GMAT Question of the Day (December 8)

- Dec 8, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math A circle is inscribed in a square with the diagonal of 4 centimeters. What is the approximate area of the square that is not occupied by the circle? A. 1.7 B. 2.7 C. 3.4 D. 5.4 E. 8   Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - A - (click and drag your mouse to see...

Make the Most of Each MBA Application Component

- Dec 7, 09:02 AM   Comments [0]

As you pull together your MBA application materials for Round 2, try to think of each component as an opportunity to tell the AdCom something new about yourself. What we mean is, don’t simply copy and paste bullet points from your resume into your data forms....

Maximize Your Round Two Application: Q & A With Former Hbs Adcom Board Member

- Dec 7, 05:42 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% With less than three weeks until Christmas and with the New Year just around the corner, there is a time crunch for getting a number of things done before the start of 2016. For those of you applying to business schools, the...

- Dec 7, 03:16 AM   Comments [0]

Undergraduate students are often surprised to learn that approximately 20 MBA programs across the US will consider their applications even before they graduate from college. These business schools range from prestigious Harvard and Stanford to under-the-radar UC San Diego. A few minutes of Googling will...

GMAT Question of the Day (December 7)

- Dec 7, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math At a dog competition, a dog is awarded 10 points if it runs through 4 pipes, makes 10 jumps, and walks on 2 beams. If Roofy gets 9 points after missing a pipe and Ralph gets 7 points after missing a pipe and a beam,...

3 Essential Components of a Personal Statement

- Dec 7, 01:53 AM   Comments [0]

While listening to a podcast, I started thinking about the essential components of a strong personal statement, statement of purpose, or MBA goals essay. Basically, the adcoms want a map of where you’ve been, where you are, and where you’re going for the statement of...

Welcome to the Team Adam Nathan!

- Dec 7, 01:37 AM   Comments [0]

A friendly handshake goes out to our newest team member, Adam Nathan! Adam is a Harvard Business School 2+2 participant, Baker Scholar at HBS, and Duke University graduate. He worked with the Duke and HBS admissions offices while a student at these programs, gaining significant...

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

- Dec 7, 01:11 AM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen Rich.C@empowergmat.com 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. Improvement Takes Time Hi Rich, I took a CAT a week ago and scored 610...

2015 Financial Time Best Global MBA Programs

- Dec 6, 01:28 AM   Comments [0]

Let's see how our favorite global MBA programs fared in the 2015 Financial Times rankings. (See the full chart on the FT site here.) Last year, there were some very dramatic leaps and falls. This year there are fewer. Here are some highlights: • UC Berkeley Haas...

Kirill’s Journey from Russia to B-School

- Dec 6, 01:08 AM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted blog series featuring interviews with MBA applicant bloggers, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at the MBA application process. And now for a chat with Kirill Zheleznov… Accepted: We'd like to get to know you! Where are you from? Where and...