Archive for September 13th, 2011

    Welcome Back to the Real World!

    Welcome Back to the Real World!

    by on September 13th, 2011

    I am six weeks back into the working world, and to my surprise, little has changed since I left. The job and city are new, but the emotions and experiences are very similar to how I felt at every new job. And there’s … Read More

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    Why Is My Schedule a Hot Mess? Part-Timer Time Management

    Why Is My Schedule a Hot Mess? Part-Timer Time Management

    by on September 13th, 2011

    Let’s show the part-time students some love. Life is probably crazy right now. Between work, school, family, social life (if you still have one…just kidding), you’ve got a lot going on, and somehow it all needs to … Read More

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    B-Schools Googling MBA Applicants

    B-Schools Googling MBA Applicants

    by on September 13th, 2011

    Your online persona could very well hurt your chances of getting into a top business school. A new Kaplan Test Prep survey out on Sept. 12 found that 27% of admissions officers said they have Googled an applicant to … Read More

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    Play the World Oil Prices game, one of many interactive materials by IE Business School

    Play the World Oil Prices game, one of many interactive materials by IE Business School

    by on September 13th, 2011

    Predicting the Price of Oil – playing this game makes it easy Love it or loath it, the global petroleum market is always in the news. Whether it’s OPEC dictating output or governments imposing new tax regulations, … Read More

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    The Pros and Cons of Going Back to School

    The Pros and Cons of Going Back to School

    by on September 13th, 2011

    With the job market the way it is right now, going back to college can be a very smart decision for your future but there are some potential issues that you may want to keep in mind. Pro: Make More Money A graduate … Read More

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    Tips for Comparing Fractions on the GMAT

    Tips for Comparing Fractions on the GMAT

    by on September 13th, 2011

    When discussing fractions, I often find a very interesting area of confusion among students. I’ll ask them to compare, for example, 1/3 and 1/4. Almost everyone correctly answers that 1/4 is smaller. “How do … Read More

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    The Texas Full-Time MBA Application Is Now Open

    The Texas Full-Time MBA Application Is Now Open

    by on September 13th, 2011

    Are you ready to apply to become a member of the Texas Full-Time MBA Class of 2014? Well then, great news—the application is now live! Before you get started filling out the application, we recommend that you take a … Read More

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    Lesson Four: Planning the B-School Application Calendar

    Lesson Four: Planning the B-School Application Calendar

    by on September 13th, 2011

    The following video is a preview from our new Navigating the MBA Admissions Process course, which teaches applicants how to successfully approach MBA admissions from start to finish.  This clip discusses several common … Read More

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    It’s Not “Out of Scope”!!!

    It’s Not “Out of Scope”!!!

    by on September 13th, 2011

    Too often do I see students eliminating an answer choice on a critical reasoning question because it is out of scope. The appeal is clear – in the confusing wealth of information hurled at us by this crazy test, we … Read More

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