MBA Admissions for international students

Are the MBA admissions odds stacked against international applicants?

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Is GMAT 740 the new 700? International applicants account for over 40% of all applications to top MBA programs in the United States. Yet fewer than 30% of seats in a typical incoming class are reserved for these applicants. The fierce competition among international applicants is compounded by the fact that candidates from just two

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Tech Companies that thrived during the pandemic hiring MBAs in record numbers

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Coronavirus pandemic has hit businesses hard and consequently affected their hiring. According to a survey of nearly 100 business schools by industry group MBA Career Services & Employer Alliance it has been a lackluster recruiting season at business schools as nearly half reported an overall decline in opportunities for students. According to an article by

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Value of GMAT in a ‘GMAT optional’ world

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Dipinty Ghosal (real name) scored a 730 on the GMAT on her second attempt. An engineer by profession, she pivoted to a career as a branding executive in a fast-growing European firm after working for Infosys. She considered her 730 score a safe bet, even an advantage since two of her four target schools (Ross,

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INSEAD Business School - INSEAD MBA Program - Class Profile, Employment Reports and Notable Alumni

INSEAD MBA Program – 2023 MBA Class Admissions Guide

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INSEAD MBA Program is a 10-month degree program and is truly ‘The Business School for the World’, with over 80 nationalities represented in its typical MBA Class. For admissions to the 2023 MBA Class, there are two intakes – January (2023 Intake) and August (2022 Intake). INSEAD was founded in post-war Europe with the aim

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GMAT Official Guide 2022

GMAT Official Guide 2022 reviewed – OG 2022 vs. OG 2021

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The GMAT Official Guide (OG) 2022 is here, and it comes with a few new enhancements. The Official Guide for GMAT is the most widely used study resource for GMAT preparation and includes retired questions that have appeared in the past on the actual GMAT test. The OG for GMAT is a question bank of

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GMAT Sentence correction question - Official guide

[GMAT OG Solution] To help preserve ancient Egyptian monuments threatened by…

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In this article, we’ll look at the solution to this GMAT Official guide sentence correction question – To help preserve ancient Egyptian monuments threatened by high water tables, a Swedish engineering firm has proposed installing pumps, perhaps solar powered, to lower the underground water level and dig trenches around the base of the stone walls.

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GMAT OG SC question - the commission acknowledged

[GMAT OG Solution] The Commission acknowledged that no amount…

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In this article, we’ll look at the solution to this GMAT Official guide sentence correction question – The commission acknowledged that no amount of money or staff members can ensure the safety of people who live in the vicinity of a nuclear plant, but it approved the installation because it believed that all reasonable precautions

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GMAT OG CR question - Newton developed mathematical concepts

[GMAT OG Solution] Newton developed mathematical concepts…

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In this article, we’ll look at the solution to this GMAT Official guide critical reasoning question. We have analyzed the 5 answer choices and arrived at the correct choice through 4 steps: Understanding the Argument Vizualization of Argument Prethinking Answer Choice Analysis General Information on the GMAT OG CR question Question: Newton developed mathematical concepts…

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GMAT SC Official guide question - the percentage of the labor force that is unemployed has dropped sharply

[GMAT OG Solution] The percentage of the labor force that is…

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In this article, we’ll look at the solution to this GMAT Official Guide sentence correction question – The percentage of the labor force that is unemployed has dropped sharply this month, even though it may be only temporarily. We have analyzed the 5 answer choices and arrived at the correct choice through 3 steps: Meaning

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GMAT OG Sentence correction question - People who inherit the sickle cell anemia gene

[GMAT OG Solution] People who inherit the sickle cell anemia gene…

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In this article, we’ll look at the solution to this GMAT Official Guide sentence correction question – People who inherit the sickle cell anemia gene from only one parent seem to be resistant to malaria, an evolutionary advantage that may explain why a genetic condition so debilitating to many individuals has survived in the human

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GMAT OG SC solution - although when a hagfish is threatened

[GMAT OG Solution] Although when a hagfish is threatened…

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In this article, we’ll look at the solution to this GMAT Official guide 2022 sentence correction question – Although when a hagfish is threatened, it will secrete slime that is small in quantity, it expands several hundred times as it absorbs seawater, forming a slime ball that can coat the gills of predatory fish and

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