GMAT Question of the Day (Sept 13): Word Problem and Sentence Correction

By - Sep 13, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) In a fleet of a certain car-renting agency the ratio of the number of sedans to the number of hatchbacks was 9:8. If after the addition of 3 sedans and 1 hatchback, this ratio rose to 6:5, how many more sedans than hatchbacks does...

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Notre Dame Mendoza 2014 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Sep 12, 13:18 PM   Comments [0]

You need to clearly convey to the Mendoza adcom that you have what it takes to be an effective leader—an integrated mind, a broad perspective, tenacity, and heart. Use your career experiences, your career goals, and your personal values to help you demonstrate these key...

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3 Essential Components of a Personal Statement

By - Sep 12, 13:11 PM   Comments [0]

While listening to a podcast, I started thinking about the essential components of a strong personal statement, statement of purpose, or MBA goals essay. Basically, the adcoms want a map of where you’ve been, where you are, and where you’re going for the statement of...

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Are B-Schools Targeting Older Applicants?

By - Sep 12, 05:13 AM   Comments [0]

Is there such thing as being too young or old for an MBA? In case you missed it, Bloomberg Businessweek ran an interesting article a few weeks ago called the Graying of Harvard Business School which pointed out some of the stats of the...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Sept 12): Word Problem and Critical Reasoning

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Math (PS) The scoring system in a certain football competition goes as follows: 3 points for victory, 1 point for a draw, and 0 points for defeat. Each team plays 20 matches. If the team scored 9 points after 5 games, what is the least number...

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Personal Statement Tip: Use Vivid, Active Verbs

By - Sep 11, 12:39 PM   Comments [0]

I watched a candle burn a few nights ago. It happened to have a particularly nice flame that conjured up many different images: • The flame stood erect. • The flame danced. • The flame cavorted. • The flame pranced. • The flame swayed. • The flame flickered. • The flame fluttered •...

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Duke Fuqua MBA Essay Tips

By - Sep 11, 05:12 AM   Comments [0]

A clear application strategy is crucial to approaching these essays. Duke’s mission is to "identify, engage, and foster the development of future leaders of consequence," and you will want to demonstrate you are the kind of leader the admissions committee is looking for. Don't forget the...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Sept 11): Coordinate Geometry and Critical Reasoning

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Math (DS) Is point closer to point than to point ? 1. Point lies on the line 2. Point lies on the line Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - A - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals Over...

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Try These Fixes for a Low GMAT Score

By - Sep 10, 14:14 PM   Comments [2]

A strong performance on the GMAT is a key component of the MBA application to most top business schools. But what can you do if your score is not where you want or need it to be? Any number of factors could have thrown off your...

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Do You Have What It Takes to Get into a Top-Tier B-School?

By - Sep 10, 10:40 AM   Comments [0]

Today’s post comes from Manhattan Review, a well-known provider of test prep and MBA Admissions Consulting in Boston, Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, and Washington DC for Top Business Schools. Out of the more than 20,000 combined applications received each year at HBS, Stanford, and Wharton, approximately...

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