How to Narrow Down Your B-School Application List

By - Jul 18, 10:10 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA blog on So you’ve decided you want an MBA. You’ve ordered transcripts, taken the GMAT or will soon do so, and thought about your career goals. Now it’s time to start your school selection and research. Most...

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FREE Webinar – Tackling the Most Common Essay Prompts

By - Jul 18, 08:44 AM   Comments [0]

We're at it again, folks. And by "it" we mean "teaming up with GMAT Club to co-host another FREE webinar with Jon Frank."  Excited? We are. Last time we circled up, we talked Application Mistakes. This time around, we're digging deeeeep into the application essay writing...

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GMAT Question of the Day (July 18): Word Problem and Critical Reasoning

By - Jul 18, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) A number of light bulbs were purchased to illuminate a gym. However, only of them were needed. The extra 160 light bulbs were returned. 60% percent of their cost, or $96, was reimbursed. How much money was spent on illuminating the gym? (A) 360 (B)...

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GMAT Tips: IR Section Insights from GMAT Pill

By - Jul 17, 14:25 PM   Comments [0]

Next up in our series on IR tips and insights is Zeke Lee, founder of the GMAT Pill Study Method, a top-rated online GMAT prep course specifically designed to help students study less and score more. The GMAT Pill video course is now available on...

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Chicago Booth 2013 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips

By - Jul 17, 14:17 PM   Comments [0]

Chicago Booth has released its 2013 MBA application essays. 1 - Essay: What are your short- and long-term goals, and how will an MBA from Chicago Booth help you reach them? (500 words) This is a classic, straight-forward MBA goals question. What do you want to do...

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GMAT Question of the Day (July 17): Arithmetic and Critical Reasoning

By - Jul 17, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) How many distinct integers are factors of 90? (A) 6 (B) 8 (C) 9 (D) 10 (E) 12 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - E - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals Excellent: Knewton Gmat Prep, $350 total savings when you enroll via GMAT Club. Limited...

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2013 Virtual Panel European MBA Admissions Adcom Interview Available Online

By - Jul 16, 12:28 PM   Comments [0]

Thank you so much to Marie-Laurence Lemaire, HEC Paris Senior Development Manager, Jeroen Verhoeven, ESADE MBA and Executive Masters and Associate Director of Admissions, and Lisa Piguet, IMD Assistant Director of MBA Admissions and Marketing for an outstanding panel discussion about the European b-school experience. In...

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MBA Goals: A Must

By - Jul 16, 12:21 PM   Comments [0]

It's amazing to me how committed someone can be to applying to b-school, as early as next fall, and still have no concrete MBA goals. Clear, defined goals are a MUST when applying to a top b-school – in terms of MBA admissions requirements, they're...

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GMAT Question of the Day (July 16): Word Problem and Sentence Correction

By - Jul 16, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) If Jim saved a total of $90 in 3 weeks, how much did he save in week 2? 1. Jim's average savings for the first 2 weeks were $20 2. Jim's first week's savings were half of his savings in week 2 and a third of...

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MBA Admissions: Wharton and Health Care, Pharmaceuticals, and Biotechnology

By - Jul 15, 03:02 AM   Comments [0]

A quick glance at Wharton: Wharton currently ranks in third place as one of the best business schools, according to US News & World Report (March 2012). In 2011, 5.89% of Wharton graduates accepted job offers with health care/pharmaceuticals/biotechnology functions. Incoming Wharton Students and Health Care/Pharmaceuticals/Biotech The...

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