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beatthegmat posted a reply to RC in the Reading Comprehension forum
“Can you please include any questions related to this passage you wanted to post about?”
October 11, 2018
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“Please include the underline in the original sentence. Thank you.”
October 4, 2018
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September 24, 2018
beatthegmat posted a reply to 2019 GMAC Official Guide applicable for 60-Day Study Guide? in the The 60-Day GMAT Study Guide forum
“Hi! We have all of the OG questions libraries available here: https://www.beatthegmat.com/official-guide-question-library-t296753.html. Specifically, you can find the OG 2019 question library here: https://www.beatthegmat.com/mba/official-guide-2019-library I hope this helps!”
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September 19, 2018
beatthegmat posted a new topic called MBA or Specialized Master’s Degree: Which is Best for You? in the Research MBA Programs forum
“When you think business school, you probably think MBA. A Master’s of Business Administration has long been a coveted — and often essential — qualification for business professionals. In recent years, however, the tide has begun to quietly shift, with more business school students than ever ...”
September 4, 2018
beatthegmat posted a new topic called Prepping for the GMAT Is a Marathon, Not a Sprint in the GMAT Strategy forum
“https://s15.postimg.cc/a2pix60fr/image.png The Graduate Management Admissions Test, or GMAT, is a common admissions requirement for most MBA programs, especially for applicants who don’t have a lot of work experience. The GMAT is a long and difficult exam that tests your command of the English ...”
August 13, 2018
beatthegmat posted a new topic called MBA Admissions: Tips for International Students in the The Application Process forum
“A large number of MBA students across the globe intend to pursue their degree outside their home country. Are you thinking of studying abroad? The United States, Europe and Canada are home to many of the world’s top-ranked business schools. Consider these tips if you’re hoping to make one of ...”
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beatthegmat posted a reply to GMAT OG 2019 Because many of Australia’s marsupials, in the Sentence Correction forum
“Entered OA has been corrected to E”
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July 18, 2018
beatthegmat posted a new topic called The Smart Choice: Benefits of Taking the GRE® General Test in the GMAT Strategy forum
“Are you thinking of pursuing a professional business degree? More business school students than ever before are getting into top-ranked business programs using GRE<sup>®</sup> scores. You do have testing options. If you’re weighing which test is right for you, this overview of the ...”
July 2, 2018
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beatthegmat posted a new topic called Is The GMAT Stopping You From An MBA? in the The Application Process forum
“https://s33.postimg.cc/mgtq5l3jf/gmat.png Not everyone is good at taking tests. Especially when you feel as if your entire career is resting on the results of four hours spent in an airless room with dozens of other people who look cool, calm and collected while you’re sweating through ...”
June 8, 2018
beatthegmat posted a new topic called Your Business School Application: 4 Things to Do Right Now in the The Application Process forum
“Congratulations on the decision to pursue a professional business degree! Are you wondering where to start? Applying to MBA and specialized master’s programs requires careful planning and preparation. Checking these first tasks off your list can help put you on the path to success. 1. Know your ...”
June 5, 2018
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June 1, 2018
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete my account in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi sophylaelin, Your account has been deleted. Best, The BeatTheGMAT Team”
May 25, 2018
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“Hi Commoditybull, Your account has been deleted. Best, The BeatTheGMAT Team”
May 25, 2018
beatthegmat posted a new topic called Prepping for the GRE When English is Not Your First Language in the GMAT Strategy forum
“English is a complex language. Ask around and you’ll hear that even native speakers can find it complicated and sometimes confusing. This can make the GRE® General Test particularly challenging when English is not your first language. With adequate practice, however, you can be sure to feel ...”
May 10, 2018
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May 7, 2018
beatthegmat posted a new topic called 5 Terror-inducing, Success-busting, Career-ending Mistakes in the MBA Student Life forum
“Nobody is perfect. Bill Gates ignored the signs showing the importance of internet search. Richard Branson believed he could oust Coca-Cola and Pepsi with his meager Virgin Cola. Tim Cook launched Apple Maps before it was ready. Everyone makes mistakes, even those people who are largely regarded as ...”
April 24, 2018
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April 16, 2018
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April 12, 2018
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April 11, 2018
beatthegmat posted a new topic called An Insider’s Guide to the GRE® General Test in the GMAT Strategy forum
“Are you getting ready for the GRE<sup>®</sup> General Test? The test has several smart features that can help you do your best, but you’ll still have to do your part. The more prepared you are, the more confident you will feel on test day. This overview of the test with tips and ...”
April 2, 2018
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“Please provide OA and source.”
March 31, 2018
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February 8, 2018
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January 31, 2018
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January 29, 2018
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January 25, 2018
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January 5, 2018
beatthegmat posted a reply to Test 4 in the GMAT Books for Sale/Donation forum
“Format Test 2”
January 4, 2018
beatthegmat posted a reply to Duplicate Posts in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, Nandish, Thanks for reporting! We have a ticket open with the tech team to look into the issue. Regards, Sorin”
December 20, 2017
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December 6, 2017
MBAPrepAdvantage posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - Any chance at "the top 20s" ? in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Your work experience stands out for an Indian applicant: both having started your own trading company and working for the High Commission of Malaysia. The quality of your undergraduate institution can offset a lower percentage GPA (e.g. if you graduated from BITS Pilani or an IIT). I would ...”
December 1, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to GMAT 730 with 3.5 years of experience - Looking for phd in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Congratulations! <i class="em em-clap"></i> Moved your post to Ask MBA Admissions Consultants so that you can gain a full range of guidance.”
November 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to Sending messages in BTG in the Lounge forum
“Hey, anandc19, beyondgmatscore is correct. The PM moves to ''Sent'' only after it is seen by the recipient. Thanks, Sorin”
November 19, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to Please ban the spammer "sharmaji900" in the GMAT Math forum
“Thanks, Dabral. Yep, we''re on it---full ban.”
October 31, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to Full Plan in the The 60-Day GMAT Study Guide forum
“Hey, jeaustel, The emails are sent automatically by the system every day at midnight PT, so it''s unfortunately not possible to customize the guide. We cannot send emails ahead of the schedule. Regards, Sorin”
October 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to update username in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, Brandon, I''ve now updated your username. Regards, Sorin”
October 18, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called What Use Is the GMAT? in the GMAT Strategy forum
“https://s1.postimg.org/40w9z9abkb/image.png You already know you need to take the GMAT—and excel on it—to earn a spot in business school. You know what the GMAT entails: comprehensive math and verbal skills. Now, you need to know why it matters. To many aspiring business students, the GMAT ...”
October 16, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called Juggling Family, Work, and an MBA Is Possible—Here’s How in the MBA Student Life forum
“Grad school is never easy—and when you’re juggling the responsibilities of family life and a full-time job, too, the challenges of finishing an MBA can seem insurmountable. It may be daunting, but it’s definitely possible to complete an MBA while working full-time and caring for a family. ...”
October 13, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to What time of day do the emails send? in the The 60-Day GMAT Study Guide forum
“The emails are sent every day at midnight (0:00am) Pacific Time. Regards, Sorin”
September 29, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called WANT BEATTHEGMAT.COM TO PAY FOR YOUR GMAT? in the GMAT Verbal & Essays forum
“Beat The GMAT.com is excited to announce a series of free contests for members of the BTG community. The first contest is currently drawing entries right NOW and you can enter for free simply by registering and posting in the forums at BeatTheGMAT. ...”
September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called OFFICIAL GUIDE QUESTION LIBRARY in the GMAT Verbal & Essays forum
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September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called WANT BEATTHEGMAT.COM TO PAY FOR YOUR GMAT? in the Sentence Correction forum
“BeatTheGMAT.com is excited to announce a series of free contests for members of the BTG community. The first contest is currently drawing entries right NOW and you can enter for free simply by registering and posting in the forums at BeatTheGMAT. ...”
September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called OFFICIAL GUIDE QUESTION LIBRARY in the Sentence Correction forum
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September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called WANT BEATTHEGMAT.COM TO PAY FOR YOUR GMAT? in the Reading Comprehension forum
“BeatTheGMAT.com is excited to announce a series of free contests for members of the BTG community. The first contest is currently drawing entries right NOW and you can enter for free simply by registering and posting in the forums at BeatTheGMAT. ...”
September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called WANT BEATTHEGMAT.COM TO PAY FOR YOUR GMAT? in the Helpful Resources forum
“BeatTheGMAT.com is excited to announce a series of free contests for members of the BTG community. The first contest is currently drawing entries right NOW and you can enter for free simply by registering and posting in the forums at BeatTheGMAT. ...”
September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called WANT BEATTHEGMAT.COM TO PAY FOR YOUR GMAT? in the GMAT Essays (AWA) forum
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September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called WANT BEATTHEGMAT.COM TO PAY FOR YOUR GMAT? in the Critical Reasoning forum
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September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called OFFICIAL GUIDE QUESTION LIBRARY in the Helpful Resources forum
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September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called OFFICIAL GUIDE QUESTION LIBRARY in the GMAT Essays (AWA) forum
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September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called OFFICIAL GUIDE QUESTION LIBRARY in the Reading Comprehension forum
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September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called OFFICIAL GUIDE QUESTION LIBRARY in the Critical Reasoning forum
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September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called WANT BEATTHEGMAT.COM TO PAY FOR YOUR GMAT? in the I just Beat The GMAT! forum
“BeatTheGMAT.com is excited to announce a series of free contests for members of the BTG community. The first contest is currently drawing entries right NOW and you can enter for free simply by registering and posting in the forums at BeatTheGMAT. ...”
September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called WANT BEATTHEGMAT.COM TO PAY FOR YOUR GMAT? in the Helpful Resources forum
“BeatTheGMAT.com is excited to announce a series of free contests for members of the BTG community. The first contest is currently drawing entries right NOW and you can enter for free simply by registering and posting in the forums at BeatTheGMAT. ...”
September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called WANT BEATTHEGMAT.COM TO PAY FOR YOUR GMAT? in the Problem Solving forum
“BeatTheGMAT.com is excited to announce a series of free contests for members of the BTG community. The first contest is currently drawing entries right NOW and you can enter for free simply by registering and posting in the forums at BeatTheGMAT. ...”
September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called WANT BEATTHEGMAT.COM TO PAY FOR YOUR GMAT? in the Data Sufficiency forum
“BeatTheGMAT.com is excited to announce a series of free contests for members of the BTG community. The first contest is currently drawing entries right NOW and you can enter for free simply by registering and posting in the forums at BeatTheGMAT. ...”
September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called OFFICIAL GUIDE QUESTION LIBRARY in the I just Beat The GMAT! forum
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September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called OFFICIAL GUIDE QUESTION LIBRARY in the Helpful Resources forum
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September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called OFFICIAL GUIDE QUESTION LIBRARY in the Data Sufficiency forum
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September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called OFFICIAL GUIDE QUESTION LIBRARY in the Problem Solving forum
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September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called WANT BEATTHEGMAT.COM TO PAY FOR YOUR GMAT? in the GMAT Math forum
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September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called WANT BEATTHEGMAT.COM TO PAY FOR YOUR GMAT? in the GMAT Integrated Reasoning forum
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September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called WANT BEATTHEGMAT.COM TO PAY FOR YOUR GMAT? in the The GMAT Avengers Study Group forum
“BeatTheGMAT.com is excited to announce a series of free contests for members of the BTG community. The first contest is currently drawing entries right NOW and you can enter for free simply by registering and posting in the forums at BeatTheGMAT. ...”
September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called WANT BEATTHEGMAT.COM TO PAY FOR YOUR GMAT? in the Ask the Test Maker forum
“BeatTheGMAT.com is excited to announce a series of free contests for members of the BTG community. The first contest is currently drawing entries right NOW and you can enter for free simply by registering and posting in the forums at BeatTheGMAT. ...”
September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called WANT BEATTHEGMAT.COM TO PAY FOR YOUR GMAT? in the GMAT Strategy forum
“BeatTheGMAT.com is excited to announce a series of free contests for members of the BTG community. The first contest is currently drawing entries right NOW and you can enter for free simply by registering and posting in the forums at BeatTheGMAT. ...”
September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called OFFICIAL GUIDE QUESTION LIBRARY in the GMAT Math forum
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September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called OFFICIAL GUIDE QUESTION LIBRARY in the GMAT Integrated Reasoning forum
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September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called OFFICIAL GUIDE QUESTION LIBRARY in the Ask the Test Maker forum
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September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called OFFICIAL GUIDE QUESTION LIBRARY in the The GMAT Avengers Study Group forum
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September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called OFFICIAL GUIDE QUESTION LIBRARY in the GMAT Strategy forum
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September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called WANT BEATTHEGMAT.COM TO PAY FOR YOUR GMAT? in the The 60-Day GMAT Study Guide forum
“BeatTheGMAT.com is excited to announce a series of free contests for members of the BTG community. The first contest is currently drawing entries right NOW and you can enter for free simply by registering and posting in the forums at BeatTheGMAT. ...”
September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called OFFICIAL GUIDE QUESTION LIBRARY in the The 60-Day GMAT Study Guide forum
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September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called WANT BEATTHEGMAT.COM TO PAY FOR YOUR GMAT? in the Announcements forum
“BeatTheGMAT.com is excited to announce a series of free contests for members of the BTG community. The first contest is currently drawing entries right NOW and you can enter for free simply by registering and posting in the forums at BeatTheGMAT. ...”
