What the new GMAC 2016 Official Guide IS and ISN’T

By - Jun 12, 00:08 AM   Comments [0]

**Note: I will NOT be discussing any individual questions from this new book. Doing so would cheat YOU, the reader, out of experiencing those questions “fresh.” On Test Day, you have to be prepared to deal with any GMAT concept at any time in each...

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ISB Essay Questions Analysis – 2015-16

By - Jun 11, 09:21 AM   Comments [0]

ISB Application Deadlines: Round 1: October 15, 2015 (11:59 pm India Standard time) Round 2: January 5, 2016 (11:59 pm India Standard time) From ISB Website: Selection Criteria: Each one of you is unique for us at the ISB. However, to give yourself that extra edge, there are a few...

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Speed Matters: The “Math Approach” vs. The “Strategy Approach”

By - Jun 5, 00:08 AM   Comments [0]

GMAT questions can often be solved with more than one approach – this is great news for Test Takers since having more than one option means that you’re less likely to get ‘stuck’ on a given prompt. Taking this idea one step further, if YOU...

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Specific Factors to Help Override a Less-than-Ideal GPA

By - Jun 4, 11:57 AM   Comments [0]

Specific Factors to Help Override a Less-than-Ideal GPA There are some broad factors that the admissions committee will take into account as reasons that can justify a lower-than-ideal GPA (and hence the admissions committee might not be looking at your lower-than-ideal GPA as a problem at...

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How to Convert a Foreign GPA

By - Jun 4, 11:46 AM   Comments [0]

How to Convert a Foreign GPA At MBA Admit.com, we work with many MBA candidates who attained their undergraduate or graduate degrees from universities outside of the United States. A very common concern among such candidates is how they should convert their GPAs, if their...

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Excerpt from our How to Apply to Columbia Business School Guide

By - Jun 1, 21:28 PM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group We recently updated our How to Apply to Columbia guide and wanted to call attention to a specific section here on the blog, because it should prove helpful to people as they apply this year. We will soon be updating...

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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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