# Student Stories: Improving 200 points on the GMAT

- Aug 20, 07:50 AM   Comments [0]

Today Nick, who hails from the United Kingdom, tells us how he has achieved stuff of GMAT legends – improved over 200 points!

# GMAT Question of the Day (Aug 20): Word Problem and Sentence Correction

- Aug 20, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) The train consists of 6 carriages, 20 meters long each. The gap between the carriages is 1 meter. If the train is moving at a constant speed of 60 kmh, how much time will it take the train to run through a 1 kilometer...

# Why Get an MBA? To Get Hired!

- Aug 19, 16:13 PM   Comments [0]

If you’re looking for an answer to the question you’ve probably asked yourself a million times— why get an MBA? —you can add this to the list of responses: Because you’re likely to get hired! The continued upward momentum of MBA holders in the global labor market is...

# UCLA Anderson 2015 Essay Tips & Deadlines

- Aug 19, 14:34 PM   Comments [0]

The advice that UCLA Anderson provides below is excellent, not just for Anderson’s essays, but for most MBA essays. Read it carefully. My tips are in blue below. Your essays are the primary way for you to share your perspectives and plans with the admissions committee....

# B-Schools Battle for Top Talent

- Aug 19, 05:47 AM   Comments [0]

Competition among top MBA programs to attract the most brilliant applicants has grown fierce, according to a news piece in Business Because. With tactics ranging from launching online programs, expanding class sizes, increasing scholarship opportunities, overhauling curricula and creating ever more specialized courses, it’s clear the...

# GMAT Question of the Day (Aug 19): Coordinate Geometry and Critical Reasoning

- Aug 19, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) Does the curve intersect the axis? 1. 2. Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - B - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals Manhattan GMAT: 99 percentile teachers and superior curriculum at a...

# Wharton Class of 2015 Profile

- Aug 18, 12:05 PM   Comments [1]

Let’s take a look at Wharton’s class of 2015 profile (from Wharton’s website): • Total applicants: 6,036 • Women: 42% • Enrolled class: 837 • International students: 35% • U.S. minorities: 30% • Range of years of work experience: 0-13 • Mean years of work experience: 5 • Mean overall GMAT: 725 • Middle...

# MBA Admission: The Great Round 1/Round 2 Fight

- Aug 18, 12:02 PM   Comments [0]

“On my right, now entering the ring is Round 1. A perennial favorite with those who have stratospheric GMATs, patents, Nobel Prizes, and the like. And on my left, waving to the crowd is Round 2. He is favored by those with more average, but...

# Developing Engaging Stories for MBA Essays Week #13- Tip #13

- Aug 18, 09:31 AM   Comments [0]

Proofread, Proof read, Proof read So you have written, rewritten, and revised your essay multiple times and have made sure that you have adequately addressed all parts of the essay question within the prescribed word limit effectively and persuasively. Now the last step is to get...

# LBS MBA Essay Analysis, Your 2014-2015 Application

- Aug 18, 09:03 AM   Comments [0]

Are you ready to dig into your essays? Application essays are specifically and cleverly designed to get into your head. We like to turn the tables on the admissions committees and get inside their heads. Why are they asking these questions? What are they looking...