The College Admission Scandal

By - Mar 22, 09:30 AM   Comments [0]

Like most people, I am outraged by the college admissions scandal. As the parent of five adult children and as an admissions consultant for approximately 25 years, I view the alleged behavior of the parties accused in Operation Varsity Blues as shameful and repulsive. Although I...

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GRE Question of the Day (March 22)

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Math In 2009, the price of each Econolux car increased by 10 percent from the 2008 price. In 2010, they decreased by 5 percent and now cost between $18,000 and $19,800. Which of the following could be the price of a 2008 Econolux car? Indicate all possible...

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Mentioning Family in Application Essays

By - Mar 21, 05:51 AM   Comments [0]

They say, “write what you know,” and for the most part, that applies to your MBA admissions essays, too. We often find ourselves encouraging the applicants we work with to draw on their unique personal experiences to create compelling narratives that will make their applications...

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GRE Question of the Day (March 21)

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Verbal From papayas in Hawaii to canola in Canada, the spread of pollen or seeds from genetically engineered plants is evolving from ________ scientific worry into a significant practical problem. A. a toxic B. a theoretical C. a radical D. an abstract E. an overblown F. an analogous Correct Answer - B and D - (click...

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GRE Question of the Day (March 20)

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Math \({y\neq{0}}\) Quantity A Quantity B \({5y^2}\) \({-\frac{{y^2}}{{7}}}\) A) Quantity A is greater. B) Quantity B is greater. C) The two quantities are equal. D) The relationship cannot be determined from the information given. Diagnostic #1 Correct Answer - A - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) Question Discussion & Explanation  

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GRE Question of the Day (March 19)

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Verbal Able to coax a palpable sense of menace from the bucolic backwaters of her native Missouri, Micheaux adroitly shows us, in her latest book, that a surface of idyllic charm can (i) ______ a roiling underbelly of intrigue, corruption, and murder. Blank (i) (A) subsume (B) belie (C) counteracte (D)...

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GRE Question of the Day (March 18)

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Math Perpendicular lines m and n intersect at point (a, b), where a > b > 0. The slope of line m is between 0 and 1. Which of the following statements MUST be true ? Indicate all such statements. A. The x-intercept of line m is positive. B. The y-intercept...

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18 Do’s And Don’ts For Your Application Resume

By - Mar 15, 09:30 AM   Comments [0]

Your application resume is usually the first opportunity admissions readers have to get to know you, your experience, and your skills. Because of the number of other application components they need to review (both yours and those belonging to the thousands of other applicants), most...

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GRE Question of the Day (March 15)

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Math The figure shows the graph of the equation y=k–x2y=k–x2, where k is a constant. If the area of triangle ABC is 1818, what is the value of k? Give your answer to the nearest 0.01 Correct Answer - 0.25 - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) Question Discussion & Explanation  

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GRE Question of the Day (March 14)

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Verbal The recent change to all-volunteer armed forces in the United States will eventually produce a gradual increase in the proportion of women in the armed forces and in the variety of women's assignments, but probably not the dramatic gains for women that might have been expected....

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