What’s New at Columbia Business School?

By - Jan 30, 12:21 PM   Comments [0]

During my recent trip to New York City, I met with Amanda Carlson, Assistant Dean of Admissions, and Christina Selby, Director of Admissions, at Columbia Business School. The weather was cold and dreary, but the enthusiasm and warmth in the CBS admissions office was palpable....

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Financial Times’ 2013 Global MBA Rankings

By - Jan 30, 12:13 PM   Comments [2]

Drum roll please…The Financial Times ranks the top 25 global b-schools as follows… 1. Harvard Business School 2. Stanford Graduate School of Business 3. University of Pennsylvania – Wharton 4. London Business School 5. Columbia Business School 6. INSEAD 7. IESE Business School 8. Hong Kong UST Business School 9. MIT Sloan 10. Chicago Booth 11....

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Integrated Reasoning: 6 Months Later

By - Jan 30, 12:07 PM   Comments [0]

Two recent GMAC articles (“Integrated Reasoning and Admissions” and “Demystifying the GMAT: What We Know About IR 6 Months After Launch”) talk about the demystification of the six-month-old Integrated Reasoning section of the GMAT. A few points: Did this section put any of the following groups at...

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GMAT Prepositions and Idioms: “of”

By - Jan 30, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Prepositions in English display a powerful diversity of uses.  In previous preposition article, we talked about the proposition "to".  Here, we will look, at the preposition "of."   The preposition "of" The word "of" is a preposition.  This means, it must be followed by a noun --- or...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Jan 30): Word Problem and Sentence Correction

By - Jan 30, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) With both valves open, the pool will be filled with water in 48 minutes. The first valve alone would fill the pool in 2 hours. What is the capacity of the pool if every minute the second valve admits 50 cubic meters of water...

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New Blog from IU Kelley’s Online MBA Program

By - Jan 29, 14:59 PM   Comments [0]

Indiana University's Kelley School of Business launched a new blog last week from Kelley Direct---the first online MBA program established by a top-ranked business school in 1999. Led by Phil Powell, Kelley Direct Faculty Chair and a professor of Business Economics and Public Policy, the MBA...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Jan 29): Word Problem and Critical Reasoning

By - Jan 29, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) Two sacks together contained 43.25 kg of sugar. If after 4.75 kg of sugar was taken from the first sack and poured into the second, the weight of the sugar in the first sack became 73% the weight of the sugar in the second...

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MBA Admissions Infographic: Things to Consider

By - Jan 29, 01:53 AM   Comments [0]

Here is a helpful infographic from London Business School on things to consider when applying for an MBA. Find out more about London Business School's MBA Programme.'s experienced admissions consultants can help you create the most impressive application possible with comprehensive packages, or provide targeted assistance...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Jan 28, 14:55 PM   Comments [0]

Welcome back to this edition of Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz, our periodic check-in with some of the MBA blogosphere’s regular contributors. This week, Buzz bloggers discuss school culture, share 30 tips for "killing" the MBA application, and play the waiting game---not the waitlisted kind, but...

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Georgetown MBA Program Appoints New Assoc. Dean of Admissions

By - Jan 28, 14:54 PM   Comments [0]

Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business recently announced the appointment of Shari Hubert as associate dean of MBA admissions, where she is responsible for recruiting highly qualified and diverse students to both the full-time and evening MBA programs. This new role at Georgetown McDonough will mark...

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