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The Wharton MBA Interview: Expert Tips for the Team Based Discussion

By - Feb 15, 08:10 AM   Comments [0]

If you are one of the fortunate candidates to recently receive a Wharton interview invite, it’s likely you’ve seen the outline and expectations for your team based discussion (TBD). Now it’s time to define a smart strategy, including how to develop a strong pitch and set...

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Question of the Day (February 15)

By - Feb 15, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Quant What is the value of ? (1) (2) Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - E - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) Verbal Under high pressure and intense heat, graphite, the most stable form of pure carbon, changes into the substance commonly referred...

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Study: Francesca Cornelli is Kellogg’s New Dean

By - Feb 14, 07:08 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% There’s a new dean at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management: Francesca Cornelli. Cornelli, who will take over in August, is currently a professor of finance at London Business School.  Announcing Cornelli’s appointment, Northwestern University president Morton Schapiro described Cornelli as “uniquely suited...

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My Round 3 Success Story

By - Feb 14, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Guest post by Hannah Lauber, a second-year MBA student at Fuqua School of Business. They say that if you can’t apply to business school by Round 2—and you aren’t a unicorn—then wait until next year. While I intended to submit  in Round 2, when I went...

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Would You Benefit From a Mock Wharton Team-Based Discussion?

By - Feb 14, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

“Chance favors the prepared mind,” said Louis Pasteur, and I agree. A successful Wharton Team-Based Interview is all about the team’s success and your contribution to the team. It’s not about strutting your stuff or dominating the conversation. It’s also not about being a wallflower or...

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So, You’re Applying to Business School with a Low GPA or GMAT Score?

By - Feb 14, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

First, are your numbers really so bad? "Low numbers" for the purposes of this article, and for most applicants, are GMAT scores and GPAs at the lower end of or below the mid-80% range for a given school. It may be difficult to find average...

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Question of the Day (February 14)

By - Feb 14, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Verbal The tobacco industry is still profitable and projections are that it will remain so. In the United States this year, the total amount of tobacco sold by tobacco-farmers has increased, even though the number of adults who smoke has decreased. Each of the following, if true,...

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[Math Revolution] Practice “Math Questions of the Day”

By - Feb 13, 20:05 PM   Comments [0]

To help you sharpen your math skills and hit your target score of Q49-51, we are sending you 4 math questions (2 DS, 2 PS) and solutions regularly. These questions are the types of questions appearing in GMAT exam frequently. Please Click the link for solutions.

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Challenges Facing Older MBA Applicants

By - Feb 13, 12:17 PM   Comments [0]

We’ve seen online forum posts that say there’s “no chance” of admission to a top b-school past a certain age. Certainly, older MBA applicants do face certain obstacles. But these applicants get into the top programs every year. If you know an MBA will advance...

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Should You Apply During Round 3?

By - Feb 13, 09:15 AM   Comments [0]

Now that nearly all round 2 deadlines have past for full-time MBA programs, you may be wondering if it is too late to join the class of 2021. Gaining admittance during round 3 can be a challenge. Given this, many candidates ask me if they...

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