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Cornell MBA Student IV: Career Change, China, and Campus Culture

By - Dec 6, 10:02 AM   Comments [0]

In this interview, Cornell Johnson student, Sam Griffiths, tells us about the Johnson culture, his likes and dislikes about the program, and a number of important tips for applicants and incoming students. Thank you Sam for sharing your story with us! This interview is the...

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Absolute value? Absolutely! Part III

By - Dec 6, 06:20 AM   Comments [0]

Here again is our question from the previous post: What is the value of x? (1) |x| = 3 (2) |x-6| = 3

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GMAT Question of the Day (Dec 06): Work Problem and Sentence Correction

By - Dec 6, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) In normal printing mode, 20 printers can print 100 pages in 3 minutes. In economy mode, printers work 20% faster than in normal mode. How many printers are required to print 180 pages in 3 minutes in economy mode? (A) 25 (B) 28 (C) 29 (D) 30 (E) 32 Question...

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2013 P&Q Top B-School Rankings

By - Dec 5, 14:01 PM   Comments [0]

The top 8 schools in the 2013 Poets & Quants b-school rankings remain unchanged from last year, with slots 9 and 10 merely swapping positions (Duke Fuqua moved from 10th place to 9th place and UC Berkeley Haas moved from 9th to 10th). On HBS… About...

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How Important are Teaching Styles in Business Schools?

By - Dec 5, 11:20 AM   Comments [0]

Today’s post comes from Manhattan Review Germany, a well-known provider of test prep and MBA Admissions Consulting in Berlin, Frankfurt, and Munich for Top Business Schools. Most MBA applicants, when choosing target schools, often ignore teaching styles in favor of rankings, location, career offerings, and culture....

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GMAC’s New Tool: School Finder

By - Dec 5, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

In the Information Age, having access to all that data can almost be worse than not having any at all. Information aggregators can be enormously valuable in terms of time and headaches saved. Tools that take loads of data and allow is to filter that...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Dec 05): Probability and Sentence Correction

By - Dec 5, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) John throws a coin until a series of three consecutive heads or three consecutive tails appears. What is the probability that the game will end after the fourth throw? (A) (B) (C) (D) (E) Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - B - (click and drag...

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10 Commandments Webinar Recording Available

By - Dec 4, 14:32 PM   Comments [0]

The 10 Commandments of MBA Interviews webinar recently aired live – were you lucky enough to catch it? If you missed it, then you certainly missed a good one; but no worries – the webinar is available on our site for instant viewing or download...

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GMAT Reading Comprehension Practice Series: Inference Question Explanation

By - Dec 4, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

You did really well on the GMAT Reading Comprehension Inference question. These can be tough! Here's the full explanation... The 1950s saw the emergence of the theory of andragogy, the process by which adults learn (as distinct from pedagogy, the theory of children's learning processes). Educator...

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Absolute value? Absolutely! Part II

By - Dec 4, 06:02 AM   Comments [0]

In our previous post, we introduced the concept of absolute value and the strategy for thinking about absolute value as indicating distance without direction.

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