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Wharton School Releases Annual MBA Career Report

By - Nov 29, 21:38 PM   Comments [0]

The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania recently released its 2012 MBA Career Management Career Statistics report offering an informative snapshot on graduates’ industry choices, compensation and geographic preferences. For the class of 2012, 95.5 percent of students seeking employment had job offers in hand...

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INSEAD’s Alternative Admissions Exam

By - Nov 29, 21:28 PM   Comments [0]

For applicants contemplating an executive MBA from INSEAD, know that the school introduced its own specially designed EMBA admissions test in February of this year that seems to be garnering a very positive response from test-takers. If you're still wondering whether to do the GMAT or...

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The Global Challange of Interlinking Business and Society

By - Nov 29, 21:25 PM   Comments [0]

Business will play a key role in solving the most pressing global problems of our times: population growth, resource shortages, struggling economies. In fact, “Never before, have companies and society been so closely connected,” says Pierre Tapie, President of the ESSEC Business School. Together with Tuck...

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Stanford GSB Debunks MBA Interview Myths

By - Nov 29, 21:22 PM   Comments [0]

Allison Davis from the admissions office at Stanford Graduate School of Business recently updated the MBA admission blog with this information, designed to sooth the frayed nerves of those suffering from pre-interview angst. Here, she dispels three persistent myths surrounding this part of the admissions process...

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Online GMAT Question Bank – 110 SC Questions + Video Explanations

By - Nov 29, 13:11 PM   Comments [0]

GMAT Pill just posted 110 video explanations to 110 sentence correction questions on the GMAT Practice Pill Platform. Each of these questions are labeled with the percentage of users who got them correct. You can contribute your answer by selecting the question and inputting your answer...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Nov 29): Probability and Critical Reasoning

By - Nov 29, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) Three cannons are firing at a target. If their individual probabilities to hit the target are 0.3, 0.4, and 0.5 respectively, what is the probability that none of the cannons will hit the target after one round of fire? (A) 0.06 (B) 0.12 (C) 0.21 (D) 0.29 (E) 0.94 Question...

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Last 3 Days to Get Your MBA Smarts On!

By - Nov 28, 14:54 PM   Comments [0]

Happy birthday MBA Admission for Smarties! To celebrate the first birthday of Linda and Judy’s book, Accepted.com is offering a $5 off coupon on paperback and Kindle editions of Smarties. Paperback: Use coupon code GETSMART5 on our site through November 30th to receive your $5 discount...

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Ingredients of a Great Letter of Recommendation

By - Nov 28, 14:47 PM   Comments [0]

In honor of the first birthday of MBA Admission for Smarties: The No-Nonsense Guide to Acceptance at Top Business Schools, by Linda Abraham and Judy Gruen, we are posting a series of excerpts from the book throughout November. This post is excerpted from Chapter 8:...

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MBA Admissions: Stanford GSB & Finance

By - Nov 28, 14:27 PM   Comments [0]

A quick glance at Stanford Graduate School of Business: It currently ties in first place (with Harvard Business School) as the best business school, according to US News & World Report (March 2012). It is ranked #6 for finance). Stanford GSB Class of 2014 Class Profile:...

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GMAT Integrated Reasoning: Correlation and Trend Lines in Scatterplots

By - Nov 28, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

One reason we graph data in a scatterplot is because we are looking for patterns.  The simplest of all possible patterns to find on a scatterplot is a straight line pattern.   Correlation When the points on a scatterplot lie more or less in a straight-ish line, that is called correlation. ...

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