Blog

GMAT Question of the Day (June 20): Coordinate Geometry and Sentence Correction

By - Jun 20, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) If equation encloses a certain region on the coordinate plane, what is the area of this region? (A) 20 (B) 50 (C) 100 (D) 200 (E) 400 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - D - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals e-GMAT’s methods help non-natives...

Read More

Developing Engaging Stories for MBA Essays: Week # 5 -Tip #5

By - Jun 19, 23:00 PM   Comments [0]

Organize Your Story Well Proper structure is a key component of effective essays. It is a glue that blends together all the pieces of your story. Whether you are narrating your cultural experience, setback or ethical dilemma experience or are discussing your career progression story leading...

Read More

Harvard Business School: Analytical Aptitude and Appetite

By - Jun 19, 12:32 PM   Comments [0]

So HBS wants “analytical aptitude and appetite.” What is there to add? I mean, it’s pretty obvious. We didn’t really need HBS to say it. Yet they did say it. Maybe it’s not as obvious as it sounds. Let’s take a look. Analytical: This concept encompasses a...

Tags: , , , , , , , , , . Read More

Ready, Set, Strategize! The nuts & bolts of planning your application season!

By - Jun 19, 11:45 AM   Comments [1]

With applications for the MBA classes of 2017 coming out shortly, now is the perfect time to start developing your application strategy! The process is challenging and, unfortunately, schools haven’t made it any easier. A well articulated plan is not a “nice-to-have”, but rather a...

Tags: , , , , . Read More

Darden School of Business 2014-2015 Deadlines

By - Jun 19, 09:38 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business has announced the application deadlines for the 2014-2015 MBA admissions season. Round One Deadline: October 10, 2014 Decision: December 17, 2014 Round 2 Deadline: January 7, 2015 Decision: March 25, 2015 Round 3 Deadline: April 1, 2015 Decision: May 6, 2015 The MBA application will be available...

Read More

Leopold Gives Insight Into HBS Admissions Process

By - Jun 19, 09:27 AM   Comments [0]

Any applicant looking for insight into the admissions process at Harvard Business School must read Poets & Quants in-depth interview with admissions director Dee Leopold. The world of MBA admissions has changed dramatically in the 35 years she’s been at it, and applicants will appreciate...

Read More

mbaMission’s 2014-2015 Harvard Business School Essay Analysis

By - Jun 19, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Last year, Harvard Business School (HBS) took a new approach to its application essay questions, moving from multiple queries to one very open-ended prompt with no clear word limit. This year, HBS Director of Admissions and Financial Aid Dee Leopold seems to have surprised even...

Read More

GMAT Question of the Day (June 19): Work Problem and Sentence Correction

By - Jun 19, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) Jack can complete the task in 8 hours. Tom can complete the task in 12 hours. If Jack works on the task alone for 4 hours and then Tom starts to help him, how many hours in total will Jack have worked by the...

Read More

Wharton 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 18, 12:19 PM   Comments [0]

Wharton is still marching in the MBA application shrink parade. It now has one required question and has dumped the question about contribution to Wharton's learning community. However, it has made the optional a broader question than it was last year and has increased the...

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Read More

Duke Fuqua 2014-2015 Application Deadlines

By - Jun 18, 09:54 AM   Comments [0]

Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business has announced the application deadlines for the upcoming MBA admissions cycle. Early Action Deadline: September 17, 2014 Notification: October 29, 2014 Round 1 Deadline: October 20, 2014 Notification: December 19, 2014 Round 2 Deadline: January 5, 2015 Notification: March 13, 2015 Round 3 Deadline: March 19, 2015 Notification: May 6, 2015 For...

Read More