Yes, You Should Thank Your MBA Interviewer

By - Feb 22, 12:45 PM   Comments [0]

Our clients often ask us if they should write thank-you notes to their interviewers. While handwritten messages of appreciation will always be a classy move—and we certainly encourage applicants to write such notes if they’re so inclined—an email message is just as acceptable in this...

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Monday Mail-Bag: Advice on Big Picture Issues That Impact GMAT Test Takers…

By - Feb 22, 10:57 AM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen; EMPOWERgmat This series of emails and PMs focuses on situations that many Test Takers face during their studies. The names of the original posters have been changed to protect their identities. Tactical Approaches vs. ‘Math’ Approaches Hi Rich, I read thru the backup strategies and...

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6 Tips for Talking About Your Weaknesses

By - Feb 22, 02:15 AM   Comments [0]

What do you do when you read/hear the weakness question? Schools are assessing how well you self evaluate. Like a business problem, they want to hear your plan of action, your implementation, and your success rate. Here are some tips to help you a) think...

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GMAT Question of the Day (February 22)

By - Feb 22, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math If operation is defined as if is even and if is odd, what is 99 times? A. 120 B. 180 C. 210 D. 225 E. 250   Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - C -...

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Kellogg 2016 Executive MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Feb 22, 01:54 AM   Comments [0]

The Kellogg Executive MBA questions are among the most comprehensive, thorough, and numerous of any EMBA application. It takes significant effort to put together a strong set of Kellogg EMBA essays, and that fact weeds out potential students who are not seriously interested in this...

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What to Do if You Belong to an Overrepresented Applicant Group

By - Feb 22, 01:33 AM   Comments [0]

I recently received a question – or more of a complaint – from a client who was concerned with his status as an Indian IT male. This individual was considering changing his location on his application – he was born, raised, and still lived in...

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6 Steps to Follow After You Receive Your MBA Interview Invite

By - Feb 22, 01:01 AM   Comments [0]

Congratulations! You have made it through one colossal hurdle. Follow these 6 steps to best prepare for the next stage in the MBA admissions process: 1. Relax! Take a deep breath. Regardless of which category you fall into, you need to relax. Anxiety will not help you...

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Business Schools Emphasize Soft Skills, Digital Innovation

By - Feb 19, 15:29 PM   Comments [0]

How do business schools teach MBAs soft skills like communication?  From meeting greater MBA hiring demand for soft skills to understanding diversity beyond the numbers—Here’s what’s trending at top business schools. Learning soft skills Are the “hard” business skills that companies have traditionally sought in new MBA hires...

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NYU Stern Inaugurates Center for Sustainable Business

By - Feb 19, 11:59 AM   Comments [0]

The new Center for Sustainable Business at New York University’s Stern School of Business officially launched this week with $1 million in funding from the Citi Foundation to put its vision—a better world through better business—into practice. For more than a decade, Stern and the Citi...

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Pershing Square Foundation Increases Funding for Saïd 1+1 MBA

By - Feb 19, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions The Pershing Square Foundation has committed an additional £3.7 million in funding to the 1+1 MBA program at University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School. The money will go towards providing five two-year Oxford Pershing Square Graduate Scholarships. Saïd’s 1+1 MBA program consists of...

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