Columbia MBA Class Of ’17: More Women, Internationals, U.S. Minorities

By - Aug 20, 12:37 PM   Comments [0]

Columbia Business School posted its incoming MBA class profile. Here's the scoop: What does the data show? Pretty much steady state with marked improvements in class diversity. And there's both good news and bad from an applicant perspective. The most noteworthy change is a 12.5% increase in the female...

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Why Applicants Should Consider A School’s Soft Skills Training

By - Aug 20, 10:41 AM   Comments [0]

You need a lot more than an advanced degree to climb the old career ladder. Corporate recruiters are looking for newly minted MBAs to show leadership potential, ability to work in diverse teams, and communication skills. These tools in the MBA toolbox fall under the...

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Average GMAT Score Rises at Elite MBA Program

By - Aug 20, 08:54 AM   Comments [0]

What’s the best way to manage your letter of recommendation writers? Another business school breaks its average GMAT score record, a professor defends the value of MBA rankings, and an admissions consultant offers tips for managing your letter of recommendation writers—let’s dig into the latest headlines...

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GMAT Question of the Day (August 20)

By - Aug 20, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math What is the product of 6 consecutive integers? (1) The greatest integer is 4 (2) The sequence has both positive and negative integers   Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - D - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals Manhattan GMAT: 99 percentile teachers and superior curriculum...

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5 Don’ts for Managing MBA Recommendation Writers

By - Aug 19, 09:31 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on I recently got off the phone with a business school applicant who believes poor recommendations were a key reason she was not admitted to school last year. She carefully selected her recommenders and gave them...

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MBA Application Essays: How to Avoid the Two Common Mistakes

By - Aug 19, 07:42 AM   Comments [0]

On the surface, many applicants to elite MBA programs share similar backgrounds and traits. They are ambitious, driven, accomplished, and have strong academic records and impressive test scores. In short, they are leaders and achievers. But just because candidates share these characteristics doesn’t mean their...

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Round 1 vs. Round 2? The key is "competitiveness"

By - Aug 19, 04:55 AM   Comments [0]

Each August, thousands of MBA applicants ask the same question: “Is it better to apply in Round 1 than Round 2?” Conventional wisdom says the earlier, the better. In Round 1 every seat is open and there is no waitlist to consider. Furthermore, applying in...

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GMAT Question of the Day (August 19)

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Math If , what is the value of ? A. B. C. D. E.   Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - C - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals Veritas...

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MBA Admissions Consultant Q&A

By - Aug 19, 01:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Meet Rob Many of our clients tell us that what makes EXPARTUS unique and successful is the extensive experience our consultants have navigating the MBA admissions process – combined with their passion about their work and dedication their clients’ success. We want to introduce...

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London Business School Fall 2016 MBA Essay Tips

By - Aug 18, 13:16 PM   Comments [0]

London Business School is a close-knit program with an international focus, set in one of the most exciting centers of culture in Europe. Among one of the top-ranked programs in the world, LBS is equally valued by employers in both the US and Europe. LBS...

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