Selling Yourself Short?

By - Apr 12, 12:56 PM   Comments [0]

“I founded a small candy company.”  I could see in the faces of my fellow admissions committee members that they were not that impressed with the candidate; none of them had ever heard of “Del Sol Candy,”* and Roberto’s modest description did not make it...

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Insights Of An International Student At MIT Sloan

By - Apr 12, 01:01 AM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an blog series featuring interviews with current MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs. And now for a chat with Christian Marek who is in his final year at MIT Sloan. Accepted: We’d like to get to know you!...

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GMAC Releases 2015 Prospective MBA Students Report

By - Apr 10, 05:49 AM   Comments [0]

Conventional wisdom holds that students considering business school give great weight, if not the greatest weight, to published school rankings as a guide to their decision.  However, according to the Graduate Management Admission Council’s 2015 Prospective Students Survey Report released earlier this week, the truth...

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Before You Start Business School: How To Leave Your Job Gracefully

By - Apr 10, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions You’re an admitted MBA student. You got accepted into a top MBA program.  Maybe you’ve even sent in your deposit. You’re starting to look at housing, talk to other students in Facebook groups, and brush up on your Excel modules. You’ve still got one big...

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GMAT Question of the Day (April 10)

By - Apr 10, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math If is a positive integer, is (1) (2) Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - C - (click...

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The Tuesday Q&A: What To Do When You’ve Been Waitlisted

By - Apr 9, 11:14 AM   Comments [0]

QUESTION: I just got Waitlisted at Kellogg. I know it’s better than an outright ding, but is it? Do people really get off the waitlist? And how? ANSWER: Okay gang, tis the season…to be WAITLISTED. So many new folks have reached out to us, asking what to...

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HBS Launches Recruitment Program Targeting Women

By - Apr 9, 05:34 AM   Comments [0]

Harvard Business School has launched a new initiative to spark interest in graduate management education among college women and recent graduates who may not have previously considered a career in business. According to an article in The Harvard Crimson, the program—called PEEK—is aimed at women-only colleges...

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Will Your Letters of Recommendation Wow Admissions Committees?

By - Apr 9, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

How will your recommender describe you to the admissions committee? Letters of recommendation are an important part of your overall business school application package—they provide the only outside information the admissions committee receives about you. One of the most stressful parts of the application process can...

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GMAT Question of the Day (April 9)

By - Apr 9, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math If is a positive integer, is an integer? (1) (2) is a positive integer Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - A - (click and...

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What to Do if You’re Waitlisted

By - Apr 8, 09:20 AM   Comments [0]

All MBA applicants wait anxiously to hear final decisions from the programs they’ve applied to. For some b-school prospectives, however, that date comes and goes—and they’re still waiting. They’ve been waitlisted. If you’ve been rolled over from a Round 1 waitlist, have recently been informed that...

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