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An in-depth look into MBA Admission Consulting

May 15th, 2009 · 5 Comments

After I published "A brief survey of the MBA admission consulting market", I had the opportunity to chat with Graham Richmond of Clear Admit, a well-known MBA admission consulting firms. When I was writing "A brief survey of the MBA admission consulting market", I tried to stay neutral and provide an objective overview. Personally, I […]

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Business School or Law School? — You’re asking the wrong question!

December 31st, 2008 · No Comments

I know many young and mid-career professionals who are considering going back to school during the recession. I keep hearing one question: "should I apply business school and get an MBA? Or should I go to law school and get a JD"? To put it bluntly, if you’re asking this question, I think you don’t […]

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How to increase your GMAT score from 650 to 730

December 2nd, 2008 · 1 Comment

A lot of folks are applying business school now. The first road block an MBA applicant will encounter is GMAT. Most top  business schools have average GMAT score of 700 or above. Some people are really good at standardized test, and they’ll get 700 or higher on their first try. It’s not that easy for […]

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7 tips to improve your chance to get into a top business school

November 19th, 2008 · 2 Comments

I’ve received a lot of emails from folks who are considering applying business schools. If you’re *thinking about* business school now, you probably won’t be able to apply until next fall. I don’t see any end to our current financial crisis any time soon. Each day more layoffs are announced. Business school applications and enrollment […]

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Tags: Beat Recession · MBA