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GMAT Question of the Day (Oct 28)

By - Oct 28, 02:00 AM   Comments [1]

Math At the end of the term, a group of three students has to take three tests. The maximum score on each test is 200. The table below shows the number of points scored by each of the students on tests 1 and 2. What was...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Oct 27)

By - Oct 27, 15:46 PM   Comments [0]

Math What is the product of a certain pair of consecutive odd integers? (1) Exactly one of the integers is negative. (2) At least one of the integers is positive. Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - A - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily...

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Getting Into the MBA Program: mbaMission’s Northwestern Kellogg Essay Analysis (2014-2015)

By - Oct 27, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

The Kellogg School of Management is going positively retro with its rather robust application components this admissions season, requiring two written essays and two video essays. The school seems to actually want to get to know the people who will represent its brand for the...

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Don’t Hide From MBA Admissions Background Checks

By - Oct 27, 09:17 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com Background checks in MBA admissions are more common for some schools than others, but their overall use is growing. Some programs vet every admitted applicant, others randomly select a percentage of candidates and still...

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2014 Economist MBA Rankings

By - Oct 27, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

2014 Economist Full-Time Global MBA Rankings: 1. Chicago Booth (U.S.) 2. Dartmouth Tuck (U.S.) 3. UVA Darden (U.S.) 4. HEC Paris (France) 5. IESE Business School (Spain) 6. Harvard Business School (U.S.) 7. UC Berkeley Haas (U.S.) 8. NYU Stern (U.S.) 9. Stanford GSB (U.S.) 10. Columbia Business School (U.S.) 11. UPenn Wharton (U.S.) 12. MIT Sloan...

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Introducing NEW Consulting CEO Rankings

By - Oct 27, 07:29 AM   Comments [0]

Firmsconsulting just released new rankings that compare the performance of CEOs from six top consulting firms, McKinsey & Co., BCG, Bain & Co., Deloitte S&O, PwC Strategy& and Roland Berger. Each Sunday, the rankings will be republished based on new performance findings. Here are some points...

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2016 Columbia Business School Class Profile

By - Oct 27, 06:50 AM   Comments [0]

Let’s take a look at who makes up Columbia’s class of 2016 (from the CBS website)… • Applications received: 5799 • Students accepted: 1056 • Students enrolled: 743 (Aug. entry class size – 544; Jan. entry class size – 199) • Women: 36% • U.S....

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How to approach the GMAT as a non-native English speaker

By - Oct 27, 06:48 AM   Comments [0]

In our last post, we outlined how you can imp

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Standing Out With a Competitive MBA Application

By - Oct 27, 04:17 AM   Comments [0]

Crank out a competitive MBA application and get into your top business schools. It probably doesn’t surprise you to hear that MBA admissions are competitive. However, it may surprise you to hear just how competitive they have recently become. Business schools are reporting a spike in MBA...

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Getting Into The MBA Program: mbaMission’s Cornell Johnson Essay Analysis, 2014-2015

By - Oct 25, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

You can be forgiven for feeling a little annoyance with Johnson at Cornell University’s decision to unnecessarily complicate things this season by stipulating a character limit, rather than a word limit, for its MBA program application essays. What does 2,000 characters, “including formatting characters,” really mean...

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