Posts Tagged ‘GMAT and MBA admissions’

Indian Banker with a Low GMAT – Multiple Admits with Scholarships

By - May 3, 21:46 PM   Comments [0]

Introduction: Pravin, a Branch Manager at the State Bank of India, in a remote village in Tamilnadu, India, had applied to few good MBA programs in the US. He worked with MER on his application for 3 schools. His greatest challenge was his non-competitive GMAT score (660). Learn how...

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What GMAT Score Do I Need to Get Accepted to Top MBA Programs?

By - May 14, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Do you need a perfect score on your GMAT to gain acceptance to a top-tier business school? No. But you definitely need your score to be high enough so that your application is seriously considered and so that the rest of your application isn’t fighting...

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Can You Improve Your B-School Stats In 1 Hour?

By - Apr 8, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Well, maybe you can’t literally change your numbers – but here’s what an hour of your time can do: You can learn how to understand your stats and their significance for your application, and also (most importantly!) learn how to mitigate low stats in your...

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INSEAD MBA Criterion #3: Academic Capacity

By - Feb 8, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

This is the third post in a 4-part series that examines INSEAD MBA’s 4 admission criteria.  The operative word in this criterion is capacity. This word conveys the adcom’s perspective on the academic component of the application: it’s dynamic, focusing on how you can grow and perform and achieve...

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EMBA Programs and the GMAT

By - Jan 14, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

With full time MBA programs, it is fairly obvious why the GMAT is such an important component to one’s application – with less work experience, admissions committees need to find other measurements to gauge potential success in a program. Academic preparedness can clearly be evidenced...

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5 Factors to Consider When Assessing Your MBA Profile

By - Jun 4, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

An MBA application is like a mosaic. Each element contributes to create a full picture of who you are. Some pieces will be brighter or more colorful than others. For those less sparkly components (like your weaknesses), you can either polish them to hide their...

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GMAT Myths and Facts

By - May 7, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Is the GMAT a make-or-break part of your application? Does it predict your future success? Your success in b-school? When should you retake the GMAT? When should you cancel a score? What should you do if you can’t raise your score? Join Linda Abraham on Wednesday,...

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Millennium Tower and the GMAT

By - May 7, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

San Francisco’s Millennium Tower was hailed as one of Worth magazine’s top 10 residential buildings in the world. It earned nine engineering and architectural awards, from everyone from the American Society of Civil Engineers to California Construction magazine. The condominiums in this luxury building were...

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3 Tips for Handling a Low GMAT Verbal Score

By - Apr 12, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Recently, I talked about overcoming the challenge of a low GMAT quant score. Today we’ll discuss how to handle a less-than-perfect verbal GMAT score (in the bottom of the 80% range or lower for your target programs). With such a strong emphasis on teamwork and communication...

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Choosing the Best MBA Program for You: Reaches, On-Pars & Safeties

By - Jan 12, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

In our Choosing the Best MBA Program for You series, you’ll learn how to create a list of business schools that are the best fit for your educational, social, and professional preferences and how creating this list will boost your chances of getting accepted. In the...

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