Innovative Leadership Learning: The “Wharton Difference” And Fit With The Program

By - Aug 4, 11:40 AM   Comments [0]

My previous post on defining your fit with Wharton addressed two of the four components of “The Wharton Difference” (Largest Global Network and Culture of Engagement).  Here I’ll look at the third component: Innovative Leadership Learning. On the Wharton website, the short paragraph introducing this component...

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3 Common Myths that Derail MBA Applications

By - Aug 4, 10:20 AM   Comments [0]

Welcome to the Critical Square version of Mythbusters - MBA admissions edition! While we don't feature any explosions or cool science experiments like the actual show, our team at Critical Square has identified 3 common myths that are worth busting to help get you one step...

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Tuesday Tips: UCLA Anderson MBA Essay Tips

By - Aug 4, 09:27 AM   Comments [0]

UCLA Anderson is a small and close-knit school with particular focus on entrepreneurship, entertainment, real estate and other major industries in Southern California. While UCLA has a dominant position in the region it is also a nationally known program that will position you well in...

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How To Transition From Undergrad To Business School

By - Aug 4, 07:59 AM   Comments [0]

Image via Pixabay By Francine Fluetsch on July 31, 2015 This article is brought to you by Uloop and Kaplan.  Search Uloop for student housing, college roommates, sublets, part-time jobs, internships, tutors, and campus news. It’s a busy business world out there, which must be why so many...

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GMAT Question of the Day (August 4)

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Math A perfect number is defined as one for which the sum of all the unique factors less the number itself is equal to the number. For instance, 6 is a perfect number, because the factors of 6 (apart from 6 itself) are 1, 2 and...

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So These Two Grad School Applicants Walk Into A Bar . . .

By - Aug 3, 11:28 AM   Comments [0]

If used right, humor can help you stand out from your competitors in an unexpected way.  This might be a great opening line for a comedy night at a university student center, but can you use humor in a graduate school application essay? Should you even...

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Get to the Point in Your MBA Essays

By - Aug 3, 06:33 AM   Comments [0]

Have you heard of the STAR interview technique? It’s when an interviewer asks you a behavioral question (which usually begins, “Tell me about a time when you…”) and you respond by laying out the Situation, the Task you were given, the Action you took, and...

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GMAT Question of the Day (August 3)

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Math If Mary bought only kiwis, bananas, and lemons at the grocery store in proportion of 1 : 4 : 7 accordingly, how many lemons did Mary buy? (1) The total number of the fruits Mary bought is 24. (2) Mary bought 8 bananas.     Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer...

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A “flawed” MBA candidacy: Ignore, explain or fix?

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Every business school applicant has some aspect of his or her candidacy that’s, well, imperfect. It might be a “C“ in college calculus, a 4-month gap between jobs, the absence of international experience, or zero involvement in non-profits. In most cases, the individual doesn’t even...

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How Do I Improve My GMAT Verbal Score?

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EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Are you planning to take the GMAT to get into business school? These days, many schools are looking for a well-rounded candidate. One who is able to score well on both the verbal and the quantitative sections of the test. There are many tips, tricks,...

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