Another US News Top Ten!

By - Aug 7, 05:39 AM   Comments [0]

US News is at it again!  The magazine’s newest top ten list is the top 10 Business Schools That Receive the Most Full-Time Applications. Not surprisingly, almost all the top 10 programs listed in US News’s rankings of the best business schools...

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What the Heck is a Weighted Average?

By - Aug 5, 12:05 PM   Comments [1]

This post was written by Rich Zwelling. For more expert GMAT prep advice, check out the Knewton GMAT blog. If you’ve done some GMAT preparation already, you’ve likely come across the concept of “weighted averages.” But what does that term really mean? In short,...

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Forbes Announces Top Ten Business Schools

By - Aug 5, 05:32 AM   Comments [0]

Forbes has just released its list of the top business schools in America. The Forbes’ ranking methodology is based on the return on investment achieved by the class of 2006. They surveyed 16,000 alumni at over 100 schools and received feedback from...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Aug 5): Arithmetic and Sentence Correction

By - Aug 5, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) If is a positive integer, is ? 1. is divisible by 50 2. is divisible by 52 GMAT Daily Deals Investment Banking and Management Consulting: What does the GMAT have to do with a career in these golden fields? GMATPill explains. Learn more! MBA

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Clear Admit Essay Topic Analysis: Chicago Booth

By - Aug 4, 06:52 AM   Comments [0]

Continuing with our series of essay topic analyses for this season’s applications, we’ll take some time to think about the 2011-2012 Chicago Booth application essay questions. The overall format of the program’s prompt is similar to the last several years; the school...

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MBA Admissions News Roundup

By - Aug 4, 06:47 AM   Comments [0]

An article in Fortune Magazine looks at how MBA job recruiters are courting military veterans because of their management experience and ability to work under pressure. Although veterans sometimes struggle with the lingo of the business and consulting world, with the help...

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Kaplan GMAT Sample Problem: Average Speed

By - Aug 4, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Knowing how to use the distance = rate x time formula in various permutations will help you tremendously on the classic GMAT speed word problems. Just remember that when asked about average rate over an entire journey, you must think about total distance...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Aug 4): Arithmetic and Critical Reasoning

By - Aug 4, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) What is the value of ? 1. is a mode of 2. is neither positive nor negative GMAT Daily Deals Take a very brief survey for Veritas Prep (2 min max!) on the MBA Admissions process and enter to win an iPad 2! Take...

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Wharton Deadlines and Admissions Essays

By - Aug 3, 14:42 PM   Comments [0]

Wharton has released its MBA application deadlines and admissions essays for the coming year. Last year Wharton really stirred the pot by introducing radically different essays. Here are Wharton’s deadlines and essays for the Class of 2014, followed by our comments in italics: Wharton Application...

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What to Memorize for the GMAT: 5 More Must-Know Grammar Rules

By - Aug 3, 11:55 AM   Comments [0]

This post was written by Christina Yu. For more GMAT prep advice, check out the Knewton GMAT blog. In the first post of our “What to Memorize for the GMAT Verbal” series, we covered the business and logic vocabulary you should know for the test. In...

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