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GMAT stands for Graduate Management Admission Test. Just as the SAT is an admission test for high school students to get admissions into college, the GMAT is an admission test for after-college students to enter into business world by taking admission into a business school.

The vast majority of MBA programs require GMAT score as an essential part of the admission process. Different schools use and judge GMAT scores in different ways. As a general rule, a good score on the GMAT can give you a strong competitive edge in applying to the best business schools.

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MBA Video (Skype) Interview Tips

April 02, 2020

If you can master the Skype Interview, your chances for MBA admission are greatly improved. While the basics of interviewing remain the same whether conducted in person, via Skype or by phone, there are a few extra things to keep in mind when being interviewed by Skype.

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Masters’ Thesis

March 26, 2020

Masters’ Thesis

A master's thesis is the culminating work of a student's master’s degree. This research is meant to demonstrate a student's expertise and interest in a particular subject within their field of study. Exact requirements are specific to the program, but a master’s thesis is generally 75 to 100 pages in length, including an extensive bibliography, and contains several chapters.

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Tips for Team Interviews

March 10, 2020

Since B-school life and learning includes team discussions, the adcom needed a tool for assessing how applicants will fit into the team-based discussion culture of their programs. Thus, the Team-Based Discussion (TBD) was born. Team interviews and activities reflect the skills you will learn in an MBA class where learning teams or cohorts are the foundation of the class and group projects are the norm.

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Your Social Media Presence and MBA Admissions

March 03, 2020

An applicant's social media profile can be a factor in the MBA application process. Some admissions officers visit applicants’ social media accounts, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube, to learn more about them. Before you apply, you should consider doing an audit of all of your social media accounts.

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Fuqua School of Business Essay Questions and Tips

February 25, 2020

Fuqua School of Business Essay Questions and Tips

Duke’s two long essays (2 pages each) and two short career goals essays allow applicants to cover a lot of ground about their personal and professional traits and accomplishments.

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Financial Times 2020 Global MBA Ranking

February 24, 2020

Financial Times global ranking methodology is based on 20 different metrics. Some metrics that add to a school’s position include the percentage of students, faculty, and trustees who possess passports from a country where the school is not located, whether students and alumni worked in foreign countries, whether students had international class experience, and whether the school has a requirement to learn an additional language before graduation. The most heavily weighted metric is salary data (40%).

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Haas School of Business Essay Questions and Tips

February 18, 2020

Haas School of Business Essay Questions and Tips

UC Berkeley Haas has a reputation for social responsibility and technology. It is a perfect school for entrepreneurial students interested in cleantech, healthcare, social ventures, and non-profits.

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INSEAD MBA Essay Questions and Tips

February 11, 2020

INSEAD MBA Essay Questions and Tips

The essay questions include job description and motivation essays. The job description questions and motivation essays allow you to discuss a variety of topics related to your interests and experiences.

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AP Course vs IB Program

February 04, 2020

While AP (Advanced Placement) courses are the most popular option for students to challenge themselves outside of the standard curriculum, an increasing number of high schools in the US are offering the International Baccalaureate (IB) program.

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What Not to Do in MBA Interview

January 28, 2020

What makes a great MBA Interview? Here are some points that you should avoid in an MBA interview.

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Fisher (Ohio State) College of Business

December 30, 2019

Fisher (Ohio State) College of Business

Fisher was one of the first MBA programs to launch an outside-the-classroom leadership and professional development program, which includes a corporate mentor program. As part of the school's global curriculum requirement, students participate in the Global Applied Projects program focused on a different region of the world: Africa, Asia, Europe, Americas.

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Questrom (Boston) School of Business

December 23, 2019

Questrom (Boston) School of Business

First-year students take their core classes with a cohort of about 50 students before taking on a summer internship and then filling their second year with electives from over 100 courses. The school offers 9 joint MBA degrees.

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