Stand Out! A Critical Goal for Your Application

By - Nov 23, 12:25 PM   Comments [0]

I covered the importance of showing fit in Episode 162 "Focus on Fit," the second most popular show of 2016 and the most popular show of the second half of 2016. But there is a second focus you need if you want to apply successfully...

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New 2016 MBA Rankings, Rise in Average Starting Salary

By - Nov 23, 08:11 AM   Comments [0]

Average starting salaries are up at one top business school. One top business school reports record-breaking compensation for its graduates, another MBA rankings list lands, and applicants look to change the world through social entrepreneurship. Here’s what’s trending on the business school landscape. MBA rankings are here! Bloomberg...

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Tips to Help You Ace Every B-School Interview Format

By - Nov 23, 07:36 AM   Comments [0]

Whether you’ve already received an interview invitation or are hoping to get an invite over the next few weeks, you want to make sure you’re prepared to do your best when the big day arrives. As you might suspect, the admissions interview is the place...

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Review Your Essays Like an Admissions Consultant: Use the Editing Funnel

By - Nov 23, 03:50 AM   Comments [0]

Most of you are now — or will soon be — editing your critical application essays and personal statements. When Accepted consultants review and edit your essays, they go through a process I call the editing funnel. When you edit your own essays, you should...

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GMAT Question of the Day (November 23)

By - Nov 23, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math If is an integer, is ? (1) (2) Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer -  C - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) Verbal According to a recent study of home buyers, the location of a house correlates more...

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Verbe Tense in GMAT Sentence Correction

By - Nov 22, 14:46 PM   Comments [0]

There are many questions on the GMAT relating to verb tense (though, as we've mentioned in the past, only six tenses are tested directly) . The use of tenses in English is one of the more complicated areas of English grammar for native speakers and...

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Time to Thank Your MBA Supporters

By - Nov 22, 08:44 AM   Comments [0]

It’s Thanksgiving week in the United States, and on Thursday, millions of people will take a break to reflect on everything they have to be grateful for. It’s a good time for MBA hopefuls to do the same. If you applied to schools in Round 1,...

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Kellogg Adds 11 New Courses

By - Nov 22, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management has introduced eleven new courses, including several that have come out of the school’s efforts to promote cross-disciplinary learning. Announcing the changes, Kellogg emphasized the importance of broad and modern coursework in preparing students for their roles...

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GMAT Question of the Day (November 22)

By - Nov 22, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math What is 34% of ? A. 36.82 B. 37.62 C. 41.82 D. 43.82 E. 45.62 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer -  C - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) Verbal Salmon oil is one of the best Omega-3 sources which supports the immune system and promotes health of the heart. A....

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Volatility plagues (yet) another MBA program ranking

By - Nov 21, 14:33 PM   Comments [0]

At Vantage Point, we have a love-hate relationship with the rankings. On one hand they provide a directional indication of the quality of MBA programs and competitiveness of admission. On the other, complex and/or subjective ranking methodologies and the volatility that ensues can be misleading....

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