Do’s and Don’ts for Writing Your Resume – Part 2: The 10 Don’ts

By - Feb 18, 01:39 AM   Comments [0]

Yesterday we offered 9 Do’s for Writing Your Resume. Let’s get right to business now talking about the 10 ‘Don’ts.' The Don’ts: First and foremost, don’t make things up. This includes inflating your accomplishments, your level of responsibility, or your skills. Besides the fact that...

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Clear Admit Admissions Tip: The Waitlist

By - Feb 17, 06:39 AM   Comments [0]

What should an applicant do when placed on the waitlist at his or her dream school? While most applicants regard the waitlist in a negative light (we’ve even heard it described as “a sort of purgatory prior to getting...

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Happy Chinese New Year! 12 Proverbs for GMAT Success

By - Feb 17, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

As those who follow the Chinese Zodiac know, we have officially entered the Year of the Rabbit. If you were born in 1975 or 1987, then this is your year. I don't know how much you believe in horoscopes and astrology, so I won't bother...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Feb 17): Mixture Problem and Critical Reasoning

By - Feb 17, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) If a portion of a half water/half alcohol mix is replaced with 25% alcohol solution, resulting in a 30% alcohol solution, what percentage of the original alcohol was replaced? (A) 3% (B) 20% (C) 66% (D) 75% (E) 80% OA and Explanation GMAT Daily Deals § GMAT Club members receive 10% off...

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Do’s and Don’ts for Writing Your Resume – Part 1: The 9 Do’s

By - Feb 17, 01:37 AM   Comments [0]

While some potential employers or b-school adcoms may spend a few minutes looking at your resume, the vast majority will spend less than that. You may conclude from that that your resume is not so important since it will only receive a...

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The Economist Presents: Global Online MBA Forum, March 22 & 23, 2011

By - Feb 17, 00:11 AM   Comments [0]

The Economist is launching a Global Online MBA Forum on March 22-23, 2011 for all potential MBA candidates interested in meeting business schools, gaining practical advice, and learning about diverse MBA programs around the world.   Some of the schools exhibiting are: University of Victoria Business School Copenhagen Business...

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GMAT Challenge Question ANSWER: Sentence Correction

By - Feb 16, 10:45 AM   Comments [0]

If you missed the sentence correction challenge question posted yesterday, here it is: Mutual funds, though helpful for personal investors who wish to diversify their portfolios, expose shareholders to additional taxation: not only are taxes on shareholders’ eventual sales of the securities collected by the...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Feb 16): Probability and Critical Reasoning

By - Feb 16, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) In preparation for the Olympics, a group of five women is participating in a 400 meter race. What is the probability that either Jenny or Sally will win this race? (A) (B) (C) (D) (E) OA and Explanation GMAT Daily Deals § View Kaplan's new Course page...

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2011 USC Marshall School of Business Admissions Director Interview Posted

By - Feb 16, 01:35 AM   Comments [0]

We had an excellent conversation about admissions, student life, and MBA curriculum last week with USC Marshall's Kellee Scott, Senior Associate Director of MBA Admissions, and Ashley Dyer and Michael Fowler, Associate Directors at USC. To review, you can read the whole Marshall Q&A transcript,...

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Knewton Video: GMAT Ratios 101

By - Feb 15, 11:13 AM   Comments [0]

// In the fifth and final installment of Knewton's Intro to GMAT Quant Lesson, expert teachers Jess and Rich give you a chance to try out some tricky Data Sufficiency questions involving ratios. They'll also talk about proportions, and give you a list of common...

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