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Where’s the Poetry? The Secret Ingredient in Your Graduate Application Essays

By - Jul 11, 13:11 PM   Comments [0]

Strategy will necessarily guide your selection of essay topics, anecdotes/examples, and structure. Yet an essay built on calculation alone, even if the strategy is spot on, will often disappoint. Logically it all makes sense. But it doesn’t take flight. Poetry can be the secret ingredient to...

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Michigan Ross 2013 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips

By - Jul 11, 13:01 PM   Comments [0]

Michigan Ross has released its 2013 application essays. Unlike most programs this year, it has not shortened its essays or reduced the number of required essays. It has removed options from its fourth essay and focused the question for Essay 2. Essays Essay 1: Introduce yourself...

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GMAT Question of the Day (July 11): Overlapping Sets and Critical Reasoning

By - Jul 11, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) At Daifu university, 40% of all students are both members of a student organization and want to reduce their tuition costs. 20% of those students who want to reduce tuition are not members of the student organization. What percentage of all Daifu students want...

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Opens MBA@UNC to Alumni

By - Jul 10, 10:23 AM   Comments [0]

MBA alumni at the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School now have the opportunity to enroll in classes in the new online program, MBA@UNC, the school announced last week. Launched in July 2011, MBA@UNC is designed for working professionals who want to earn their...

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UV Darden Releases Single MBA Essay Topic

By - Jul 10, 10:21 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business has announced a single MBA essay topic for the 2012-2013 application cycle. Applicants must respond to the following question: Share your thought process as you encountered a challenging work situation or complex problem. How did this experience change your...

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MBA Admissions A-Z: 26 Great Tips!

By - Jul 10, 02:53 AM   Comments [0]

Need Some Good Application Tips? How about 26 of Them? MBA applicants: It has finally arrived – your favorite MBA blog series wrapped into a comprehensive special report or email course! You can now enjoy MBA Admissions A-Z: 26 Great Tips all at once in handy...

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Drop in UK MBA Applicants

By - Jul 10, 02:46 AM   Comments [0]

According to Poets & Quants, “applications to Britain’s business schools plunged 20% last year as a result of government changes to visa policies that made MBA programs there a less viable option for international students.” These students comprise 90% of MBA students at UK business...

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GMAT Question of the Day (July 10): Arithmetic and Sentence Correction

By - Jul 10, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) and are prime integers. What is ? 1. is a prime integer 2. Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - E - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals e-GMAT: Up to 37%...

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Where Can I Apply with a 660 GMAT Score?

By - Jul 9, 11:42 AM   Comments [0]

Both in my online forums and in other exchanges with candidates, I am often asked the question, “I want to go to a Top-15 school; where might I gain admission if I only have a 660 GMAT score?” Fortunately or unfortunately, there is no stock...

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Is My GPA Too Low?

By - Jul 9, 11:40 AM   Comments [0]

Many candidates write to me worried about their undergraduate GPAs and ask, “Do you think my GPA is too low?” There is no stock answer to this question. Certainly, stats about each business school’s average GPA for matriculating students can help you gain a sense of...

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