Archive for September, 2011

    You Know You’re at HBS When…

    You Know You’re at HBS When…

    by on September 29th, 2011

    Hello out there!  I hope everyone is doing well and that applications are coming along nicely.  I know it’s tough but keep at it – you’re almost to the finish line! In the spirit of giving all of you applicants … Read More

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    GMAC Official Response to Idioms and Sentence Correction Debate

    GMAC Official Response to Idioms and Sentence Correction Debate

    by on September 29th, 2011

    As Stacey pointed out last week, there has been some debate about changes to GMAT sentence correction. Students are rightfully concerned about this, which is why Lawrence M. Rudner, GMAC vice president of research and … Read More

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    The MBA: Even If It Didn’t Get You That Dream Job

    The MBA: Even If It Didn’t Get You That Dream Job

    by on September 29th, 2011

    Even if the MBA degree failed to help a graduate land a job in his or her chosen field, nearly seven out of ten applicants would still apply to an MBA program, a new survey published today (Sept. 27) shows. The … Read More

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    Interview with International MBA Alum Samar Bultaif

    Interview with International MBA Alum Samar Bultaif

    by on September 29th, 2011

    International MBA graduate from 2010, Samar Bultaif, has spoken about how studying at IE helped her land her dream job in an interview published on topmba.com. In the interview, Samar states that “around 14 people … Read More

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    Using the Scoring System to Improve Your Score

    Using the Scoring System to Improve Your Score

    by on September 29th, 2011

    Brian Galvin shows how thinking about the test as a whole can accelerate your understanding of its individual parts, and more importantly how that can help you study efficiently and effectively. At Plymouth-Salem High … Read More

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    Applications Now Live For All Texas MBA Working Professional Programs

    Applications Now Live For All Texas MBA Working Professional Programs

    by on September 29th, 2011

    We have exciting news—the applications for our Fall 2012 working professional MBA programs have launched! If you are looking to take your career to the next level but are unable to sacrifice your income to return to … Read More

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    Lesson Nine: How to Manage Waitlists

    Lesson Nine: How to Manage Waitlists

    by on September 29th, 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 explains what it means to … Read More

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    Jargon Busting II: Let’s talk about Diction

    Jargon Busting II: Let’s talk about Diction

    by on September 29th, 2011

    You are only a few weeks away from Test day, and because you have extraordinary will power and wherewithal you have decided to plod through all the questions in the Official Guide, focusing on Sentence Correction. … Read More

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    One school, two worlds

    One school, two worlds

    by on September 28th, 2011

    Today marks my fourth week in France and the Fontainebleau campus. In many ways this feels like the start of a new MBA program because I arrived on this completely different campus shortly after a summer job. It took me … Read More

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    Should Entrepreneurs Have MBAs?

    Should Entrepreneurs Have MBAs?

    by on September 28th, 2011

    Darden Dean Bob Bruner chaired the globalization task force. In the past few weeks, I’ve had several conversations in which a prospective applicant said something like this: “Are business schools really worth it? … Read More

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    Wasting Time in Business School

    Wasting Time in Business School

    by on September 28th, 2011

    One thing we’ve all come to find in business school is that most of us are a lot busier than we ever expected. We spend more time looking for jobs. More time writing cover letters. And more time working on our … Read More

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    Thank You Gifts for Recommenders and More Updates

    Thank You Gifts for Recommenders and More Updates

    by on September 28th, 2011

    So as you can see, we have been pretty mute this month especially since the B-school application process is in gear. Now that all my applications have gone live, I’ve reached out to all my recommenders and provided … Read More

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    3 Important Business Lessons I Learned From Mom

    3 Important Business Lessons I Learned From Mom

    by on September 28th, 2011

    My parents inspire me.  I have written about the business lessons I learned from my dad and my mom  in the past.   When Harrison Kratz, Community Manager at MBA@UNC, the new Online MBA program at the University … Read More

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    Manhattan GMAT Challenge Problem of the Week – 28 Sept 2011

    Manhattan GMAT Challenge Problem of the Week – 28 Sept 2011

    by on September 28th, 2011

    Here is a new Challenge Problem! If you want to win prizes, try entering our Challenge Problem Showdown. The more people that enter our challenge, the better the prizes! Question Starting with 0, a mathematician labels … Read More

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