Is a Master’s in Data Analytics in Your Future?

By - Mar 12, 19:23 PM   Comments [0]

Each year sees the introduction of new masters degree programs in specialized areas. In recent years, the focus on “Big Data” in and across enterprise organizations has led to an increase in the number of specialized masters programs in business analytics and data science. The...

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Finance to MBA: 5 Valuation Tips

By - Mar 12, 11:07 AM   Comments [0]

Finance is one of the largest industries that business schools draw from. And I mean “finance” in the broadest possible terms, including corporate finance, investment banking, private equity, asset management, and others. MBA admissions committees like candidates with experience in finance. The flip side is...

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The Right Way to Negotiate MBA Merit Scholarships

By - Mar 12, 05:20 AM   Comments [0]

Acceptance 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 attend...

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GMAT Question of the Day (March 12)

By - Mar 12, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math   Mike has to take five tests containing 80 questions each. If after completing four tests, Mike has an average of 80 percent of correct answers, what is the least number of questions Mike needs to get right in the fifth test to bring his average...

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Making Connections that Matter in Your MBA Essays

By - Mar 11, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Outstanding MBA application essays have several things in common. One of the most important among them is successfully making connections between your past and your present, and between your present and your future. The decision makers will want to see you make persuasive connections between...

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Should You Reapply to a B-School That Rejected You?

By - Mar 9, 11:10 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s ‘Strictly Business’ MBA blog on U.S. News If the admissions decisions from your target business schools have come and gone and you didn’t get the news you were hoping for, it’s only natural to feel devastated. After months of working hard on your application and then...

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Attending HBS’s Peek Weekend

By - Mar 9, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions If you’re a college student with an eye on business school as a possibility, it’s not too early to start doing some groundwork. An example is attending Peek Weekend at Harvard Business School.  HBS launched Peek Weekend in 2015 as a way for...

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GMAT Question of the Day (March 9)

By - Mar 9, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math Are all the angles of triangle smaller than 90 degrees? (1) (2) degrees   Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - C - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) Verbal Tanco, a leather manufacturer, uses large quantities of common salt to preserve animal...

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MBA Financing Myths

By - Mar 8, 07:42 AM   Comments [0]

Working in college finance for the past 17 years, I have heard just about every rumor out there in terms of how to get a deal on your degree. MBA candidates, in particular, tend to have a mind for finance and are acutely aware of making...

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FT Creates New Ranking of Top MBA Programs for Women

By - Mar 8, 07:27 AM   Comments [0]

The Financial Times, whose MBA ranking focuses on return on investment for alumni three years after graduation, has released a brand-new ranking based exclusively on the outcomes for women—and the results differ significantly from the Global MBA ranking released earlier this year. Top Ten MBA Programs Where...

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