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5 Ways to Stand Out in a Competitive Job Market

By - Aug 13, 05:43 AM   Comments [0]

Distinguishing yourself from other applicants  is crucial in a competitive, post-MBA job market. Accenture recruiter Katherine LaVelle recently shared with Bloomberg Businessweek some of the characteristics she’s looking for in new hires. It doesn’t matter where you plan on working after b-school; if you’re not...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Aug 13): Geometry and Sentence Correction

By - Aug 13, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) If , , and are midpoints of sides , , and of triangle . What is the area of triangle ? 1. The area of is 2. is an...

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Anatomy of a GMAT Practice Test: Math + Verbal = Exam

By - Aug 12, 15:18 PM   Comments [0]

The first time you see a GMAT should actually be a GMAT practice test, not the real thing.  For many people, it can be a bit of a shock; they aren’t used to the kinds of math and verbal questions we see on the GMAT...

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Tips for Video MBA Essay Questions

By - Aug 12, 09:20 AM   Comments [0]

Rotman led the charge with a video essay question and last year Yale and Kellogg followed. Worried about being literally on stage? Here are my tips if you need to respond to a question in a short 1-2-minute video. First, realize that these video essays, like the...

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UCLA Anderson 2014 Essay Tips

By - Aug 12, 04:36 AM   Comments [0]

Last year UCLA Anderson reduced the required essays to only one, following the trend started by Harvard. UCLA’s essays were previously focused on career goals and last year’s single essay only asked about short- and long-term goals. This year the one required question adds an...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Aug 12): Probability and Critical Reasoning

By - Aug 12, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) Mary and Joe are to throw three dice each. The score is the sum of points on all three dice. If Mary scores 10 in her attempt what is the probability that Joe will outscore Mary in his? (A) (B) (C) (D) (E) Question Discussion...

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Chicago Booth Essay Tips

By - Aug 12, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

A difficult question indeed. While open ended questions offer a good opportunity for applicants to present their case, most applicants find it hard to answer this question. We would recommend you to de-stress yourself, as the first step. If you indulge too much on the problem...

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Top 8 MBA Admission Myths

By - Aug 12, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

by Omer Cheema, Ph.D. MBA, DreamMBA Inc., Poets & QuantsAuthor July, 2014   Myth#1: School selection: ”Harvard specializes in general management”, “Wharton, Columbia and Booth are finance schools”, “Kellogg is all about marketing”, “MIT Sloan is about technology”. Reality#1: Above statements are very strong. Certain schools have their...

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Destination Good Life: How Will You Get There?

By - Aug 11, 15:13 PM   Comments [0]

The Good Life. What does it mean to you? For some, it’s earning enough money to lead the life they want to live: a nice home, a big family, or the ability to travel the world.  For others, it means creative freedom, supporting a cause,...

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USC Marshall 2014-2015 MBA Application Deadlines

By - Aug 11, 09:46 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business has announced the Fall 2015 MBA application deadlines. Round 1 Deadline: October 15, 2014 Notification Begins: December 15, 2014 Round 2 Deadline: January 15, 2015 Notification Begins: March 15, 2015 Round 3 Deadline: April 15, 2015 Notification Begins: June 1, 2015 Applications must be submitted by 11:59...

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