4 Reasons to Write an Optional Business School Application Essay

By - Oct 27, 05:24 AM   Comments [0]

When brainstorming ideas for this essay, make sure to choose a subject that cannot be addressed elsewhere in your application packet. This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com When it comes to the optional essay question posed by most business schools, MBA...

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5 Ways to Solve Your GMAT Timing Problems

By - Oct 27, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Are you studying for the GMAT in order to get into business school? Many students find timing to be one of the most challenging aspects of preparing for the GMAT. Particularly if you have been out of school for a while, it can...

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GMAT Question of the Day (October 27)

By - Oct 27, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math If 4 people are selected from a group of 6 married couples, what is the probability that none of them would be married to each other? A. B. C. D. E.   Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer...

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2015 Bloomberg Business MBA Rankings

By - Oct 26, 12:30 PM   Comments [0]

Out with the old, in with the new. Let's take a look at Bloomberg’s 2015 top 20 U.S. MBA programs: • There wasn't a single overlap between this year's rankings and last year's. And there was some very significant shuffling around. These dramatic ups and downs,...

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

By - Oct 26, 09:37 AM   Comments [0]

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. “Debatable” Answers in SC Hi Rich, During practice I have sometimes seen SC questions that seem like the...

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Keep MBA Message Board Comments in Perspective

By - Oct 26, 05:16 AM   Comments [0]

Is there anything more tempting to an MBA applicant than business school-related message boards? We understand the allure—in fact, many of our consultants cop to obsessively scouring those sites and threads when they were pulling together their own applications. But here’s something we all agree on...

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When is the Right Time to Pursue an MBA?

By - Oct 25, 08:44 AM   Comments [0]

Life stopped being easy after undergrad for most of us. Up until then there was a defined path and clear timeline to education: High School > College > Job. It was a time of exploring and the consequences of choosing the wrong college or getting...

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Overcoming Average Work Experience in Your MBA Application

By - Oct 25, 08:42 AM   Comments [0]

It is no secret that getting into business school is a lot easier for MBA applicants with work experience in sexy fields or who have one-of-kind, extraordinary backgrounds. However, most applicants to top MBA programs have typical careers as an analyst, engineer, or salesperson. So the question becomes –...

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Application Tips for All You MBA Applicants with Non-Quant Backgrounds

By - Oct 25, 08:40 AM   Comments [0]

Terrified that the admissions committee is going to be underwhelmed with your lack of experience in analytical and quant skills? Well don’t worry. Lucky for you MBA programs aren’t interested in filling classrooms to the brim with quant jockeys that know the ins and outs...

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"Back to the Future" for MBA Applicants

By - Oct 24, 23:57 PM   Comments [0]

You’re probably familiar with this iconic sci-fi classic film in which a young Marty McFly goes back three decades – courtesy of Doc Brown’s DeLorean time machine – to interact with younger versions of his family and friends. Marty tries his best to overcome all...

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