September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called OFFICIAL GUIDE QUESTION LIBRARY in the Announcements forum
“Join the discussion as you work through your Official Guide and gain strategy tips and advice from Experts & other Members and pose any questions that you have to the community at BeatTheGMAT.com OG2019: https://s15.postimg.cc/yvv67kuon/image.png ...”
September 20, 2017
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September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete account? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“giorgiovee, I''ve now deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
September 12, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called Welcome Admit Pitch! in the Ask Admit Pitch forum
“Hi Beat The GMAT Community, We''re excited to welcome the newest team of admissions experts to our community: Admit Pitch! Admit Pitch is committed to help you realize your dreams by unleashing your potential. They work with you to present your best candidature to the best business schools. ...”
September 1, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called GMAT Mistake Tracker Tool from EMPOWERgmat in the GMAT Strategy forum
“This Mistake Tracker is one of the keys to scoring at a significantly higher level. This tool will help you define exactly WHY you''re getting questions wrong (rather than a mere count of the content areas you missed the most questions in). By defining your error types, you can learn how to ...”
August 30, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete account? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, Kcazar, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
August 24, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called 2017 Contest Rules in the Announcements forum
“https://s26.postimg.org/cahuuhxc5/BTG_Contest_Graphic_2.png BTGI Contest Rules: 1 - No purchase necessary to enter. 2 – GMAT Industry ‘experts’ (including, but not limited to - teachers, tutors, admissions advisors, GMAT-company representatives, etc.) are not eligible to participate. ...”
August 10, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called Welcome Personal MBA Coach! in the Ask Personal MBA Coach forum
“Hi Beat The GMAT Community, We''re excited to welcome the newest team of admissions experts to our community: Personal MBA Coach! MBA Prep School is an MBA counseling company whose clients have been accepted at almost every top business school in the world. Also, 96% of clients got into one ...”
August 4, 2017
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August 2, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, yipee, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
August 1, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete account? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, boegner, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
July 27, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete account? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, Andi123, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
July 23, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to Day 7 changed to 2018, missing 2015 in the The 60-Day GMAT Study Guide forum
“Hey, omegan3, Thanks for reaching out! In an effort to always stay up-to-date with the latest materials, we have recently updated the 60-Day Study Guide to match this year''s OG, which was released a few weeks ago. This means that unfortunately we cannot retrieve the older version of the daily ...”
July 18, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to Username Change in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“piyush286, I''ve now updated the username. Regards, Sorin”
June 19, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to Help! Links in the study guide are broken in the The 60-Day GMAT Study Guide forum
“Hey, Manika, Thanks for reporting the issue! We''ve now updated the link to MBA Watch. It''s this one: https://www.beatthegmat.com/mba/school Regards, Sorin”
June 11, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called How to Get a 700+ on the GMAT in the I just Beat The GMAT! forum
“What''s the best way to get a 700 on the GMAT? We''ve compiled a collection of the most widely read and informative debriefs of members who''ve passed the coveted 700 threshold. GMAT Killer: 490 to 770 in 3 Months by joshcollins joshcollins was really unsure when he started his prep, but he ...”
June 10, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete account? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, KZAaaam, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
June 6, 2017
May 31, 2017
beatthegmat started following Mo2men
May 22, 2017
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May 22, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete account? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, enduser, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
May 7, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete account? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, mike50000, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
April 28, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to AMAZON GIFT CARD NOT RECEIVED in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, gauz, Sorry for the late reply on this. Please send me the email address you used to submit a review via a PM and I''ll look into the issue for you. Regards, Sorin”
April 25, 2017
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“Hey, kirbyclark, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
April 4, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete account? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, ncamp, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
April 4, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, ncamp, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
April 4, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to Facebook Login Is Currently Unavailable in the Announcements forum
“This issue should now be fixed. Regards, Sorin”
March 31, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called Facebook Login Is Currently Unavailable in the Announcements forum
“Hey, guys, Due to a recent Facebook API change, the Facebook login and any actions requiring this (i.e. submitting reviews) are currently unavailable. Our tech team is working hard to have this fixed and we expect everything to be up and running by end of day today. We are sorry for the ...”
March 31, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, emailtosanjeet, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
March 7, 2017
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to MBA for 12 years experience in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi there, Given your level of experience, the sooner you apply, the better off you''ll be. Any reason you can''t target R1 later this year? At a high level, your work experience looks good, but will need a lot more details like your key accomplishments, leadership capacity, and promotions. ...”
March 5, 2017
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to MBA Profile Fitment in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hi there, An MBA could do a lot of good for you especially early on in your career. Have you thought about what you want to get into after your MBA? It''s important to have a sense of why you think this is the right choice. I recommend take some time to reflect on this a bit and ask yourself what ...”
March 5, 2017
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile evaluation request in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Thanks for sharing additional details. I think your goals make sense. Have you taken the GMAT yet?”
March 5, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, chis_carter, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
January 29, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to how can I contact someone at "beat the gmat" web s in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, Ali, I''ve just responded via PM. Regards, Sorin”
January 25, 2017
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Looking for freelance consultant for NUS MBA in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi there! We''re a boutique firm that has helped countless applicants gain admission to NUS. If you''re still looking for the right fit, sign up for a free consultation and we''ll see if we can help you out. Best of luck!”
January 21, 2017
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile evaluation request in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hi there, Thanks for sharing your information with us! If you can score in the 730-750 range, that will open a lot of doors for you. Now, Kellogg is a stretch school for you at the moment, but given your pedigree, I think 1-2 stretch schools is warranted. However, to truly get a sense of your fit ...”
January 21, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete account? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, aflaam, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
January 19, 2017
beatthegmat started following Danny@GMATAcademy
January 15, 2017
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile evaluation for Canada business schools in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi there, I think you can benefit from reviewing our thoughts on the different types of MBA programs and how they help students in different parts of their career. If you''re still tied to FT MBAs at that point, take a look at the latter half of these programs. We''ve recently helped 3 candidates ...”
January 15, 2017
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Should I try GRE instead? in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Why not give it a shot! Most schools accept both and you should submit whichever is higher (on a relative scale). Best of luck!”
January 15, 2017
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Booth/CBS chances profile review in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi there, Great to hear from you! I''m assuming you plan to apply R1 later this year for matriculation in 2018. If not, the guidance below wouldn''t apply, but there would be a separate strategy I could recommend for R3 this cycle. I think you have a solid profile and can make a strong push ...”
January 15, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, you don''t need to create a new account. I can change the username on this one. Please send me a PM with the desired username and I''ll make the change for you. Regards, Sorin”
January 2, 2017
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Evaluation Request in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hello! Thank you for your service! Appreciate you sharing your background with us. The question on which program is best for you will depend on a few things. What is your current role? Is your employer supportive of you getting an MBA? Are they in a position to sponsor? Given your age, I don''t ...”
January 1, 2017
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to 690 (Q42,V42) Frustrated and need advice, at a loss of words in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi there, Thanks for sharing your GMAT story with us. I''m sorry your test didn''t go as planned. Seeing your practice tests, however, it seems as though your aggregate score came in at the high end of the range. With standardized tests, it''s hard to expect to do better during the real test than ...”
January 1, 2017
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Urgent guidance for R2 in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi there, Thanks for reaching out to us. What are your goals after your MBA? This will help us assess your fit with each of your target programs. Based on the information you shared, Marshall and Mays will be the most competitive. Can you share your thoughts on MIT-MSF? The opportunities between ...”
January 1, 2017
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Evaluation for USC Marshall MBA in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi there, Thanks for sharing your background. What is your GPA? I didn''t see it in your resume. I think you can use some updates to your resume. There aren''t many results in your current role as communications manager. Also, I didn''t see many references to your leadership capacity. The ...”
January 1, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete account? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, daddymention2, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
December 30, 2016
beatthegmat posted a new topic called Only Manhattan Review representatives, please in the Ask a Manhattan Review representative forum
“In an effort to prevent the potential for mudslinging in this forum area, we request that only Manhattan Review representatives—and no other test prep representatives—respond to user queries here. To the members: if you wish to ask questions comparing one test prep company to another, please ...”
December 22, 2016
beatthegmat posted a new topic called What to ask Manhattan Review in the Ask a Manhattan Review representative forum
“Do you have any questions about Manhattan Review products or services? Use this forum to post your questions and receive an answer from an official company representative. DO NOT use this forum to post problems from Manhattan Review test prep materials. And please do not ask questions comparing ...”
December 22, 2016
beatthegmat posted a new topic called Welcome Manhattan Admissions! in the Ask Manhattan Admissions forum
“Hi Everyone, We''re pleased to announce that the Manhattan Admissions team has joined our Beat The GMAT community. Please take a moment to learn a little bit about Manhattan Admissions, and feel free to ask your MBA admissions questions in this forum. Thanks Manhattan Admissions for joining ...”
December 22, 2016
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Eval Request - 710 GMAT, 3.75 GPA in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Great, glad we could help! Best of luck!”
December 17, 2016
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Need help with Profile evaluation. GMAT 760 low GPA. in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hi there, Thanks for sharing your background. Congrats on a killer GMAT score! At the moment, however, I think it makes sense to build your work experience along with your community involvement and give some of the top programs a shot next year. I just don''t see it happening from what I see at ...”
December 17, 2016
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Can you please evaluate my profile? in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hi there, You''ve got a strong foundation for an application to your target schools. Your decent academic performance, solid GMAT, and rigorous work experience make you a compelling candidate at most MBA programs, but keep in mind you''re going after the cream of the crop. Your fit will depend on ...”
December 17, 2016
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile evaluation Request in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hi there, Thanks for reaching out. How are your applications coming along? I would agree that Booth is a stretch school and that you''re better off targeting the others on your list. You have some solid work experience that stand out for the pool of applicants at most of these schools. Ross and ...”
December 17, 2016
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Eval Request - 710 GMAT, 3.75 GPA in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi there, Thanks for sharing your background. As far as your academic track record, doing well at an Ivy and your decent GMAT put you in the conversation at most of these schools. HBS and Wharton will be the toughest of the bunch, but I think you have a compelling profile that warrants a go at ...”
December 17, 2016
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Request for Profile Evaluation for Top 10 schools in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi there, Thanks for sharing your background with us - we love the details. You have quite an interesting story, and I think it makes sense to go after some of your target programs. Now, let''s get into the details. Are you applying in R2? If so, which of these programs are you targeting? It''s ...”
December 17, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, kuhndawgwm, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
December 5, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete account? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, margaritafakih, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
December 1, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to Not Able to Receive daily tasks after enrolling in the The 60-Day GMAT Study Guide forum
“Hey, Deepak_Mishra, I''ve just sent you a confirmation email so that you can sign up again for the 60-Day SG. Please let me know if more help is needed. Regards, Sorin”
November 22, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete my account in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, Lilly M, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
November 21, 2016
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to GMAT 770... Professional Advice sought before moving ahead.. in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hi there, Congrats on your achievements and test scores to date. You have an impressive profile, however there are no guarantees in this area given the level of prestige and demand year in and year out for full rides to top schools. I would say that these schools are the right tier to focus on ...”
October 31, 2016
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Re: Requirement to take the English Proficiency Test in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hi there, You''ll need to check with individual schools and confirm their requirements. Best of luck on the GMAT and upcoming applications!”
October 31, 2016
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Evaluation Request in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hi there, A big part of your application is your overarching story and highlights of what makes you unique. What are you hoping to achieve with your MBA? What roles are you targeting upon graduation? What aspects of your MBA will help you achieve your long term goal? Your academics are pretty ...”
October 31, 2016
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Accounting -> MBA Profile Evaluation in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hi there, Thanks for sharing your background with us. Without a 730+ GMAT, your GPA makes schools like Fuqua, Johnson, and Stern a bit tough. I would put these in the stretch category. With a strong story and the right framing of your leadership capacity, I think you can target one of them along ...”
October 31, 2016
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Admission advice - Schulich School of Business in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hi there, Congrats on your acceptance! I would make sure you''re clear about your goals - both from a learning and career path perspective. Do you know of the firms that recruit at Schulich? Are those the roles you hope to take on in a couple years? If your goals are vastly different, take the ...”
October 31, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, sanghar, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
October 21, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete account? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Gauri, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
September 29, 2016
beatthegmat posted a new topic called test in the GMAT Strategy forum
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September 15, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to How do i change my username (my email address) to sth else? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Leslie, Please send me a PM with the desired username and I''ll make the change for you. Regards, Sorin”
September 14, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to How do i change my username (my email address) to sth else? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, DaveGreen, I''ve just responded via PM. Regards, Sorin”
September 1, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, Limmers01, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
August 10, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to How do i change my username (my email address) to sth else? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, Alex, Just send me a PM with the new username and I''ll make the change for you. Thanks, Sorin”
July 8, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to 60 Day GMAT Study Guide Review in the The 60-Day GMAT Study Guide forum
“Hey, shreya3, I''ve just checked in the system and all looks good. We''ve already sent the first three emails. Please search your spam folder. It might be that they got caught in there. Regards, Sorin”
July 6, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to Can someone send me all emails at once? in the The 60-Day GMAT Study Guide forum
“Norie, I''ve just sent you the missing email. Regards, Sorin”
July 3, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to Can someone send me all emails at once? in the The 60-Day GMAT Study Guide forum
“Hi noriefe, Unfortunately it is not possible to get all emails at once as these are sent automatically every day by the system. The guide does not allow for customization. Regards, Sorin”
July 3, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, Operator56, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
June 29, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to SC in the Sentence Correction forum
“Thanks, Rich, I''ve moved this to the appropriate forum. Regards, Sorin”
June 21, 2016
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Should I retake the GMAT to go from 710 to 740? in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Give this test everything you got. If you think you can do better, go for it. You''d hate to think back and kick yourself for not leaving everything on the table. Best of luck!”
