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GMAT Question of the Day (Oct 11): Word Problem and Sentence Correction

By - Oct 11, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) One fisherman was telling his friends that he caught a fish that had a 60 foot long head. It also had a tail that was as long as the fish's head and a half of its body. Finally, the body was half the size...

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Puritans and Parallelism on GMAT SC

By - Oct 10, 13:32 PM   Comments [0]

Recently, I wrote about how some students place too great an emphasis on memorizing grammar rules. This misplaced emphasis can cause those students to eliminate answer choices that are grammatically and logically correct. Let’s look at a sample problem: Jean-Michel Basquiat, who was...

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Consortium 2012 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips

By - Oct 10, 05:41 AM   Comments [0]

Consortium 2012 MBA Application Essay Questions My comments are in blue. This year’s core application questions are identical to last year’s, and I’ve posted their guidelines from 2009 as well below:* The following essay questions provide us with an opportunity to evaluate your strengths...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Oct 10): Statistics and Critical Reasoning

By - Oct 10, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) Which set(s) has the greatest standard deviation? 1. Set 1 consisting of 10 digits 2. Set 2 consisting of 10 first positive consecutive even numbers 3. Set 3 consisting of 10 first primes (A) set 1 (B) set 2 (C) set 3 (D) set 1 and 2 (E) set 1, 2, and...

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Indiana Kelley 2012 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips

By - Oct 9, 05:37 AM   Comments [0]

Indiana Kelley 2012 MBA Essay Questions Your essays will give us an idea of your personality, perspectives, and opinions and will let us know how closely your professional objectives match the objectives of the MBA program. All applicants must answer essay number 1. You must also choose...

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Application Boot Camp: 7 Profile Weaknesses and How to Correct Them

By - Oct 8, 13:24 PM   Comments [0]

Going into the admissions season, you might feel that your undergrad GPA, your GMAT quant score or that ten-month resume gap you have from 2008 is an albatross around your neck. Don't worry - even the most glaring of weaknesses can be...

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Duke MBA—Cross-Continent Program Application Essays and Tips

By - Oct 7, 05:35 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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GMAT Question of the Day (Oct 7): Arithmetic and Critical Reasoning

By - Oct 7, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) Are integers , , and consecutive? 1. equals the arithmetic mean of and 2. GMAT Daily Deals Join GMAT Pill for a free GMAT Strategy Chat on October 7, 2011 at 5pm EST. Learn more! Get $100 off a Manhattan GMAT course with the...

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Steve Jobs: 4 Lessons for MBA Applicants

By - Oct 6, 18:21 PM   Comments [0]

Steve Jobs never finished college, not to mention graduate business school, but he became a legendary business leader. As the world stops to consider the enormous contribution of this visionary, I also was thinking about his legacy, and after fifteen years as...

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Why Write a Blog Post Series on MBA Goals?

By - Oct 6, 18:20 PM   Comments [0]

This post is the first of five posts in our new Why MBA series. A few years ago, in the good old days when Wharton still offered feedback to rejected applicants, I talked with a potential client who happened to be reapplying to Wharton. ...

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