How to Answer the “What Other MBA Programs Are You Applying To?” Question

By - Mar 10, 04:05 AM   Comments [0]

Pay particular attention to the question that some b-schools ask during the interview and/or on your application: What Other MBA Programs Are You Applying To? Why would they ask this question? The reason is this: B-schools are keen to know who they are competing against.  They want to...

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GMAT Question of the Day (March 10)

By - Mar 10, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math If vertices of a triangle have coordinates , , and , is the area of the triangle greater than 15 ? (1) (2) The triangle is right Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - B - (click and drag your mouse to...

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MBA Rankings Show Which Students Are Most Satisfied

By - Mar 9, 07:53 AM   Comments [0]

Find out which programs will make the top ten on the latest U.S. News MBA rankings list. Business schools are rated on student satisfaction, the U.S. News & World Report 2018 MBA rankings are almost here, and MBAs turn to activism. This and more in our...

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5 Reasons Elite MBA Applicants Fail the Failure Essay

By - Mar 9, 05:53 AM   Comments [0]

Today, we are going to be breaking down the failure essay and the biggest reasons why everyone blows it.   This is particularly relevant to the season, as we begin to take on our usual batch of 2+2 candidates, which means we are about to do...

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Executive MBA Applicants: 4 Immediate Action Items

By - Mar 9, 04:52 AM   Comments [0]

The EMBA application process has some idiosyncrasies that, if not addressed early, can trip you up down the road, when you’re hurrying to hit “submit.” I’ll walk you through these special preparation factors in this post. Note that they’re in addition to the preparation steps any...

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GMAT Question of the Day (March 9)

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Math What is ? A. 80998866 B. 80998956 C. 80999856 D. 80999986 E. 80999996 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - C - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) Verbal The endurance and consistency of baseball star Lou Gehrig, known as “The Iron Horse,” are legendary. (A) The endurance and consistency of...

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5 Tips for Negotiating Your MBA Admissions Offer

By - Mar 8, 21:52 PM   Comments [0]

  Today's blog post is about negotiating your offer of admission ... except that it's not.  Because "negotiation" is not what you do when it comes to securing more financial aid from a business school.  The term of art for what you are going to be...

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Owning Your MBA Career Goals in 5 Easy Steps

By - Mar 8, 21:40 PM   Comments [0]

Let's talk about Career Goals for a minute. This is always a good topic, honestly, because whatever time of year it is and whatever stage of the application process we are all encountering, the narrative of a candidate's career goals will always be paramount.  Therefore, in...

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Meet Madhav Rajan, New Dean of Chicago Booth

By - Mar 8, 12:16 PM   Comments [0]

The Chicago Booth School of Business announced today that Madhav Rajan, former senior associate dean at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, has been appointed the next dean, effective July 1, 2017. Rajan served as senior associate dean for academic affairs at the Stanford GSB from 2010...

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An Indian Applicant’s Story- 5 Interview invites and 2 admit offers

By - Mar 8, 10:28 AM   Comments [0]

Poonam, founder and president of myEssayReview, chats with Sathish, one of her recent successful students. Sathish interviewed with five schools (ISB, IIM, Foster, Cornell, and McCombs) and received admit offers from two of them - UW Foster and ISB. Sathish has accepted ISB’s offer. Poonam: Can you...

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