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Lessons from Accepted’s Admissions Director Survey

By - Dec 27, 09:05 AM   Comments [0]

In November, Accepted surveyed MBA admissions directors at top MBA programs. We asked “What behavior or information would cause you to reject an MBA applicant who otherwise is a strong candidate?” and published the results here. Accepted CEO, Linda Abraham, gives her thoughts on...

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Using Common Knowledge on GMAT Critical Reasoning

By - Dec 27, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Here is a very simple argument: A - B = C. Over time, A has increased. Therefore, C has increased. If the argument seems simplistic, that's because it is—it's not very test-like or very challenging. It gives evidence about changes in A and concludes about a change...

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How to Fight MBA Application Procrastination

By - Dec 27, 06:35 AM   Comments [0]

In our blog, we provide news, tips and tools to help you navigate the MBA admissions process. Despite the volume of information that gets printed every week, we do not regularly address the fact that many applicants face a set of challenges that are very...

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Mind the Gap: Part III

By - Dec 27, 06:19 AM   Comments [0]

We recently introduced a method for solving problems in which people or objects are moving in the same direction.

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GMAT Question of the Day (Dec 27): Combinations and Sentence Correction

By - Dec 27, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) A rectangular floor measures 2 by 3 meters. There are 5 white, 5 black, and 5 red parquet blocks available. If each block measures 1 by 1 meter, in how many different color patterns can the floor be parqueted? (A) 104 (B) 213 (C) 577 (D) 705 (E) 726 Question...

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Do You Have Burning Questions About the MBA Admissions Process?

By - Dec 26, 14:37 PM   Comments [0]

Be sure to join us at 10:00 AM ET on Monday, December 30th, for an open Q&A session, Virtual MBA Office Hours with Linda Abraham, in which Linda Abraham, CEO and founder of Accepted.com, will answer your questions on any aspect of the MBA admissions...

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What Our Listeners Loved in 2013!

By - Dec 26, 14:31 PM   Comments [0]

2013 has been an incredible year for the Admissions Straight Talk podcast. Thank you to all of our fascinating, insightful guest and of course our wonderful listeners! Check out the 10 episodes that were most listened to in 2013 and subscribe in iTunes, Stitcher, or Zune...

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Tips for Waitlisted MBA Applicants

By - Dec 26, 06:34 AM   Comments [0]

Finding yourself on the waitlist at your dream b-school definitely comes with a mixed bag of emotions. While it’s disappointing not to have a definitive yes, you’re still in the running and should take some comfort in knowing that you’ve passed an important hurdle with...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Dec 26): Probability and Sentence Correction

By - Dec 26, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) Set consists of all prime integers less than 10. If two numbers are chosen form set at random, what is the probability that the product of these numbers will be greater than the product of the numbers which were not chosen? (A) (B)...

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‘Twas the Night Before GMAT 2013

By - Dec 25, 13:00 PM   Comments [0]

What's the holiday without a classic tale rewritten for the GMAT test taker? We know you've been waiting patiently, and you're on the "Nice" list, so here's our holiday gift to you. ‘Twas the night before GMAT, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not...

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