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The HBS Round 3 Deadline is Coming Right Up!

By - Apr 3, 14:25 PM   Comments [0]

For all of you who are wondering if there is one last thing you can do to improve your Harvard Business School application before you hit submit, the answer is YES! Take an hour and watch the recording of our popular webinar, The Accepted Guide to...

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Your MBA Waitlist Do-Not-Do List

By - Apr 3, 12:35 PM   Comments [0]

So the letter or email arrived, and the news wasn’t bad, but it wasn’t exactly great either: you’ve been put on the MBA waitlist. At this point you may notice your mind going to some weird places as you try to figure out how to escape...

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Take Responsibility in Your Optional Essay

By - Apr 3, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

Business school candidates who have an obvious weakness in their profile—such as a low GPA or GMAT score or a prolonged gap in work experience—often worry that they are destined to attend a virtually unknown business school. Whenever such applicants ask admissions officers how their...

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How NOT to Approach GMAT IR

By - Apr 3, 05:54 AM   Comments [0]

Guest post by our friends at Magoosh As of June 2012, the GMAT lost an essay and gained a new section. The GMAT Integrated Reasoning (IR) was born. This section appears at the beginning of the test and asks students to deal with complex and disperse...

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GMAT Question of the Day (April 03): Rate Problem and Critical Reasoning

By - Apr 3, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) In the morning, John drove to his mother's house in the village at an average speed of 60 kmh. When he was going back to town in the evening, he drove more cautiously and his speed was lower. If John went the same distance...

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How to increase by 200 points on the GMAT

By - Apr 2, 06:25 AM   Comments [0]

Today we hear from Kshitij, who currently lives in India and plans to go abroad for his MBA.

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GMAT Question of the Day (Apr 2): Probability and Sentence Correction

By - Apr 2, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) The bowl contains green and blue chips. What is the probability of drawing a blue chip in two successive trials if the chip drawn in the first trial is not returned to the bowl before the second trial? 1. The ratio of blue chips to...

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9 Fun Facts about the GMAT

By - Apr 1, 12:05 PM   Comments [0]

To celebrate GMAC’s 60th birthday, we’ve compiled the following fun GMAT facts from the GMAC site: 1. In 1953, nine b-schools met with ETS to create what would later become the GMAT. Those schools were Harvard, Rutgers, Columbia, Northwestern, Chicago, Seton Hall, Michigan, Washington University (St....

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CommonBond Offers New Refinancing Program for Grads

By - Apr 1, 11:57 AM   Comments [0]

CommonBond just released its new Grad Refinance Loan™, available to law school, med school, engineering, and b-school graduates. With the new refinancing program, borrowers will receive: • Low fixed rates for 10- and 15-year loans. • A single monthly bill after the consolidation of multiple loans. • Personalized service...

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Don’t Fall for Common Misconceptions About the GMAT

By - Apr 1, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

April 1st is here, and you know what that means: pranks, jokes, and odd press releases in which companies make outrageous claims, like: “Wow, Google says they’re going to set up a colony on Mars!” . . . “Hey, Nike has invented an anti-gravity shoe!” ....

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