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Could the work of Aristotle help you solve critical reasoning questions on the GMAT?
An Ancient Technique for Cracking GMAT Critical Reasoning Questions

Find out how Aristotle and the ‘reduction to absurdity’ method can help you tackle tricky arguments in GMAT’s critical reasoning section.

why mba
25 Apr 2017 by Silke Paruszewski
Confused about whether an MBA degree would be the right choice for you?
What to ask yourself when considering whether the MBA degree, or any related...
Dan Balcauski
MBA jobs
Can an MBA grant you admission to a sought-after role as a product manager?
04 May 2017 by Dan Balcauski
Can an MBA degree propel you to a dream job in product management? A Kellogg MBA outlines the program's advantages and...

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Stanford MBA
September 12, 2019 by Paul Bodine
Stanford’s MBA essay question ‘What matters most to you, and why?’ can be challenging, but utilizing these tips will help your essay stand out. 
MIT Sloan admissions essay
September 12, 2019 by Paul Bodine
Struggling with your MIT Sloan recommendation letter essay? Here are insights into how to answer the prompts and give yourself an honest performance evaluation.
5 Mistakes That Land MBA Applications in the Reject Pile main image
September 12, 2019 by Abhishek Sahay
Here are five common MBA application mistakes and how you can avoid them, courtesy of guest blogger Abhishek Sahay. 
9 Online Resources to Write a Triumphant MBA Essay main image
September 12, 2019 by Julie Petersen
Want to write a compelling MBA essay? Here’s a list of nine of the best online resources to help you craft strong pieces for MBA admissions and academic essays.
How Your English Major Can Be an Asset to Your MBA Application main image
September 11, 2019 by Niamh Ollerton
How will an English major benefit you in your MBA application and attending business school? Read on to find out more. 
Writing a Powerful MBA Résumé main image
September 9, 2019 by Niamh Ollerton
A powerful MBA résumé is key to gain admission to top schools. Here are 10 tips to craft the perfect résumé.
5 Fatal Errors in an MBA Personal Statement
September 3, 2019 by Ryan Hickey
Ryan Hickey of Petersons and EssayEdge names five fatal errors to avoid in your MBA essay and MBA personal statement to the admissions committee. 
Lord Sugar and Dr Leah Tatton: Wikimedia Commons, Joeeddy8
December 18, 2018 by Niamh Ollerton
The Apprentice offers entrepreneurs the opportunity to receive a £250,000 investment from Lord Sugar should they win the competition. But which were triumphs, and which were flops? Find out more here.
How to Network on Your MBA Without Cringing main image
June 19, 2018 by Jen Bower
Networking is a fundamental part of an MBA but can often be an intimidating experience, especially if you lack self-confidence. Here are some tips to help you network without feeling embarrassed.