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The Lazy Thinking Behind the “2 Minutes Per Question” Plan

By - Mar 14, 11:30 AM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen; Rich.C@empowergmat.com  EMPOWERgmat.com If you’re familiar with the format of the GMAT, then you know that the Quant section of the Test consists of 37 questions that must be completed in 75 minutes. At some point in the history of the GMAT, someone thought...

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Cornell Johnson Straight Out of College: A Young Entrepreneur’s Story

By - Mar 10, 02:11 AM   Comments [0]

Are you an aspiring entrepreneur? Considering an MBA at Cornell Johnson? Or are you thinking of applying to MBA programs with less-than-average work experience? If this is you, you’ll want to listen to this week’s show! Introducing our guest [0:44] Meet Jonathan Hua, a first year MBA student at...

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

By - Mar 7, 10:51 AM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen; Rich.C@empowergmat.com   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. Strong Performance on OG Questions is NOT Enough Practice Hey Rich, I did...

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Starting TODAY, You Have Enough Time to Build an AWESOME Round 1 Application

By - Feb 29, 10:26 AM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen, Rich.C@empowergmat.com  EMPOWERgmat.com Many Business School applicants enter into the overall process of taking the GMAT and applying to Business School without realizing how much time and effort everything actually requires. Whether you’ve just recently decided that you want to earn an MBA or...

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Saving Money on Your Student Loan Debt: The CommonBond Story [Episode 142]

By - Feb 24, 12:09 PM   Comments [0]

Today’s show: a conversation for anyone with student loans. We’re talking with CommonBond’s Phil DeGisi about options to save money by refinance outstanding student loans and financing your education, as well as CommonBond’s MBA Accelerator and Social Impact Award and his own MBA experience. Meet Phil...

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

By - Feb 22, 10:57 AM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen; EMPOWERgmat  Rich.C@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. Tactical Approaches vs. ‘Math’ Approaches Hi Rich, I read thru the backup strategies and...

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6 Tips for Talking About Your Weaknesses

By - Feb 22, 02:15 AM   Comments [0]

What do you do when you read/hear the weakness question? Schools are assessing how well you self evaluate. Like a business problem, they want to hear your plan of action, your implementation, and your success rate. Here are some tips to help you a) think...

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Kellogg 2016 Executive MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Feb 22, 01:54 AM   Comments [0]

The Kellogg Executive MBA questions are among the most comprehensive, thorough, and numerous of any EMBA application. It takes significant effort to put together a strong set of Kellogg EMBA essays, and that fact weeds out potential students who are not seriously interested in this...

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What to Do if You Belong to an Overrepresented Applicant Group

By - Feb 22, 01:33 AM   Comments [0]

I recently received a question – or more of a complaint – from a client who was concerned with his status as an Indian IT male. This individual was considering changing his location on his application – he was born, raised, and still lived in...

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EMBA Employment and Career Services

By - Feb 18, 13:51 PM   Comments [0]

This is the fourth post in our Ace the EMBA series on how to apply successfully to a top executive MBA program. Get need-to-know EMBA basics down with these important tips. Given today’s volatile business climate, almost everyone in the business world must continuously evaluate and recalibrate...

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