June 18, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to Can someone send me all emails at once? in the The 60-Day GMAT Study Guide forum
“Hi Apoorva, Thanks for reaching out! Unfortunately, it is not possible to get all emails at once. You need to sign up for the 60-Day Study Guide and wait for the daily emails. Regards, Sorin”
June 9, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, marthaspear, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
June 3, 2016
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to How important are rankings? in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“At this stage, rankings don''t mean much. Brand will carry weight depending on what industry you''re in. However, the biggest criteria for you now should be on the network, recruiting opportunities, and your fit within the school''s culture. From a network perspective, do alumni at either program ...”
May 12, 2016
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile evaluation in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi there, Thanks for sharing your information! It''s clear to me that you have the smarts to do well at a top MBA program and beyond, but what about your leadership capacity? Based on your academic profile, you have a great GPA, you already have an advanced degree, and your GMAT is in decent ...”
May 5, 2016
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Evaluation Request in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hi there! Congrats on an AMAZING GMAT score! You rocked that thing! With that test out of the way, it''s time to focus your time on your story. The few things I notices right off the bat: 1) a low GPA, 2) nice involvement in the community - enough to differentiate yourself! 3) relatively low work ...”
May 5, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey Marius, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
May 5, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, freemind, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
May 5, 2016
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Chicago Booth Weekend or Other Schools Full-Time in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Congrats on your admission to your target schools! Booth''s Weekend Program certainly offers a lot, and with the right planning and diligence, you can position yourself for the most competitive jobs. Several of our past clients have gone into VC/PE, IB, and top-tier consulting firms through the ...”
April 28, 2016
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - Automotive Engineer -4 Years Experience in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi there, Thanks for sharing your details! Starting with the type of program, based on your goal for a top-tier consulting firm post-MBA, I''d start with full-time options. You have a solid GMAT score - congrats on the 740! While this is one data point to overcome your low GPA, I think you need a ...”
April 28, 2016
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Evaluation in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi there, Thanks for sharing your background. Regarding your specific question to how you''ll be evaluated, you should know that you''ll be compared to applicants with similar backgrounds to yours. So, since you have experience in Manufacturing Ops, you''ll be compared to others in the industry. ...”
April 28, 2016
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Evaluation request For MSF programs in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hi there, Let us know if you''d like to chat live by signing up for a free consultation. We''d love to help you with your MSF application this season. Best of luck!”
April 13, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to Watch This Forum in the The 60-Day GMAT Study Guide forum
“Hey guys, Unfortunately, the "Watch This Forum" option is not available to regular members at the moment. It''s a feature only experts and admins can see. Thanks, Sorin”
April 12, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete account? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey allenvw515, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
April 8, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to DS question 2 in the Data Sufficiency forum
“Rich, I''ve moved it there. :) Thanks, Sorin”
April 7, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to DS question 3 in the Data Sufficiency forum
“Rich, I''ve moved it there. :) Thanks, Sorin”
April 7, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to DS question in the Data Sufficiency forum
“Brent, I''ve moved it there. :) Thanks, Sorin”
April 7, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to IE and ESADE MIM in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Rich, I moved this post to the appropriate forum. Thanks, Sorin”
April 5, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to Manhattan GMAT online full course and books for sale in the GMAT Books for Sale/Donation forum
“Rich, I''ve moved this to the appropriate forum. Thanks, Sorin”
March 30, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete account? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey mark720, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
March 27, 2016
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Evaluation (GMAT Score Aspiration) in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hi there, Thanks for sharing your background with us. You have a lot of things going for you, but since you''re looking at the top tier of the US MBA programs, you should be aiming to hit the median for those schools - so 720+ for the most part. You are in an underrepresented applicant pool, so ...”
March 12, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, Maggie, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
March 12, 2016
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - IIMs and ISB in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi there, Your academic stats put you in the conversation at your target programs, however I''d think more about your story. An MBA should do more for you than simply offer you a finance/operational perspective on things. As mentioned above, I''m not sure the recruitment opportunities make sense ...”
March 9, 2016
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Round 3 applicant - EWMBA in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi there, Unfortunately, that GMAT score won''t be competitive even in the part-time program. I would take the summer to prep for another go at the GMAT and apply R1 next season. Best of luck!”
March 9, 2016
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile evaluation request in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hi there, Thanks for sharing your profile with us - love the details! I like the schools you''ve targeted - they fit your profile and make sense given your goals. Have you thought about the 1-year programs in the US? Harvard doesn''t offer one, and HBS is a stretch for almost any profile, but ...”
March 9, 2016
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Cornell Johnson or UNC KF? Both with full scholarships in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hi there, Congrats on your acceptances! I think Cornell is the best option for you. Given your goals and the network Cornell can provide, I think you''ll be in great hands. Best of luck!”
March 9, 2016
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Eval Request in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hi there, Thanks for reaching out. You have a lot of things going for you, and I like the schools you''re targeting. Have you looked into CBS or Booth? Given your goals, these programs might have a lot to offer you. We''d love to chat live if you think that will be helpful - feel free to sign up ...”
March 9, 2016
beatthegmat posted a new topic called About this forum: READ this before you post! in the Helpful Resources forum
“We invite all community contributors to share resources that are deemed to help students beat the GMAT. We''ve created individual threads to match the main topics, so please select the best fit for your content carefully.”
March 8, 2016
beatthegmat posted a new topic called About this forum in the Helpful Resources forum
“We invite all community contributors to share resources that are deemed to help students beat the GMAT. We''ve created individual threads to match the main topics, so please select the best fit for your content carefully.”
March 8, 2016
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - Fall 2017 in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi rokr44, When do you plan on applying? If you''re looking at R1 later this year, I like the list of schools you identified, however if you''re looking at R3, your chances go down dramatically. Assuming you''re applying in R1, have you had a chance to visit or network with any of these schools? ...”
February 21, 2016
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - Fall 2017 in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi there shaileethaker - would love to hear how the applications turned out!”
February 20, 2016
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Analysis - Fall 2016 Intake in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi there, I think you should consider focusing this year on gaining some solid work experience as that is your big gap at the moment and something the AdComm weighs heavily. Gaining relevant work experience int he HC field will allow you to claim industry knowledge and hopefully get you some ...”
February 20, 2016
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Any chance of getting to these schools? in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi there, I would take the GMAT one more time, especially if you''ve only taken it once. Also, you''re an older candidate. Most of the schools you''re targeting have median ages of 27-29. You''ll need a compelling case for why you want an MBA now to answer the AdComms fear of not being able to ...”
February 20, 2016
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Evaluation in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi there! Thanks for reaching out. Congrats on a killer GMAT score! Also, your academic profile is stellar, so no worries there! Your work experience is solid assuming you''ve had some good leadership experiences there. Your involvement at your NGO is great as well - not just a member who ...”
February 20, 2016
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Help in choosing one MBA school in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Those are two very different jobs with very different skills. I''d encourage you to pick one path you prefer and come up with a detailed plan on how you think each of these schools could help you get there. If you end up going the strategy route, I think GW is the best option for you. Best of luck!”
February 18, 2016
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Help in choosing one MBA school in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hi there, Congrats! I''m always a proponent of going after the best school possible, but it also depends on what you want to do after b-school. What are your goals for your internship and immediately after you graduate?”
February 16, 2016
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Is my profile outstanding enough? in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hi Rads279, Thanks for the inquiry. To get you a reasonable assessment, I''m going to need a bit more information from you. Everyone wants an MBA to get into the business side - question is, what specifically do you have in mind? Without a specific goal, your story will sound too generic for ...”
February 16, 2016
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Analysis - Reapply in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Don''t count yourself out yet! But you do have some work to do in improving your academic profile for the schools you''ve mentioned. Further, even with a 720 on your GMAT and a solid alternative transcript, I''m not yet seeing what makes you stand out as a candidate? What do you feel is your #1 ...”
February 6, 2016
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Analysis - Reapply in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Don''t count yourself out yet! But you do have some work to do in improving your academic profile for the schools you''ve mentioned. Further, even with a 720 on your GMAT and a solid alternative transcript, I''m not yet seeing what makes you stand out as a candidate? What do you feel is your #1 ...”
February 6, 2016
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Analysis - Reapply in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi there! Thanks for your inquiry. Unfortunately, your GMAT is about 100 points below the median which makes it difficult to put you in the consideration set. If these schools are indeed a must for you, I would suggest taking some time to get to a point where you''re scoring 700+ on your practice ...”
February 5, 2016
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Eval - Low GPA/High GMAT + Work Experience in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi there! Thanks for sharing your information. Looks like you have a lot of things headed in the right direction! The GPA question is going to have to be addressed, especially if you''ve failed a class. Have you thought about developing an alternative transcript? Taking 2-3 MBA level courses (and ...”
January 23, 2016
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile evaluation - GMAT 700 in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi there, Thanks for sharing your information with us. If your goal is to finish an MBA within one year, you may want to reconsider your target schools as many of them only offer two-year programs. Assuming that you are looking for a full-time, immersive experience I think these target schools ...”
January 19, 2016
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Pre-MBA Coursework in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi there! Courses in finance, accounting, and statistics are a great way to bolster your quant profile. They don''t have to be at top tier institutions, however, if it''s an option for you, definitely go for it!”
January 19, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to Please delete my account in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, swetavaswani, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
January 12, 2016
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to 2 high school diplomas, mention both or leave one out in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Grades will always be looked at, so with your solid GMAT, I don''t think you need to include the IB information. Best of luck!”
January 10, 2016
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Need of Help in the Ask Critical Square forum
“You should dedicate as much time as your schedule allows to improve your GMAT score. Also, consider looking at the Economist for their GMAT tools. If you''d like to chat about how you can prepare other areas of your application, sign up for a free consultation to see how we can help!”
January 10, 2016
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Need help with explanation of low master's GPA in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hi there, You should address this in your optional essay. Given your other strong data points in your UG GPA and your GMAT, you have a solid academic foundation that should give the AdComm reasonable confidence in your ability to handle an MBA curriculum. Let us know if you''d like our help with ...”
December 29, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Should I retake the GMAT? in the Ask Critical Square forum
“I think retaking the GMAT is the right move. Given that we are in the tail end of the year, how has your prep gone? Did you already retake?”
December 20, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to MBA profile evaluation - weird background, high GMAT in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Great to hear from you. I think R3 is worth a shot this season! So long as you have the bandwidth to put together a solid application for the schools you decide to apply to, you don''t have much to lose! Yes, R3 is tougher for your target schools, but we think you have a decent shot at it. And if ...”
December 13, 2015
MBAPrepAdvantage posted a reply to Profile Evaluation for Part-Time MBA in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“From my experience, you are competitive for all of these programs as your GPA is a strength (given the difficulty of an Engineering degree) and your GMAT will be in-line with the average GMAT scores for these part-time programs. However, where are you based because wouldn''t that influence your ...”
December 12, 2015
MBAPrepAdvantage posted a reply to which are Bschool providing mba in telecom Management? in the MBA Student Life forum
“We have a Rankings page for MBA and Non-MBA Business School degrees. The page amalgamates different rankings. Within the Full-Time MBA tab there TopMBA''s Information Management Specialization and US News & World Report''s Information Systems rankings, but there is not one specifically for ...”
December 12, 2015
MBAPrepAdvantage posted a reply to MBA analysis in the The Application Process forum
“Most schools list the deadline date for standardized test on either their deadline/notification pages or in the admissions FAQs. Best of luck,”
December 12, 2015
MBAPrepAdvantage posted a reply to Chances of getting into a top part-time MBA program in the The Application Process forum
“From my experience, you are competitive for all of these programs as your GPA is a strength (given the difficulty of an Engineering degree) and your GMAT will be in-line with the average GMAT scores for these part-time programs. However, where are you based because wouldn''t that influence your ...”
December 12, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey rajan_agarwal, I''ve deactivated your account. Please note that we do not delete a user''s history from the site. Regards, Sorin”
December 7, 2015
MBAPrepAdvantage posted a reply to Funding my MBA in the The Application Process forum
“You might also take a look at Prodigy Finance who supplies no-cosigner student loans to international students. Good luck,”
December 7, 2015
MBAPrepAdvantage posted a reply to Low Undergrad GPA in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“If your GPA is below the average GPA listed in the class profiles then you are looking for a GMAT score on the upper range to counter-balance this. Here is an article on MBA admissions criteria to help you.”
December 7, 2015
MBAPrepAdvantage posted a reply to Any chance getting into Harvard or Sloan? in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Of course you have a chance. Here is an article on what MBA admissions committees are looking for that might help you.”
