# New Joint MSDS-MBA Degree at UVA Darden

- Oct 13, 10:13 AM   Comments [0]

The UVA Darden School of Business has partnered with the UVA Data Science Institute to provide an opportunity for students to earn a Master of Science in Data Science and a Master of Business Administration in 24 months—rather than the 32 months that would be required if each...

- Oct 13, 06:53 AM   Comments [0]

by Jonathan Pfeffer Some MBA students are cheating to get ahead Excerpt: Susan Cera, director of MBA admissions at Stratus Admissions Counseling, elaborates on the idea that cheating can result from a discrepancy in cultural norms: “In the US, elementary schools teach students how to research...

# Blue Ocean Shift – How to Seize New Growth and Inspire Confidence

- Oct 13, 06:01 AM   Comments [0]

Why INSEAD professors and bestselling authors say the best way to beat the competition is to stop trying to beat the competition. Image: Renée Mauborgne and W. Chan Kim, authors of Blue Ocean Strategy In creating new market spaces, why do some companies succeed while others fail?...

# MBAnalysis Blog: Plan B – 5 Things to Think About

- Oct 13, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

As Round 1 MBA decisions start rolling in, both in terms of admits and invitations to interview, now is the time to think about a Plan B, including MBA programs that you now wish to target for Round 2. Let me begin by reassuring you...

# 2 Keys to an MBA Application Essay That Will Get You Admitted

- Oct 13, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% The trend in MBA admissions recently has been to require fewer – and often shorter – essays from b-school applicants. And while it’s nice not to have to write a short novel for every school you apply to, it also means that...

# GMAT Question of the Day (October 13)

- Oct 13, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math How many different three-digit multiples of 5 can be composed of digits 2, 3, 4, and 5 if none of the digits is repeated? A. 3 B. 6 C. 10 D. 12 E. 18 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - B - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) Verbal In the nation...

# NY Business Journal: 5 Johnson MBA application tips

- Oct 12, 14:01 PM   Comments [0]

by Jeff Thomas, Stratus Admisisons Counseling CEO The Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management (Johnson) MBA program emphasizes intense collaboration and prepares leaders for global success. Located in Ithaca, N.Y., four hours from New York City, the campus is surrounded by hiking trails and waterfalls. Ithaca also...

# How to Write a Compelling Georgetown McDonough Essay

- Oct 12, 08:06 AM   Comments [0]

Georgetown is asking a new question this year and giving applicants 500 words to answer: Describe a defining moment when you were challenged and exceeded expectations. The moment can be a professional or personal one. If personal, then please also include how it had an...

# MBAnalysis: A Nobel Prize for Being (a) Different (Applicant)

- Oct 12, 06:12 AM   Comments [0]

On Monday, Richard Thaler of Chicago Booth got the early morning call to say he had just won the Nobel Prize in Economics. For Professor Thaler, this was an honor long over-due, having already established himself as a ground-breaking thinker in that crazy world of...

# GMAT Question of the Day (October 12)

- Oct 12, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math If set consists of all different solutions of equation , what is the range of set ? A. 0 B. 2 C. 4 D. 6 E. 8 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - A - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) Verbal In an...