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Give Aspiring MBAs What They Want This Season

December 11, 2012 by

Bloomberg Businessweek posted an article that reaches beyond the superficial issues tangentially relevant to the aspirant MBA.

The article gets straight to the most timely and crucial concern at the forefront of any prospective b-schooler’s mind as well as their closest friends and family: holiday gifts.  Whether you need ideas for giving or receiving, Bloomberg’s survey of students, professors, and administrators at our nation’s top schools is sure to provide sage advice that will bring ear-to-ear smiles of gratitude this season.

Conveniently, the write-up is broken down into categories: technology, travel, fashion, rest & relaxation, and stocking stuffers and more.  Here, we highlight a few of the best ideas then offer up some more of our own.  At the end, let us know what missed the list!!

From the article:

  • PowerPoint remote.  This simple device future students can use in their upcoming and at times seemingly endless number of business
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Hurricane Sandy: GMAT Classes and Communication

October 29, 2012 by

To our GMAT students:

As always, we are committed to the success and well-being of our students and our faculty.  As a business, we try our best to remain in operation during periods of inclement weather to provide information about class cancellations in your area and to provide assistance to ensure that you can continue with your studies with minimal disruptions.

We have a team of Kaplan representatives ready to help.  However, due to increased call volumes, students may experience a delay in reaching an Enrollment and Experience representative by telephone or email. We appreciate your patience during this time. Please be assured that we remain absolutely committed to your educational success and want to do our part in easing any concerns you may have.

We will contact you if there are any changes to your regularly scheduled class. If you do not receive any notification, you should assume … Read full post

The GMAT demands a lot. Are you asking too much of yourself?

January 9, 2012 by

When a runway is too short, the plane will either crash on landing or crash on takeoff.  Either way, the plane is gonna crash.

With applications to b-school looming over many of you, the GMAT is an ever-present and perhaps overwhelming new reality.  If you have started studying, then you now know what you wish you had known before: somewhere along the line, the expectations you set for GMAT prep were set entirely too low.  That can be a very frustrating realization, especially when you’ve already scheduled your test date—four weeks from the first time you opened a book or attended a prep class.

A current student is living this issue right now.  I learned of her test date during class 1 and I planted the seed then that if it is at all possible, considering a pushback might be a good idea.  The thing is, I have seen … Read full post


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