December 7, 2015
MBAPrepAdvantage posted a reply to Profile Evaluation & Suggestion - 680, 11+ yr. Govt Sect in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“We describe some Accelerated MBA Programs and list them out on the sidebar on our MBA Planning page. Many of these accelerated programs are targeted to different audiences, such as applicants with prior business degrees or advanced degrees or applicants who do not require an internship. Do ...”
December 7, 2015
MBAPrepAdvantage posted a reply to Which schools should I target? Exceptional GRE, Goal: MBB in the Research MBA Programs forum
“If your GRE converts to a 770 GMAT, I agree that taking the GMAT would not be prudent. Are you presently doing much community services (all of the extra-curriculars seem to be in the past)? If not, look for volunteering opportunities and if so, look to improve your community citizen by deepening ...”
December 7, 2015
MBAPrepAdvantage posted a reply to Profile Evaluation (730 GMAT, Entrep. ex) School suggestions in the Research MBA Programs forum
“It is very difficult to give that sort of advice based on what you have listed because you are competitive for all of the schools. For example, I worked with an Indian candidate in the 1st round who has a similar profile (IIT, same GMAT, consulting) who was invited to interview at Wharton, MIT ...”
December 7, 2015
MBAPrepAdvantage posted a reply to Which schools to target at GMAT score 670? in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Less selective schools that are strong in marketing include Michigan Ross, Duke Fuqua, UCLA Anderson, etc.”
December 7, 2015
MBAPrepAdvantage posted a reply to MBA after MiM or MiB in the Research MBA Programs forum
“When evaluating these degrees you want to look at post-MBA career reports for each target program and ease of gaining employment in that region if you are an international student. Scroll down to here to read a description of some of these programs - ...”
December 7, 2015
MBAPrepAdvantage posted a reply to EMBA without GMAT in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“That is a helpful list. Thanks.”
December 7, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi hmigneron, I''ve deactivated your account and removed you from our mailing list. Regards, Sorin”
December 2, 2015
MBAPrepAdvantage posted a reply to Any chance getting into Harvard or Sloan? in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“I would never advise an applicant that he or she has no chance. That said, you should broaden your target schools to less selective prograsm as well to diversify your MBA admissions chances. Here is an article to get you started on selecting MBA schools to which you wish to apply. Good luck,”
November 28, 2015
beatthegmat posted a new topic called test in the The GMAT Avengers Study Group forum
“e gmat prep now”
November 26, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Evaluation req: Female from Manufacturing in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hi there, What do you want to with your MBA? What are your short and long-term goals?”
November 18, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Analysis required in the Ask Critical Square forum
“While those claims may have some truth to them, after an MBA, you put yourself in a different pool, so you''re not as exposed to those vulnerabilities as they are more generic to the market. That''s not to say you should ignore them, but you should consider looking closer at placement rates for the ...”
November 18, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Gmat Retake? 710 Q:42 V:45 in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi there, Thanks for your inquiry! Given that you''ve taken the test three times already, I thinks it''s safe to say you''ve done what you could there. You have a great GPA from a top school with a rigorous major. Taking 1-2 courses on the side and doing well in them is another excellent way to ...”
November 14, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Evaluation and School Suggestion in the Ask Critical Square forum
“The schools you''re targeting make sense. Yes, 4-year degrees are preferred. To demonstrate your ability to handle an MBA course load, you may want to consider taking a finance, accounting, or microeconomics course, earn a high mark, and send that in as an alternate transcript.”
November 13, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to what bschools can I apply to with this profile in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hi there! Thanks for sharing your background. There is a lot to like about your application. If you''re only planning to apply to 2 schools max, I think you could go after one school in the top 10 and one school in the 10-20 range. Unless of course you''re OK waiting another year to get your MBA ...”
November 13, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Analysis required in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hi there, Thanks for sharing your background. Before we dive into school selection, can you share which locations you''re planning to work in post-MBA? That is where I would recommend you continue your studies.”
November 11, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi cchoi05, I''ve responded via PM. Thanks, Sorin”
November 5, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to Edit Verified Course Review in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi cchoi05, I updated the review according to your feedback. Regards, Sorin”
November 5, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Evaluation Request - Weird background - Thanks in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi there, Thanks for sharing your profile information! Love the detail you provided. Given your applicant pool, your academic profile is a bit behind the pack at Haas, Kellogg, and Yale - less so at UCLA. However, it sounds like you plan to work on that GMAT which will certainly be a great boost ...”
November 2, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to MiM application deadlines - 2016 in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Technically, yes you can still meet R2 deadlines, but the tricky part will be managing your time between now and then and effectively splitting your efforts between application prep and GMAT prep. Worst come worst, you can apply in the latter round.”
November 2, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to 680 GMAT low gpa in the The Application Process forum
“I, respectfully of course, have a different take than Jim. Your GMAT is on the low end of top 20 schools, your GPA is really low on the same scale, and you say your work experience doesn''t stand out. Given that, I''m not sure why a top 20 program would be a realistic school for you. Now, obviously ...”
October 29, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to MBA or? in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hi there! At the surface, it sounds as though a full-time MBA is the right choice. While I don''t you think you should blindly set your financial considerations aside, there is plenty of evidence that points to a stronger ROI, especially from top 10 programs. The first question you need to ...”
October 29, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Evaluation Request - Weird background - Thanks! in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hi there, Thanks for sharing your profile information! Love the detail you provided. Given your applicant pool, your academic profile is a bit behind the pack at Haas, Kellogg, and Yale - less so at UCLA. However, it sounds like you plan to work on that GMAT which will certainly be a great boost ...”
October 29, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Request for profile evaluation !! in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hi there! Thanks for sharing your background. To get a better sense of your alignment with certain schools, can you please share your plans after b-school? What do you plan to do in both the short and long-term?”
October 29, 2015
MBAPrepAdvantage posted a reply to MiM application deadlines - 2016 in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Good Luck!!!! We keep a list of MiM programs (along with other non-MBA graduate business degrees) in the sidebar on http://www.mbaprepadvantage.com/mba-admissions-consulting-services/mba-early-application-planning/ Non-US Cambridge Judge (MPhil), CEMS (29 participating schools), ESADE, HEC ...”
October 29, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to profile evaluation please in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hi there, While your GMAT is important, it is one component of your application. In looking at your work experience, it doesn''t jump out at me. Unless your underselling me on what you do, it''s pretty average when you compare yourself to the application pool of others that apply to top B-school ...”
October 26, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi vomhorizon, I''ve deactivated your account and removed you from our mailing list. Regards, Sorin”
October 24, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to profile evaluation please in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hi there, Thanks for your information. Your academic profile puts you behind the pack for all of the target schools you listed. If you''re keen on going after these programs, I suggest you retake the GMAT. Further, your work experience is decent - my struggle at the moment is that based on the ...”
October 24, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to In a fix!! GMAT 680 Profile evaluation in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“gauravpokhriyal, I''ve moved this thread to the appropriate forum. Regards, Sorin”
October 18, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Non-traditional Essay for a Traditional prompt - bad idea? in the The Application Process forum
“Hi there! We have a few follow-up questions about your essay, but as you said, probably don''t want to discuss in depth on here. If you''d like, we''d be happy to chat with you for a free consultation to see if we can help. Just sign up below! In the meantime, feel free to check out our free ...”
October 17, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Evaluation Help Needed in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hi there, Thanks for sharing your details. Overall, you have a nice profile (assuming you hit your GMAT goal). You''ll have to address why you need a 2nd MBA (likely in your optional essay). Assuming you reach your goal of a 730 GMAT, I like the schools you have targeted, however note that ...”
October 17, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Please, review my profile in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Nice job on that GMAT! Definitely give those schools a shot this round! For scholarships, you need to find ways to differentiate yourself. What activities are you involved in within your community?”
October 17, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Admission in INSEAD in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi there, Not mandatory per se, but definitely valued! Not having it puts you a bit behind the pack but hopefully there are other things in your profile that make up for that!”
October 17, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to LOW GMAT EVALUATION - Please Help in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hi there, Thanks for sharing your profile. Your work experience is solid and your involvement is decent assuming you participated regularly. If Ross or Tuck are a must, I do advise to retake the GMAT. Spend some time to see if you can crack 700 as that will help your chances quite a bit at Ross. ...”
October 17, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi veritaslw, I have deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
October 15, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to test in the The GMAT Avengers Study Group forum
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October 14, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to test in the The GMAT Avengers Study Group forum
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October 14, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to test in the The GMAT Avengers Study Group forum
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October 14, 2015
beatthegmat posted a new topic called test in the The GMAT Avengers Study Group forum
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October 14, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to In a fix please help out in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hi there, Thanks for sharing your details. Given your short-term goal is in management consulting, your target schools make sense. ISB will be your stretch school where the other schools are more aligned. You might also want to consider UNC Kenan-Flagler as well. Hope this helps! If you''re in ...”
October 12, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi mirantdon, I have deactivated your account. As per our policy, we do not delete a user''s history. Regards, Sorin”
October 11, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Request for profile evaluation --- from the Philippines in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hi there, There are two things that concern us with your profile - which isn''t as bad as it sounds because the rest of your profile we like. What do we like? Your experience, progression, and involvement. So what concerns us? Your GPA is a valid point for concern. Question for you - why ...”
October 8, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Please review my profile - MFin in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“You''ll definitely want to retake the GMAT and do your best to hit between a 630-650. Also, what are your future short and long term goals? What do you ultimately want to use your MFin for?”
October 4, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Evaluation in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“I''d like to echo Jon''s congratulations on your GMAT! Nice work! In addition, it''ll be important to think about what your short and long term goals are going to be to align your story. Hope this helps and best of luck!”
October 4, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to In a fix please help out in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hi there! Thanks for sharing your profile information. Sorry your GMAT didn''t pan out as planned, but the good news is that you should have some good alternatives to lean on. One thing that isn''t quite clear as of yet is what you want to your MBA for. What are your short and long term goals? ...”
October 4, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Any general tips for CBS, Kellogg, or Stern? in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Glad we could be of assistance! Best of luck this season!”
October 4, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Any general tips for CBS, Kellogg, or Stern? in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hi there, We''d be happy to help, but what type of tips are you looking for? For general information about these schools and our take on them, take a look at our free resources for each of the schools you mentioned. If you have any more specific questions feel free to follow up. Thanks and best ...”
September 29, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi gonsior007, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
September 29, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to What can I do now (a year out) to increase my chances. in the The Application Process forum
“Econ is a good option but we think Calc and Stat, if you''re only taking 2, are the 2 to take. But if you can squeeze in a 3rd one, go for Econ! As for looking staged - not at all! A year gives you a great runway to ramp up that involvement.”
September 23, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Tradition classes or business certificate? PLEASE HELP! in the The Application Process forum
“Hey there, We don''t want to repeat some of the great advice in this thread so we''ll say this. At a high level, classes trump certificates in terms of alternative transcripts 98% of the time. So if you''re concerned about your GPA and want to showcase that you have what it takes academically, ...”
September 23, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to What can I do now (a year out) to increase my chances. in the The Application Process forum
“So there are two things we see: 1) The additional coursework could be great. Which courses are you considering? Make sure they''re foundational courses. Think Calc, Stats, etc. 2) Get more involved and find ways to have an impact. It''s great that you founded the NYC alumni chapter (love that) ...”
September 23, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Applying to BS with a 690 Q49/V35 score in the The Application Process forum
“We''d have to agree and jump on the bandwagon here. A 690 COULD get you in but it''s like the legs of a table. If any one leg is weak, the rest have to take the load and, if it''s too weak, it''ll buckle anyway. So with a 690, you''d need to bring something else impressive and surprising and ...”
September 23, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to INSEAD Admit vs Applying to US M7's R1 - Please help! in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“We agree with the posters above but our concern is about your work gap. How long have you been unemployed and what have you been doing? MBA programs can be very critical of gaps going into applications. But overall, absolutely agreed, if you want to be in the US, apply in the US!”
September 23, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Evaluation in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Yup - you''ve got to share more! When you''re looking at MBA programs, your stats are just part of the picture. So share away!”
September 23, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Evaluation for R2? in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“We agree here with our friends at Admissionado. One thing we''d add is bolster those involvement activities. While Yelp Elite is interesting, it isn''t truly impactful. So find ways to boost that side of your profile too!”
September 23, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Evaluation Request in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hey there Luke, Sorry for the delay but thank you for the post! You have a lot of stuff in your profile that we like. Academically, you have a strong GMAT, great GPA, the 3 levels of CFA, and the strong independent streak evident in your move. While you might have gone to a "nothing ...”
September 23, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Help needed in selecting the right schools/programs in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hi there, Thanks for sharing your background. Your best bet to achieve your short term goal of getting in to product management is an MBA program with a concentration in marketing strategy. In terms of looking at programs, we''ll need to assess your academic profile. I see that you recently got a ...”
September 23, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Choice between NYU EMBA and Cornell EMBA in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Both programs are great, but I think it comes down to what your short-term goals look like?”
September 23, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Evaluation for Retake/Shortlisting target B-schools in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hi there, To assess whether you should retake the test depends on your goals. What do you want to do in the short-term/long-term post MBA? Depending on your goals, we can identify programs that meet your need and then determine whether retaking the test makes sense. While ROI, job placement %, ...”
