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4 Bad Reasons to Skip Applying for B-School

By - Sep 13, 09:12 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News. Self-sabotage is any behavior or emotion that keeps individuals from going after something they want. This mental safety mechanism keeps them in their comfort zone and protects against disappointment, but it also prevents people...

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Business Education Increasingly Common Among Billionaires

By - Sep 13, 06:29 AM   Comments [0]

Does being a business school graduate give you a better shot at becoming a billionaire? One business school sees big ROI on a daring idea, MBAs are becoming more common among billionaires, and the incoming class at Michigan Ross enjoys new campus renovations. Catch all the...

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Haas MBA Class of 2018

By - Sep 13, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Last month, University of California, Berkeley’s Haas School of Business welcomed a cohort of 252 MBA students to campus with Week Zero, a series of orientation activities. Small by top B-school standards, the class was drawn from a pool of 4,031 applications. Haas’s...

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GMAT Question of the Day (September 13)

By - Sep 13, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math If the diameter of a compact disk is 14 cm and the diameter of the hole in the center of the disk is 2 cm, what is the area of the compact disk? A. B. C. D. E....

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This Week’s MBA Essay Editing Webinar Details

By - Sep 12, 15:46 PM   Comments [0]

This is your last reminder! 3 Hacks to Transform Your MBA Application will air live on Wednesday the 31st at 10am PT/1pm ET. If you haven’t registered yet, make sure that you do so NOW or you’ll miss the boat on this important webinar that will...

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Tone Up Your Writing: Confidence vs Arrogance

By - Sep 12, 15:41 PM   Comments [0]

“Tone” is often one of the aspects of writing that applicants find most difficult to pin down. And yet, when you’re writing, it is also one of the most important to control so that you maintain an appropriate tone for your purpose. One way to think...

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Do You Know the 4 Factors for Assessing Your MBA Profile?

By - Sep 12, 15:30 PM   Comments [0]

One of the first things you'll do when choosing where to apply to business schools is assess your profile. Otherwise, how will you know which programs will be appropriate for you? It's best to evaluate the following four elements of your profile ASAP; the sooner...

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How To Ace (Or Fail) Your MBA Video Essay

By - Sep 12, 14:42 PM   Comments [0]

Matt Symonds is a Director of Fortuna Admissions and regular contributor to Forbes. The following is adapted from his original article posted September 1, 2016. Contributions by Cassandra Pittman, Expert Coach, Fortuna Admissions. This year, more than ever, business schools are including video essays as part...

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Monday Mail-Bag: Advice on Big Picture Issues That Impact GMAT Test Takers…

By - Sep 12, 12:52 PM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen   Rich.C@empowergmat.com  www.EMPOWERgmat.com This series of emails and PMs focuses on situations that many Test Takers face during their studies. The names of the original posters have been changed to protect their identities. GMAT Apps are NOT Recommended During Your Studies Hi Rich, I am looking...

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Inside the Black Box: What Happens After You Hit "Submit"

By - Sep 12, 07:41 AM   Comments [0]

A month or so ago, we atVantage Point Admissionsshared information on thecomposition of the adcomsat some of the top schools.  Knowing your audience is absolutely critical and can make the difference between getting in, or getting dinged. So, it’s crucial that as you write your...

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