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Exactly What are Goals?

By - Oct 13, 19:28 PM   Comments [0]

This post is the second of five posts in our Why MBA series. “I want to move from the buy side to the sell side.” “I want to shift from technology consulting to investment banking.” Not goals. An engineer once really said to me, “I want to go...

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Use The STAR Method With Your Business School Essays

By - Oct 13, 12:32 PM   Comments [1]

When you are writing your business school application letters, remember that the two most important parts of the story are the actions you took and the results you achieved. The actions taken show your approach to a situation and provide some insight into your strengths...

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Four Types of BS That Won’t Work in an MBA Application

By - Oct 13, 11:10 AM   Comments [0]

Putting the finishing touches on those Round 1 applications? Finally sitting down to get started on your apps for Round 2? Great! Now…stop. Before you send those things off or get too deep into your work, take a moment and make sure you’re not committing one of...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Oct 13): Overlapping Sets and Sentence Correction

By - Oct 13, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) 6 students in a group study different languages as specified: * Russian: 4 * Ukrainian: 3 * Hebrew: 2 Each student studies at least 1 language. If it is also known that exactly 3 students study exactly 2 languages, how many students are studying all three languages? (A) 0 (B)...

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MBA Essay Questions: The Jokers

By - Oct 12, 19:32 PM   Comments [0]

What should you do if you have to answer a question with no question? No guidelines? No direction?It's wide open. You have wildcard. A joker. Watch this video to learn how best to play that colorful card. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qjgQ489BB38&w=320&h=240&rel=0[/youtube]   Have more questions about writing great MBA essays? Review MBA...

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MBA Dictionary: How To Talk Like a CEO, Part 2

By - Oct 12, 13:33 PM   Comments [0]

In the second MBA Dictionary post, we cover 16 more corporate and academic terms you should know if you want to fit in in the boardroom and understand your CEO’s jokes. At the same time, make sure not to overuse them, or you’ll...

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Determining Your Trajectory up the GMAT Mountain: Developing a GMAT Study Plan, Pt. 1

By - Oct 12, 07:38 AM   Comments [0]

This article, written by Abby Pelcyger and Stacey Koprince, was adapted from our upcoming book, The GMAT Roadmap: Expert Advice Through Test Day. The full book will be available mid-November.  Find more study tips on our blog. These days, almost everyone preps for the GMAT—but surprisingly...

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Online MBA Rankings – 2011 & 2012

By - Oct 12, 07:00 AM   Comments [1]

Upon several requests, we have compiled the online MBA rankings, which actually is much harder to figure out than regular Full Time MBA Rankings. Why Get an Online MBA? There are not many reasons to get an Online MBA as the in-person experience is much more rewarding...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Oct 12): Arithmetic and Sentence Correction

By - Oct 12, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) How many five-digit numbers can be formed using the digits 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 which are divisible by 3, without repeating the digits? (A) 15 (B) 96 (C) 120 (D) 181 (E) 216 GMAT Daily Deals Revolution Prep offers a full GMAT online course for only $200 when...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Oct 11): Word Problem and Sentence Correction

By - Oct 11, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) One fisherman was telling his friends that he caught a fish that had a 60 foot long head. It also had a tail that was as long as the fish's head and a half of its body. Finally, the body was half the size...

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