Archive for 2011

Got Dinged? It’s Not Over Yet…

by Admissionado on December 29, 2011

It hurts! But instead of wasting time thinking about your ding, there are concrete measures you can take.


Congratulations Round 1!

by Johnson at Cornell University on December 28, 2011

Round 1 is complete and we are quickly moving forward with two Consortium rounds and our round 2 applications! 


How to Get Over the Holiday Blues

by Classy Career Girl on December 28, 2011

Back at work today?  You definitely want to read this post! Whether you’ve been away for 2 weeks of sun, sea, sand, snow or have just [...]


Playing The International Card

by John Byrne on December 28, 2011

When Geir Bore, a McKinsey & Co. consultant in Oslo, Norway, was looking at a business school to attend two years ago, his first choice [...]


What Does The Essay Word Limit Really Mean?

by Veritas Prep on December 28, 2011

Word limits: every applicant's nightmare. But what do they really mean?


The 10 Best GMAT Stories of 2011 – Number 4

by Beat The GMAT Team on December 28, 2011

Wowza! A nearly 300-point improvement in a month?! Incredible!


Women of the EMBA: Chantal Gouvea

by McCombs School of Business on December 28, 2011

This is the third post in our Women of the EMBA series, celebrating the many strong and active women enrolled in the Texas Executive MBA program [...]


How To Erase a Negative Impression at a Job Interview

by Classy Career Girl on December 27, 2011

Dear Classy Career Girl, Thanks for all the great advice I get from your blog. Definitely a wealth of information for ladies working our way up [...]


Conflict Management and Negotiations Styles

by beatvit on December 27, 2011

In my Conflict Management and Negotiation class in MBA program at GWSB this past Fall term one of the assignments (graded, too) was to keep [...]


The 10 Best GMAT Stories of 2011 – Number 5

by Beat The GMAT Team on December 27, 2011

havok offers some unconventional advice for beating the GMAT.


What to Read – and What Not to Read – on RC Passages

by Manhattan Prep on December 27, 2011

Stacey explains how to read a long passage in less than 3 minutes - with detailed notes!


What do we actually learn?

by INSEAD on December 26, 2011

Touching some more on the topic of the previous blog entry: In the process of researching business schools we usually compare entry vs. exit salary to [...]


International Students Play “Big Role” at UCLA Anderson

by Anderson School of Business on December 26, 2011

Working as a marketing director in Mexico City, Ron Friedman decided it was time to earn an MBA – in the U.S. In addition to [...]


Priority #1

by Tuck School of Business on December 26, 2011

Always remember your primary goal and prioritize it. How could something seemingly so simple be so difficult? This past year, from acceptance to the writing [...]