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4 Silly Mistakes That Many GMATers Make on Test Day (And What YOU Should Actually Do Instead)

By - Oct 17, 12:39 PM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen  Rich.C@empowergmat.com  www.EMPOWERgmat.com Test Day is an almost universal ‘event’ for most Test Takers. While you might hear the occasional ‘horror story’ about how something went wrong at the Testing Center, the reality is that most administrations of the GMAT follow an established routine....

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First Impressions: Insights from First Year MBA Students After The First Two Weeks

By - Oct 10, 15:11 PM   Comments [0]

As an MBA applicant, you have probably visited your target schools, spoken with alumni and maybe even spoken with current students to assess the culture and fit of the school with your goals. As we tell all of our clients, the more you know about...

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

By - Oct 10, 11:35 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. Broad Study Advice Hi Rich, I’ve been studying for some time already and scored...

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3 Reasons Why it’s Actually Advantageous to Apply For Round 2

By - Oct 3, 21:16 PM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen  Rich.C@empowergmat.com  www.EMPOWERgmat.com The process of putting together a strong overall application involves a number of different ‘steps.’ However, many prospective MBA candidates come into the application process with an unrealistic sense of how long it actually takes to put together a ‘winning’ application,...

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

By - Sep 26, 13:12 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. Make Sure to Answer the Question that is ASKED Hi Rich, If xy=1, then...

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Why Your MBA Friends Are Not Always the Best People to Review Your Essays

By - Sep 23, 11:50 AM   Comments [0]

Last year I had a client who called me panicking - “I showed my applications to several co-workers and they completely tore apart my essays!  What do I do??” This applicant had a really amazing story (he got into everywhere he applied, by the way)....

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Inside the Black Box: What Happens After You Hit “Submit”

By - Sep 23, 08:02 AM   Comments [0]

A month or so ago, we at Vantage Point Admissions shared information on the composition of the adcoms at 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...

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To Properly Train for the GMAT, You Should be Using GMAT Materials

By - Sep 19, 12:29 PM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen  Rich.C@empowergmat.com  www.EMPOWERgmat.com Right now, we’re in the midst of GMAT ‘season’ - that period of time when most Test Takers are aiming at upcoming Round 1 or Round 2 application deadlines. As such, the larger number of people studying for the GMAT generates...

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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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From Chile to HBS: Interview with Maximiliano Grass

By - Sep 9, 16:01 PM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted blog series featuring interviews with MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs. And now for a chat with Maximiliano Grass... Accepted: We'd like to get to know you! Where are you from? Where and what...

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