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How long does it take to prepare for the GMAT?

by e-GMAT on April 19, 2019

How long does it take to prepare for the GMAT? Ashray scored a GMAT 760 with just 20 days of preparation. While Dhananjay, who worked 60+ [...]


Should Your MBA Application Strategy Include ‘Safety’ Schools?

by Stacy Blackman on April 15, 2019

The term safety school gets thrown around quite a bit in MBA admissions, and it’s important for applicants to have a clear understanding of what that term [...]


Get All Your MBA Application Questions Answered in This Five-Part Online Event Series!

by mbaMission on April 12, 2019

Are you thinking of applying to business school this year? Perhaps you are just starting to prepare for the GMAT or GRE exam, or maybe [...]


Understanding Negation and Sample spaces

by e-GMAT on April 11, 2019

  Introduction Purpose: The purpose of this article is to help you think about negating statements so that you can apply the negation test for CR assumption [...]


The Bigger Picture: Choose

by Stacy Blackman on April 8, 2019

You probably haven’t heard of the movie Sliding Doors. It was released in 1998 and wasn’t exactly a blockbuster. The official description of the movie: [...]


How to solve GMAT Math questions using Venn Diagrams

by e-GMAT on April 5, 2019

Solving GMAT Math questions become easier if you are able to visualize the information in the form of a diagram. One of the most efficient [...]


Best MBA Essay Writing Strategies

by Stacy Blackman on April 2, 2019

Have you heard of the STAR interview technique? It’s when an interviewer asks you a behavioral question (which usually begins, “Tell me about a time [...]


GMAT CAT – How does computer adaptive GMAT work?

by e-GMAT on March 28, 2019

Understanding how CATs work can dramatically improve your GMAT score. It allows you to roughly gauge your performance in real time, helps in building your [...]


NOUN + NOUN MODIFIERS – Can modify any entity

by e-GMAT on March 21, 2019

Noun + Noun Modifiers Before we start discussing the functions of noun + noun modifiers, let’s do a little warm-up exercise here. Following are the three [...]


Successful Reapplicant to Harvard Business School, Stanford GSB

by Stacy Blackman on March 18, 2019

After being rejected by six top schools, Ed Redden reapplied the following year and won acceptances to both Harvard and Stanford’s MBA programs. Everyone hates rejection, [...]


How to solve GMAT Inequalities Questions – GMAT Quant

by e-GMAT on March 14, 2019

GMAT Inequalities has been the Achilles’ heel for many test takers aspiring to score high in GMAT Quant (Q50 – Q51),  It has sent many [...]


Tips for Picking Great MBA Recommenders

by Stacy Blackman on March 11, 2019

Although Round 1 applications aren’t due until the fall, it’s definitely not too early to start thinking about who’s going to support you as you [...]


“Lead” vs. “Led” and Not Overusing Techniques in Your Application Essays

by mbaMission on March 8, 2019

A common mistake we see in our clients’ MBA application essays is the misuse of the verb “lead.” A deeply entrenched and widespread misunderstanding seems [...]


The Wharton School 2018-2019 MBA Essay Tips

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on March 4, 2019

The Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania has updated the second essay question in this set of essays this year. Wharton is seeking to understand [...]


The Bigger Picture: Say Yes

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on February 25, 2019

When my kids were younger, and less independent, every single day was a master juggling feat. Carpools, shuttling across town in LA traffic, homework, doctor [...]