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

By - Jun 6, 09:35 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. Strange Graphing Questions on the GMAT Hello Rich, I wasn’t sure how to handle...

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Retaking the GMAT in 16 Days Might Not Be a Great Idea

By - May 30, 09:14 AM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen, Rich.C@empowergmat.com www.EMPOWERgmat.com In 2016, when GMAC adjusted its testing parameters to allow Test Takers to retake the GMAT a mere 16 days after a prior attempt (down from 31 days), many saw that change as a great opportunity. To be fair, there are...

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LinkedIn and Your Application, Part 2

By - May 25, 12:07 PM   Comments [0]

Earlier this week, I talked about the importance of updating your LinkedIn profile and shared tips for a strong Headline and Summary. Today, I’m going to address the Experience and Education sections of a powerful LinkedIn profile. Experience LinkedIn allows you to list every position you’ve...

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UNC Kenan Flagler MBA Essay Questions Analysis 2016-17

By - May 23, 10:27 AM   Comments [0]

Application Deadlines Round 1 (early action) Application due: October 14, 2016 Decision released: December 12, 2016 Round 2 Application due: December 2, 2016 Decision released: January 30, 2017 Round 3 Application due: January 13, 2017 Decision released: March 13, 2017 Round 4 Application due: March 10, 2017 Decision released: April 24, 2017 The first cycle, October 14, 2016,...

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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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