Recent Innovations in the MBA Admissions Process

By - Sep 24, 11:39 AM   Comments [0]

With the start of the new 2015-2016 MBA admissions cycle, the world’s best business schools are receiving a flood of transcripts, resumes, GMAT scores, recommendations and essays from MBA applicants who have spent the past few months focusing on the application materials that they hope...

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Paid Leave Endorsed by Business School Faculty

By - Sep 24, 08:20 AM   Comments [0]

Business school professors are backing a national paid leave policy. From Stanford GSB graduates staying in Silicon Valley, to business school faculty arguing paid leave is good for business, to HBS essay insights—check out what’s happening on the MBA admissions landscape. Professors push paid leave According to business...

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HBS Announces Interview Invitation Plan

By - Sep 24, 05:32 AM   Comments [0]

The admissions team at Harvard Business School is still buried in Round 1 applications, but admissions director Dee Leopold updated her blog this week to let anxious candidates know the timeline for upcoming interview invitations. Invitations and detailed procedural instructions will go out over three days—October...

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College Application Planning Tips for High School Seniors

By - Sep 24, 04:25 AM   Comments [0]

At the start of your senior year, you should already be well into the swing of college applications. We’ll cover the non-application topics like grades and leisure time later. For now, let’s break down the application, piece by piece: TRANSCRIPT: Hopefully you’ve maintained a rockstar GPA...

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GMAT Expert Q&A: Ofek GMAT Part 1

By - Sep 24, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Are you looking for some expert advice about studying for the GMAT? This week, we’ve got an interview with Zack Goldman and Doron Aaronsohn, the team behind Ofek GMAT. Together, they have nearly thirty years of experience helping students to do their best...

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GMAT Question of the Day (September 24)

By - Sep 24, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math A flower shop has 2 tulips, 2 roses, 2 daisies, and 2 lilies. If two flowers are sold at random, what is the probability of not picking exactly two tulips? A. B. C. D. E.   Question...

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GMAC Releases 2015 B-School Application Trends

By - Sep 23, 05:21 AM   Comments [0]

The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) has released the findings of its 2015 Application Trends Survey, which show the majority of full-time MBA programs — in both two-year and one-year formats — report increases in application volume compared with last year and 10 years ago. Among...

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MBA Admissions Consultant Q&A

By - Sep 23, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Meet Kim Many of our clients tell us that what makes EXPARTUS unique and successful is the extensive experience our consultants have navigating the MBA admissions process – combined with their passion about their work and dedication their clients’ success. We want to introduce you to...

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GMAT Question of the Day (September 23)

By - Sep 23, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math On a certain Saturday, flights arrived to XYZ airport every hour for 24 hours. Is the total number of flights that arrived on Saturday greater than 180? (1) On that Saturday, the median number of flight arrivals every hour is 17. (2) On that Saturday, the highest...

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Double negatives are doubly offensive on the GMAT

By - Sep 22, 12:49 PM   Comments [0]

Readers of this blog know that we are big proponents for keeping things simple when responding to the AWA section of the GMAT. Instead of writing long sentences that can be confusing and actually take credibility away from the writer, it’s best to separate thoughts...

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