September 23, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Evaluation in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hi there, I like your academic profile and test scores as they put you in the conversation for the schools you''re targeting. As far as your work experience, keep in mind that only post UG work experienced will be viewed as true professional work experience when it comes to the MBA AdComm. I ...”
September 23, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Is my profile outstanding enough? in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hi there! I think you have a strong profile and the schools you''re targeting make sense. You''ll be challenged a bit on your long-term goal as it sounds like you''re wanting to start your own PE/VC firm which can prove to be quite challenging. You might want to weave in an opportunity to gain ...”
September 23, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to Done Private B.com from INDIA in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Rich, I''ve moved this post to the right forum. Regards, Sorin”
September 22, 2015
beatthegmat posted a new topic called test in the GMAT Strategy forum
“egmat, e gmat, e-gmat. EGMAT, E-GMAT E GMAT”
September 15, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi bhalvz, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
September 11, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi ramsingh, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
August 27, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to request for profile evaluation. in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hi - thanks for the post! Have you taken the GMAT yet?”
August 25, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Chances at Stanford GSB, MIT Sloan, Kellogg in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hi there - the short of it is they are stretches. Two questions for you - what are the odds you can retake that GMAT and what about waiting a year? If you''re asking us now, you''re probably not going to make R1 deadlines anyway which means R2 which isn''t ideal. And if your business is really ...”
August 25, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Evaluation : South East Asian Female in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hi Jan, Thank you for your post and all the amazing details! We can''t speak to chances with / without that particular consultant. What we think strange is your list of schools is already targeting at least one of the top schools. Having more than Booth in there will make things risky. If you ...”
August 25, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi avi123, I''ve deactivated your account. Please note that we do not delete a user''s history. Regards, Sorin”
August 23, 2015
MBAPrepAdvantage posted a reply to Masters in Management in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Also, for anybody else reading this thread, always check with the school about prerequisites. In some cases, depending on the school and program, exceptions can be made. In other cases, the rules are more ironclad. Good luck,”
August 22, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Low Quant in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hmm, we''d say it''s a BIT low. Safe bet would be to retake it - not to mention your overall score is below the median for most of those programs. A 44 is...not ideal.”
August 18, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to MBA profile evaluation - weird background, high GMAT in the Ask Critical Square forum
“No worries at all - better too many times than not at all! You''re very welcome and we''re happy you found our analysis useful and encouraging :). We don''t always get to deliver truly positive profile evaluations so it''s encouraging for us too! From a story perspective, the short term path into ...”
August 14, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Low Quant in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hey there, great question - can you answer a couple of questions for us? 1) Your age 2) Your ethnicity / citizenship 3) Your undergrad institution 4) Your undergrad GPA 5) Rate the quant nature of your professional career on a scale of 1 - 10, 1 being nothing at all, and 10 being you''re knee ...”
August 13, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to MBA profile evaluation - weird background, high GMAT in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hi there, First off - we are so sorry for the delayed response - we didn''t get the notificaiton! Thanks for the all the juicy details though - love that! So let''s see what we''ve got here... Academically, you are solid. A 770 is a wonderful sore and your undergrad GPA is strong from a great ...”
August 13, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi izulman, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
August 13, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi naps02, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
August 7, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi Dsquared2, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
August 7, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi MariaJoseAlfaro, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
August 6, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a new topic called 3 Common Myths that Derail MBA Applications in the Ask Critical Square forum
“https://criticalsquare.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Myth-BTG.jpg Welcome to the Critical Square version of Mythbusters – MBA admissions edition! While we don’t feature any explosions or cool science experiments like the actual show, our team at Critical Square has identified 3 common myths ...”
August 4, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a new topic called 3 Common Myths that Derail MBA Applications in the Research MBA Programs forum
“https://criticalsquare.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Myth-BTG.jpg Welcome to the Critical Square version of Mythbusters – MBA admissions edition! While we don’t feature any explosions or cool science experiments like the actual show, our team at Critical Square has identified 3 common myths ...”
August 4, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a new topic called 3 Common Myths that Derail MBA Applications in the The Application Process forum
“https://criticalsquare.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Myth-BTG.jpg Welcome to the Critical Square version of Mythbusters – MBA admissions edition! While we don’t feature any explosions or cool science experiments like the actual show, our team at Critical Square has identified 3 common myths ...”
August 4, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a new topic called 3 Common Myths that Derail MBA Applications in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“https://criticalsquare.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Myth-BTG.jpg Welcome to the Critical Square version of Mythbusters – MBA admissions edition! While we don’t feature any explosions or cool science experiments like the actual show, our team at Critical Square has identified 3 common myths ...”
August 4, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi Madiha Younus, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
August 2, 2015
MBAPrepAdvantage posted a reply to Masters in Management in the Research MBA Programs forum
“I am glad it helped!!!!!”
July 30, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to how can I contact someone at "beat the gmat" web s in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi Bahatic, The first email should have been sent to you a few hours ago. It usually take up to 24 hours for the registration to kick in. Regards, Sorin”
July 30, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi Kepler, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
July 28, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Taking GMAT day before application deadline? in the The Application Process forum
“It really depends on each individual school - some, such as Columbia, are ok with your unofficial score report scanned in, others, such as Booth, just ask you to self report, and others, such as Duke, want an official report sent to them. That said - for anyone else reading this post - avoid this ...”
July 27, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Bad experience with former consultants in the The Application Process forum
“Hey Lauren, Sorry to hear you''re finding yourself in the re-applicant seat. We''d be happy to chat with you and maybe share some answers and advice you might find useful. If you make a note, we can get you scheduled with one of our Partners. Feel free to sign up through the link below!”
July 21, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to how can I contact someone at "beat the gmat" web s in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey nicolasmoreno, You can send me a private message detailing the issue and I''ll try to help you. Regards, Sorin”
July 19, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to Can someone send me all emails at once? in the The 60-Day GMAT Study Guide forum
“Hi Alekhya, Thanks for reaching out! Unfortunately, it is not possible to get all emails at once. You need to sign up for the 60-Day Study Guide and wait for the daily emails. Regards, Sorin”
July 16, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Which type of MBA is best for me? in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hey there - have you considered a part time program? You don''t have the same opportunity cost and you can still potentially explore career shifts (albeit a bit more difficult). It''s an option if you live in a city with good schools! One year programs make job switches difficult too so keep that in ...”
July 15, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Information in the Research MBA Programs forum
“I think he meant can you elaborate on your question. "How''s the scope" is vague and doesn''t give us anything to go on. We''re aware of what an MIS degree is :)”
July 15, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to Can someone send me all emails at once? in the The 60-Day GMAT Study Guide forum
“Done! Regards, Sorin”
July 14, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to SC Question. Verbal in the Sentence Correction forum
“Hi Rich, I''ve moved this post to the correct forum. Thanks, Sorin”
July 13, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Outside of Work Leadership Positions in the The Application Process forum
“I agree with the comments above, but would like to reiterate that spending your time over the next few months looking/contributing to last minute volunteer activities probably isn''t the best use of your time. Many schools just cross out activities started 6-9 months prior to application submission ...”
July 13, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Finding the right school - Profile evaluation in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hi there, While your GPA is in a good spot (granted we don''t know where you went to school so if you went to Harvard, great GPA, if you went to a no-name state school, eh), your GMAT comes in well below the median at more than half the schools on your list. Columbia is the farthest stretch for ...”
July 13, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi yystar09, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
July 12, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Evaluation Please GMAT 660 Q 49 V33 10 + year exp in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Ok...we get that. Totally understand - the GMAT takes a ton of time and it sure isn''t fun! But...a couple of things. Let''s forget about the scholarship component. Getting INTO the top 10, or 20, or even 30, in the US won''t happen with a 660. Maybe you could squeak into a 28, 29, or 30 ranked ...”
July 9, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Optional essay on low GPA due to health in the The Application Process forum
“That''s a fair point Alex - it definitely can''t hurt and it does show initiative. Agreed with you on that. While having taken multiple courses with grades would obviously be preferable, at least having started shows commitment and an understanding of the process. That said - the only thing ...”
July 9, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Withdrawn courses in undergraduate - How to handle? in the The Application Process forum
“Agreed with the other posters here - a few lines in the optional essay and make sure you call attention to the fact that you put yourself through school - that says a lot about you!”
July 9, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Withdrawn courses in undergraduate - How to handle? in the The Application Process forum
“Agreed with the other posters here - a few lines in the optional essay and make sure you call attention to the fact that you put yourself through school - that says a lot about you!”
July 9, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Optional essay on low GPA due to health in the The Application Process forum
“Absolutely address it! That''s a very legitimate reason and that''s exactly what the Optional Essay is there for. Alex''s point about optional classes is a good one but if you''re applying this fall, it might be too late for that for you. But if you''re applying next year or something, then yes, ...”
July 9, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Evaluation Please GMAT 660 Q 49 V33 10 + year exp in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hi Ravi, Thanks for the post! First questions first - any chance at retaking that GMAT?”
July 9, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a new topic called The Safe Approach to Identifying MBA Safety Schools in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“https://criticalsquare.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Safe-BTG.jpg When it comes to applying to business school there is no such thing as a sure bet. Top MBA programs are becoming increasingly difficult to get into and just because a school has a high acceptance rate doesn’t mean they’ll ...”
July 9, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a new topic called The Safe Approach to Identifying MBA Safety Schools in the The Application Process forum
“https://criticalsquare.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Safe-BTG.jpg When it comes to applying to business school there is no such thing as a sure bet. Top MBA programs are becoming increasingly difficult to get into and just because a school has a high acceptance rate doesn’t mean they’ll ...”
July 9, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a new topic called The Safe Approach to Identifying MBA Safety Schools in the Research MBA Programs forum
“https://criticalsquare.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Safe-BTG.jpg When it comes to applying to business school there is no such thing as a sure bet. Top MBA programs are becoming increasingly difficult to get into and just because a school has a high acceptance rate doesn’t mean they’ll ...”
July 9, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a new topic called The Safe Approach to Identifying MBA Safety Schools in the Ask Critical Square forum
“https://criticalsquare.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Safe-BTG.jpg When it comes to applying to business school there is no such thing as a sure bet. Top MBA programs are becoming increasingly difficult to get into and just because a school has a high acceptance rate doesn’t mean they’ll ...”
July 9, 2015
beatthegmat posted a new topic called Vote for this month''s Avengers Choice in the The GMAT Avengers Study Group forum
“Let us know the topic that you would like the GMAT Avengers group to cover part of ‪the Avengers Choice‬ and sign up for the live session by attending the Facebook event below: https://www.facebook.com/events/138608383137825/”
July 8, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to how can I contact someone at "beat the gmat" web s in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi gohjj122, Unfortunately there isn''t a way to watch a forum. Thanks, Sorin”
July 7, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile evaluation in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Top MBA programs all require a degree from accredited universities (or equivalents in other countries). Schools like Wharton (link), Booth (link), and others on your list state this requirement on their sites. I''m afraid these schools won''t be possible for you until you obtain a formal degree. ...”
July 4, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Done! Regards, Sorin”
July 3, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Evaluation in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hey Sid, Feel free to reach out to us at info@criticalsquare.com! Bhavik”
July 1, 2015
MBAPrepAdvantage posted a new topic called MBAPrepAdvantage launches new MBA website in the The Application Process forum
“MBAPrepAdvantage launched its new MBA website a little more than a week ago. In addition to our MBA Admissions Consulting services, you will find resources on MBA-related careers, business school rankings and our MBA Admissions blog. The services pages even include helpful widgets about different ...”
June 30, 2015
MBAPrepAdvantage posted a new topic called MBAPrepAdvantage launches new MBA website in the Research MBA Programs forum
“MBAPrepAdvantage launched its new MBA website a little more than a week ago. In addition to our MBA Admissions Consulting services, you will find resources on MBA-related careers, business school rankings and our MBA Admissions blog. The services pages even include helpful widgets about different ...”
June 30, 2015
MBAPrepAdvantage posted a new topic called MBAPrepAdvantage launches new MBA website in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“MBAPrepAdvantage launched its new MBA website a little more than a week ago. In addition to our MBA Admissions Consulting services, you will find resources on MBA-related careers, business school rankings and our MBA Admissions blog. The services pages even include helpful widgets about different ...”
June 30, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Requesting for Profile evaluation in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hey there, Yeah, a balanced score is definitely great. You don''t want, say, verbal to carry you. But this is also a numbers game, y''know? If you''re below the median for your applicant pool, you''re putting a lot of stress on the rest of your application. I think retaking it is the right idea. ...”
June 30, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Requesting for Profile evaluation in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hey there, You''ve got some good experience it looks like! But what are the odds you can retake the GMAT? A 700 is a decent enough score, but if you''re looking at a top European program with 10+ years of experience, you can''t leave something that big below the median. I''d suggest you retake it ...”
June 29, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Evaluation in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hey there Sid, Thanks for the post! Can you tell me a bit more about what you do at work? What have you been doing with your family business for 8 years? Also, why do you want to go to business school? What are you looking for in terms of programs? Bhavik”
June 29, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi 1991sriram, I have deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
June 28, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Require some advice on taking online credit courses. in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“If you''re looking to build an alternative profile, generally stay away from Coursera. Look to an established program - think UCLA or Berkeley extension, for example. Coursera is just recently getting traction and even then not for base subjects. It''s more there to demonstrate commitment to ...”
