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Archive for September 2014

MBA Admissions Strategy: Introspection in an Extroverted World

“Being alone with their own thoughts for more than 15 minutes was apparently so aversive that it drove many participants to self-administer an electric shock that they had earlier said they would pay to avoid.” Apparently, many people would choose to shock themselves just to avoid the trouble of significant introspection. The above is a…

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MBA Admissions Strategy to Recover from Low GMAT Scores

This year, Harvard Business School admitted a student with a 510 GMAT score, a low GMAT score compared to the class median of 730. Last year, another applicant earned a place at HBS with a low GMAT score of 570. That particular MBA applicant was an NFL football player who headed up the player’s association during…

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