Enrich your Application with Photocopies

By - Jun 13, 12:24 PM   Comments [0]

Photocopies are duplicates of materials written about you / to you by a third party. For example: distinction letter, performance evaluation document, news article, magazine interview, thank you letter. While admission committees do not request this, you may translate and/or photocopy 1-3 effective documents and send them...

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GMAT Sentence Correction: Lie vs. Lay

By - Jun 13, 09:00 AM   Comments [2]

Untangle the most confusing pair of verbs in the English language!  To begin, a SC question from the Official Guide: question #95 from the OG13e (#96 in the OG 12e): 95) One of the primary distinctions between our intelligence with that of other primates may lay not so...

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GMAT Question of the Day (June 13): Combinations and Critical Reasoning

By - Jun 13, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) There are 3 red chips and 2 blue chips. When arranged in a row, they form a certain color pattern, for example RBRRB. How many color patterns are possible? (A) 10 (B) 12 (C) 24 (D) 60 (E) 100 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - A - (click and drag...

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SBC Scoop: Looking Beyond the Top 5 MBA Programs

By - Jun 12, 20:15 PM   Comments [0]

*Please note that no client details are ever shared in SBC Scoop or otherwise without complete sign off from client. A few years ago, our client Priya was starting to wonder if she should apply to business school at all. Her stated goal was to attend...

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Columbia Business School Essay Tips

By - Jun 12, 20:11 PM   Comments [0]

Columbia Business School has posted the essay questions for the class of 2015 application. Columbia has significantly reduced the number of questions asked this year, but continues to seek customized information on your interest in the school. Before you get started with this set of...

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The Future Looks Bright for B-School Grads

By - Jun 12, 20:02 PM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy's "Strictly Business" MBA blog on Class of 2012 grads are breathing a collective sigh of relief—and likely doing some version of the happy dance—as they embark on their post-MBA careers in a job market that looks several shades brighter...

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GMAT Quant: How to Solve Two Equations with Two Variables

By - Jun 12, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Fact: If you have two variables and only one equation, in general you will not be able to solve for the individual values of the variables.  You need two separate equations in order to solve for the individual values of each of two variables. (This...

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GMAT Question of the Day (June 12): Coordinate Geometry and Sentence Correction

By - Jun 12, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) At what angle do the lines and intersect? 1. 2. Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - A - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals Knewton Gmat: fully custom prep w/ the highest point increase guarantee in the industry. $350...

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Introduction to GMAT Critical Reasoning

By - Jun 11, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

One question on the GMAT Verbal Section is Critical Reasoning.  On this question, the prompt presents some sort of argument, and then asks you, in one way or another, to analyze the argument — for example, by strengthening it, weakening it, finding its underlying assumption,...

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

By - Jun 11, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) If the farmer sells 75 of his chickens, his stock of feed will last for 20 more days than planned, but if he buys 100 more chickens, he will run out of feed 15 days earlier than planned. If no chickens are sold or...

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