June 24, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Any US schools possible for my profile? in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“I think it''s important to make clear two points. First off, don''t get discouraged when people tell you to wait or that your odds aren''t good. Straight forward advice like that is what makes this forum so useful for applicants! So don''t just focus on the posts you feel tell you what you want to ...”
June 24, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Lack of Professional Recommendations in the The Application Process forum
“Definitely a pickle but not an entirely uncommon one. A college professor is going to be too long ago, but a peer might be an option. Another one is to look to activities you''re involved in (outside of work). Or perhaps a diagonal higher-up you can trust (mentor at your company)? Schools understand ...”
June 24, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Switching Careers in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Of course!”
June 24, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to GMAT 740. Low Work-Ex. National level football player in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hey there, I think, generally, that list is good! I think you might be over-inflating the rank of Duke a bit but that''s fine. Also, kind of random list at the moment? Or it seems that way at least. Bhavik”
June 24, 2015
MBAPrepAdvantage posted a reply to gmat prep in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“I do not see a list. BeatTheGMAT has excellent GMAT resources. MBAPrepAdvantage also has an MBA Admissions Resources page with Test Prep Links (including articles, company reviews, companies, online resources and free practice exams).”
June 24, 2015
MBAPrepAdvantage posted a reply to Any US schools possible for my profile? in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Aakash, Definitely retake the GMAT given you are in the competitive Indian tech male applicant group. If you could bump your score into the 700''s I think you might be competitive for the lower-part of the Top 15. Otherwise, you are reaching into the 15-20 with 20-25 more your target. So, ...”
June 24, 2015
MBAPrepAdvantage posted a reply to How can I make myself more appealing? MBA Profile Evaluation in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Jimmy, To answer your questions: 1. You would want to obtain as high a GMAT or GRE score as possible. Given you were a math teacher, your quantitative section score should be in the 90+ percentile. 2. Your age will soon approach the average age of a student at a top 10 business school. I ...”
June 24, 2015
MBAPrepAdvantage posted a reply to Require some advice on taking online credit courses. in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Kaushik, What is most important is getting an A; the specific institution at which you take the class is secondary. However, you might look to see if your target business schools offer the class online as part of their executive education offerings. If so, then you can take the course there. ...”
June 24, 2015
MBAPrepAdvantage posted a reply to Profile evaluation-MS/MBA Marketing in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“As others have stated the 610 will be an issue. Definitely retake it to try to be competitive at NYU Stern and Columbia. Switching gears you might be instead be interested in Columbia''s Masters in Strategic Communications or NYU''s M.S. in Integrated Marketing or NYU''s M.S. in Public ...”
June 24, 2015
MBAPrepAdvantage posted a reply to Applying in a year...Help needed in choosing schools for MFE in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“That is a wide swath of programs and schools. I see your career goal is to co-found a firm in the middle East (Dubai) along with a friend. So, you might want to target INSEAD''s Master in Finance (http://specialised-degrees.insead.edu/master-in-finance/) given that the school started a campus in ...”
June 24, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a new topic called Exclusive Interview with Author of The Firm on Consulting in the Ask Critical Square forum
“https://criticalsquare.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Duff-McDonald-Article-v2-BTG.png With so many applicants interested in joining a top tier consulting firm after graduation, we thought it would be a great idea to chat with the man who wrote the book on the industry’s largest player, what it ...”
June 23, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a new topic called Exclusive Interview with Author of The Firm on Consulting in the Research MBA Programs forum
“https://criticalsquare.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Duff-McDonald-Article-v2-BTG.png With so many applicants interested in joining a top tier consulting firm after graduation, we thought it would be a great idea to chat with the man who wrote the book on the industry’s largest player, what it ...”
June 23, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a new topic called Exclusive Interview with Author of The Firm on Consulting in the The Application Process forum
“https://criticalsquare.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Duff-McDonald-Article-v2-BTG.png With so many applicants interested in joining a top tier consulting firm after graduation, we thought it would be a great idea to chat with the man who wrote the book on the industry’s largest player, what it ...”
June 23, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a new topic called Exclusive Interview with Author of The Firm on Consulting in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“https://criticalsquare.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Duff-McDonald-Article-v2-BTG.png With so many applicants interested in joining a top tier consulting firm after graduation, we thought it would be a great idea to chat with the man who wrote the book on the industry’s largest player, what it ...”
June 23, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a new topic called Is Business School Worth It If You Don''t Get Into a Top MBA? in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“https://criticalsquare.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Top-Schools-or-Bust-BTG.jpg We can all agree that an MBA from Harvard, Stanford, Booth, or Wharton is validation to the world that you''re a big deal. The big kahuna. The cat''s meow. The big cheese! But some people say that not getting into a ...”
June 23, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a new topic called Is Business School Worth It If You Don''t Get Into a Top MBA? in the Research MBA Programs forum
“https://criticalsquare.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Top-Schools-or-Bust-BTG.jpg We can all agree that an MBA from Harvard, Stanford, Booth, or Wharton is validation to the world that you''re a big deal. The big kahuna. The cat''s meow. The big cheese! But some people say that not getting into a ...”
June 23, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a new topic called Is Business School Worth It If You Don''t Get Into a Top MBA? in the The Application Process forum
“https://criticalsquare.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Top-Schools-or-Bust-BTG.jpg We can all agree that an MBA from Harvard, Stanford, Booth, or Wharton is validation to the world that you''re a big deal. The big kahuna. The cat''s meow. The big cheese! But some people say that not getting into a ...”
June 23, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a new topic called Is Business School Worth It If You Don''t Get Into a Top MBA? in the Ask Critical Square forum
“https://criticalsquare.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Top-Schools-or-Bust-BTG.jpg We can all agree that an MBA from Harvard, Stanford, Booth, or Wharton is validation to the world that you''re a big deal. The big kahuna. The cat''s meow. The big cheese! But some people say that not getting into a ...”
June 23, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“henry.h.jiang, I''ve responded via PM. Regards, Sorin”
June 21, 2015
MBAPrepAdvantage posted a reply to Masters in Management in the Research MBA Programs forum
“For people looking at different Masters of Management Programs, we just added a sidebar widget on the MBAPrepAdvantage Early Application Planning page which lists the top pre-experience U.S. and non-U.S. programs along with has a link to our rankings page.”
June 21, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Applying in a year...Help needed in choosing schools for MFE in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hey there James, Hmm, you''re definitely in an interesting position here. On the raw score side, your GMAT and GPA aren''t up to snuff. No shock there. But it''s a big hurdle. Now, that said, there are a few things I am really liking here. For one, your GRE Math score will help. More importantly, ...”
June 16, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Eval! Please and Thanks! in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Very few schools provide feedback and Wharton isn''t one of them. I always say "it doesn''t hurt to ask" and it seems you''ve done that, sans success. I''d say that''s the verdict on this front! Bhavik”
June 11, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Eval! Please and Thanks! in the Ask Critical Square forum
“You''ll be fine - remember - there''s silver lining in last year. You might not have gotten in, but you''re not starting from square one either! Good luck, Bhavik”
June 11, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Eval! Please and Thanks! in the Ask Critical Square forum
“So there''s actually no clear answer to that. Sometimes, there are things that are glaringly obvious an applicant needs to fix. Sometimes, there isn''t. For example, spoke to a guy a week or two ago - super smart guy. Dartmouth, minor in neuroscience, 750, 1 year in PE, very involved, etc. He said ...”
June 11, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Eval! Please and Thanks! in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hey there, You''re very welcome! You''re right in that Wharton is reapplicant friendly - that''s one of the main reasons they ask you to submit an entire application. Definitely works in your favor. As for HBS > well, if that''s a stretch for you, yes, your stats are in line. Go for it! In ...”
June 10, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Eval! Please and Thanks! in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hey there, Thanks for posting! The short answer is you''ve got a solid shot. I''m really like the Wharton interview data point. That says a lot about you and your applications last year. Your story resonated with a top ranked school. We love seeing data points like that for reapplicants. Sure, ...”
June 10, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a new topic called Quick Tips for Communicating Post MBA Consulting Goals in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“https://criticalsquare.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Consulting-Image-BTG.png Getting that golden ticket into a top management consulting firm is a dream of many MBA applicants. After all, it’s another great brand on your resume, you get to bounce from project to impact-driving project, and ...”
June 9, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a new topic called Quick Tips for Communicating Post MBA Consulting Goals in the The Application Process forum
“https://criticalsquare.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Consulting-Image-BTG.png Getting that golden ticket into a top management consulting firm is a dream of many MBA applicants. After all, it’s another great brand on your resume, you get to bounce from project to impact-driving project, and ...”
June 9, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a new topic called Quick Tips for Communicating Post MBA Consulting Goals in the Research MBA Programs forum
“https://criticalsquare.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Consulting-Image-BTG.png Getting that golden ticket into a top management consulting firm is a dream of many MBA applicants. After all, it’s another great brand on your resume, you get to bounce from project to impact-driving project, and ...”
June 9, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a new topic called Quick Tips for Communicating Post MBA Consulting Goals in the Ask Critical Square forum
“https://criticalsquare.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Consulting-Image-BTG.png Getting that golden ticket into a top management consulting firm is a dream of many MBA applicants. After all, it’s another great brand on your resume, you get to bounce from project to impact-driving project, and ...”
June 9, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Evaluation Request: Full-Time or Part-Time? in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi there, Full-time programs should be your goal if you want to go into management consulting. While the schools you mentioned in your "target" make sense at a high level on paper, be sure that the firms you''re looking to join actively recruit there. Many of the top management ...”
June 8, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete Account - Urgent in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Done! Regards, Sorin”
June 5, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to 720 (Q48 V40 IG5) Top 10 Hopes in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi there, Another data point that would help is your undergraduate performance - where did you go and what was your GPA? Any honors? From what you have shared, it sounds as though you should sit tight with your 720, but answers to the above will help clarify your academic profile. Best,”
June 4, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Evaluation Request for a Indian IT Male in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hi there, Thanks for sharing your profile. First off, congrats on a great GMAT score! Surely, you already know that you''re nearing the end of your eligibility for that score, so if you''re going to use it, this is the year! You are indeed correct that we''ve seen similar profiles to yours. ...”
June 2, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile evaluation request in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hey there! Thanks for the post - I''d be flat-out honoured to give you my thoughts! So my analysis will be structured into four buckets - that''s how we think of profiles. Professionally, you''re off to a reallllly good start. It''ll depend on which firm you actually work for, but all of those ...”
May 28, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Advice Needed: To Pursue or Not To Pursue my MBA in the The Application Process forum
“Hey there, You''re very welcome! To be honest, that''s a difficult question to answer without digging into what makes you, well, you! So do this - sign up for a free consultation. It''s not a sales call. It''s just time for us to get on the phone and talk about the process and answer your ...”
May 28, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Advice Needed: To Pursue or Not To Pursue my MBA in the The Application Process forum
“Hi there! If you''re keen on entering the consulting arena, you should really consider a full-time MBA. While a part-time MBA is the same degree, it may not give you the resources and flexibility you need to change careers. If you decided on tech, what type of role would you be looking for? What ...”
May 28, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Request for Profile Evaluation in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hey there pal - thanks for the post! Have you taken the GMAT?”
May 27, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to Can someone send me all emails at once? in the The 60-Day GMAT Study Guide forum
“Hi lab1219, Unfortunately this is not possible. All emails are automatically sent by the system at midnight PT every day until the completion of the 60-Day Study Guide. Regards, Sorin”
May 27, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Curious about the GMAT score cancellation option in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Yup, agreed - if you''ve got a bad score on that screen, it''s ok to cancel. There are other factors to consider, as there always are! But by and large, canceling is a-ok! Bhavik”
May 27, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Request for Profile Evaluation in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hey there, Thanks for posting! So a quick question for you - what are your thoughts on retaking that GMAT? Because, as it stands, most of those schools are going to prettttty difficult to get into. I like that you went to an NIT and that you did well, but after that, your career has been average. ...”
May 26, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a new topic called How to Find the Perfect Recommender for Your MBA Application in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“https://criticalsquare.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Recommender-BTG.jpg All recommenders are not created equal. A sub-par recommendation from a recommender that doesn’t have time, does’t know you well, or lacks the ability to evaluate you can quickly undo all the hard work you have put into ...”
May 26, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a new topic called How to Find the Perfect Recommender for Your MBA Application in the The Application Process forum
“https://criticalsquare.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Recommender-BTG.jpg All recommenders are not created equal. A sub-par recommendation from a recommender that doesn’t have time, does’t know you well, or lacks the ability to evaluate you can quickly undo all the hard work you have put into ...”
May 26, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a new topic called How to Find the Perfect Recommender for Your MBA Application in the Research MBA Programs forum
“https://criticalsquare.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Recommender-BTG.jpg All recommenders are not created equal. A sub-par recommendation from a recommender that doesn’t have time, does’t know you well, or lacks the ability to evaluate you can quickly undo all the hard work you have put into ...”
