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Succeeding on the Test by Living Learning

By - Apr 17, 07:37 AM   Comments [0]

When it comes to test preparation, it seems that a lot of folks have got it all wrong. Buying some book on Amazon, cracking it open and praying for osmosis isn’t going to do much for you. I’m a big fan of reminding students what...

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Columbia Business School Launches ‘Notes to the Next Class’

By - Apr 17, 05:21 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia Business School has announced the launch of a new online space called Notes to the Next Class. Here, current students as well as the 41,000-plus alumni around the world can pass along their knowledge to future MBA classes by sharing photos, videos, advice, favorite memories...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Apr 17): Rate Problem and Critical Reasoning

By - Apr 17, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) In the morning, John drove to his mother's house in the village at an average speed of 60 kmh. When he was going back to town in the evening, he drove more cautiously and his speed was lower. If John went the same distance...

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New Accreditation Standards for Management Education

By - Apr 16, 13:15 PM   Comments [0]

To provide leadership for the new challenges and opportunities facing management education today, AACSB International (AACSB) has released a new set of accreditation standards for the world's leading business schools. Approved April 8th by its membership at the AACSB International Conference and Annual Meeting in Chicago,...

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Weigh Fit to Choose Between Multiple B-School Admissions Offers

By - Apr 16, 05:10 AM   Comments [0]

Round Two business school decisions are pouring in and some MBA applicants face not just two, but three or more offers of admission from their target schools. While the adage is "There's never too much of a good thing," the reality is that a bounty of b-school...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Apr 16): Probability and Sentence Correction

By - Apr 16, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) The bowl contains green and blue chips. What is the probability of drawing a blue chip in two successive trials if the chip drawn in the first trial is not returned to the bowl before the second trial? 1. The ratio of blue chips to...

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Introducing Stanford Africa MBA Fellowship Program

By - Apr 15, 10:30 AM   Comments [0]

Last week Stanford Graduate School of Business announced its new Stanford Africa MBA Fellowship Program. Some details about the program: • The fellowship will award up to eight African students per year with full tuition for the two-year program (approx. $140,000). • Students will be required to work...

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50 Years Later: Gender Gaps Persists at HBS

By - Apr 15, 05:24 AM   Comments [0]

Harvard Business School marked this year's 50th anniversary of admitting women to the two-year MBA Program with the W50 Summit on April 4-5th. The event, which drew more than 800 female graduates to the campus, focused on accelerating the advancement of women leaders who make a...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Apr 15): Rate Problem and Sentence Correction

By - Apr 15, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) The train consists of 6 carriages, 20 meters long each. The gap between the carriages is 1 meter. If the train is moving at a constant speed of 60 kmh, how much time will it take the train to run through a 1 kilometer...

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Getting Your MBA Goals in Shape

By - Apr 14, 11:48 AM   Comments [0]

Knowing they’ll have to write essays about their goals, most b-school applicants have identified their goals prior to starting the application process. But I’ve found that “identified” often has a very narrow scope, too narrow to effectively serve the purpose of the essays. With some moderate...

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