The Executive Assessment, a shorter alternative to the GMAT

By - Jul 5, 14:31 PM   Comments [0]

The creators of the GMAT recently announced that they were releasing a new test, the Executive Assessment, which would operate like a short alternative to the GMAT. Here's a quick rundown of the new exam:

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Understanding Stanford GSB’s Core Value Of Intellectual Vitality

By - Jul 5, 12:04 PM   Comments [0]

What are the qualities that Stanford GSB is looking for as they build their class? How do successful applicants stand out from the crowd? At a school as competitive as Stanford, it’s a fact that many smart, accomplished applicants won’t get in—so how can you...

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Kellogg School Fall 2017 MBA Essay Questions

By - Jul 5, 11:06 AM   Comments [0]

The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University has posted the MBA essay prompts for the 2016-2017 admissions season. The two required essays are: Leadership and teamwork are integral parts of the Kellogg experience. Describe a recent and meaningful time you were a leader. What challenges did you...

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UV Darden School Fall 2017 Application Deadlines, Essay Prompt

By - Jul 5, 10:17 AM   Comments [0]

The Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia has previewed the MBA application deadlines and new essay question for the 2016-2017 admissions cycle via the Darden MBA Blog. Deadlines Round 1: October 4, 2016 Round 2: January 9, 2017 Round 3: April 6, 2017 Essay Question Describe the most important professional...

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GMAT Tuesday: Common Flaws in AWA – Errors in Causality

By - Jul 5, 10:06 AM   Comments [0]

Once you hone your skills for identifying this error, you will see it everywhere. It’s one of the most common flaws that humans make—errors in causality. We are really bad at understanding the relationship of events, actions, and results. We look at an example prompt, which...

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Tuesday Tips: INSEAD 2017 Intake MBA Essay Tips

By - Jul 5, 08:54 AM   Comments [0]

INSEAD, “the business school of the world,” is a dynamic, diverse and highly international MBA option. Along with the basic MBA questions most other schools ask, INSEAD is looking for significant exploration of your career goals and background. Along with career aspirations and leadership experience,...

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How To Beat Writer’s Block

By - Jul 5, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

“I finally decided on the list of schools I’ll be applying to in Round 2 this year and now it’s time to start my essays. I just… don’t really know where to start. Or how to start.” We hear this from applicants ALL THE TIME — it’s...

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FT Releases 2016 Master in Finance Rankings

By - Jul 5, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions The Financial Times has released its 2016 Master in Finance rankings. Although there are no shocking changes, there are some winners and losers. Because Master in Finance, or MiF, programs vary in how much work experience they require from applicants, FT ranks pre-experience...

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Should I reapply? 3 Keys to a successful reapplication

By - Jul 5, 03:26 AM   Comments [0]

Guest post by Jean-Philippe Odunlami, Harvard MBA and Senior Admissions Consultant, The MBA Exchange The application deadlines for your dream schools are rapidly approaching.  You’re probably wrestling with this tough decision: “Should I reapply?  If so, what can I do differently this time to win?  What...

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GMAT Question of the Day (July 5)

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Math If and are two-digit positive integers, what is ? (1) (2) Both and are divisible by 24 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - E - (click and drag your mouse to see the...

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