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Tuesday Tips: Stanford GSB Fall 2017 MBA Essay Tips

By - May 31, 10:21 AM   Comments [0]

Stanford Graduate School of Business continues to ask applicants to delve deep into their personality, values and motivations for this set of MBA essays. The classic “what matters most” essay should be your primary focus, and secondly you will answer why Stanford is the next...

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What to Do if You’re Light on Extracurriculars

By - May 31, 09:23 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re applying to business schools in Round 1, the process of pulling your materials together will consume much of your life in the coming months. Of particular focus will be planning how to best position yourself. If you’ve taken on leadership roles in volunteer...

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Job-Seeker’s Journal Part 5: Networking & Making Contacts

By - May 31, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Create a professional social media presence and take every opportunity to make new contacts. Networking tips for job-seekers Network, network, network. It’s what any college or career adviser will tell you is most important as a job-seeker, and it’s something that never goes away—no matter how far...

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MBA Salary & Compensation: An Hourly Wage Perspective

By - May 31, 07:47 AM   Comments [0]

At TransparentMBA, we provide deep, rich, customizable data on MBA salary and satisfaction for the jobs MBAs care about most. Our 24,000 data points have unlocked some rich insights about top MBA compensation and satisfaction by industry. But we saw the need for one, simple...

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The MBA Recommendation Game Changer

By - May 31, 06:05 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Recommendations are important. How important? Well, here’s what Stanford Dean of Admissions Derrick Bolton had to say in an interview with the Stanford Business Reporter: If you asked me “could I make a decision on an application without essays?” I would say “absolutely,”...

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Michigan Ross 2016-17 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - May 31, 02:53 AM   Comments [0]

Michigan Ross changed slightly its first question this year and reduced the number of words available to you for the second essay question. It also allows you to write an Optional Statement. I'm not sure if that was available last year.   Before you sit down...

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GMAT Question of the Day (May 31)

By - May 31, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math The average height in a group of 4 people is 175 cm. If the average height increased when 2 more people were added to the group, which of the following cannot be the heights of the two new people? A. 179 cm and 172 cm B. 181...

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IU Kelley MBA Program Fall 2017 Essays

By - May 30, 09:34 AM   Comments [0]

The Kelley MBA program at Indiana University has posted the MBA essay questions for the 2016-2017 admissions cycle. They remain unchanged from last season, and are as follows: 1. Please discuss your immediate post-MBA professional goals. How will your professional experience, when combined with a Kelley...

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Retaking the GMAT in 16 Days Might Not Be a Great Idea

By - May 30, 09:14 AM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen, Rich.C@empowergmat.com www.EMPOWERgmat.com In 2016, when GMAC adjusted its testing parameters to allow Test Takers to retake the GMAT a mere 16 days after a prior attempt (down from 31 days), many saw that change as a great opportunity. To be fair, there are...

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GMAT Question of the Day (May 30)

By - May 30, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math If the area of a parallelogram is 100, what is the perimeter of the parallelogram? (1) The base of the parallelogram is 10. (2) One of the angles of the parallelogram is 45 degrees.   Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - C - (click and drag your mouse to see the...

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