INSEAD MBA Criterion #2: International Motivation

By - Jan 26, 13:45 PM   Comments [0]

This is the second post in a 4-part series that examines INSEAD MBA’s 4 admission criteria. Sure, international experience is a big plus for an INSEAD applicant. But the website says that they seek candidates with international motivation which, in their eyes, means having “perceptive...

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New U.S. Administration Has Business Schools Wondering What’s Next

By - Jan 26, 08:49 AM   Comments [0]

How will the Trump presidency impact MBA admissions? Business school deans ponder what the new U.S. administration means for them, a Wall Street media site publishes its list of MBA rankings, and we share the hottest business school trends to watch in 2017. Here’s the latest on...

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GMAT Question of the Day (January 26)

By - Jan 26, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math The cost of one photocopy is $0.02. However, a 25% discount is offered on orders of more than 100 photocopies. If Steve and David have to make 80 copies each, how much will each of them save if they submit a single order of 160...

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Math Revolution Daily Quiz

By - Jan 26, 00:35 AM   Comments [0]

Math is all about "habit". Did you know that rather than studying intensely in a short period of time, spending a certain amount of time each day to study is much more effective to improve math skills? Receive "Up-To-Date" 5 math questions and solutions everyday through e-mail...

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Wharton’s MBA for Executives – Impressions from a Current Student

By - Jan 25, 20:58 PM   Comments [0]

Last year I had the privilege of working with Tom*, an applicant to the Wharton MBA for Executives Program in San Francisco. After his first term, Tom has offered his insight and advice for those considering theWharton EMBA. 1) What has surprised you the most about...

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Women2.0, The Secret to Success: Just Ask for What You Want

By - Jan 25, 15:07 PM   Comments [0]

by Susan Cera, Stratus Director of MBA Admissions & Graduate School Admissions 5 steps for women in tech to establish and fortify essential professional relationships, and build a career that is both desired and warranted. Read more         The post Women2.0, The Secret to...

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“I’m Smart, Really I Am!” Proving Character Traits in your Essays

By - Jan 25, 13:09 PM   Comments [0]

When you write an application essay or statement of purpose, you’re trying to accomplish several goals at once: (a) You need to prove your worthiness to be accepted to your target school, while (b) also showing the adcom that you have desirable character traits that...

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A Lot About Yale SOM’s EMBA Program – And a Little About One Year MBAs [Episode 190]

By - Jan 25, 12:32 PM   Comments [0]

Before we turn to our regularly scheduled content, I want to respond to a question asked of me on Twitter by @agarwalgaurav04: He asked me if we can do a show on U.S. one-year MBA programs. We might in the future, and while today’s show...

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Do You Play Nice with Others? Advice for the Group or Team-Based Interview

By - Jan 25, 08:38 AM   Comments [0]

Business schools want to see how candidates interact with peers before anyone’s even admitted, which can be very telling. It’s not actually an interview, per se, because there is no Q&A with participants.  Each school conducts the group interview somewhat differently, and this new evaluation...

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What it takes to get into b-school when you’re not an ideal candidate

By - Jan 25, 05:08 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% At EXPARTUS, we get questions almost every single day from MBA applicants who want to know if they have a fighting chance to get into their target schools. Often, these applicants are struggling with some aspect of their profile, especially when they hold...

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