May 26, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a new topic called How to Find the Perfect Recommender for Your MBA Application in the Ask Critical Square forum
“https://criticalsquare.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Recommender-BTG.jpg All recommenders are not created equal. A sub-par recommendation from a recommender that doesn’t have time, does’t know you well, or lacks the ability to evaluate you can quickly undo all the hard work you have put into ...”
May 26, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to What are my chances? NYU - Part time MBA in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hey there, So...about that GMAT...are you planning on retaking it? If you aren''t, you have to. The rest looks ok at first glance (I''d need a lot more detail though) but that GMAT is a huge flag. Their range is 620 - 730 and their median is right around 700. A 560, unfortunately, would kind of ...”
May 20, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to MBA Rankings according to student reviews! in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Yeah, I''d be careful here. There''s a lot of selection bias, and their methodology is...well, look into it yourself (it''s at the bottom of the link). Generally speaking, take any survey where the majority of the data is collected via primary source surveys with a grain of salt. Or a few grains of ...”
May 20, 2015
beatthegmat posted a new topic called 2015 Beat The GMAT Scholarship Winners in the 2015 Scholarships forum
“Congratulations to our 2015 Beat The GMAT Scholarship winners! This year we had so many applications that it was incredibly tough to choose the seven winners. A big congrats to everyone who applied—it was a courageous step to get started, and we’re proud of all of our members! Congrats to ...”
May 19, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to GMAT 740. Low Work-Ex. National level football player in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Of course - free consultations are our specialty :). [Sign up here!] Chat soon, Bhavik”
May 15, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Selecting bschools in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hi there, Thanks for sharing your information. Would love to help you think through some schools that are in your reach, but we''ll need a lot more information. What do you want to do after your MBA - both short and long term? What do you do outside of work? How large is your team at work? The ...”
May 15, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to MBA Profile Evaluation in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Nitish, Thanks for sharing your background - love the detail you provided! First off, congrats on a killer GMAT! Well done! Your GPA is in a great spot, and I like your publications - even though they''re technical, these still set you a part a bit from the pack. It''s clear that you have the ...”
May 15, 2015
beatthegmat posted a new topic called Vote for this month''s Avengers Choice in the The GMAT Avengers Study Group forum
“Let us know the topic that you would like the GMAT Avengers group to cover part of ‪the Avengers Choice‬.”
May 14, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Evaluation Request! in the Ask Critical Square forum
“You are most welcome pal - good luck on that GMAT! Bhavik”
May 14, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Career Change in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hey there, Thanks for the post and the clarifying PM that you have a 2 year undergrad and a 2 year MBA. So the fact that you already have an MBA is going to work against you. Haas, for example, simply won''t allow you to apply. Your 2 year undergrad will also end up cutting you from most ...”
May 14, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to GMAT 740. Low Work-Ex. National level football player in the Ask Critical Square forum
“A better question is do you WANT to shift another 10 points in the rankings?”
May 14, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Evaluation Request! in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Great - thank you for that! So if you score a 720, that''s a pretty good list of schools! A bit leaning towards the more aggressive but nothing to worry about. Maybe consider adding another school around the Johnson mark to just round things out. But as long as you stay in the top 15 / 16, you''ll ...”
May 14, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Review, Please! 720GMAT Chemical Engineer in the The Application Process forum
“Oh I gotcha! Yeah, R2 probably didn''t help, but to say it was solely, or even primarily due to, the timing wouldn''t be accurate. Good to see you on the R1 bandwagon this time around though! Bhavik”
May 13, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Evaluation Request! in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hey there, Thanks for posting! A quick question for you - are you PLANNING on applying next year or THINKING you might depending on what I say? Not sure if we''re reading "willing" in the same light. Also, if you''re planning on next year, what do you think will happen professionally ...”
May 13, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Review, Please! 720GMAT Chemical Engineer in the The Application Process forum
“That''s awesome - good job! To be honest, you''re not "late" to the R1 game. It depends on how many programs you want to apply to but you could comfortably hit 3 - 5 apps in R1 if you started moving by the end of May. An only-R2 strategy won''t destroy your chances but, even marginally, R1 ...”
May 13, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to GMAT 740. Low Work-Ex. National level football player in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Gotcha - ok, what I''m about to say is influenced by a rather important point. You are SUPER young. You have less than 2 years of experience at the time of application. Even for schools that prefer younger applicants, that''s a bit young for them. So if you apply this year, you''ll have to knock the ...”
May 13, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to AdCons: Are any schools starting to look more at IR? in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hey there, Definitely nothing to get worried over yet. It gives them a little insight into how you turn data into insight but, like I said, they''re experimenting. It isn''t something that''s up and live. And no one school is materially further along that curve than another. Are you worried ...”
May 12, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to AdCons: Are any schools starting to look more at IR? in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“That''s a great question and the answer is yes, they''re starting to look at it. They''ve got a few years of data to look at along with a graduated class or two. In statistical nerd speak, the "n" is significant. Is it something they''re being rated and ranked on? Not yet. So if the score ...”
May 11, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to HBS 2+2 Chances in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“You, my friend, are in a really good spot! Great uni? Check. Strong GPA? Check. Rockstar GMAT? Yup. Underrepresented minority? Yup. Diverse internship experience with a clear theme (finance)? Double check. Big companies? Yup. Prestigious post grad opp? Yup. Leadership positions and involvement? ...”
May 11, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Which admission cycle should I look forward to? in the The Application Process forum
“Forgot to mention - we''ve got a video on this exact subject. It''s short (a few minutes) so check it out here: [When to Apply - R1 vs. R2] Bhavik”
May 11, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Review, Please! 720GMAT Chemical Engineer in the The Application Process forum
“Fingers crossed indeed! Are you starting to plan your R1 strategy in parallel? Better to have started and need to pull the plug because you rock the Kellogg waitlist than to not be prepared! Bhavik”
May 11, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Poor GMATS strong GPA in the The Application Process forum
“Unfortunately, a 420 is SUPER low. And, I hate to have to add this, but a 3.3 isn''t exactly a strong GPA. It''s a fine GPA - and probably in line with the median for many of the programs you might end up considering, but it isn''t a differentiator nor can it compensate for a low GMAT. So you''re ...”
May 11, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Top Marketing MBA Programs in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hey there, We''ve got a page where we talk about rankings, how they''re created, and the different specialty rankings as well. It''s a good place to start because it gives you a peek behind the curtain. You can check it out here. Good luck and be sure to post any other questions you might ...”
May 11, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to GMAT 740. Low Work-Ex. National level football player in the Ask Critical Square forum
“<<Cross post from another forum>> Hey there, Thanks for the post! LOVE all the detail. All in, you''ve got a pretty solid profile. Great GMAT, good academics (not loving the school but that''s ok), difficult major, extensive involvement, impact and scope at work, large company, ...”
May 11, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi Chris, I have deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
May 6, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Cornell Johnson E-MBA Interview in the The Application Process forum
“Congratulations on the invite to interview! We hosted a webinar on interview prep not too long ago and, while it isn''t specific to Cornell or the EMBA, it does cover a lot of material that holds true regardless. You might want to check it out! [Watch it here] Good luck! Bhavik”
May 6, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Is 680 enough? in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“A higher GMAT is definitely going to be a good idea so let''s start with that - retake the thing! When you''re 34, Indian, Male, you really can''t afford to be below the median anywhere. As for programs, you''ve listed some really different programs. As for an IIM or PGX being good enough - I ...”
May 6, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Review, Please! 720GMAT Chemical Engineer in the The Application Process forum
“Best of luck with the Waitlist at Kellogg. Have you by chance taken a look at our tips on what you can do to get off the Waitlist? If you have questions or want to chat about your plan for next year, feel free to sign up for a chat below!”
May 6, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Need Help regarding experience requirements in the The Application Process forum
“Thanks for sharing your background. You are correct in trying to build your experience. No matter how high you score on your GMAT, no full-time experience without a unique or compelling storyline won''t do you much good. If you''re serious about a strong MBA program, take a couple years to build on ...”
May 4, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to British Student - My Options? in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi there, Thanks for sharing your background. Your extracurricular involvement is on the lighter side, but that''s not telling you anything you don''t already know. Given all of the data points provided, I like your target schools. As a starting point, I''d say your reach schools are Duke, Ross, ...”
May 4, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Is 680 enough? in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Thanks for sharing your background. A couple things that you will need to consider is your common background and your age. You''re in an overrepresented pool when it comes to ethnicity and education. One point of clarification regarding your work experience - was your consulting work technology ...”
May 4, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Help with B-Schools selection and admissions in the Research MBA Programs forum
“You are very welcome! Good luck!”
May 1, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Help with B-Schools selection and admissions in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Yes and yes! Both will help. Try to take at least 3 extension courses. That, plus a CFA I, would be a great way to augment your grades. I mean, you''d be doing as much as possible and you''d be sending a really strong signal that you''re serious. Hope this was helpful! Bhavik”
May 1, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Help with B-Schools selection and admissions in the Research MBA Programs forum
“So if you''re looking at a pretty general path, then most MBAs will get you there. And what you''ll need is brand recognition. So maybe even try for a few in the top 20 (with a 740 you gotta)! You definitely don''t need to go south of the 50 range. The 2.8 is of concern so if you can take a few ...”
May 1, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Help with B-Schools selection and admissions in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hi there! Thanks for sharing your information! Hats off on an amazing GMAT score! As you mentioned, your GPA is quite low, so your strong performance on your GMAT should give many adcoms the confidence that you have the analytical and problem solving skills to be successful at the graduate level. ...”
May 1, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to MBA guidance! in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hi there! Thanks for sharing your background. Best of luck on the upcoming GMAT! A good place to start when thinking about which schools make sense for you is finally landing on what it is you want to do upon graduation. Your short and long term goals will drive the direction and specialization ...”
May 1, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Business School Selection in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hi there, Thanks for sharing your information. Since you haven''t taken the GMAT yet and don''t have an official score, let''s start with your work experience. How many years have you been working? It''s great to see that you''re leading a team - this will be an important component of your ...”
May 1, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Request for Application Advice in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Thanks for the additional info! I like the fact that you''re a top performer - if you can''t be different, you gotta be better! I think we should chat - the next stage of this is best done live. Sign up for a free consultation here and let''s get some time on the books to talk about how we can help ...”
April 30, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Request for Application Advice in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hey there mate, thanks for the post! First off, put the proverbial pencil down! You''re done with the GMAT. Honestly, a 750 is fantastic and well in range for most of what you need. If you have time, and you can''t help yourself, retake it. But if a school doesn''t let you in, it won''t be ...”
April 29, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a new topic called Are Your Stretch Schools Too Much of a Stretch? in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“https://criticalsquare.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Stretch-Armstrong-BTG.jpg Ever since we were kids, we were always told to dream big and reach for the stars. So why shouldn’t this same optimism apply to business school applications and targeting stretch schools? We all love that underdog ...”
April 28, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a new topic called Are Your Stretch Schools Too Much of a Stretch? in the The Application Process forum
“https://criticalsquare.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Stretch-Armstrong-BTG.jpg Ever since we were kids, we were always told to dream big and reach for the stars. So why shouldn’t this same optimism apply to business school applications and targeting stretch schools? We all love that underdog ...”
April 28, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a new topic called Are Your Stretch Schools Too Much of a Stretch? in the Research MBA Programs forum
“https://criticalsquare.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Stretch-Armstrong-BTG.jpg Ever since we were kids, we were always told to dream big and reach for the stars. So why shouldn’t this same optimism apply to business school applications and targeting stretch schools? We all love that underdog ...”
April 28, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a new topic called Are Your Stretch Schools Too Much of a Stretch? in the Ask Critical Square forum
“https://criticalsquare.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Stretch-Armstrong-BTG.jpg Ever since we were kids, we were always told to dream big and reach for the stars. So why shouldn’t this same optimism apply to business school applications and targeting stretch schools? We all love that underdog ...”
April 28, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Review, Please! 720GMAT Chemical Engineer in the The Application Process forum
“Hey there - how''d Kellogg and Booth turn out? Hopefully good news?!”
April 27, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Which admission cycle should I look forward to? in the The Application Process forum
“As Leah mentioned, R1 > R2. But if you choose to not move your GMAT date up before mid September, then you''re looking at R2. Don''t make the mistake of shooting for R1 deadlines without even having taken the GMAT. That''s never a good idea!”
April 27, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Request for Career/Application Advice in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hey there, So I think with a 760 on the GMAT, you should at least TRY. That said, there is a lot of risk. You''re on the older side, you''re applying in a super competitive pool, and you already have an MBA. Each of those, by themselves, are cause for concern. Together, they could really sink ...”
April 27, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Need advice:Gap in work experience affecting MBA application in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi there, Thanks for shooting over the PM with this question but I felt I should respond in the forum in the event others were facing a similar decision point. I''m not going to beat around the bush - do NOT do this. The short of this is that it will seriously damage your candidacy. Doesn''t ...”
April 24, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Need advice:Gap in work experience affecting MBA application in the The Application Process forum
“Hi there, Thanks for shooting over the PM with this question but I felt I should respond in the forum in the event others were facing a similar decision point. I''m not going to beat around the bush - do NOT do this. The short of this is that it will seriously damage your candidacy. Doesn''t ...”
