What’s New at INSEAD? [Episode 285]

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What’s New at INSEAD? [Show Summary] No school exemplifies the trend global business quite as much as INSEAD, which was founded in France, but has campuses in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East as well as partnerships with Wharton in the U.S., Tsinghua in China, and...

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What Exactly Are Goals?

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“I want to move from the buy side to the sell side.” “I want to shift from technology consulting to investment banking.” Not goals. An engineer once said to me, “I want to go into either finance or consulting.” Not goals. A goal isn’t something you want, it’s something you...

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Duke Fuqua’s Dean Wants to Recruit ‘Triple Threat’ MBA Applicants

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What kind of MBA applicant is Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business looking for? Business Insider‘s interview with Dean Bill Boulding reveals that the admissions team seeks candidates with “triple threat capability leadership.” Boulding explains that the magic formula is IQ+EQ+DQ. At Fuqua, that last one stands...

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HKUST MBA Application Essay Tips & Deadlines

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Applicants seeking an MBA with high placement rates throughout Asia may find HKUST the perfect fit for their needs. HKUST offers two options for its MBA: a 16-month option that offers hopeful career switchers the opportunity to hold an internship in their target industry and...

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Question of the Day (November 16)

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Verbal Guidebook writer: I have visited hotels throughout the country and have noticed that in those built before 1930 the quality of the original carpentry work is generally superior to that in hotels built afterward. Clearly carpenters working on hotels before 1930 typically worked with more...

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How to Project Professionalism & Positivity in Your Statement of Purpose

By - Nov 15, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

In my previous post, I discussed the importance of maintaining an appropriate tone in your admissions essay, and provided tips for checking your tone, specifically for finding a confident tone and avoiding arrogance. Once again, “tone” refers to a writer’s attitude toward their subject (and their...

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Another Win for Stanford GSB: What Stanford’s new Financial Aid System Means for MBAs

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There’s a lot to celebrate this month if you’re part of the Stanford GSB community (or hope to be). This includes the school’s latest rankings triumphs – including the number 1 slot in the revamped Businessweek Ranking of Best B-Schools as well as yesterday’s Fortuna Ranking...

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Are You Selling Yourself Short?

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“I founded a small candy company,” said Roberto.* I could see in the faces of my fellow admissions committee members that they were not that impressed with the candidate; none of them had ever heard of “Del Sol Candy,”* and Roberto’s modest description did not make...

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Question of the Day (November 15)

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Quant The length of the diagonal of square S, as well as the lengths of the diagonals of rhombus R are integers. The ratio of the lengths of the diagonals is 15:11:9, respectively. Which of the following could be the difference between the area of square...

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[Math Revolution] Practice “Math Questions of the Day”

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To help you sharpen your math skills and hit your target score of Q49-51, we are sending you 4 math questions (2 DS, 2 PS) and solutions regularly. These questions are the types of questions appearing in GMAT exam frequently. Please Click the link for solutions.

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