Is My GPA Good Enough?

By - May 29, 16:40 PM   Comments [0]

Is My GPA Good Enough? Many MBA applicants write to me highly concerned about their undergraduate GPAs and ask, “Do you think my GPA is too low?” In many cases, there is no cut-and-dry answer to this question. Certainly, statistics about each business school’s average GPA...

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mbaMission’s 2013-2014 Stanford Graduate School of Business Essay Analysis

By - May 29, 11:08 AM   Comments [0]

The Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) is apparently content with its essay questions, because it has made no changes to them or to the allowed word count this season. Having made slight tweaks to its prompts in recent years, the GSB’s MBA admissions committee...

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MBAs Become More Popular in Eyes of Global Companies

By - May 29, 08:15 AM   Comments [0]

The latest GMAC survey reveals that MBAs are starting again to steal the hearts of recruiters worldwide. Recruiting is up and expected to improve further according to GMAC. You should review the whole report, but in the meantime, here are a few highlights from the...

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Dean Named as University Provost

By - May 29, 05:09 AM   Comments [0]

James (Jim) W. Dean Jr., a longtime faculty member and currently dean of Kenan-Flagler Business School, has been appointed as the next executive vice chancellor and provost for UNC-Chapel Hill. Chancellor Holden Thorp and Chancellor-Elect Carol Folt announced Dean’s appointment, effective July 1, in an email...

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Columbia Business School Posts 2013-2014 MBA Essay Questions

By - May 29, 05:05 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia Business School, which recently released the 2013-2014 application deadlines, has now announced the essay prompts for the upcoming MBA admissions cycle. This year's essay questions are: Short Answer Question What is your immediate post-MBA professional goal? (100 characters maximum) Essay 1 Given your individual background, why are...

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GMAT Question of the Day (May 29): Arithmetic and Sentence Correction

By - May 29, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) What is the value of ? 1. is odd 2. is even Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - C - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals Over 4 M students achieved educational & career goals Kaplan’s unparalleled test prep courses....

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INSEAD Releases Deadlines for September 2014 Intake

By - May 28, 14:06 PM   Comments [0]

INSEAD has posted the deadlines for the September 2014 intake. The three deadlines are: Round 1 Deadline: October 2, 2013 Interview Decision Notification: November 8, 2013 Final Decision Notification: December 20, 2013 Round 2 Deadline: November 27, 2014 Interview Decision Notification: January 10, 2014 Final Decision Notification: February 21, 2014 Round 3 Deadline: March 5, 2014 Interview Decision Notification: April...

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UPenn Wharton School MBA Application Deadlines

By - May 28, 13:38 PM   Comments [0]

The Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania has released the application deadlines for the 2013-2014 MBA admissions cycle. This year’s three deadlines are: Round 1 Deadline: October 1, 2013 Notification: December 17, 2013 Round 2 Deadline: January 7, 2014 Notification: March 25, 2014 Round 3 Deadline: March 27, 2014 Notification: May 6, 2014   The two...

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$93k MBA Scholarship to London Business School

By - May 28, 11:32 AM   Comments [0]

That's right - it's happening AGAIN. Last time, GMATPILL-er Kang Cao scored a half tuition MBA scholarship due to his high GMAT score. Now, he's at Darden MBA enjoying life at a top business school. And now, James - another GMATPILL-er who has actually joined GMAT Pill...

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Stanford GSB 2014 MBA Essay Tips

By - May 28, 08:20 AM   Comments [0]

Unlike most schools, Stanford gives a lot of advice and guidance as to what it’s looking for in the essays. My tips are in blue. Stanford GSB 2014 MBA Application Questions We read your essays to get to know you as a person and to learn...

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