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R1 Interview Update From UM Ross Michigan MBA Program

By - Oct 29, 13:30 PM   Comments [0]

The UM Ross School of Business issued its first wave of Round 1 interview invitations last Tuesday,  and the admissions director of the Michigan MBA program, Soojin Kwon, has some advice and updates for students gearing up for their upcoming interview. For candidates who have already...

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R1 Update From Harvard Business School

By - Oct 29, 13:29 PM   Comments [0]

In her latest update to the Harvard Business School MBA admissions blog, Director Dee Leopold explained what happens for Round 1 applicants waiting anxiously for news of their status. To recap, potential candidates can expect to receive either an invitation to interview,  placement on the...

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GMAT Plugging In Strategy: Always Start with Answer Choice C

By - Oct 29, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Learn this powerful math trick for GMAT Problem Solving questions.  First, try these two practice GMAT Quantitative section Problem Solving questions. 1) Bert left the house with N dollars.  He spent 1/4 of this at the hardware store, then $7 at the dry cleaners, and then half...

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2013 Duke MBA—Cross-Continent Program Application Essays and Tips

By - Oct 29, 04:15 AM   Comments [0]

The current Duke MBA – Cross Continent Program essay questions cover broad ground potentially, although there are just two required. They give you leeway to identify and describe the experiences, skills, and other factors that will most advantageously represent your candidacy. Moreover, the fact that...

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Handling Wharton’s Team-Based Discussion

By - Oct 29, 04:03 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re applying to Wharton this year, then you are likely aware of the school’s new addition to the application process: the team-based discussion. Personally, I consider this new evaluation method an excellent idea, as much of business-school life consists of team-based discussion; it was...

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Europe Loses Appeal Among B-School Students

By - Oct 29, 03:51 AM   Comments [0]

A recent Economist article talks about the changing face of Europe’s business school scene. While many of the advantages of attending a European b-school still hold true – shorter and cheaper programs, more diverse student bodies, and often higher salaries for graduates – data from...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Oct 29): Counting and Sentence Correction

By - Oct 29, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) In how many different ways can a group of 8 people be divided into 4 teams of 2 people each? (A) 90 (B) 105 (C) 168 (D) 420 (E) 2520 Click and drag your mouse to see the answer. Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - B - GMAT Daily Deals Veritas Prep: 99th...

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MBA Applicant Blogger Interview: Amit’s Journey

By - Oct 28, 13:58 PM   Comments [0]

Next up in our series of featured MBA bloggers is Amit, an MBA applicant who writes at My Journey to Destiny and plans on applying to top b-schools in 2013. Please enjoy reading about Amit’s application journey. Thanks Amit! Accepted: First, can you tell us...

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2012 Economist Global B-School Ranking

By - Oct 28, 13:53 PM   Comments [0]

The Economist’s top 25 full-time global MBA program rankings offer few surprises. Here are a few points to note: European b-schools in general dropped a few places from last year. Most notably, IMD, ranked in third place in 2011, and dropped to tenth place in 2012....

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Internship-to-Job Conversion Rates Up

By - Oct 28, 13:45 PM   Comments [0]

A recent Bloomberg Businessweek article, “MBA Interns Seeking Job Offers Breathe a Sigh of Relief,” talks about the increased success b-school students have had in receiving job offers from their summer internships. BW collected data from 30 top MBA programs in the U.S. Six of...

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