuls fear getting denied, but if there’s any silver lining to rejection, it’s that many business schools now offer...

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

By - Jan 4, 10:20 AM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen; Co-Founder, EMPOWERgmat - Rich.C@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. Triage-ing Rare Question Types Hi Rich, In the math section, I strongly...

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GMAT Question of the Day (January 4)

By - Jan 4, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math A construction company wants to number new houses using digit plates only. If the company puts an order for 1212 plates, how many houses are to be given numbers? (The numbers of houses are consecutive and the number of the first house is 1). A. 260 B....

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Last Minute application Tips for Round 2 Applicants

By - Jan 1, 15:17 PM   Comments [0]

I would like to take this time to wish you all a joyous holiday season and a very happy and successful new year. It’s time to spend time with family and friends, make New Year resolutions, and re-energize ourselves to work towards the realization of...

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GMAT Question of the Day (January 1)

By - Jan 1, 02:00 AM   Comments [1]

Math If the blades of a windmill are 10 meters long each and the endpoints of the blades rotate at the speed of meters per minute, how many revolutions per minute do the blades make? A. 2 B. 3 C. 4 D. 5 E. 6   Question Discussion & Explanation Correct...

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Favorites in 2015 at Accepted!

By - Dec 31, 11:31 AM   Comments [0]

What admissions issues were keeping you up at night? Here are the five articles and posts that you were most interested in this past year. Let’s take a look: 1. Boost Your GPA For Medical School Acceptance 2. MBA Admissions A-Z: U is for Undergrad Grades 3. How to...

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