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Getting A European MBA: A Unique Experience

By - May 2, 11:40 AM   Comments [0]

When choosing between business schools in Europe and the United States, the main thing to keep in mind is that the decision is very personal. Take a good look at the available options and do not let yourself be influenced by rankings. If your background...

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Columbia Business School’s Manhattanville Campus Gets $100M Gift

By - May 2, 10:56 AM   Comments [0]

Following Henry R. Kravis’s $100M contribution in 2010—the largest ever received by the university—Ronald O. Perelman has pledged a matching donation to support the construction of Columbia Business School’s new Manhattanville campus, the school announced today. With this landmark gift, Perelman, a member of CBS’s Board...

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Harvard Business School Joins 2013 MBA Olympics

By - May 2, 05:08 AM   Comments [0]

Harvard Business School is to become the first US institution to take part in next month’s MBA Tournament (MBAT), the annual business school Olympics which takes place at HEC Paris. The MBAT started with six participating business schools in 1991, and is set against the backdrop...

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GMAT Question of the Day (May 2): Probability and Sentence Correction

By - May 2, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) 15 computers in the corporate network are infected with virus. If every day several computers are arbitrarily selected for scanning, what is the probability that no computer containing virus will be scanned in the course of the next five days? 1. 10 computers are scanned...

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Pre-MBA training for international and “non-traditional” students

By - May 1, 14:38 PM   Comments [0]

While starting an MBA program is an exciting time, the first semester can be especially challenging when juggling recruiting, classes, social activities, etc. on top of living in a new country or first learning how to engage in a professional business environment. Practice MBA Summer...

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Chicago Booth Celebrates 9th Annual Women’s Week

By - May 1, 05:07 AM   Comments [0]

The Chicago Booth School of Business extended an open invitation to both newly accepted MBA candidates as well as prospective applicants to attend one of the multiple diversity events held around the globe during the school's 9th annual Women's Week. In collaboration with the office of...

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GMAT Question of the Day (May 1): Overlapping Sets and Sentence Correction

By - May 1, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) Among the first ten cyclists who crossed the finish-line, 4 were Italians and 8 represented Telefonica team. How many cyclists who represented Telefonica team and finished in the top ten were not Italians? 1. 2 Italians who finished in the top ten did not represent...

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Handling a Low GMAT Quant Score

By - Apr 30, 11:36 AM   Comments [0]

A low quant score on the GMAT (at the lower end of the school’s 80% range) is never good news, but it doesn’t equal immediate rejection. As I've mentioned in the past, no single score is scrutinized independently, but rather your entire profile is examined...

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Vanderbilt Owen School Culls New Dean from Tuck

By - Apr 30, 11:07 AM   Comments [0]

Vanderbilt University's Owen Graduate School of Management has named M. Eric Johnson as dean effective July 1st, pending approval by the Vanderbilt Board of Trust. Currently, Johnson is associate dean at Dartmouth College's Tuck School of Business, where he has been responsible for seven research...

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Updates from the Michigan Ross MBA Program

By - Apr 30, 05:06 AM   Comments [0]

In the latest entry on the MBA admissions blog at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business, director Soojin Kwon shares key updates for waitlisted and Round 3 applicants, as well as news of what's on the horizon for the upcoming application cycle. Most of...

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