5 Application “Red Flags” to Avoid

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Today’s post comes from Manhattan Review Spain, a well-known provider of test prep and MBA Admissions Consulting in Barcelona, Madrid, Sevilla, and Valencia for Top Business Schools. If you’re applying to the country’s top business schools, you need to do your best to give reviewers no...

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Evaluate in Which Round to Submit Your B-School Application

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I field questions every admissions season from clients about when to submit business school applications. They ask if they have a better shot in round two rather than round one, or if it's even worth submitting in the final round. Schools regularly address this question on...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Aug 5): Combinations and Critical Reasoning

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Math (PS) Carly has 3 movies that she can watch during the weekend: 1 Action movie, 1 Comedy, and 1 Drama. However, she needs to watch the Drama 3 times. Assuming Carly has time for 5 movies and intends to watch all of them, in how...

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Tips for Video MBA Essay Questions

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Rotman led the charge least year with a video essay question. This year Yale and Kellogg (so far) have decided to try it out. I saw a rumor that INSEAD is also considering the format. Worried about being literally on stage? Here are my tips if...

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What Should I Write About? Making a Difference

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In my non-admissions life, I once went to a lecture given by a biographer whose work I admire. In the course of his talk he mentioned that while writing about genius has merit, writing about typical folks and their extraordinary achievements is more valuable. The...

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First Drafts of Personal Statements: Let Yourself Go

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First drafts. These are probably the hardest part of the whole process for would-be applicants. There’s a sense of overwhelmedness, of trying to capture so much of your experience onto a single page. I’ve read hundreds of first drafts over the years. To be honest, most...

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UCLA Anderson School of Management MBA Essay Tips

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UCLA Anderson always kept the application process streamlined, with only two required essays. This year the required essays were reduced to one, focusing only on your career goals. With such a limited amount of space to highlight everything you may want to communicate to UCLA...

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9 Application Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

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In this business, I've seen applicants attempt to pull off just about any trick under the sun to gain a seat at the MBA program of their dreams. Let me share with you nine mistakes---big and small---that will doom your chances with the admissions committee....

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UVA Darden MBA Essay Tips

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Darden was the trendsetter two years ago when they first introduced the single MBA essay question. The other school most devoted to the case method, HBS, has followed suit this year and many other programs have streamlined the number of questions or the word counts...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Aug 2): Arithmetic and Critical Reasoning

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Math (DS) Is divisible by 15? 1. When is divided by 10, the result is an integer 2. is a multiple of 30 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - C - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals Veritas Prep has worked ...

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