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Clear Admit Admissions Tip: MBA Interview Prep

By - Dec 2, 06:54 AM   Comments [0]

With interview invitations from a number of programs already on their way out to Round One applicants, we wanted to offer some more advice on this element of the admissions process. Today, we turn our attention to some steps one can take to prepare for...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Dec 2): Statistics and Critical Reasoning

By - Dec 2, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) There are two schools in the village. The average age of pupils in the first school is 12.2 years; the average age of pupils in the second school is 13.1 years. What is the average age of all school pupils in the village? 1. There...

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Changes Coming to INSEAD

By - Dec 1, 17:23 PM   Comments [0]

In an interview published by Bloomberg Businessweek  on November 22, incoming INSEAD Dean Dipak Jain described his motivations for taking the leadership help at the top-ranked school, and shared some of his plans for INSEAD’s expansion over the next few years. Attracted to Jain for his...

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Common Wrong Answers on the GMAT: True, But Not the Right Answer!

By - Dec 1, 10:22 AM   Comments [0]

There’s nothing more frustrating than preparing thoroughly for the GMAT Critical Reasoning section — poring over hundreds of complex arguments, wrapping your head around triple negations, learning to spot an assumption from a mile away — only to end up losing points for something as...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Dec 1): Arithmetic and Sentence Correction

By - Dec 1, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) What is the last digit of ? (A) 1 (B) 3 (C) 6 (D) 7 (E) 9 OA and Explanation Verbal (SC) Standard police procedure requires that an officer interview witnesses separately rather than together. (A) Standard police procedure requires that an officer interview witnesses separately rather than together (B) A requirement, according...

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2011 Columbia Executive MBA Admissions Tips

By - Nov 30, 11:32 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia’s EMBA essay questions for the new admissions cycle have changed dramatically from the single essay question used for many years.  That previous question was convoluted — asking about goals, personal and professional achievements, and need for MBA in an integrated way. It often required...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Nov 30): Word Problem and Sentence Correction

By - Nov 30, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) Each shelf of a bookcase contains 24 books. If the librarian took out 42 books and rearranged the remaining books so that all shelves but one contained 16 books and the last shelf contained 22 books, how many shelves does the bookcase have? (A) 4 (B)...

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What To Do If You Bomb the GMAT

By - Nov 29, 10:20 AM   Comments [0]

Obviously, no one wants to get a low GMAT score. But at the same time, doing poorly on the test isn’t the end of the world, and beating yourself up over your score isn’t healthy, or productive. Instead, try to deal with your disappointment in...

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

By - Nov 29, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) How many integers are divisible by 3 between and inclusive? (A) 6 (B) 7 (C) 8 (D) 9 (E) 10 OA and Explanation Verbal (SC) The nineteenth-century chemist Humphry Davy presented the results of his early experiments in his “Essay on Heat and Light”, a critique of all chemistry since...

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MBA News Roundup: The post b-school job market, application ethics, and a new online MBA

By - Nov 28, 10:29 AM   Comments [0]

In light of recent Class of 2010 job placement information, is now the best time to apply? Find out more about MBA job prospects and other business school trends in this week’s roundup. 1. The State of the 2010 MBA Job Market (more…)

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