Free Webinar Recording: Round 3 vs. Next Year

By - Feb 12, 12:20 PM   Comments [0]

Now’s your chance to catch up on valuable information you may have missed during our webinar, Round 3 vs. Next Year: The MBA Admissions Debate. MBA applicants torn with the big R3 or next year dilemma – you won’t want to miss this! View Round 3 vs....

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Wharton School Offers Business Foundations Specialization

By - Feb 12, 11:47 AM   Comments [0]

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania will offer a Business Foundations Specialization series through Coursera, combining the school’s four-course Foundation Series with a Capstone Project that allows participants to apply their knowledge to real-world business problems. The Business Foundations Specialization, taught by Wharton faculty,...

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New MBA Curriculum at Cornell’s Johnson School

By - Feb 12, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

Cornell University’s Johnson School of Graduate Management has officially launched a redesigned curriculum for the two-year MBA program that emphasizes collaboration, leadership, and analytical skills to better prepare students for a technology-driven global business environment. The curriculum, now being fully rolled out to the Class of...

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Boost Your GMAT Score the Second Time Around: MBA News

By - Feb 12, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Climb toward your desired GMAT score. From raising your GMAT score by finding out where you went wrong the first time, to Harvard Business School looking for more students from Japan, there’s lots to share in recent MBA news. A new way to raise your GMAT score No...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Feb 12)

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Math Is ? (1) (2) Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - C - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT...

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Valentine’s Day, Economics, and Stanford GSB

By - Feb 11, 12:15 PM   Comments [0]

The Valentine’s Day episode of Admissions Straight Talk -- the perfect opportunity to invite… an economist to be our guest on the show. Listen to the full recording of our enlightening conversation with Dr. Paul Oyer, Professor of Economics, at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. Dr....

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Make the Most of Your GMAT Practice Test

By - Feb 11, 11:00 AM   Comments [0]

Your studying isn’t done just because you’ve completed your GMAT practice test. As Kaplan instructors, we’ve seen it hundreds of times: a student diligently takes a GMAT practice test once—sometimes twice—per week while studying for the GMAT and finds him or herself tripping up on the same issues...

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Are Schools Reducing Their Number of Admissions Essays?

By - Feb 11, 09:15 AM   Comments [0]

Elite schools like Yale, Wharton, and Stanford looked like they were starting a trend in cutting the number of required admissions essays for applicants, but according to Kaplan Test Prep’s 2014 business school admissions officers survey, most U.S. MBA programs haven’t followed their lead. The...

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How to score 700 on the GMAT with smart guessing

By - Feb 11, 07:29 AM   Comments [0]

Today, we hear from Stéphane, who works in Shanghai as a project manager in the automotive industry.

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Steer Clear of the Rumor Mill

By - Feb 11, 06:51 AM   Comments [0]

Did you hear that Stanford is no longer admitting anyone who scored lower than a 700 on the GMAT? Or that HBS already filled up its entire class in Round 1 and won’t actually admit anyone they’re interviewing in Round 2? Or that the way to ace...

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