GRE Question of the Day (February 22)

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Verbal The famous Notre Dame cathedral in Paris took almost two hundred years to complete; this immense architectural effort included the first notable use of a flying ________, but this renowned feature was not part of the original design and only employed when the walls forming...

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What’s Life Like as a Darden MBA and Entrepreneur?

By - Feb 22, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

Our guests today are both 2nd year MBA students at Darden who founded their start-up at the beginning of their MBA program. We’ll learn more in a minute, but a little background first. Maximilian Huc graduated from Princeton in 2013 with a BA in sociology....

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Do I Really Need a Mock Admissions Interview? [Short Video]

By - Feb 21, 10:30 AM   Comments [0]

Just how important is a mock interview if you have a graduate school admissions interview coming up? Listen to Linda Abraham’s 2-minute answer to this often-asked question. ...

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“What Next….” Is Graduate School For You?

By - Feb 21, 10:15 AM   Comments [0]

I was grading midterm exams in my office one frigid day in March when I was surprised to see Marco, a former student, standing in my doorway. He had that all too familiar “deer in headlights” look on his face. I invited him to step...

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GRE Question of the Day (February 21)

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Math In the 1978-1979 school year, if 12 percent of the amount of the contributions allocated to the scholarships and operational expenses was allocated to the heating costs, approximately how much was NOT allocated to the heating costs ? (A) $2,000 (B) $25,000 (C) $176,000 (D) $205,000 (E) $250,000 Question Discussion &...

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GRE Question of the Day (February 20)

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Verbal Evoking both horror and joy in its audience in equal measure, the opera became an instant classic of _________technique. macabre figurative articulate contrapuntal contrived Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer – D – (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GRE Question of the Day – Click to Subscribe via email

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What Should I Write About? Making a Difference

By - Feb 19, 10:15 AM   Comments [0]

In my non-admissions life, I once went to a lecture given by a biographer whose work I admire. In the course of his talk he mentioned that while writing about genius has merit, writing about typical folks and their extraordinary achievements is more valuable. The...

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GRE Question of the Day (February 17)

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Verbal Despite her relaxed and flexible style, Ms. de la Fressange is __________ businesswoman who knows how to market her brand: herself. A) a ruthless B) a creative C) a canny D) an industrious E) a shrewd F) an effective Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer – C and E  – (click and drag your...

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GRE Question of the Day (February 16)

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Verbal A recent study suggests that vitamin E supplements, despite widespread belief in their __________ , are no better than sugar pills for delaying the onset of the degenerative disease. A) potential B) misuse C) popularity D) efficacy E) prevalence F) usefulness Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer – D and F – (click and...

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Different Dimensions of Diversity

By - Feb 15, 10:15 AM   Comments [0]

In reviewing our stats for last year, I noticed that one of our most visited pages is an article on writing about diversity. That’s not shocking since Accepted’s consultants are frequently asked by stressed, panicked clients from well-represented groups in the applicant pool, “How can...

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