Walter: Rounding Out Round 1

By - Oct 22, 12:37 PM   Comments [0]

So, you guys must be wondering what I’ve been up to post my HBS app submission. Well, not hard to predict, I’m making a back-up plan for any risk mitigation. Given the competitive nature of admissions, it’s good to apply...

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Michelle: Articulating My Fit

By - Oct 22, 12:37 PM   Comments [0]

Virtually every school asks the question “Why School X?” I naively thought this would be my easiest essay. Through some tough love from my consultant Mark, I was quickly rid of that notion. I’m learning that this question is a...

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Walter: Lessons Learned from HBS

By - Oct 22, 12:37 PM   Comments [0]

I can’t believe I just submitted my HBS re-application! I was so nervous, I went back to my application status page multiple times to see that I actually did. It has been a long journey, but also a great time...

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Axolotl: I Can See The Finish Line!

By - Oct 22, 12:37 PM   Comments [0]

Last full week before apps come due! I’ve spent a good amount of time constructing detailed outlines and meeting with my recommenders to discuss my story and the perspective I’d like them to portray. A good piece of advice I...

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Tuesday Q&A: All About the MBA Interview

By - Oct 22, 12:19 PM   Comments [0]

Okay friends, it’s that time of year when we attack the MBA Interview from all possible sides, guns blazing. You are going to become such an MBA Interview expert by the time we are through, you will be schooling everyone else out there on how...

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When Simply Breaking Down The Argument Is Not Enough

By - Oct 22, 05:34 AM   Comments [0]

What do boldface type questions and a chameleon have in common? A chameleon is the master of disguise in the animal kingdom. And the boldface parts of GMAT questions can seem to morph into something they are not.

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GMAT Question of the Day (Oct 22): Counting and Critical Reasoning

By - Oct 22, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) John has 12 clients and he wants to use color coding to identify each client. If either a single color or a pair of two different colors can represent a client code, what is the minimum number of colors needed for the coding? Assume...

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Wharton Leadership Program for High School Seniors

By - Oct 21, 12:10 PM   Comments [0]

Do you know about Wharton’s Leadership in the Business World Program for Rising HS Seniors? We urge high school juniors to check out this cool program if they’re interested in business education. Wharton’s Leadership in the Business World (LBW) program is an intensive summer program for...

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MBA Interview Tip 1: In-Person Interview with Adcom Member

By - Oct 21, 11:59 AM   Comments [0]

[NOTE: This post is the second in a series; if you are interested in starting with the first post, please see the overview of different MBA interview types.] Some MBA adcoms choose to interview candidates individually, themselves, and do not delegate this task to alumni or...

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Michelle: And So We Wait… And Go Crazy

By - Oct 21, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

When Dee Leopold wrote “we’ll send more [interview invites] on October 16” did she mean that the number of invites HBS sent on the 16th would be greater than the number sent on the 9th? Or, was she using the...

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