Archive for September, 2011
You Know You’re at HBS When…
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 – [...]
GMAC Official Response to Idioms and Sentence Correction Debate
The GMAC shares their official response to the debate on changes in SC.
The MBA: Even If It Didn’t Get You That Dream Job
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 [...]
Interview with International MBA Alum Samar Bultaif
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 [...]
Using the Scoring System to Improve Your Score
Brian discusses how to leverage your knowledge of the algorithm to score higher.
Applications Now Live For All Texas MBA Working Professional Programs
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 [...]
Lesson Nine: How to Manage Waitlists
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 [...]
Jargon Busting II: Let’s talk about Diction
What does "diction" really mean? Ilana explains.
One school, two worlds
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 [...]
Should Entrepreneurs Have MBAs?
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 [...]
Wasting Time in Business School
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 [...]
Thank You Gifts for Recommenders and More Updates
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 [...]
3 Important Business Lessons I Learned From Mom
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 [...]
Manhattan GMAT Challenge Problem of the Week – 28 Sept 2011
Check out this question on powers and test your knowledge of figuring out units digits.