Found a pretty cool web site of a Marine who takes daily photos in IRAQ. Veritas
========== What's New - Business School Related ========== Tuck - The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth announced a $1 million gift from UBS Investment Bank. In concert, the admissions office at the school will be named the UBS MBA Admissions Suite. This funding follows UBS' recent career development success at Tuck, which placed them at the top of the financial services firms recruiting at the school. ----------> Full Article
GMAT - GMAC Approves ACT Recommendation of Vantage Learning to Provide Essay Scoring Services Beginning 2006. Vantage Learning's IntelliMetric(TM) Automated Essay-Scoring Program to Score Analytical Writing Assessment Portion of the GMAT(R) As part of the new contract, IntelliMetric(TM), Vantage Learning's automated essay scoring engine, will score applicants' responses to two types of prompts within each GMAT® AWA assessment. IntelliMetric is an artificial intelligence program capable of scoring open-ended and constructed-response questions with documented levels of accuracy and reliability exceeding that of human expert scorers. Vantage Learning's IntelliMetric consistently applies the pooled knowledge (scoring rubric) of expert scorers to the essays it receives. ----------> Full Article
Wharton - Jeffrey Gangemi of Business Week writes, "Trekking to the Top". Adventure-based learning and leadership programs, including some that range as far afield as Antarctica, are catching on. On Tom Arnold's first day in Antarctica, he found himself part of a team undertaking the daunting task of constructing a snow wall to shield the group's tents from the bone-chilling wind. Struggling to perform the job on their own, the builders wondered why the others weren't helping. Afterward, it dawned on the five or six builders that the rest of the group had no clue as to what their roles should be. Arnold decided his own lack of planning had alienated those who wanted to help but didn't know how. "It increased the stress of people who already felt out of their element," he says. ----------> Full Article
GMAT - Here's a PR announcement. Manhattan GMAT Announces Free Learning Forum. It's supposed to be a comprehensive source for GMAT news, preparation and strategy and MBA information. ----------> Full Article
========== What's New - Blogger Related ========== Yale interview invite for TIY - Wishing TIY the best.