Tone Up Your Writing: Confidence vs Arrogance

By - Sep 12, 15:41 PM   Comments [0]

“Tone” is often one of the aspects of writing that applicants find most difficult to pin down. And yet, when you’re writing, it is also one of the most important to control so that you maintain an appropriate tone for your purpose. One way to think...

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Do You Know the 4 Factors for Assessing Your MBA Profile?

By - Sep 12, 15:30 PM   Comments [0]

One of the first things you'll do when choosing where to apply to business schools is assess your profile. Otherwise, how will you know which programs will be appropriate for you? It's best to evaluate the following four elements of your profile ASAP; the sooner...

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How To Ace (Or Fail) Your MBA Video Essay

By - Sep 12, 14:42 PM   Comments [0]

Matt Symonds is a Director of Fortuna Admissions and regular contributor to Forbes. The following is adapted from his original article posted September 1, 2016. Contributions by Cassandra Pittman, Expert Coach, Fortuna Admissions. This year, more than ever, business schools are including video essays as part...

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

By - Sep 12, 12:52 PM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen 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. GMAT Apps are NOT Recommended During Your Studies Hi Rich, I am looking...

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Inside the Black Box: What Happens After You Hit "Submit"

By - Sep 12, 07:41 AM   Comments [0]

A month or so ago, we atVantage Point Admissionsshared information on thecomposition of the adcomsat some of the top schools.  Knowing your audience is absolutely critical and can make the difference between getting in, or getting dinged. So, it’s crucial that as you write your...

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Beware of Friendly MBA “Advice”

By - Sep 12, 07:28 AM   Comments [0]

As Round 1 deadlines near, you’ll probably think about asking a trusted friend or family member to review your materials. There are obvious benefits to having a fresh set of eyes on your work, but there can also be a few drawbacks. The upside to someone...

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GMAT Question of the Day (September 12)

By - Sep 12, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math Two books together cost $1.35. If of the price of the cheaper book equals of the price of the more expensive book, what is the price of the cheaper book? A. $0.35 B. $0.40 C. $0.55 D. $0.60 E. $0.65   Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer...

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From Chile to HBS: Interview with Maximiliano Grass

By - Sep 9, 16:01 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 Maximiliano Grass... Accepted: We'd like to get to know you! Where are you from? Where and what...

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Retaking the GMAT (Again): Is 3 Times Too Many?

By - Sep 9, 09:30 AM   Comments [0]

At Admissionado, our team hears this question time and time again regarding the GMAT: “I have taken my GMAT twice and I’m still not happy with my score. Should I accept this last score and move on, or should I try to re-take it again? Does it...

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Military MBA Applicants: It’s Not About You…Until Now

By - Sep 9, 07:45 AM   Comments [0]

In the second of our new series of guest posts directed at military applicants, army veteran and Cornell MBA Peter Sukits shares candid, actionable advice for military veterans considering a transition to a full-time MBA program. Pete is an aspiring career coach, author and finance professional living...

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