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Applying Round 3: MBA Round 3 Deadlines, Chances & More

by Personal MBA Coach on Mar 31, 2022

For those of you thinking about applying round 3, MBA programs DO admit candidates during MBA round 3. While in many cases, the spots left for round 3 candidates [...]

Executive Assessment vs. GMAT: What is the Difference?

by Target Test Prep on Mar 30, 2022

The Executive Assessment (EA) is a relatively new exam compared to the GMAT, but nowadays, many business schools accept both. So, why do some people take the Executive Assessment [...]

MBA Candidate Success Spotlight: 2021/2022 Dartmouth MBA Admit

by Personal MBA Coach on Mar 29, 2022

Wondering how to get into business school? While, naturally, there is no one answer, find out how this Personal MBA Coach client got accepted into Dartmouth Tuck, how they [...]

MBB Consulting: Salaries, Trends, Myths #38; the MBA

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Mar 28, 2022

The management consulting career path is considered integral to the early career and/or the professional aspirations of countless MBA applicants that our team has advised over the last two [...]

What Is a Good Executive Assessment Score?

by Target Test Prep on Mar 28, 2022

If you’re considering taking the Executive Assessment (EA) to apply to an EMBA or full-time MBA program, you’re likely wondering what a good EA score is. In this article, [...]

Executive Assessment Format: All You Need to Know

by Target Test Prep on Mar 25, 2022

If you’re an experienced business professional who is interested in Executive MBA programs, you may be considering taking the Executive Assessment (EA). An increasing number of business schools around [...]

GMAT vs CAT: Key differences on Syllabus, Eligibility, and Patterns

by Target Test Prep on Mar 21, 2022

If you’re planning to apply to MBA programs, you may be wondering which entrance exam you should take. In this article, we’ll explore two commonly used entrance exams for [...]

B-Schooled Podcast Episode #92: MBA Background Checks

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Mar 21, 2022

There are many things that can freak MBA hopefuls out during their application journey, and one of the biggest comes during what should be a joyful time: post-admission. You’ve [...]

GMAT Scores for Top Business Schools

by Target Test Prep on Mar 18, 2022

So, you know you want to apply to top MBA programs, and you know you need a good GMAT score to stand out in the highly competitive business school [...]

Is Getting an MBA Worth It?

by Personal MBA Coach on Mar 15, 2022

Given the large investment in both time and out of pocket cost (though Personal MBA Coach ’s clients earned $6.5M in scholarships last year!) questioning the value of an [...]

Using GMAT Divisibility Rules to Answer Quant Questions Faster

by Target Test Prep on Mar 14, 2022

As we learned in a previous blog, the GMAT does not allow a calculator in the Quant section. Thus, it’s important to memorize and be able to use divisibility [...]

How Should You Use MBA Rankings?

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Mar 14, 2022

Use MBA rankings as a broad way of viewing which programs are ranked high, medium, and low. Do your own research on each program’s culture, size, location, [...]

7 Whiteboard Strategies for the GMAT Online

by Target Test Prep on Mar 11, 2022

The online GMAT currently offers two options for note-taking during the exam: a virtual whiteboard that is accessible throughout the exam via the notepad icon at the top of [...]

The Truth About Round 3 MBA Applications

by Vantage Point MBA on Mar 11, 2022

If the first two application deadlines for the top MBA programs got away from you, you’re not alone! Now you might be questioning if you should apply in round [...]

GMAT Online vs. In Person: Which Should I Take?

by Target Test Prep on Mar 9, 2022

The Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC) recently announced some big changes on the horizon for the GMAT Online test, changes that may alter your calculation of whether to take [...]

GMAT Math is Hard, But No One is “Bad at Math”

by Target Test Prep on Mar 8, 2022

Too often, students convince themselves that they are “just not math people.” As a result, these students often score significantly lower on the GMAT than they would have if [...]

Bouncing Back from an MBA Rejection

by Personal MBA Coach on Mar 8, 2022

Were you rejected from business school this year? After getting over the initial disappointment, you likely turned your attention to finding out what went wrong. While there are countless [...]

STEM Designation Attracts International MBA Students

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Mar 7, 2022

While universal adoption is still far off, a growing percentage of full-time U.S. MBA programs are looking to get STEM certification. A 2021 Kaplan/Manhattan Prep survey of b-school admissions [...]

Taking GMAT Practice Tests

by Target Test Prep on Mar 4, 2022

If you have done any amount of GMAT preparation, you have likely heard that taking full-length practice tests is a critical part of your preparation. This is sage advice. [...]

Top MBA Programs That Don’t Require the GMAT – Which Are They and Does It Matter?

by Vantage Point MBA on Mar 4, 2022

As MBA admissions consultants , a question we often receive is which top MBA programs don’t require the GMAT or GRE and whether taking one of these tests is [...]

How to Reschedule or Cancel Your GMAT Exam Appointment

by Target Test Prep on Mar 2, 2022

No one wants to have to reschedule or cancel his or her GMAT exam, but from time to time, it may become necessary to do so. Many test-takers wonder [...]

What Is an MBA Resume?

by Personal MBA Coach on Mar 2, 2022

All MBA applications require you to submit a resume. You may be thinking, “No problem, I already have a resume.” However, it is not quite that simple. An [...]

Personal MBA Coach’s Take on the 2022 Financial Times MBA Rankings

by Personal MBA Coach on Mar 1, 2022

The Financial Times recently released its 2022 MBA Rankings . Unlike last year’s Financial Times MBA rankings, which international business schools dominated, U.S. schools rose to the top this [...]