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Is Wharton a Good Fit For You?

By - Mar 25, 15:33 PM   Comments [0]

Wharton is one of the top business schools in the world, and for good reason: Very few schools can match its reputation in finance, and in recent years Wharton’s pace of curriculum innovation actually seems to be accelerating. But how do you know...

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What Do You Need To Know Before You Apply to HBS?

By - Mar 10, 15:11 PM   Comments [0]

At Veritas Prep, we have no shortage of inquiries from clients who are certain they want to go to HBS. Once we dig a little deeper to get at their reasons, though, many of them realize they still have a lot more...

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What Happened to Teamwork Admissions Essays?

By - Mar 2, 11:57 AM   Comments [0]

When business school admissions officers evaluate a candidate, they primarily look for four dimensions that round out a strong applicant: leadership, teamwork, innovation, and maturity. (These applicant dimensions are detailed extensively in Your MBA Game Plan, the industry’s most effective book on...

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Ross Gets A New Dean

By - Feb 24, 13:41 PM   Comments [0]

Last week the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan announced Alison Davis-Blake will become the first female dean of the school, effective August 22. For Ross, the announcement came after a ten-month-long search to find a replacement for...

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GMAT Challenge Question ANSWER: Sentence Correction

By - Feb 16, 10:45 AM   Comments [0]

If you missed the sentence correction challenge question posted yesterday, here it is: Mutual funds, though helpful for personal investors who wish to diversify their portfolios, expose shareholders to additional taxation: not only are taxes on shareholders’ eventual sales of the securities collected by the...

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GMAT Challenge Question: Sentence Correction

By - Feb 15, 10:01 AM   Comments [0]

It’s time for a GMAT Challenge Question, and it’s also time to start thinking about your taxes – April 15 is about two months away!  With your taxes in mind,  we  thought we would let you audit an IRS-related Sentence Correction question. Try...

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More Students Sending GMAT Scores to European Schools

By - Feb 7, 10:59 AM   Comments [0]

The Graduate Management Admission Council recently released its statistics for GMAT exams taken through June, 2010. According to the GMAC report, European MBA programs received 85,000 GMAT scores in the one-year period ending June 30, 2010, compared to about 45,000 in the...

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Free Executive Education for Haas Alumni

By - Feb 3, 11:32 AM   Comments [0]

In a move that (sort of) matches Wharton’s recent announcement to provide ongoing executive education to its alumni, Haas has announced that its new alumni (Class of 2011 and later) will be eligible to attend any open-enrollment offering at Haas’s executive education center,...

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Why Wasn’t I Admitted?

By - Jan 31, 16:32 PM   Comments [0]

Getting rejected is tough to deal with. What makes it even more difficult is that few MBA programs give rejected applicants specific feedback on why they didn't  get in. Applicants just want to know what they “did wrong” to not get in,...

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How Effectively Are You Using Your Study Time?

By - Jan 27, 10:24 AM   Comments [0]

The intended purpose of Tuesday's State of the Union was to take inventory of where the nation stands: what recent actions and policies have been successful and which need to change; what threats and opportunities does the country face; where are we,...

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