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Using Anecdotes to Write Memorable MBA Essays

By - Jun 25, 16:36 PM   Comments [0]

Why does it matter if you write memorable MBA essays? Because the average top tier business school can read up to 40,000 essays in any given application season. THAT’S ALMOST 400 POUNDS OF ESSAYS. That’s as much as a TIGER. They read a TIGER’S worth of...

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Score Preview Added to GMAT

By - Jun 25, 14:44 PM   Comments [0]

Prospective business students taking the GMAT exam will now be able to preview their unofficial scores before deciding whether to report or cancel them, the Graduate Management Admission Council has announced. The score reporting feature is available to all test takers and will take effect at...

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Adapting Your List of B-Schools as the Season Progresses

By - Jun 25, 08:50 AM   Comments [0]

“Adapting Your List of B-Schools as the Season Progresses” is excerpted from the Accepted.com special report, Best MBA Programs: A Guide to Selecting the Right One. To download the entire free special report, click here. As I noted earlier, your initial school list isn’t set...

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Columbia Business School Hosts AIGAC!

By - Jun 25, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

On May 30, Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants (AIGAC) conference attendees had the privilege and pleasure of learning firsthand from Columbia Business School admissions officials, professors, students, and administrators about latest developments at CBS. One big takeaway for me – CBS admissions has become friendlier,...

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Student stories: Why GMAT test-taking skills are key

By - Jun 25, 07:02 AM   Comments [0]

Today we hear from Ming of San Jose, California. He’s spent most of his life in the San Francisco Bay Area and is employed as a software developer at a biotechnology company.

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GMAT Question of the Day (June 25): Arithmetic and Sentence Correction

By - Jun 25, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) and are prime integers. What is ? 1. is a prime integer 2. Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - E - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals Over 4 M students...

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Getting Into the MBA Program: mbaMission’s 2014-2015 NYU Stern Essay Analysis

By - Jun 24, 14:00 PM   Comments [0]

New York University’s (NYU’s) Stern School of Business must be happy with the essay responses they received from applicants last MBA program admissions season, because the school has made no changes to its essay questions for this year. Stern maintains its standard career essay prompt and...

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UNC Kenan-Flagler 2014-2015 Essay Topics

By - Jun 24, 10:46 AM   Comments [0]

The University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School has announced the two required essays and two optional essay questions for the 2014-2015 MBA admissions cycle. Essay One (Required) Please describe your short and long term goals post-MBA. Explain how: your professional experience has shaped these goals; why...

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Tuesday Tips: Columbia Business School MBA Essay Tips

By - Jun 24, 10:44 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia’s updated essay questions are consistent with last year, with a new video about Columbia and New York City as a defining feature. As usual, Columbia is highly concerned about fit and your knowledge of the program. Before you get started with this set of...

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MBA Grads Still Need to Master Social Media

By - Jun 24, 10:32 AM   Comments [0]

While we all know social media use has exploded over the past decade, some MBA graduates are still operating like its 1999 when it comes to maximizing its benefits from a professional standpoint. In BusinessWeek’s latest article on working social media at the beginning of your...

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