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Stanford GSB Debunks MBA Interview Myths

By - Nov 29, 21:22 PM   Comments [0]

Allison Davis from the admissions office at Stanford Graduate School of Business recently updated the MBA admission blog with this information, designed to sooth the frayed nerves of those suffering from pre-interview angst. Here, she dispels three persistent myths surrounding this part of the admissions process...

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Online GMAT Question Bank – 110 SC Questions + Video Explanations

By - Nov 29, 13:11 PM   Comments [0]

GMAT Pill just posted 110 video explanations to 110 sentence correction questions on the GMAT Practice Pill Platform. Each of these questions are labeled with the percentage of users who got them correct. You can contribute your answer by selecting the question and inputting your answer...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Nov 29): Probability and Critical Reasoning

By - Nov 29, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) Three cannons are firing at a target. If their individual probabilities to hit the target are 0.3, 0.4, and 0.5 respectively, what is the probability that none of the cannons will hit the target after one round of fire? (A) 0.06 (B) 0.12 (C) 0.21 (D) 0.29 (E) 0.94 Question...

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Last 3 Days to Get Your MBA Smarts On!

By - Nov 28, 14:54 PM   Comments [0]

Happy birthday MBA Admission for Smarties! To celebrate the first birthday of Linda and Judy’s book, Accepted.com is offering a $5 off coupon on paperback and Kindle editions of Smarties. Paperback: Use coupon code GETSMART5 on our site through November 30th to receive your $5 discount...

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Ingredients of a Great Letter of Recommendation

By - Nov 28, 14:47 PM   Comments [0]

In honor of the first birthday of MBA Admission for Smarties: The No-Nonsense Guide to Acceptance at Top Business Schools, by Linda Abraham and Judy Gruen, we are posting a series of excerpts from the book throughout November. This post is excerpted from Chapter 8:...

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MBA Admissions: Stanford GSB & Finance

By - Nov 28, 14:27 PM   Comments [0]

A quick glance at Stanford Graduate School of Business: It currently ties in first place (with Harvard Business School) as the best business school, according to US News & World Report (March 2012). It is ranked #6 for finance). Stanford GSB Class of 2014 Class Profile:...

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GMAT Integrated Reasoning: Correlation and Trend Lines in Scatterplots

By - Nov 28, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

One reason we graph data in a scatterplot is because we are looking for patterns.  The simplest of all possible patterns to find on a scatterplot is a straight line pattern.   Correlation When the points on a scatterplot lie more or less in a straight-ish line, that is called correlation. ...

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Is It Too Late?

By - Nov 28, 02:12 AM   Comments [0]

Dear all, Here is an option that many candidates aren't aware of - we decided to update you about this: From Mid-January, there are about 40 deadlines (that are not last rounds deadlines!) for some of the world's top MBA programs (Top 25 programs, including Columbia, INSEAD,...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Nov 28): Rate Problem and Critical Reasoning

By - Nov 28, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) The population of Linterhast was 3,600 people in 1990 and 4,800 people in 1993. If the population growth rate per thousand is constant, then what will be the population in 1996? (A) 6,000 (B) 6,400 (C) 7,200 (D) 8,000 (E) 9,600 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - B - (click...

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Live Essay Writing Workshop, presented by Admissionado

By - Nov 27, 16:21 PM   Comments [0]

Sigh. The MBA Application essays. Who thought it was a good idea to ask people to write 2000 words before they even get INTO school? Turns out, it doesn't matter, because someone did... and now you have to come up with the most compelling...

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