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Ingredients of a Great Letter of Recommendation

By - Nov 28, 14:47 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 Chapter 8:...

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MBA Admissions: Stanford GSB & Finance

By - Nov 28, 14:27 PM   Comments [0]

A quick glance at Stanford Graduate School of Business: It currently ties in first place (with Harvard Business School) as the best business school, according to US News & World Report (March 2012). It is ranked #6 for finance). Stanford GSB Class of 2014 Class Profile:...

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GMAT Integrated Reasoning: Correlation and Trend Lines in Scatterplots

By - Nov 28, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

One reason we graph data in a scatterplot is because we are looking for patterns.  The simplest of all possible patterns to find on a scatterplot is a straight line pattern.   Correlation When the points on a scatterplot lie more or less in a straight-ish line, that is called correlation. ...

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Is It Too Late?

By - Nov 28, 02:12 AM   Comments [0]

Dear all, Here is an option that many candidates aren't aware of - we decided to update you about this: From Mid-January, there are about 40 deadlines (that are not last rounds deadlines!) for some of the world's top MBA programs (Top 25 programs, including Columbia, INSEAD,...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Nov 28): Rate Problem and Critical Reasoning

By - Nov 28, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) The population of Linterhast was 3,600 people in 1990 and 4,800 people in 1993. If the population growth rate per thousand is constant, then what will be the population in 1996? (A) 6,000 (B) 6,400 (C) 7,200 (D) 8,000 (E) 9,600 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - B - (click...

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Live Essay Writing Workshop, presented by Admissionado

By - Nov 27, 16:21 PM   Comments [0]

Sigh. The MBA Application essays. Who thought it was a good idea to ask people to write 2000 words before they even get INTO school? Turns out, it doesn't matter, because someone did... and now you have to come up with the most compelling...

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Indian School of Business MBA Admissions Committee Interview Available Online

By - Nov 27, 13:54 PM   Comments [0]

Did you miss our recent ISB MBA Q&A? No problem! Read the excerpt below on the Indian job market for ISB MBAs and then check out the full transcript for more details. Thank you VK Menon, Senior Director of Placements at the Indian School of...

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Real-Life Knowledge You Need to Know for the GMAT

By - Nov 27, 13:47 PM   Comments [0]

For the GMAT Verbal section, on Critical Reading and Reading Comprehension, you are not expected to have specialized expertise in the topics they discuss. Sometimes, though, it is particularly helpful to have general real world knowledge. If you make a habit of reading regularly– either...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Nov 27): Absolute values and Sentence Correction

By - Nov 27, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) If (B) (C) Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - B - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals e-GMAT: Save up to $536 on the world’s first prep course designed to help non-natives score higher on GMAT Verbal. Save...

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GMAT Grammar: Gerunds and Gerund Phrases

By - Nov 26, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

On the GMAT Sentence Correction, the –ing form of a verb will sometimes act as part of the main verb: in this case, it is part of one of the Progressive Tenses of a verb.  Sometimes the –ing form of a verb will modify a noun: in...

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