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From Aringo: *Awesome* Application Self-Assessment Tool

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leoriordan wrote:
I've read from previous post that your EC activities are also considered. Is this correct?


EC activities are great to have but not necessary. If your profile is strong enough you can get in without EC, but if your profile is medium then EC can help you.
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Hi there! I would like to ask insights about the probable college for me. I am 34, married and a pre-med graduate. I was a little bit full with the small business I started in the past few years and I just recently decided to get into Masters. I need some pieces of advice.
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Hello. I would like to know if the website offers services for people interested in other fields like Masters in Broadcast Journalism and Masters in Public Administration. Any idea?
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Hello. I would like to know if the website offers services for people interested in other fields like Masters in Broadcast Journalism and Masters in Public Administration. Any idea?


For your perusal, please visit the Aringo website. As to its goal " To increase the number of people accepted to the top-10 MBA programs with a GMAT score below 700", vividly their services focus on MBA aspirants. However, there are parts of the website contents that are helpful to anyone who wishes to get a masters degree.
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New post 22 Feb 2015, 10:55
How about choosing the best school? Can this consulting company assist one in terms of school selection? There are lots of prestigious schools when it comes to MBA courses.
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How about choosing the best school? Can this consulting company assist one in terms of school selection? There are lots of prestigious schools when it comes to MBA courses.


What's your basis in choosing a school? Well, there's a lot of factors that could influence your choice.
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New post 16 Mar 2015, 22:57
I prefer checking their website in its entirety rather than just paying attention to one assessment tool. I find their goal interesting which is to increase the number of people accepted to the top-10 MBA programs with a GMAT score below 700. That sounds like music to the ears of many MBA aspirants.
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New post 30 Mar 2015, 00:09
About EC activities, I agree that your profile is still the best weapon in the process of application but this could somehow help you in case you fall short with your work experience and other categories.
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My mind is battling in which MBA school to prefer among various and prestigious excellent universities on the list. Would anyone enlighten me?
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About EC activities, I agree that your profile is still the best weapon in the process of application but this could somehow help you in case you fall short with your work experience and other categories.


You're right! EC activities are like “add on's” that can increase your score by small points.
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New post 09 May 2015, 22:53
We almost are in the mid of the year, would I be able to catch the last batch of application?
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How does a school enter the top-ranked list of MBA schools? I am just wondering how they got the title.
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Hi there! I would like to ask insights about the probable college for me. I am 34, married and a pre-med graduate. I was a little bit full with the small business I started in the past few years and I just recently decided to get into Masters. I need some pieces of advice.


You can choose any MBA school that you like as long as you would be able to pass the application process. HBS, INSEAD, Wharton, etc.
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How does a school enter the top-ranked list of MBA schools? I am just wondering how they got the title.


There are different rankings with different metrics. I think all of them include average GMAT score, job placement, and post-MBA salary in the rankings. They usually also include GPA, recruiter assessments, peer assessments/reputation, or even alumni surveys. None are perfect, of course, but the rankings can give you an idea on classmate and professor quality while in school and job prospects after.
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Kim31 wrote:
How does a school enter the top-ranked list of MBA schools? I am just wondering how they got the title.


There are different rankings with different metrics. I think all of them include average GMAT score, job placement, and post-MBA salary in the rankings. They usually also include GPA, recruiter assessments, peer assessments/reputation, or even alumni surveys. None are perfect, of course, but the rankings can give you an idea on classmate and professor quality while in school and job prospects after.


Brilliant! Thank you for this. :)
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Kim31 wrote:
How does a school enter the top-ranked list of MBA schools? I am just wondering how they got the title.


There are different rankings with different metrics. I think all of them include average GMAT score, job placement, and post-MBA salary in the rankings. They usually also include GPA, recruiter assessments, peer assessments/reputation, or even alumni surveys. None are perfect, of course, but the rankings can give you an idea on classmate and professor quality while in school and job prospects after.


Brilliant! Thank you for this. :)


Poets & Quants wrote an in-depth pdf on rankings:

http://poetsandquants.com/wp-content/up ... ULLMAG.pdf

It seems like the most recent BusinessWeek ranking is skewed because it relies heavily on surveys, and they somehow were overly biased this year.

The Economist actually surveys alum, so you can get an idea of how happy students are - Chicago Booth, Dartmouth Tuck, UVA Darden, and Berkeley are the top 4 schools here, all ahead of HBS. They seem to "over perform" compared with other rankings.

US News is supposed to be the most reliable one.
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New post 16 Jun 2015, 20:02
I agree. We can count on US News for information like this as well as with other rankings (cars, hospitals, officials, etc).
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My mind is battling in which MBA school to prefer among various and prestigious excellent universities on the list. Would anyone enlighten me?


Just refer to your GMAT score. If you have a GMAT that is acceptable at the top MBA schools, then choose from the top 3.
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Kim31 wrote:
How does a school enter the top-ranked list of MBA schools? I am just wondering how they got the title.


What a very good question. Thanks for jz4analytics for the responses.
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This is the top 10 list out of 100 Most Popular Business Schools Worldwide according to FIND MBA COM NEWS. This might serve useful to other forum users.

1 Columbia Business School (CBS), Columbia University
2 ESMT European School of Management and Technology
3 NYU Stern School of Business, New York University
4 City University of New York (CUNY) - Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business
5 University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
6 Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
7 York University - Schulich School of Business
8 UCLA University of California, Los Angeles - Anderson School of Management
9 Fordham University - Gabelli School of Business
10 London Business School
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