The GMAT has long been the standardized test used by business schools to screen applicants for admission. Recently, however, a new entrance exam has come onto the scene: the Executive Assessment (EA). The EA is rapidly gaining traction as more and more business programs are accepting it in lieu of the GMAT, and applicants are increasingly attracted to the Executive Assessment for a variety of reasons.
Given that the Executive Assessment was created by the same organization (the Graduate Management Admission Council) that created and administers the GMAT, some students mistakenly think of the EA as a shorter and easier version of the GMAT, "GMAT Lite" if you will. But there are several key differences between the two exams -- and those differences could make all the difference for you when determining which exam to take when applying to business school.
We break down the differences between the GMAT and Executive Assessment in detail in Episode 55 of The Dominate Test Prep Podcast,...
We spend a lot of time in our courses and coaching sessions teaching students what to do (content review, test-taking strategies, how-to's and methodologies, etc.).
But what about what not to do?
When it comes to preparing for the Executive Assessment, there are three (3) common mistakes that students regularly make that hold them back from achieving a high EA score.
Fortunately, they're all easily avoidable.
In this free video lesson, we walk you through each of the three common Executive Assessment pitfalls. More importantly, we teach you what to do instead -- including specific strategies, with detailed examples, that will empower you to get more right answers on test day.
Watch it HERE:
Whether you're just beginning to study for the Executive Assessment or your test day is right around the corner, the key mindsets and strategies that we teach in this video will put you in a better position to achieve your target score so that you can get into the business program of your...
The Graduate Management Admission Council recently released its annual 2020 Corporate Recruiters Survey. GMAC is an international association of leading graduate business schools. The report was initially concluded in March of 2020, just when COVID-19 was unfolding across the globe.
Given the disruptive nature of the pandemic, the council decided on gathering additional data to expand the results and understand the economic impact of COVID-19 especially regarding hiring and salary trends. Moreover, the report wanted to gain a deeper perspective on the skills employers are looking for as the economy continues to grapple with the downturn.
Below, we’ll highlight the key findings of the latest report to be able to help business masters graduates as well as current and potential students plan their careers.
Globe News Wire reports that before COVID-19, 92% of companies were intent on hiring MBA graduates in 2020. During the height of...
A Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree is a popular route for advancing one's career, learning new skills, growing a network, and overall expanding opportunities in the world of business. Yet, there are significant costs associated with pursuing this level of higher education. So, is it worth it? How do you measure the value of and MBA and determine whether it's right for you?
To shed light on this important topic, we invited Tim Munyon, Associate Professor of Management at the Haslam College of Business (University of Tennessee) and Managing Partner at Red Castle Human Capital, to share his perspective from both the faculty and employer standpoint. You can listen to our conversation HERE:
Specifically, we discuss:
It has been said that while it is wise to learn from experience, it is wiser to learn from the experiences of others. If you want to get a feel for what business school is really like before embarking on the journey yourself, why not pick the brain of someone who has gone before you?
That's exactly what we did in Episode 22 of The Dominate Test Prep Podcast. We caught up with Sam Klein, a current second-year MBA candidate at the Duke Fuqua School of Business, and asked him everything from what he thinks helped him stand out during the admissions process to what has been the most impactful part of his business education, and everything in between.
You can listen to our full conversation here:
Specifically, Sam and I discuss:
An MBA isn’t an MBA without return on investment. It’s one of the main reasons that students pursue the degree. The difference between pre- and post- MBA can be a surge in salary, a new role and career path, and an extended network of talented professionals.
To learn more about how to determine the ROI from your MBA degree, join BusinessBecause and Neeley School of Business at Texas Christian University (TCU) on Thursday, April 9th 2020 for a live webinar, 'What is the Return on Investment from an MBA?'.
Date: Thursday, April 9th, 2020
Time: 16:00 pm GMT / 12:00 pm EST / 09:00 am PT
Webinar Duration: 45 minutes (including 15-minute Q&A)
During the webinar you will learn from experts Sierra Dunaway, Innovation Manager, Sabre Corporation and Ed Riefenstahl, Director, Experiential Learning, both from the TCU Neely School of Business, and Dennis Mullahy, Chief Supply Chain Officer from Macy's Inc, to find out the ROI of an MBA.
The CentreCourt MBA Festival 2019 has created programming specific to the MBA-curious beginning with a panel featuring top Online MBA programs on June 15, 2019 beginning at 10am PST/1pm EST/5pm GMT.
Meet the panelists:
Sarah Wanger, Director of Admissions for the Kelley Direct online MBA
Kelly Wilson, Executive Director of Masters Admissions at the Tepper School of Business
Ashley Coffee, Assistant Director for the Online MBA at Baylor University
Naz Erenguc, Associate Director of Admissions at Florida Warrington College of Business.
This is a free event! Check out the agenda HERE.
If you would like to convey a question before the panel launches, please email directly to Ingrid Shults ([email protected]), Event Manager at Poets&Quants, and she will make sure this gets in front of the panel.
This month GMAC will publish the Business School Hiring Report: Corporate Recruiters Survey 2019, which details current employer hiring demand for MBA and business master’s graduates based on survey responses from more than 1,200 employers in 45 countries worldwide. The survey offers vital insights to keep business schools and MBAs up-to-date on the latest trends in the hiring market.
On Thursday, May 30 the GMAC research team will host a webinar in which they’ll cover the survey findings—including employer 2019 hiring and internship plans, salary trends, and skill demand—and discuss what it all means for maintaining the relevance of graduate management education and positioning students for success in the current hiring market.
There are two ways to participate:
Join live: Following the presentation, webinar attendees will have the opportunity to continue the dialogue in a Q&A session with the presenters.
View the recording: A...
Want many of the benefits and a similar experience of an in-residence MBA, but need the flexibility on an online program? It may be more possible than you think.
John A. Byrne, editor-in-chief of Poets & Quants, will tackle this question (and many others) as he goes inside the online MBA experience at the #1-ranked Kelley School of Business.
Through a series of exclusive panels, John will talk to the Dean and Program Chair to help you decide if an online MBA fits your needs; he’ll connect with faculty and students to reveal what the everyday experience is really like; and he’ll get answers from Career Services and actual alums to find out what an online MBA can really do for your career.
Get an All-Access pass to go behind the scenes of the online MBA experience. Watch this exclusive online live event on Wednesday, March 27, beginning at 11am EST.
It's getting more competitive by the year to be accepted at the top graduate and business programs, and yet there are plenty of things you can be doing right now to separate yourself from your peers and put your best foot forward during the admissions process.
Dominate Test Prep is excited to host a special presentation on March 20, 2019 with MBA admissions expert Hillary Schubach, President of Shine/ MBA Admissions Consulting, to give you an edge in the admissions process and a plan to get admitted to the business or graduate school of your choice.
During this LIVE webcast event, Hillary will cover: