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Columbia Business School Class of 2023 - Essay Question Analysis - Fall 2020 - Spring 2021

by Magoosh on May 26, 2020

As we predicted, Columbia Business School announced today that it will NOT be changing the three essay questions for class of 2023 business school hopefuls. While the application will open [...]

Is Now the Best Time to Apply? Ross School AdCom Director Thinks So

by Magoosh on May 21, 2020

Several elite business schools have extended their Round 3 deadlines to accommodate MBA applicants affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. This flexibility presents a conundrum for some b-school aspirants, who wonder, [...]

Key MBA Admissions Events You Do Not Want to Miss

by Magoosh on May 19, 2020

  One of the most important and exciting elements of the MBA application process is selecting your target school list. Before and as you compile your list, you will traditionally [...]

SBC's Insider Intel on INSEAD Admissions

by Magoosh on May 18, 2020

Lately, we've seen growing interest in top-ranked European business school INSEAD---and not just among international applicants. The school has raised its profile among U.S. applicants, too. Just this week, INSEAD [...]

Researching MBA Programs When You Can’t Visit

by Magoosh on May 15, 2020

  A big part of putting together a winning MBA application is demonstrating that you are the perfect “fit” for the school you are applying to, and that you are [...]

What to Expect from the 2020 – 2021 MBA Application Essays

by Magoosh on May 12, 2020

  Many MBA hopefuls who have already narrowed down their target school lists are anxiously awaiting the release of the 2020-2021 MBA application questions and deadlines. In previous years, we [...]

5 MBA Application Deal-Breakers

by Magoosh on May 11, 2020

SBC's expert MBA admissions consultant Kim, formerly the Senior Associate Director of Admissions at Chicago Booth School of Business, shares some major red flags. The consulting team at Stacy Blackman [...]

Kellogg School Will Waive GMAT, GRE for Round 3 Applicants

by Magoosh on May 8, 2020

We're living through a unique moment in history as the whole world grapples with the COVID-19 outbreak. Business schools, for their part, are adapting to meet the current challenges facing [...]

You Have Been Waitlisted—What Happens Next?

by Magoosh on May 7, 2020

In these unprecedented times, while quarantining at home, you may find yourself pondering your next steps after receiving word you have been waitlisted. Meanwhile, schools are knee-deep in uncertainty concerning [...]

How to Be a Leader at Work, Even When You’re Not “At Work”

by Magoosh on May 6, 2020

  Every MBA hopeful is, or should be, considering how he or she can step-up and lead at work, no matter your title or even role. This has been an [...]

RESEARCHING MBA PROGRAMS FROM AFAR

by Magoosh on May 5, 2020

  IF EVER THERE WAS A YEAR WHEN MBA PROGRAMS COMPLETELY UNDERSTAND WHY YOU HAVE NOT VISITED THEIR SCHOOL, THIS IS THE YEAR.Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, it will [...]

Ace Your Haas MBA Video Interview

by Magoosh on May 4, 2020

Going forward, the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business plans to forgo in-person interviews for applicants to its Evening & Weekend MBA program. Instead, applicants will submit answers via a [...]

B-School Rejection Recovery Plan

by Magoosh on May 1, 2020

This is the time of year when business schools release their final decisions. Unfortunately, it isn't always good news. You poured your heart and soul into the arduous MBA application [...]

The Latest on 2020 MBA Deferrals and What This Means for MBA Hopefuls

by Magoosh on Apr 30, 2020

Harvard Business School made a big decision last week, offering all MBA candidates scheduled to start class this September the option to defer for one or two years. Students have [...]

Algebraic Equations with Fractions on the GMAT

by Magoosh on Apr 29, 2020

Algebraic equations with fractions, more formally known as “rational expressions,” appear in some of the most challenging GMAT algebra questions in the Quant section. These are called “rational” in [...]

Online GMAT Exam Experience and Tips

by Magoosh on Apr 28, 2020

Due to COVID-19, the GMAT is available online from now until June. Our GMAT test prep expert Pete Rossman recently took the online-proctored test to give you an idea [...]

Advice for Career Changers or Those with Jobs at Risk

by Magoosh on Apr 28, 2020

Many candidates pursue an MBA with the hopes of altering their career paths. In our current environment with declining economic conditions, this is likely to be an increasingly common strategy. [...]

Fuqua Adds 4th Round Amid Covid-19 Crisis

by Magoosh on Apr 27, 2020

  The third round deadline at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business passed on March 11, 2020. However, the COVID-19 crisis has seriously impacted Round 3 applicants around the world. [...]

3 Month GMAT Study Schedule (Verbal Focused)

by Magoosh on Apr 26, 2020

If you want to prepare for the GMAT in three months and you need to boost your verbal score, you’ll need a strong GMAT verbal study plan to help you [...]

GMAT Data Sufficiency – Tips and Practice Problems

by Magoosh on Apr 25, 2020

The GMAT Quantitative section contains two types of questions, Problem Solving and Data Sufficiency . On the GMAT, the format of each Data Sufficiency problem is the same: you’re [...]

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