Peccadillo – A Sin or a Good Deed?

By - Mar 21, 08:18 AM   Comments [0]

Reading a personal statement recently, my eyebrows raised while reading the second sentence. The applicant used the word “peccadillo,” a word I hate to admit I didn’t know how to define. Encountering such an uncommon word, and one that was unfamiliar to me, led to...

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Peccadillo – A Sin or a Good Deed?

By - Mar 21, 08:18 AM   Comments [0]

Reading a personal statement recently, my eyebrows raised while reading the second sentence. The applicant used the word “peccadillo,” a word I hate to admit I didn’t know how to define. Encountering such an uncommon word, and one that was unfamiliar to me, led to...

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Peccadillo – A Sin or a Good Deed?

By - Mar 21, 08:18 AM   Comments [0]

Reading a personal statement recently, my eyebrows raised while reading the second sentence. The applicant used the word “peccadillo,” a word I hate to admit I didn’t know how to define. Encountering such an uncommon word, and one that was unfamiliar to me, led to...

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Land Your Score: Finding GMAT Study Time

By - Mar 21, 06:31 AM   Comments [0]

Jennifer Land explains how to maximize your available study time. When I coach students who are prepping for the GMAT, I find myself stressing two seemingly unrelated aspects of scheduling: finding study time and taking breaks. Both are necessary for landing your best score. How to find...

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One Easy Way to Personalize your MBA Essay Content

By - Mar 21, 02:36 AM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group This is a post I write basically every year because it comes from what I'm seeing each round, every day, on basically every application.  That drum beat is really rigid, hard-to-read Why School X sections on essays.  I give the...

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GMAT Question of the Day (March 21)

By - Mar 21, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math If the mean of set does not exceed mean of any subset of set , which of the following must be true about set ? I. Set contains only one element II. All elements in set

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Revealing the Person Behind the MBA Application

By - Mar 21, 00:35 AM   Comments [0]

Think about the people you interact with at business meetings and social gatherings. On a daily basis, you encounter many different personality types and communication styles. Whether consciously or subconsciously, you assess and compare these individuals according to a set of traits and behaviors that...

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Revealing the Person Behind the MBA Application

By - Mar 21, 00:35 AM   Comments [0]

Think about the people you interact with at business meetings and social gatherings. On a daily basis, you encounter many different personality types and communication styles. Whether consciously or subconsciously, you assess and compare these individuals according to a set of traits and behaviors that...

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How to Handle a “Bird in Hand” MBA Dilemma

By - Mar 20, 08:49 AM   Comments [0]

Did you give it your all this application season and end up with mixed results? By mixed results we mean that you were dinged by your dream school (or schools), but still got in to one or more other great programs. If that’s the case...

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Monday MBA Resource: Knowledge@Wharton Podcast

By - Mar 20, 04:42 AM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group Time for another Monday MBA Resource, where we share the things we are reading, watching, and listening to that might be helpful to people in the MBA community. Some are more focused on applicants, others are better for students, some for...

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