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

By - May 23, 09:30 AM   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. Scheduling Your Official GMAT at the Perfect Time Hi Rich, I took my first...

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How LinkedIn Can Help You Get Accepted

By - May 23, 00:06 AM   Comments [0]

The Cornell Tech MBA made waves when it offered applicants to its unique program in New York City the opportunity to apply with their LinkedIn profiles instead of filling in the tedious employment history section of the application. Other MBA programs like MIT Sloan and UT...

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GMAC Prospective Students Report Highlights

By - May 22, 12:47 PM   Comments [0]

GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council) recently released its 2016 mba.com Prospective Students Survey Report. The survey, conducted throughout 2015, analyzes the motivations, planned career paths, and program choices of more than 10,000 business school candidates worldwide. Here are some highlights of the report. • Applicants are becoming...

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The Applicants That Stand Out At Columbia Business School

By - May 19, 11:32 AM   Comments [0]

My observation as a former insider at CBS is that Columbia is looking to build a diverse class of high-achieving world citizens who’ve got a bit of grit. World Citizen  What do I mean by a world citizen? For a small fraction, it means applicants who are internationally...

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ISB Essay Questions Analysis – 2016-17

By - May 16, 15:08 PM   Comments [0]

ISB Application Deadlines: Cycle 1 Application Deadline: October 15, 2016 Offer Date: December 05, 2016 Cycle 2 Application Deadline: January 15, 2017 Offer Date: March 5, 2017 Non-Indian Passport Holders Application Deadline: January 15, 2017 Interview: within 30 days of application Offer Date: within 3 weeks of interview Selection Criteria Each applicant to the Post Graduate Programme in...

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Getting a Head Start on the Fall Application Season NOW

By - May 16, 13:26 PM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen; Rich.C@empowergmat.com www.empowergmat.com Most MBA Applicants face a harsh reality when it comes to prepping for the GMAT and working on their applications – EVERYTHING takes longer than the Applicants think it will. You’re not the exception. You may have read a few stories...

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Goal Setting as an Entrepreneur

By - May 16, 01:58 AM   Comments [0]

I always ask my clients to state their long and short-term goals for me on our first meeting.  Eighty percent of the time I hear the response, “I want to be an entrepreneur.”  So I begin to peel away at the onion. • What problem is your...

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IMD Announces New President

By - May 10, 13:34 PM   Comments [0]

Jean-François Manzoni will assume the role of IMD president starting January 1, 2017 for a five-year term. Manzoni is a French and Canadian citizen with a PhD from Harvard Business School. He was the Professor of Leadership and Organizational Development at IMD from 2004 to...

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MBA Admissions Advice for Career Changers

By - May 9, 13:11 PM   Comments [0]

As an IT consultant, how do you know equities research is the right career for you? How do you know you can handle the hours, the more Darwinian industry and company culture, the stress of having a pivotal impact on huge investment decisions? The MBA applicant...

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

By - May 9, 12:20 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. Absolute Values in DS Questions Dear Rich, In this DS, I get that from...

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