The Ding and the MBA Reapplication: What NOT To Ask

By - May 19, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

When you get dinged, it’s hard to stop the questions swirling around your head. And the self-doubt. And the anger. And more of the self-doubt. And a lot more questions. We hear ya. But the truth is, you’ve got work to do… and not much time...

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GMAT Question of the Day (May 19): Algebra and Critical Reasoning

By - May 19, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) If is a positive integer, is \sqrt{x} < 2.5x - 5[/latex] ? 1. [latex]x < 3[/latex] 2. [latex]x[/latex] is a prime number Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - A - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals Only Knewton Gmat prep gives you...

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Being “Ready” for INSEAD

By - May 18, 23:18 PM   Comments [0]

As admissions consultants, this is a fun time of year for a lot of reasons - mainly because people are getting into top programs left and right (and seemingly with more scholarship offers than ever before), but also because the current clients are laser focused...

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The Ding Analysis “Triangle” for MBA Applicants

By - May 18, 23:05 PM   Comments [0]

These days, in addition to helping our clients navigate financial aid decisions and a few waitlist scenarios, we also meet a lot of new folks who didn't use admissions consulting services to apply - but now are wondering if perhaps they should have.  Most often,...

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Download: How to Apply to Columbia Business School Guide (Updated for 2014-2015)

By - May 18, 22:47 PM   Comments [0]

Our updated 2014/2015 “How to Apply to Columbia” Guide is the starting point for prospective applicants. This 11-page PDF is available for immediate download and is provided to prospective applicants at no cost. Download the Columbia Business School Guide > Excerpt: In the weeks and months immediately following...

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Breaking Down Changes to Columbia’s Essays for 2014/2015

By - May 18, 22:10 PM   Comments [0]

As always, Columbia is the first top MBA program out of the gate with its new essay questions (for 2014-15).  This is no surprise, as CBS has both a January intake and an Early Decision deadline, so they quite simply need to get their essays...

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Breaking Down Changes to Stanford GSB’s New Essays for 2014/2015

By - May 18, 22:02 PM   Comments [0]

The essays are releasing in a fast and furious fashion this year, as GSB comes hot on the heels of Columbia releasing its own essays.  With Stanford this year, we see further evidence of a school and admissions office that is completely dialed in to...

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Stanford GSB 2014-2015 MBA Application Deadlines

By - May 16, 11:57 AM   Comments [0]

By Stacy Blackman Consulting The Stanford Graduate School of Business has released the MBA application deadlines for the 2014-2015 admissions cycle. The deadlines are: Round 1 Deadline: October 1, 2014 Notification: December 10, 2014 Round 2 Deadline: January 7, 2015 Notification: March 25, 2015 Round 3 Deadline: April 1, 2015 Notification: May 6, 2015 All application...

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Stanford GSB Essay Questions for Class of 2017

By - May 16, 11:51 AM   Comments [0]

By Stacy Blackman Consulting The Stanford Graduate School of Business has updated its admissions website with the two essays required for the 2014-2015 MBA application. These questions remain essentially unchanged from last year’s application, but the number of required essays this year has dropped from three...

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Meet David, Cornell Johson MBA Student Headed to Bain

By - May 16, 08:40 AM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an blog series featuring interviews with current MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs (or in this case, a top JD/MBA program). And now for a follow up interview with David Schuette, a second-year...

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