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Goals/’Why MBA’ Essay

By - Oct 10, 14:17 PM   Comments [0]

Almost all top business schools require applicants to write a Personal statement or a 'Goals' essay to discuss their goals and ambitions as they pertain to the MBA degree and often to the target school’s particular program. What should I write in  a  'Goals' essay? A statement...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Oct 10): Statistics and Critical Reasoning

By - Oct 10, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) Which set(s) has the greatest standard deviation? 1. Set 1 consisting of 10 digits 2. Set 2 consisting of 10 first positive consecutive even numbers 3. Set 3 consisting of 10 first primes (A) set 1 (B) set 2 (C) set 3 (D) set 1 and 2 (E) set 1, 2, and...

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Due to Vs Because of

By - Oct 9, 18:14 PM   Comments [0]

In conversational English, we may hear or use sentences in which we present reason for something by using the expression “due to”. While in certain cases, this usage may be grammatically correct. But in certain other scenarios, it is incorrect. In this post, I...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Oct 9): Arithmetic and Critical Reasoning

By - Oct 9, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) Are integers , , and consecutive? 1. equals the arithmetic mean of and 2. For the correct answer, please drag your mouse over the hidden text. Explanation is linked below. Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - E - (click and drag your mouse...

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Convince MBA Admissions Officials You’ve Done Your Research

By - Oct 8, 20:07 PM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA blog on U.S.News.com Almost every business school poses the question to applicants: "Why an MBA, and why this program?" Some do so explicitly on the application, while others pose the question during the interview stage. Either way,...

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Chicago Booth Nabs Top Spot in Latest Economist Rankings

By - Oct 8, 20:05 PM   Comments [0]

The Economist recently announced its 2012 full-time MBA rankings, and the Chicago Booth School of Business came out way ahead in one area the MBA students polled believe is most important:  Booth is a program that opens an array of new career opportunities. Despite Booth's reputation...

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USC Marshall School of Business Launches Degree Tailored for Veterans

By - Oct 8, 20:02 PM   Comments [0]

The USC Marshall School of Business has launched a new degree program for former and current members of the armed forces. Developed through conversations with Marshall alumni and the California Department of Veterans Affairs, the one year, intensive Master of Business for Veterans (MBV) is designed...

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B-Schools Give a Big Thumbs Down to Purchasing MBA Essays

By - Oct 8, 19:59 PM   Comments [0]

Have you seen this recent story on MBA essays for sale in Bloomberg Businessweek? Two MBA graduates, a husband-and-wife team from UC Berkeley Haas School of Business and Stanford Graduate School of Business, respectively,  have a website called Wordprom.com that has b-school admissions officials steaming. Launched...

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Offers Workshops on Cross-Cultural Business Skills

By - Oct 8, 19:57 PM   Comments [0]

As the business world continues to shrink, having knowledge of and sensitivity toward other cultures' ways of doing business is imperative for today's professionals. But managing and leading across cultures remains challenging, as language, communication styles, and business practices vary widely across the globe. To...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Oct 8): Word Problem and Critical Reasoning

By - Oct 8, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) A car dealership sold two cars: the first car at a 10% profit and the second car at a 10% loss, which gave them an overall profit margin of 5% from these two sales. If the dealership's total profit was $1000, what was the...

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