GMAT Question of the Day (February 20)

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Math John has 13 ten-dollar bills, 11 five-dollar bills, and 17 one-dollar bills. If John needs to pay exactly $128, what is the least number of bills he will need to use? A. 14 B. 16 C. 17 D. 19 E. 20   Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - B - (click and drag your...

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MBA Application Timing

By - Feb 19, 15:23 PM   Comments [0]

"Application Timing" is the first post in our series, Navigate the MBA Maze. Should You Apply Round 1, Round 2, or Round 3? Do not try to win the admissions game through timing. Quality—not timing—trumps all. Submit your application when it is at its best. When in doubt,...

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Leadership Immersion at Cornell Johnson

By - Feb 19, 15:09 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 Mitch Brummer, second year MBA student at Cornell Johnson... Accepted: We'd like to get to know...

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How to Write About Overcoming Challenges Without Sounding Like a Whiner

By - Feb 19, 14:56 PM   Comments [0]

It’s a classic MBA essay question: Write about a time when you overcame a challenge. How did you handle it? What did you learn from the experience? Let’s start by easing one worry you may have. Not everyone has faced a significant challenge at work by...

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Dealing with Impostor Syndrome at B-School

By - Feb 17, 13:26 PM   Comments [0]

When you have your sights set on one of the top business schools in the world, you probably feel rather confident that your skills and experiences will sufficiently sway the admissions committee to take a closer look at your application. However, despite that confidence, many accepted...

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Harvard Business School Case Studies Refocus on Diversity

By - Feb 17, 07:42 AM   Comments [0]

Black CEOs are underrepresented in HBS case studies, reports one professor. Here’s the latest on the management education landscape—from the importance of MBA career services centers, to a lack of African-American representation in HBS case studies, to the challenges and rewards of attending business school as...

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3 Things You Absolutely Must Have Before You Apply To An EMBA Program

By - Feb 17, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Have you been weighing whether an Executive MBA (EMBA) program is the right next move for your career? Designed for mid-career professionals with more than ten years of work experience, typically including managerial experience, an EMBA can be a great way to...

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Choosing the Best Business School: Where to Start

By - Feb 17, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

So you’ve decided to get an MBA… now comes the hard part! There are hundreds of schools out there, each one bombarding candidates with huge quantities of surprisingly similar marketing material. The decision can feel complex and difficult, hinging on ambiguous factors like “fit,” “culture” and...

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GMAT Question of the Day (February 17)

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Math Is the median of set even? (1) Set is composed of consecutive odd integers (2) The mean of set is even Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - C - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) Verbal  Automobile manufacturers often offer incentive...

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Different Dimensions of Diversity [Episode 193]

By - Feb 16, 15:50 PM   Comments [0]

In reviewing our stats for last year, I noticed that one of our most visited pages is an article on writing about diversity. That’s not shocking since Accepted’s consultants are frequently asked by stressed, panicked clients from well-represented groups in the applicant pool, “How can...

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