Washington Olin MBA Student Interview

By - May 13, 22:31 PM   Comments [0]

Here’s a talk with Ashley Elleby, a student at Washington University's Olin Business School and a member of The Consortium who is pursuing her dream of opening a clothing store for tall women – featuring her own clothing line! Thank you Ashley for sharing your...

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Overrepresented Groups in MBA Admissions

By - May 13, 22:28 PM   Comments [0]

You're an Indian male with an IT background, or a consultant from New Jersey who majored in Econ, or a Chinese bank manager who also dabbled in engineering. In short, you are an applicant who comes from an overrepresented background – what can you do to...

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As Chinese Grad School Applicants Flock to the US, What’s the Impact for You?

By - May 13, 22:26 PM   Comments [0]

Earlier this month the Council of Graduate Schools reported that 2012 is seeing a continued torrent of Chinese applicants to US graduate programs: up 18% for fall 2012, following increases of 21% in 2011 and 20% in 2010. The most popular recipients of the applications...

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GMAT Question of the Day (May 11): Counting and Critical Reasoning

By - May 11, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) How many three-digit integers bigger than 710 are there such that all their digits are different? (A) 98 (B) 202 (C) 207 (D) 209 (E) 212 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - C - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals e-GMAT: Up to 37% off the...

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How will the Integrated Reasoning Section be Scored?

By - May 10, 09:00 AM   Comments [2]

Some fast facts about the GMAT's new Integrated Reasoning section. Fact: Right now, the GMAT has a Verbal Section (75 min), a Quantitative Section (75 min), and two Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA) essays (Analysis of Argument and Analysis of Issue, 30 minutes each). Fact: Right now, your GMAT...

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By - May 10, 07:10 AM   Comments [3]

Kaplan announced last week the results of a survey showing that only 16% of business school applicants even considered taking the GRE despite the fact that most business school say they will accept either the GRE or the GMAT. Kaplan assumes that the real issue...

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Rochester Simon MBA Student Interview

By - May 10, 07:08 AM   Comments [1]

Here’s a talk with Pedro Guirola, a student at Rochester's Simon Graduate School of Business and a member of The Consortium. Thank you Pedro for sharing your thoughts with us! This interview is the latest in an blog series featuring interviews with current MBA students,...

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What’s to Like in MBA Myths Unlocked?

By - May 10, 06:50 AM   Comments [0]

As I wrote yesterday, once I got beyond the first chapter, I found MBA Myths Unlocked by Dr. Ronald Yeaple more widely applicable than I found the first chapter, which was getting all the attention. His succinct exploration of different MBA options and his perspective...

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GMAT Question of the Day (May 10): Coordinate Geometry and Critical Reasoning

By - May 10, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) If a circle passes through points , , and , what is the diameter of the circle? (A) (B) (C) (D) (E) Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - B - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals Veritas...

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Best Management Schools with Excellent GMAT Prep

By - May 9, 15:04 PM   Comments [0]

Any event involving competition among equals will be interesting but the participants will back them for winning with adequate preparation. It may be sporting event or competitive examinations. Institutes of higher learning are very keen that students they admit for their courses meet certain minimum...

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