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Advice for Applying to MBA Programs in Round 3

By - Mar 14, 04:13 AM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group The common myth surrounding Round 3 of the MBA application process is that you can't, or shouldn't, apply late in the admission cycle. "The class is pretty much full" is one refrain.  "You have to be a truly unique applicant" is...

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GMAT Question of the Day (March 14)

By - Mar 14, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math Is product an even integer? (1) is an even integer (2) is an odd integer Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - C - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) Verbal Rabies caused by the the bite of a mad dog...

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Advice to MBA Admits: Get Ready for Background Verification

By - Mar 14, 01:59 AM   Comments [0]

When receiving an official offer of admission, some MBA admits don’t realize that the screening process is continuing and enrollment is not guaranteed. Most business schools conduct a pre-matriculation, verification process to confirm the personal and professional profiles of admitted applicants. Some engage verification agencies...

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Monday MBA Resource: Behavioral Interview Questions

By - Mar 13, 14:32 PM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group Time for another edition of Monday MBA Resource, where we share the things we are reading, watching, and listening to that might be helpful to people in the MBA community.  Some are more focused on applicants, others are better for...

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What’s on Your GMAT Prep ‘Pi Chart’? Celebrate Pi Day with Kaplan

By - Mar 13, 14:32 PM   Comments [0]

You may call it irrational, but one of Kaplan’s favorite annual holidays is almost upon us—Pi Day, which comes every year on March 14, or 3.14. We know that studying for the GMAT isn’t quite as easy as pie, but we’re doing our part to make it...

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Do Alumni Connections Help You Gain Admission?

By - Mar 13, 13:41 PM   Comments [0]

From time to time, we at mbaMission visit admissions officers at top-ranked business schools, which gives us the opportunity to ask rather frank questions. On one such visit to a prestigious MBA program, we pushed an admissions officer on the extent of alumni influence in...

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Negotiating MBA Merit Scholarships

By - Mar 13, 08:53 AM   Comments [0]

Being accepted into an MBA program is a major accomplishment that makes the months of application preparation (and worrying) all worth it. Icing on the cake is learning that you’ve also been awarded a merit scholarship. If you suddenly find yourself with a financial incentive to...

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MBA Applicants: Which Round to Apply

By - Mar 13, 04:26 AM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group As we move through the winter months and host calls with b-school candidates for the upcoming cycle, it's interesting to note that some admissions questions come up a lot more this time of year than they do later.  We are...

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GMAT Question of the Day (March 13)

By - Mar 13, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math If a cyclist is traveling at 34 kmh, which of the following is closest to his speed in meters per second? A. 8.12 ms B. 8.92 ms C. 9.45 ms D. 9.98 ms E. 10.14 ms   Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - C - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) Verbal It...

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A Tip for Applying to HBS – “don’t overthink, overcraft and overwrite”

By - Mar 12, 22:20 PM   Comments [0]

I wanted to get ahead of something - a potential problem - I see with my clients to HBS and Stanford GSB. Frankly, it's a problem that I consistently see with most applicants answering any essay question meant to evoke an author's deepest (or cursory!)...

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