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Calculating an Average is NOT the Same as Understanding the Concept of Averages

By - Jun 1, 00:37 AM   Comments [0]

**Warning: During this article, I’m going to stop you periodically and ask you to perform some basic math and logic ‘tasks.’ The work that you do on earlier tasks WILL impact your understanding of later tasks.** During the Quant section of the GMAT, you’ll be asked...

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GMAT Assassin’s Manifesto

By - May 29, 00:36 AM   Comments [0]

How To Master Essential GMAT Content & Tactics A GMAT Club Verbal Advantage 2015 Article Those who beat the GMAT not only learn the core content tested on the GMAT, but they also (and most importantly for maximum achievement) learn the core set of skills that...

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Recommendations Really Matter

By - May 26, 01:11 AM   Comments [0]

In recent years business schools have reduced the number and length of essays. And there remains no certainty that an applicant will get an interview invitation. However, there's one more manageable element of the MBA application that has grown dramatically in its significance -- recommendations.    The...

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Download Our Columbia Business School Application Guide (Updated for 2015/2016 Application Cycle)

By - May 25, 23:19 PM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff and Paul Lanzillotti, Amerasia Consulting Group Our updated 2015/2016 “How to Apply to Columbia” guide is now available for immediate download. This 12-page PDF is the starting point for prospective MBA applicants to CBS and is provided to at no cost.  Download the Columbia Business...

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Top MBA Programs in Technology – Business School Rankings (Updated 2015)

By - May 25, 05:07 AM   Comments [0]

By Paul Lanzillotti, Amerasia Consulting Group OUR RANKING OF BUSINESS SCHOOL PROGRAMS BY PERCENTAGE OF GRADUATES ENTERING THE TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY IN 2014. Today's blog post is a follow up to our Top MBA Programs in Finance ranking. It's also our continued attempt at ranking top MBA programs by industry...

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The 3 Biggest Problems With How Most GMATers Take Their CATs

By - May 25, 01:07 AM   Comments [0]

The GMAT is a predictable, standardized Test. As such, you can train to score at a high level. Full-length practice CAT exams are an essential part of the study process, but it never ceases to amaze me how often Test Takers use their CATs incorrectly....

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You Really Should Watch This Harvard Business School Video from 2007

By - May 22, 00:53 AM   Comments [0]

By Paul Lanzillotti Amerasia Consulting Group   If you're applying to HBS this fall (2015), you really should watch the video that Deep Leopold and friends reference in their essay instructions. Per Dee's instructions on the "Direct from the Director" admissions blog:   There is one essay question for the Class of 2018: It's...

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YOU Are the Cause of Your Pacing Problem

By - May 22, 00:07 AM   Comments [0]

While taking a CAT, or on Test Day itself, almost all Test Takers experience the terrible feeling that comes with the realization that there are WAY too many questions left to answer and not enough time to answer them. Learning proper pacing is an ‘issue’...

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Business School Rankings by Industry – Top MBA Programs in Finance for 2015

By - May 21, 22:17 PM   Comments [0]

By Paul Lanzillotti, Amerasia Consulting Group Today's blog post is going to be the first in a series that covers business school rankings. More specifically, it's Amerasia's attempt at ranking top MBA programs by industry and based on publicly available data. Our motivation for doing this...

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3 KEY THOUGHTS ABOUT COLUMBIA BUSINESS SCHOOL’S 2015 ESSAYS

By - May 21, 21:59 PM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group This year the schools are releasing the essays earlier than ever and it's going to be tough to keep up with the onslaught if I write my usual multi-thousand word opus, so we're going to use a little running device...

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