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Recommenders: Does Prestige Matter and Mistakes to Avoid

By - Jun 24, 04:29 AM   Comments [0]

Would your chances of gaining admission to a top MBA program be improved if you had a recommendation letter written by the President of the U.S.? Although it might seem like a good idea to have one of the most powerful leaders in the world write...

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EMBA Rankings: The Economist 2015 Business School Rankings

By - Jun 24, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% The Economist has released its rankings of the best Executive MBA programs around the world. Top executive graduate business schools are respected for their focus on leadership, innovation, career placement and graduate salaries. Areas that the schools were ranked on are student selectivity or...

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GMAT Question of the Day (June 24)

By - Jun 24, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math If and are consecutive positive integers, is greater than ? (1) and are consecutive positive integers (2) is an even integer   Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - A...

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“What Next….” Is Graduate School For You?

By - Jun 24, 00:25 AM   Comments [0]

I was grading midterm exams in my office one frigid day in March when I was surprised to see Marco, a former student, standing in my doorway. He had that all too familiar “deer in headlights” look on his face. I invited him to step...

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Tuesday Tips: Berkeley Haas MBA Essay Tips

By - Jun 23, 19:24 PM   Comments [0]

The set of essays for admission to UC Berkeley Haas School of Business covers a variety of topics – from the creative to the personal to the professional. In approaching these questions and deciding between topics it will be important to remain focused on what...

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Avoid Choosing the Wrong MBA Recommenders

By - Jun 23, 10:55 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com You probably already know not to ask the CEO of your company to write your business school letter of recommendation – unless of course he or she is  someone you work closely with and who knows you very...

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Breaking Down the GMAT Format

By - Jun 23, 10:21 AM   Comments [0]

The GMAT is a computer adaptive test (CAT), which adapts to your performance as you’re taking the test. The GMAT is a computer adaptive test (CAT), which is more than just a digital version of a written exam. A CAT adapts to your performance as you’re...

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Choosing "which" vs. "that" on GMAT Verbal

By - Jun 23, 08:29 AM   Comments [0]

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GMAT Verbal: which vs. that

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Is Business School Worth It If You Don’t Get Into a Top MBA Program?

By - Jun 23, 08:25 AM   Comments [0]

We can all agree that an MBA from Harvard, Stanford, Booth, or Wharton is validation to the world that you're a big deal. The big kahuna. The cat's meow. The big cheese! But some people say that not getting into a top MBA program makes applying a waste of time. That is...

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