Start Saving for Your Summer Vacation Now

Not only is vacation fun, but it’s good for you as well. If you are planning on going on vacation, but don’t have the funds, then now is the time to start saving. Some thing you could do would be to set up a separate account for that savings, have a change jar, do something … Read more

Sunday Sports Lead to Monday Flops

Sports fans can get very invested into the team they support. However, a study concluded that how a fan’s team performs on Sunday, especially if the team did poorly, has a direct impact on the fan’s work performance and eating habits on Monday. A dissatisfactory performance leaves the fan unhappy. A negative mood gets carried … Read more

Taking a Hard Look at Your Future Self

Most people spend time envisioning where they will be 1 year, 5 years or 10 years from now. We envision our future self richer, happier, and healthier. The choices you make today can greatly impact if your vision of your future self comes to fruition. What you choose to do today will surely impact your … Read more

750 GMAT Score with Low IR

If you have a 750 GMAT score with a low IR you may be wondering what your focus should be. Instead of focusing on the GMAT you need to focus on your application. This means making sure your essays are substantive and that your letters of recommendation are all high quality. Determine which round you … Read more

How An Online MBA Program Went From No. 29 To Unranked

How the University of Illinois Became Unranked   University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Business was in a four way tie to be ranked in the top 30 of the 2017 U.S. News and World Report rankings of MBA programs offered online. Suddenly though University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Business was removed … Read more

GMAT Score of 710 with Very Low IR

What should you do with a good GMAT score but very low IR? Ideally you would apply first round. You will also want to focus heavily on creating substantive essays. You will also want to make sure that all of your letters of recommendation are top notch. There are other steps you can take to … Read more

Don’t YOU Want to Get Accepted to INSEAD?

INSEAD: What You Need to Know   Do you want to get accepted to INSEAD? Then you will need to hurry up and get signed up for their upcoming live webinar. The Webinar takes place on February 15 at 10am. Attend this webinar to learn more about how to improve your odds of being accepted … Read more

Dean Q&A: Rice MBA’s Peter Rodriguez

Sit down for a question and answer session with Dean Peter Rodriguez. Rodriguez promises that Rice University’s Jones Graduate School of business can compete with anyone. He is quite confident in his brand promise. 2016 was a great year for the Rice MBA. Jones catapulted into the top 10 of the annual Bloomberg Business school … Read more

When to Retake the GMAT

Do You Need to Retake the GMAT?   When accepting candidates most institutions prefer to see more than one set of results. Even if your test results are acceptable it is best to try and take the GMAT again in the near future before submitting applications. There have been candidates turned away with strong backgrounds … Read more

Two Grad School Applicants Walk Into a Bar…

Grad school applications can be tricky. Having your application picked by your top choice can be stressful and downright agonizing. If you have a bit of humor on your side, then you can stand out from the crowd. Learning the do’s and don’ts of adding humor into your grad school application can help you in … Read more

Five Things to Take Off Your Resume in 2017

Have You Updated Your Resume?   Resumes, especially older ones need a good update when job searching in this market. Objective statements make resumes look dated and need to be removed. Take out references available upon request, employers are aware of that and don’t need to read it. Jobs over ten years old or anything … Read more

Ask Kate: Okay Quant, Low Verbal

Low Verbal on the GMAT?   If you receive your GMAT scores and are caught off guard by a low verbal score, there are steps you can take to improve this score. It is suggested to improve your English to read prolifically. It does not matter what you choose to read. You can read fiction … Read more