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9 Fun Facts about the GMAT

By - Apr 1, 12:05 PM   Comments [0]

To celebrate GMAC’s 60th birthday, we’ve compiled the following fun GMAT facts from the GMAC site: 1. In 1953, nine b-schools met with ETS to create what would later become the GMAT. Those schools were Harvard, Rutgers, Columbia, Northwestern, Chicago, Seton Hall, Michigan, Washington University (St....

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CommonBond Offers New Refinancing Program for Grads

By - Apr 1, 11:57 AM   Comments [0]

CommonBond just released its new Grad Refinance Loan™, available to law school, med school, engineering, and b-school graduates. With the new refinancing program, borrowers will receive: • Low fixed rates for 10- and 15-year loans. • A single monthly bill after the consolidation of multiple loans. • Personalized service...

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Don’t Fall for Common Misconceptions About the GMAT

By - Apr 1, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

April 1st is here, and you know what that means: pranks, jokes, and odd press releases in which companies make outrageous claims, like: “Wow, Google says they’re going to set up a colony on Mars!” . . . “Hey, Nike has invented an anti-gravity shoe!” ....

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NYU Stern MBA Program Appoints New Dean of Students

By - Apr 1, 05:56 AM   Comments [0]

By Stacy Blackman Consulting New York University Stern School of Business announced it has appointed alumnus Conor Grennan as Dean of Students for the MBA program, a position which acts as a liaison between the administration and more than 2,500 full-time and Langone MBA students. Grennan earned...

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GMAT Question of the Day (April 1): Word Problem and Sentence Correction

By - Apr 1, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) The train consists of 6 carriages, 20 meters long each. The gap between the carriages is 1 meter. If the train is moving at a constant speed of 60 kmh, how much time will it take the train to run through a 1 kilometer...

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GMAT Study Tip: Do the “Write” Thing

By - Mar 31, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

I take notes.  I write things down.  Those statements may sound less than novel, but more and more such actions seem to be just that.  In the classes I teach, both for Kaplan and at DePaul, it is the rare student I observe actually taking notes and...

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Show Me The Money

By - Mar 31, 09:35 AM   Comments [0]

On a day like today, I’m doing my happy dance. My MBA clients have been contacting me with good news from the schools to which they applied. Several of them have multiple offers with scholarships attached, which immediately present the question: Can they negotiate their...

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Wharton JD/MBA Student Interview with Craig Carter

By - Mar 31, 08:23 AM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted.com blog series featuring interviews with current MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs (or in this case, a top JD/MBA program). And now for a follow up interview with Craig Carter, a second-year...

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Title: How to prep for your GMAT test day: Part III

By - Mar 31, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

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Linda Abraham on Overcoming Weaknesses

By - Mar 31, 07:20 AM   Comments [0]

So… your MBA applicant profile has a weakness. What now? Listen to the full recording of the latest episode of Admissions Straight Talk for Linda Abraham’s time-tested advice on ameliorating weaknesses. 00:01:46 – The 4 pillars of a successful MBA application. 00:04:07 – What should I do if...

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