GMAT Question of the Day (July 28)

By - Jul 28, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math Is positive? (1) (2) Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - D - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) Verbal Lacking information about energy use, people tend to overestimate the amount of energy used by equipment, such as lights, that are visible...

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MBAnalysis: Meaningful Becoming Exceptional

By - Jul 27, 15:02 PM   Comments [0]

In the previous blog post, I tried to give some guidance on what “exceptional” looks like in business school. And it probably isn’t you. Sorry. Next, the question becomes, how does the average person – who didn’t play professional sports, found their own company, or...

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USC Marshall School Fall 2018 Application Deadlines

By - Jul 27, 11:31 AM   Comments [0]

The Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California has posted the following MBA application deadlines for the 2017-18 admissions season. Round 1 Application due: October 15, 2017 Decision released: December 31, 2017 Round 2 Application due: January 5, 2018 Decision released: March 31, 2018 Round 3 Application due: March 1,...

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USC Marshall Fall 2018 MBA Essays

By - Jul 27, 11:19 AM   Comments [0]

The Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California has posted the following MBA essay questions for the 2017-18 admissions season. Essay #1 What is your specific, immediate short-term career goal upon completion of your MBA? Please include an intended position, function, and industry in your...

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Will You Be at Wharton Next Year?

By - Jul 27, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Are you planning to apply to Wharton this year? Or maybe next year? We know there’s a lot of information out there for applicants – some of which is helpful, and some of which, let’s face it, probably only increases your anxiety level. We’re committed to...

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Kellogg MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 27, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Kellogg tweaked essay one this year to better reflect its current focus and branding. Essay two is unchanged. My tips are in blue below. Essays: Essay 1. Kellogg’s purpose is to educate, equip & inspire brave leaders who create lasting value. Tell us about a time you have demonstrated...

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GMAT Question of the Day (July 27)

By - Jul 27, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math Valve 1, if open, would fill a pool in 3 hours. Valve 2, if open, would fill the pool in 6 hours. If both valves are opened simultaneously, how long will it take to fill the pool to of its capacity? A. 18...

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MBA Financing – Top Secrets from a Stanford Graduate

By - Jul 26, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

Daria Gonzalez, Stanford GSB graduate and MBA Strategy client, told us why she had chosen Stanford, how to win an MBA admissions process if you are a non-traditional applicant, DOs and DON'Ts about financing, and how to find a job in Silicon Valley. Financing Financing is a...

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Free GMAT Practice Test Resources That Will Make You Feel Good About Your Score

By - Jul 26, 10:29 AM   Comments [0]

Nobody familiar with the GMAT will argue that you shouldn’t practice for the test with GMAT sample questions and at least one GMAT practice test. But sub-par resources for GMAT prep abound; and this is where, as Robert Burns would say, the best-laid plans “gang...

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3 Ways to Explain a Job Loss in the MBA Application

By - Jul 26, 08:19 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on If you’re feeling anxious about explaining a gap in employment history in your MBA application, take heart. The members of the admissions committee are human beings who will empathize with someone who has faced a lay-off...

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