# Monday Mail-Bag: Advice on Big Picture Issues That Impact GMAT Test Takers…

- Oct 10, 11:35 AM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen  Rich.C@empowergmat.com  www.EMPOWERgmat.com This series of emails and PMs focuses on situations that many Test Takers face during their studies. The names of the original posters have been changed to protect their identities. Broad Study Advice Hi Rich, I’ve been studying for some time already and scored...

# Should You Retake The GMAT? [Short Video]

- Oct 10, 10:36 AM   Comments [0]

Not sure if you should retake the GMAT? Check out this video for the three key factors to examine when evaluating your GMAT score: Related Resources: • MBA Admissions Tip: Dealing with a Low GPA • Low GMAT Score? Don’t Panic…Yet. • GMAT, GRE, SAT, and All Things Test Prep [podcast] This article...

# How Important is a Campus Visit in MBA Admissions?

- Oct 10, 10:07 AM   Comments [0]

You might have experienced a moment of panic as you began to work on your MBA applications for Round 2. It may have occurred after you took note of the January deadlines. And it could have gone something like this: “Wait a second—I won’t have...

# GMAT Sentence Correction: the “Due To” Mistake

- Oct 10, 08:24 AM   Comments [0]

This mistake is astonishingly common in spoken English, even among otherwise relatively well-spoken people.  In the six Sentence Correction practice questions below, all the questions contain “due to“: where is it used correctly and where it is wrong?   1) Elysium Field Construction planned to build a...

# GMAT Question of the Day (October 10)

- Oct 10, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math The average (arithmetic mean) of four distinct positive integers is 10. If the average of the smaller two of these four integers is 8, which of the following represents the maximum possible value of the largest integer? A. 12 B. 14 C. 15 D. 16 E. 17 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct...

# 4 Ways to Display Teamwork in Application Essays

- Oct 9, 10:48 AM   Comments [0]

Teamwork, and its close cousin, leadership, are highly prized by graduate programs and universities. Haven’t worked in teams on any regular basis? Don’t worry! There are more ways than you may realize to prove your chops in this area. Consider the following 4 options: 1. Remember: No...

# Obtaining an MBA With Healthcare Goals in Clear View

- Oct 9, 00:28 AM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted blog series featuring interviews with MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs. And now for a chat with Aditya Marathe, MBA class of 2018 at UCLA Anderson... Accepted: We'd like to get to know you!...

# MBA-led Startups Meet High Expectations at HBS Incubator

- Oct 7, 07:51 AM   Comments [0]

Stanford GSB is offering free tuition to admitted MBA students—but there’s one small caveat. Cornell welcomes its newest MBA class, Stanford is gives aspiring MBAs free tuition with a catch, and entrepreneurs face high expectations when applying to HBS Startup Studio. Here is everything that’s...

# 10 Common MBA Application Mistakes of Finance Professionals-Part 1

- Oct 7, 06:43 AM   Comments [0]

Surprised to hear that MBA applicants from finance make up the largest percentage of the incoming classes at many of the top business schools? I didn’t think so. Several firms require the MBA for top-level positions, and finance industries feed heavily into the most competitive...

# Stanford Launches Fellowship for Those Working in Midwest After Graduation

- Oct 7, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% There are plenty of reasons you might move to the Midwest. Maybe you’re drawn by the lower cost of living. Maybe you just like Chicago. Or maybe you want Stanford to pay for your MBA. Stanford Graduate School of Business has announced its...