GMAT Question of the Day (Nov 12): Counting and Sentence Correction

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Math (PS) In a set of numbers from 100 to 1000 inclusive, how many integers are odd and do not contain the digit "5"? (A) 180 (B) 196 (C) 286 (D) 288 (E) 324 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - D - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily...

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MBA Admissions: Northwestern Kellogg & Finance

By - Nov 11, 15:25 PM   Comments [0]

A quick glance at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Business: Kellogg currently ranks in fourth place as one of the best business schools (tied with MIT Sloan and Chicago Booth), according to US News & World Report (March 2012). It was ranked #10 for finance. Northwestern...

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How To Pay an Effective “Virtual” School Visit

By - Nov 11, 15:18 PM   Comments [0]

In honor of the first birthday of MBA Admission for Smarties: The No-Nonsense Guide to Acceptance at Top Business Schools, by Linda Abraham and Judy Gruen, we are posting a series of excerpts from the book throughout November. This post is excerpted from “How to...

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Statistical Significance on the GMAT

By - Nov 9, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

This is the last post in the series of articles on real-life facts you need to know for GMAT Critical Reasoning. Here's the full list: Economics: Supply and Demand Economics: Labor and Wages Economics: Inflation, unemployment, and interest rates Law: "beyond any reasonable doubt" Statistics: Statistical significance Statistical significance Most research in the...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Nov 9): Arithmetic and Sentence Correction

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Math (DS) If ( ), then what is the value of ? 1. 2. Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - D - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals e-GMAT’s methods help non-natives improve on GMAT Verbal. $536 total savings @...

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2013 MIT Executive MBA Application Essay Tips

By - Nov 8, 13:13 PM   Comments [2]

This set of essay questions culls those applicants who are agile thinkers; who discern, or even better create connections among disparate elements; and who have the desire and ability to transform ideas into effective action and lead change within a context of flux and uncertainty....

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GMAT Question of the Day (Nov 8): Algebra and Sentence Correction

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Math (PS) If and are consecutive positive integers, and: which of the following represents all the possible values of ? (A) (B) (C) (D) (E) Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - B - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals Veritas Prep...

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Breakfast with Harvard Business School Dean Nitin Nohria

By - Nov 7, 18:40 PM   Comments [0]

When Nitin Nohria became the Dean of Harvard Business School in July 2010, he identified five priorities that would be addressed as a result of feedback from alumni, corporate leaders, faculty, and other stakeholders. These priorities were innovation, intellectual ambition, internationalization, inclusion, and integration. I recently...

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Make Sure Recommendations are Personal

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If you are having trouble negotiating with your supervisor to ensure that he/she is putting the proper thought and effort into your application, you are not alone. Because of this asymmetry of power, a junior employee can only do so much to compel his/her supervisor...

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Video, Let’s Get Technical

By - Nov 7, 14:22 PM   Comments [0]

Paper application? That’s like, so yesterday. Now you Gen X, Y and Millennial candidates get a chance to wow the admissions committee with your dope multimedia “skillz.” This blog post is excerpted from's special report, Audio & Video in Admissions: Get Ready for Prime...

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