By - Jan 29, 13:00 PM   Comments [0]

If you are like most people, the title of this post seems to be written in code. If so, then at least you’re on the right track––code has something to do with it. MOOC stands for Massive Open Online Course and it is an acronym...

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MBA Interview Myth-Busting from U. Michigan Ross

By - Jan 29, 07:05 AM   Comments [0]

In her latest update to the Ross MBA blog, Michigan Ross School of Business admissions director Soojin Kwon makes light of the frigid temps gripping Ann Arbor but assures applicants the b-school is still operating, “with recruiters on campus and the fearless admissions team in...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Jan 29): Arithmetic and Sentence Correction

By - Jan 29, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) What positive number is 224% bigger than its reciprocal? (A) 0.8 (B) 1.1 (C) 1.5 (D) 1.8 (E) 2.2 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - D - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals Over 4 M students achieved educational & career goals thanks to Kaplan’s unparalleled...

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Write a Resume that is Readable, Impactful, and Unique

By - Jan 28, 14:14 PM   Comments [0]

Are you looking for advice on how to boost the readability, impact, and uniqueness of your MBA application resume? Read on for a few of our favorite resume tips... Readability: • Eliminate extra lines: Keep your address and contact information on one line if possible, avoid listing...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Jan 28): Arithmetic and Critical Reasoning

By - Jan 28, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) The sum of first consecutive odd integers is . What is the sum of all odd integers between 13 and 39 inclusive? (A) 351 (B) 364 (C) 410 (D) 424 (E) 450 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - B - (click and drag your mouse to see the...

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Harvard Tops FT Global MBA Rankings, Again

By - Jan 27, 21:49 PM   Comments [0]

For the fifth time since 1999, Harvard Business School tops the 2014 Global MBA Ranking published Sunday by the Financial Times. Stanford Graduate School of Business occupies the number-two slot for a second year running,  while Wharton School swapped places with London Business School this...

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Juice Up MBA Recommendations With Alumni, VIPs

By - Jan 27, 14:14 PM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on In addition to essays, letters of recommendation are one of the most influential components of your business school application. These letters give the admissions committee a greater understanding of the person beyond the data...

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Manasseh: Investment Manager, Doctor and MBA Applicant

By - Jan 27, 09:04 AM   Comments [0]

We’d like to introduce you to Manasseh, b-school applicant, doctor, investment manager, and blogger at The MBA Journey of an African Doctor. Enjoy Manasseh’s unique journey below! Accepted: We'd like to get to know you! Where are you from? Where and what did you study as...

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Which Round Should I Apply to B-School?

By - Jan 27, 08:01 AM   Comments [0]

Watch my latest youtube video for the answer to the question that so many applicants are wondering about: "Which round should I apply to b-school?" That was the short answer. For a more in-depth analysis of the round 3 vs. next year application debate, join our...

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Note-taking and the GMAT: Part I

By - Jan 27, 07:34 AM   Comments [0]

Note-taking is not everyone’s favorite task, but I’ve found it helps immensely in organizing the dense material students need to cover to achiev

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