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Manhattan GMAT Challenge Problem of the Week - 31 May 2011

by Manhattan Prep on May 31, 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! [...]

Is an MBA Worth It? [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Knewton on May 30, 2011

Deciding whether to get an MBA can be a tough decision. On one hand, business school is a big investment of time and money. On the other, an MBA opens [...]

Admissions Tip: Approaching the Career Goals Essay

by Clear Admit on May 29, 2011

With essay topics for the coming year already starting to be released by some schools, there are applicants who are eager to get started on their written applications. Though essay [...]

Translating Words into Math, Part 2

by Clear Admit on May 28, 2011

This is the second part of a two-part article on the topic of translating wordy quant problems into the actual math necessary to set up and solve the problem. Click [...]

Who & Why, Not What

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 27, 2011

I recently had a conversation with someone who said, “I was the same age as all the other applicants and I had a very typical pre-MBA job that was no [...]

Goals in MBA Admissions: A Must

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 27, 2011

When I give presentations, no matter what the topic, whether talking about applicant qualifications, choosing schools, the admissions perspective, or planning for the future, I end up talking about the [...]

40 Signs You Should Stop Studying for the GMAT

by Knewton on May 27, 2011

How do you know when you've studied enough for the GMAT? It's a question we get frequently from our students. And it's a good one: after so much prep work, how [...]

Higher GMAT Scores for Younger Test-takers?

by Knewton on May 25, 2011

Early bird gets the... higher GMAT score? Some interesting data about average GMAT scores in a recent GMAC publication indicates that this might just be the case. According to the report, the [...]

New On the Market: Advanced Quant and Foundations of GMAT Verbal

by Manhattan Prep on May 24, 2011

Manhattan GMAT is readying two new strategy supplements to expand their existing catalog of prep materials:  Foundations of GMAT Verbal and Advanced GMAT Quant .  Inspired by the success of [...]

Why HBS Developed the Case Method -- and What It's Like Today

by Knewton on May 24, 2011

If you’ve begun your b-school research, you’ve probably heard about the “case method.” Many business schools (Harvard perhaps best known among them) either base their curriculum on the case method [...]

Manhattan GMAT Challenge Problem of the Week - 24 May 2011

by Manhattan Prep on May 24, 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! [...]

Be In Control

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 22, 2011

There are many things in life that appear to be completely out of our control.  However, when we take a closer look, it turns out that they aren’t. One of my [...]

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 20, 2011

'Tis the season...for admissions decisions. Now is when many of you hear "Yeah" or "Nay" or "Maybe." I have covered the "maybe" possibility extensively in previous posts and in The Nine [...]

Life After B-School: 5 Very Different Chicago Booth Grads

by Knewton on May 20, 2011

There are countless career possibilities for MBAs. In this article, check out five Chicago Booth alums who set out on very different paths. (Also be sure to take a look [...]

5 Awesome Companies That Got Their Start in B-School

by Knewton on May 19, 2011

Think you have to wait until after b-school to start the company of your dreams? Think again. Here's a list of 5 awesome companies that got their start while their [...]

10 Ways to Conquer GMAT Test Anxiety

by Knewton on May 18, 2011

Many students struggle with test anxiety at some point in their lives. Whether you’re paralyzed by anxiety before an important exam, or just have a few butterflies, here are 10 [...]

How To Approach Your MBA Admissions Essay Questions

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 17, 2011

The following are four MBA admissions questions that all refer to the same information: Kellogg Wharton Question #1: Describe your work progression and your short-term and long-term goals. How do [...]

Manhattan GMAT Challenge Problem of the Week - 16 May 2011

by Manhattan Prep on May 16, 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! [...]

GMAT Dating Advice: 6 Tips to Bring Your Score to the Next Level

by Knewton on May 16, 2011

Before you’re "matched" with your ideal score, studying for the GMAT can feel a lot like the tortuous process we call dating. Luckily, we’re here to help you navigate the [...]

Admissions Tip: Round 3 Results

by Clear Admit on May 15, 2011

With the MBA programs releasing their final Round 3 notifications, the 2010-2011 admissions season is coming to a close for the vast majority of MBA aspirants. We’d like to offer [...]

MBA Admissions Tip: Community Service

by Clear Admit on May 13, 2011

For those of you thinking about applying to b-school next fall, it is time to assess your qualifications and research schools to determine the best fit. Some of you will [...]

Is Business School for Lovers?

by Knewton on May 13, 2011

Business school students have a reputation of being intense go-getters, set on achieving their dreams. As it turns out, those dreams aren’t limited to business. Many students in MBA programs [...]

Thursdays With Ron - Inference Questions

by Manhattan Prep on May 12, 2011

Every other Thursday, our instructor  Ron Purewal (known on the Beat The GMAT forums as  lunarpower ) hosts a free study hall session, called  Thursdays with Ron , where anyone [...]

What I Learned at the Dentist About Procrastination

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 12, 2011

Inspiration is everywhere. This applies to your MBA applications, and it is certainly true with me, as I find my every day life regularly inspires my Tuesday Tips. Most recently, [...]

Translating Words into Math

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 12, 2011

I’ve spoken with several students recently who are struggling with translating wordy quant problems into the actual math necessary to set up and solve the problem. Some people make too [...]

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