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What Does The GMAT Really Measure?

By - Feb 8, 15:06 PM   Comments [0]

The GMAT, as you probably know, is a standardized exam used by business schools to help them assess the qualifications of candidates for advanced study in business and management (primarily MBA, but it’s also used for PhD applicants). On GMAC.org you’ll read that “The GMAT exam...

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Randall Sawyer

By - Feb 8, 14:58 PM   Comments [0]

`As the former Assistant Dean of Admissions, Financial Aid and Inclusion at the Johnson School at Cornell University, Randall has reviewed and made decisions on more than 10,000 MBA applications. Beyond helping students produce great applications and memorable interviews, he delights in helping them to...

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A Real INSEAD Interview Experience

By - Feb 8, 14:54 PM   Comments [0]

INSEAD takes a different approach to the interview than many other top schools. All interviews are conducted by alumniYou'll have two interviews (with two alumni selected based on their backgrounds)Interviews can be longer (over one hour is common)Interviews are not blind In general, applicants tend to describe...

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5 Tips for Harvard Business School Applicants

By - Feb 8, 13:14 PM   Comments [0]

Harvard Business School is famously difficult to get into, but don’t let low acceptance rates keep you from applying if this is truly your dream MBA program. In a recent post to the school’s MBA Voices Blog, six recent or soon-to-be graduates offer their advice for future...

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Executive MBA Pros & Cons

By - Feb 8, 07:36 AM   Comments [0]

Thinking about applying to a top executive MBA program? Below you'll find EMBA pros and cons to help you decide if, when, and why an EMBA program is for you. Pros: 1. It's easier to get in. You may need to have more work experience to...

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IE MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Feb 8, 06:45 AM   Comments [0]

Often times applicants to MBA programs go through a bit of an identity crisis when they start the application process as they try to sum themselves and their careers up within tight word limits and limited spaces. Applicants to the IE International MBA program in...

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Think Like an Adcom Member to Ace Your MBA Interview

By - Feb 8, 06:40 AM   Comments [0]

Whether you interview with a member of admissions committee (adcom), an alumni or a second year student, it is helpful to think about your MBA interview from adcom’s point of view. As a former member of UNC Kenan-Flagler’s adcom, I can share with you some...

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Think Like an Adcom Member to Ace Your MBA Interview

By - Feb 8, 06:40 AM   Comments [0]

As a former member of UNC Kenan-Flagler’s adcom, I can share with you some of the groups I knew I had to answer to in the MBA admissions process. Whether you interview with a member of admissions committee (adcom), an alumni or a second year...

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Answering INSEAD’s MBA Application Essay Question #1 [Short Video]

By - Feb 8, 05:36 AM   Comments [0]

In the short video below, Linda Abraham shares the secret to writing a compelling and effective essay to answer the first of INSEAD's essay questions. "Give a candid description of yourself (who are you as a person), stressing the personal characteristics you feel to be your...

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GMAT Question of the Day (February 8)

By - Feb 8, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math If John throws a coin until a series of three consecutive heads or three consecutive tails appears, what is the probability that the game will end on the fourth throw? A. B. C. D. E. Question...

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