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GMAT Study Tip: Slow Down to Improve

By - Feb 21, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

A great GMAT study tip is what I call The Slow Down Paradox: going slower on the GMAT can make you faster. Recently, one of my GMAT tutoring students, an engineering undergrad at Penn, hit the test prep wall.  After a couple of months of study...

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GMAT Question of the Day (February 21): Probability and Critical Reasoning

By - Feb 21, 02:00 AM   Comments [2]

Math (PS) During the break of a football match the coach will make 3 substitutions. If the team consists of 11 players among which there are 2 forwards, what is the probability that none of the forwards will be substituted? (A) (B) (C) (D) (E) Question Discussion...

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Harvard Celebrates Record-Making Gift

By - Feb 20, 10:56 AM   Comments [0]

Big news came out of Harvard College yesterday, when it announced it has received the largest single gift in the school’s history with the donation of $150 million from hedge fund manager Kenneth C. Griffin, ’89. The gift will fund 200 new Griffin scholarships and create...

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Leadership is King: Interview with IMD’s Lisa Piguet

By - Feb 20, 10:40 AM   Comments [7]

If you are considering pursuing an MBA at IMD then you are in luck. This week’s guest on Admissions Straight Talk is Lisa Piguet, Associate Director of MBA Admissions and Marketing at IMD. Listen to the interview to get the details about IMD’s unique program, the...

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MBA Admissions A-Z: E is for Essay

By - Feb 20, 07:41 AM   Comments [0]

Next up in our MBA Admissions A-Z series is E for Essay, a topic on which we could very easily write an entire book. (Hey – we DID write an entire book. Scroll down for details.) Here we are going to focus on 4 critical MBA...

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GMAT Question of the Day (February 20): Algebra and Critical Reasoning

By - Feb 20, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) How many real roots does this equation have? (A) 0 (B) 1 (C) 2 (D) 3 (E) 4 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - A - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals Veritas Prep has worked with over 50K students at over 90 locations worldwide....

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What’s a Good GMAT Score and What Score Do You Need?

By - Feb 20, 01:00 AM   Comments [0]

Quite simply, the GMAT score you need is the one that gets you into the b-school of your choice. Let's look at GMAT scoring in more detail to give this initial statement more context. GMAT Scoring Basics GMAT scores are used by business schools to provide a common...

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Personal Statement Fatal Flaw #1: Lack of Substance

By - Feb 19, 14:36 PM   Comments [0]

Writing about nothing tends to bore, like a trite sitcom or movie with no plot. They lack substance and so will your essay if it isn’t based on: • Substantive self-reflection. • Use of specifics, examples, and anecdotes. • Willingness to reveal your thought processes and feelings. So start...

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Alumni Donate $5M for New Construction at UT McCombs

By - Feb 19, 12:23 PM   Comments [0]

Bob and Marcie Zlotnik, founders of Houston energy company StarTex Power and alumni of The University of Texas at Austin, have pledged $5 million toward construction of the new graduate education building at McCombs School of Business, the school announced Tuesday. In recognition of the gift,...

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

By - Feb 19, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) Function is defined as follows: if is positive or 0 then ; if is negative then . Which of the following is true about ? I. II. III. (A) I only (B) II only (C) III only (D) I and III only (E) not I, II, or III Question Discussion...

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