Archive for 2011

    Bored on Winter Break

    Bored on Winter Break

    by on December 31st, 2011

    Yes, it’s 5:19am the day AFTER Christmas and I’m awake just sitting on my moms couch watching Home Alone!  My biorhythms are jacked up and I sleep at the oddest times – which if you ask my GMAT tutor … Read More

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    Happy New Year

    Happy New Year

    by on December 31st, 2011

    I’m glad to be back home in snowy Hanover. My trip back to Scotland felt like going back into my childhood bedroom: the quaint familiarity was endearing, yet I wondered how my entire life used to fit in such a … Read More

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    Admissions Tip: Round Two Recap and Advice

    Admissions Tip: Round Two Recap and Advice

    by on December 31st, 2011

    As we prepare to bid goodbye to 2011 and greet the deadline-packed first month of 2012, we would like to take the opportunity to recap the upcoming Round Two deadlines and offer some advice for hardworking applicants. … Read More

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    The 10 Best GMAT Stories of 2011 – Number 1

    The 10 Best GMAT Stories of 2011 – Number 1

    by on December 31st, 2011

    This article is part of a 10-part series where we will be highlighting the most popular GMAT stories of 2011 from the Beat The GMAT community, in countdown fashion. Our most popular story of the year has to be the one … Read More

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    Argument Essay Template for AWA

    Argument Essay Template for AWA

    by on December 31st, 2011

    This is a sample outline for the GMAT’s Argument Essay. Here we are aiming for 5 paragraphs total. You may opt for a shorter 4 paragraph version if you have trouble finishing 3 body paragraphs, but try for 5 … Read More

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    Kellogg Class of 2014: Congratulations on Your Acceptance!

    Kellogg Class of 2014: Congratulations on Your Acceptance!

    by on December 30th, 2011

    To the applicants recently admitted to Kellogg’s Class of 2014, great work. Congratulations on your acceptance! Hopefully you are excited about the opportunity to learn more about Kellogg over the upcoming weeks. As a … Read More

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    Top 50 Non-U.S. MBA Programs of 2011

    Top 50 Non-U.S. MBA Programs of 2011

    by on December 30th, 2011

    INSEAD claims first place in 2011 Poets&Quants’ ranking of best MBA programs outside the U.S. INSEAD nudged aside London Business School to claim first place in Poets&Quants’ 2011 ranking of the world’s … Read More

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    The 10 Best GMAT Stories of 2011 – Number 2

    The 10 Best GMAT Stories of 2011 – Number 2

    by on December 30th, 2011

    This article is part of a 10-part series where we will be highlighting the most popular GMAT stories of 2011 from the Beat The GMAT community, in countdown fashion. “If asked for one strategy of my score I would … Read More

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    Syllabus for an MBA Dad

    Syllabus for an MBA Dad

    by on December 30th, 2011

    How can I describe my first term as an MBA student and a father? Let me start by saying nothing can truly prepare you for being a parent. My wife and I read our fair share of parenting materials to learn about caring for … Read More

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    Taking Advantage of The Question Stem

    Taking Advantage of The Question Stem

    by on December 30th, 2011

    A key theme on the GMAT is that it rewards you for efficiently and effectively leveraging the assets that each question supplies. Your job is to manipulate algebraic assets to solve for variables; to leverage geometric … Read More

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    Ready or not, here I come!

    Ready or not, here I come!

    by on December 29th, 2011

    I know this feeling. As a basketball player, it’s the same feeling I would get just before tip-off when my shoes felt too loose and my muscles seemed too tight, my legs bouncing rhythmically from excess adrenaline. … Read More

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    Winter Break (from B-School)

    Winter Break (from B-School)

    by on December 29th, 2011

    Here is a post from what I was doing a year ago!  WRITING ESSAYS … I have been home now for about a week on Winter Break!  It definitely feels good but I must say that I’m very bored! I’ve been doing … Read More

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    Set Goals Like the Pros Just In Time For New Years

    Set Goals Like the Pros Just In Time For New Years

    by on December 29th, 2011

    Instead of setting the same old, same old New Year’s Resolutions that will probably get chucked by the time mid-January rolls around, why not set strategic goals that you can actually achieve in 2012? Here are a few … Read More

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    The 10 Best GMAT Stories of 2011 – Number 3

    The 10 Best GMAT Stories of 2011 – Number 3

    by on December 29th, 2011

    This article is part of a 10-part series where we will be highlighting the most popular GMAT stories of 2011 from the Beat The GMAT community, in countdown fashion. maroli admits he’s an underwhelming student, but … Read More

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