April 24, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi alexwaltman30, I have deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
April 22, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi krassner, I have deactivated the account. Regards, Sorin”
April 20, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Choosing B-Schools in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Thanks for sharing your information. To clarify, you''re looking to apply R1 in 2016, not 2015? The schools listed by others above certainly make sense purely from a specialization standpoint given your goals. However, to give a more accurate representation of stretch, aligned, and safety schools ...”
April 19, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to scored 710..please advise in the The Application Process forum
“Hi there, I agree that while a 3 in IR is not ideal, that won''t be the reason why you don''t get in. What matters more is your overall academic profile. A 710 is a good score, but keep in mind that you should consider the pool in which you''ll be considered. Unfortunately, this is where ...”
April 16, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Which school to attend? in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hey there! Congrats on all of the acceptances + scholarships! Agree with the comments above that your goals should primarily influence where you end up, but be sure to also consider fit. Based on the conversations you''ve had with alumni, AdCom, and current students as well as the impression you ...”
April 16, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Which MBA Schools to target? in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Aditya, Thanks for sharing some of your information. However, to really get a sense of what your candidacy looks like, I''ll need a lot more detail on your work experience to date and what it is your start-up does, what it achieved, and what the plans are going forward. Finally, what are you ...”
April 15, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Business School Booth/Northwestern/Georgetown/Indiana in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“I agree with Jon here. It''s definitely hard to give specific advice without the full picture but if you''re not thrilled with the cards you have to play, you can reshuffle the deck a bit. So I''d say take a step back and think about your career as a whole and how an MBA might play a role in it. ...”
April 11, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Kenan Flagler (No fellowship) vs Smeal( Full fee waiver +GA) in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Generally speaking - go with the higher tiered program. Rank within a tier doesn''t matter as much. So UNC is a tier or two above Smeal. It''s a top 20 program, it attracts the type of companies and jobs you want. I say go with UNC - the numbers, in the long term, will work out! Bhavik”
April 11, 2015
MBAPrepAdvantage posted a reply to Which MBA program is suitable for energy issues in the Research MBA Programs forum
“I would recommend you reverse-engineer it by employment. Look at what percentage of post-MBA employment is in energy (this will usually be in Full Time Statistics by Industry or the equivalent). Also, look at which companies hire from the schools. McCombs has 8% employment in Energy/Utilities ...”
April 10, 2015
MBAPrepAdvantage posted a reply to Planning to Do EMBA- Need Advice in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“I have been away from this thread for a while. I was at our AIGAC Conference in Europe ([url]www.aigac.org[/url]). If I am reading this correctly, the decision of an EMBA versus an MBA should not be based on trends. First of all the difference between an MBA and a GMBA is the inclusion of one or ...”
April 10, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Evaluation Request Please! in the Ask Critical Square forum
“My pleasure - best of luck Andrew! Bhavik”
April 7, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Investment Banking to Business School in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hey there, At the very least, your GMAT will likely have to be at or above the median for most top 10 schools given your low GPA. With the limited information you provided, that''s as far as I can take it at this point. If you''d like to get a better sense of your profile, check us out and fill ...”
April 6, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Need your guidance Experts in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hi Abhijit, Definitely agree with Jon on this one. What has your experience been as an accountant? In what capacity do you operate? What have you achieved? What initiatives do you lead? Have you demonstrated career growth during your time there? Your lack of involvement is a gap that needs to ...”
April 6, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - EMBA/Part-time MBA in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi there, Thanks for sharing your profile. I would agree that you have a profile that is aligned for many part-time programs - we''ve helped many of our clients with similar backgrounds get into these very programs. Be sure to think about which type of program you''re targeting. Wharton''s EMBA ...”
April 6, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Evaluation Request Please! in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hey there Andy, Thanks for your post! You''ve definitely had a few diverse experiences in your career - I''ll grant you that! And you''ve got a solid GMAT - congratulations! That said, there are a few flags too. First off, your GPAs (both BA and MS) are low. If you haven''t taken the CFA (I know ...”
April 6, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Evaluation_Indian Male _Mechanical Engineer in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Thanks for posting! I think I have some less than great news for you. First off, you need to take your GMAT. A hypothetical 720 isn''t an actual 720. A real score matters. And even if you DID get a 720, that''s below the median of most top 10 programs, and far below the median for your applicant ...”
April 6, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Top 5/10 VS. Scholarship in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hmm, ok, so UCLA is a great place to be if you''re going to be heading into media / entertainment. That said, if your goal is to run one of those companies...a Stanford MBA is gonna open some serious doors. And besides, you can always drop into LA a few times a year to meet the people you need to ...”
April 1, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a new topic called A Different Approach to Choosing Between MBA Programs in the Research MBA Programs forum
“https://criticalsquare.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Choosing-Between-MBA-Programs-BTG.png For a large majority of MBA students out there, the degree is an opportunity to find amazing jobs in awesome new fields. But even with all that potential, applicants often sabotage themselves before even ...”
March 31, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a new topic called A Different Approach to Choosing Between MBA Programs in the Ask Critical Square forum
“https://criticalsquare.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Choosing-Between-MBA-Programs-BTG.png For a large majority of MBA students out there, the degree is an opportunity to find amazing jobs in awesome new fields. But even with all that potential, applicants often sabotage themselves before even ...”
March 31, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a new topic called A Different Approach to Choosing Between MBA Programs in the The Application Process forum
“https://criticalsquare.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Choosing-Between-MBA-Programs-BTG.png For a large majority of MBA students out there, the degree is an opportunity to find amazing jobs in awesome new fields. But even with all that potential, applicants often sabotage themselves before even ...”
March 31, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a new topic called A Different Approach to Choosing Between MBA Programs in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“https://criticalsquare.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Choosing-Between-MBA-Programs-BTG.png For a large majority of MBA students out there, the degree is an opportunity to find amazing jobs in awesome new fields. But even with all that potential, applicants often sabotage themselves before even ...”
March 31, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Accepting a place SOS in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“So if you''re interested in supply chain, then Whitman has a bit of an edge. They even have a supply chain management track so that could be right up your alley!”
March 30, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Accepting a place SOS in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“That''s a great plan, and I wish you the best of luck, but that''ll be hard for anyone. Especially if you''re international. What''s your Plan B? Bhavik”
March 30, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Top 5/10 VS. Scholarship in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“You''ve raised some fantastic points. You''re right in that the immediate money calculation is going to be skewed in the favor of UCLA. And you''re also right in thinking the size of the fish / size of the pond may come into play while you try to land a consulting gig. That said...my advice is still ...”
March 30, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - 4 Years Out in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Glad that we''re able to help! We love doing it! Best of luck on your higher GMAT score. While it''s difficult to drastically improve your score once you hit the 700+ arena, a few weeks of rigorous studying and practice tests just might do the trick! Your coursework at Stanford sounds great! ...”
March 29, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to How to pick between different MBA program options! in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Hi there, Thanks for your inquiry - could you be more specific with your question? Which program are you looking at? What options do you have? What do you ultimately want to do - short and long term? This will help narrow down my recommendation. But at a high level, January intakes mean shorter ...”
March 29, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to UCLA No reply on admission status? in the The Application Process forum
“Hey there MJ, We know this is the hardest part about the application process! While waiting in a holding pattern is not ideal and might cause you to even feel helpless at times, it''s best just to think objectively and assess your situation before you go down a rabbit hole of speculation. UCLA ...”
March 29, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a new topic called Did you get a DING from your dream school? in the The Application Process forum
“It’s not fair – you spent long nights and weekends pouring your heart and soul into your application and, after all that, your dream program turned you away without even a reason why. Most business schools don’t offer any feedback after rejecting candidates which can not only be frustrating, ...”
March 29, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Job opportunities for foreign MBA graduates in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hi ehsan, Thanks for your question. Take a look at this article from last year that gives a pretty good summary of a survey conducted by GMAC regarding the intent and plans for companies to hire international students. Schools such as Stanford GSB and Chicago Booth have had recent success in ...”
March 29, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Job opportunities for foreign MBA graduates in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hi ehsan, Thanks for your question. Take a look at this article from last year that gives a pretty good summary of a survey conducted by GMAC regarding the intent and plans for companies to hire international students. Schools such as Stanford GSB and Chicago Booth have had recent success in this ...”
March 29, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Which MBA program is suitable for energy issues in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hey ehsan, Thanks for your question. First, I think it''s important that you decide what you want to do agnostic of what MBA programs have to offer. Once you take a moment to reflect on both your short and long term goals, then you can look at the schools that are out there and which have the ...”
March 29, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Accepting a place SOS in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Sudipt, Congratulations on acceptances to both schools! You''re right in that both schools are rather similar. What isn''t quite clear is what exactly you want to do post-MBA? If you could share that it might help put some more distance between these two options.”
March 28, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - 4 Years Out in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi there, Thanks for sharing your background! To quickly answer your first question, your ethnicity does indeed matter as schools put you into pools based on ethnicity, education (major), and work experience. Your academic profile is sound – your GPA is strong but from an average school. ...”
March 28, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Which schools got most tough & intense 2 year MBA ? in the Ask Critical Square forum
“Ah, I see! It''s a bit difficult to definitely say which tier 1 program is more rigorous than another. Now, don''t get me wrong, some are more so than others but it also depends on what YOU make out of the program. Like I said before, it can sometimes be like splitting hairs. It''s not like you''re ...”
March 28, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Which schools got most tough & intense 2 year MBA ? in the Ask Critical Square forum
“I''m not sure I entirely understand your question - how are you using the word "competitive" as you use it in both questions? Also, it''d be helpful to understand WHY you''re asking this. Most of these schools are quite great and have the professors, alumni, and endowments to back up their ...”
March 28, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Australian looking at US MBA's in the The Application Process forum
“Hi there, Thanks for sharing your background. Your academic profile needs help. You have an average major at best with a poor GPA. While you showed progression in your career, the type of work you''re doing won''t compel the AdCom to overlook your low scores. You really need a strong GMAT to not ...”
March 28, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Ross or Fuqua for Consulting in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hey there! Agree that you can''t go wrong with these two options. Top strategy firms recruit heavily at both. Geography might be worth considering as some firms may favor local offices when it comes to recruiting. Best of luck!”
March 28, 2015
beatthegmat posted a new topic called Vote for this month''s GMAT Avengers Choice in the The GMAT Avengers Study Group forum
“Let us know the topic that you would like the GMAT Avengers group to cover part of ‪the Avengers Choice‬.”
March 25, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to 60 day study guide - not getting mails in the The 60-Day GMAT Study Guide forum
“Thanks for confirming, vikrambansal! It usually takes up to 24 hours for the registration to kick in. The emails are being sent automatically at midnight PT. Regards, Sorin”
March 25, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to What is the best path to top Bschool? Boutique IB analyst or in the The Application Process forum
“That''s a wonderful cause - if there''s a way to get more involved in that particular activity, that''d be a great place to start. But whatever you pick, just do what makes sense for you and you can put a story around it. Good luck! Bhavik”
March 24, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Which MBA program is suitable for energy issues in the Research MBA Programs forum
“What''s on your mind?”
March 24, 2015
beatthegmat posted a new topic called Now LIVE! The 2015 Beat The GMAT Scholarship in the 2015 Scholarships forum
“Becoming a world-changer doesn’t happen overnight. That’s why Beat The GMAT today announced its 10th annual scholarship competition for business school applicants. Serving more than 2.4 million MBA applicants and professionals a year, the world’s largest MBA community will distribute seven ...”
March 24, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to International Oppty vs GMAT Prep / Local projects in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Semper, Sounds like quite the dilemma! Thanks for sharing. Ultimately, you should do what is best for your career as opposed to what you think will make you a better candidate. It sounds like the opportunity abroad makes sense from a leadership and accountability standpoint - are there ...”
March 24, 2015
MBAPrepAdvantage posted a reply to Which MBA program is suitable for energy issues in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Yes. Let us know if we can expound on any aspect of Energy specializations at different MBA programs. Best of luck,”
March 24, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Which MBA program is suitable for energy issues in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hey there manavforum, Take a look at the responses above, if you''re looking for something slightly different let us know specifically what your questions is so we can help. Thanks!”
March 24, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Right B-School to pursue MBA in the The Application Process forum
“Hi Aditya, Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but you have a few things going against you for ISB. Your undergrad score isn''t fantastic, so yes, you''ll need to do rather well on your GMAT - 720-740 will allow you to stand out. Another negative is your little work experience as well as the ...”
March 24, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to What is the best path to top Bschool? Boutique IB analyst or in the The Application Process forum
“Hey there, I think you''re making the right call. Jon is right in saying that either experience will resonate with most AdComs, so considering the responsibilities, skill development, leadership potential, and room for growth should be your focus. As you flesh out your work experience over the ...”
March 24, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to Profile evaluation: Cambridge Judge, Oxford Said GMAT 750 in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi there! Thanks for sharing your background. I’d like to echo Jon’s congratulatory note! Very nice work on the GMAT! Your academic profile certainly puts you in the running for the schools you listed. Your application will sure be unique – I encourage you to think deeply about how you will ...”
March 24, 2015
CriticalSquareMBA posted a reply to suggestions for a good 1 yr program in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hi there, Thanks for sharing your profile. Just thought I’d add to Manish’s comments above. He’s got most of the top 1-year programs listed already, the only other to consider would be Notre Dame’s Mendoza school, but that depends highly on fit. Other international options could include ...”
March 24, 2015