MBA Admissions: MIT Sloan and Financial Services

By - Jun 10, 14:08 PM   Comments [0]

This post about MIT’s Sloan School of Management, focusing on financial services, is part of a series of interviews about top MBA programs called “MBA Career Goals and the B-Schools that Support Them.” Please subscribe to our blog to ensure that you receive all the...

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The GMAT’s Favorite Triangles

By - Jun 8, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Understand the properties of the GMAT Quantitative section’s two favorite triangles!  The two special triangles are right triangles with special angles and side.  Like all right triangles, they satisfy the Pythagorean Theorem.  These two triangles are “special” because, with just a couple pieces of information, we can figure out...

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GMAT Question of the Day (June 8): Absolute Values (Modulus) and Sentence Correction

By - Jun 8, 02:00 AM   Comments [1]

Math (DS) Is ? 1. 2. Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - E - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals Kaplan GMAT Prep provides nearly 6000 test questions and exercises to practice with! Save $400 via GMAT Club! Vocaz specializes in positioning engineers...

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Admissions Straight Talk: Interview with Peter von Loesecke

By - Jun 7, 13:16 PM   Comments [0]

Welcome to the fourth episode of Accepted Admissions Straight Talk, a biweekly podcast about what’s new, thought-provoking, and useful in the world of graduate admissions! For advice, insight, and info, check out the full audio of our great conversation with Peter von Loesecke: 00:25:00 – Meet Peter:...

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GMAT Verbs: The Perfect Tense?

By - Jun 7, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Two of the more confusing tenses in English are the present perfect and the past perfect. What makes them so is both describe continuous actions. To illustrate, let’s take a look at the following sentences: 1.) Last night, I walked my dog. 2.) I have walked Bucky...

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GMAT Question of the Day (June 7): Geometry and Critical Reasoning

By - Jun 7, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) Water evaporates at the rate of two liters per hour per one square meter of surface. How long will it take to evaporate 30 liters of water from a swimming pool full of water with vertical walls and a flat bottom that holds 56...

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Get to Know the New GMAT

By - Jun 6, 22:00 PM   Comments [3]

The New GMAT is Here. Kaplan has the resources you need to succeed on the updated exam. The GMAT has changed this month — and Kaplan is here to make sure you're ready to take on the new test. The updated GMAT features a slightly tweaked exam...

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Stanford GSB 2013 MBA Application Questions & Tips

By - Jun 6, 13:46 PM   Comments [0]

Stanford has shortened its app, removing one required question, but the overall structure is the same as it was last year. Stanford's instructions and question are in black below; my comments and tips are in blue. Unlike most schools, Stanford gives a lot of advice and...

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MBA Essay Top Technique: Creating a Rough, Rough Draft

By - Jun 6, 13:42 PM   Comments [0]

MBA Essay Top Technique: Creating a Rough, Rough Draft Trust me when I tell you that the hardest part of writing your MBA essay will be the beginning. Getting started – actually typing out those first few words – will prove the most daunting task. It gets...

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Columbia 2013 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips

By - Jun 6, 13:38 PM   Comments [0]

Columbia has released its 2013 application essays. It has changed the format somewhat, but the changes are more evolutionary than revolutionary. My tips are in blue below. Applicants must complete one short answer question and two essays. Short Answer Question What is your immediate post-MBA professional goal?...

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