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The Economist's GMAT prep course announces its first ever Brightest Minds MBA Scholarship contest

NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Economist GMAT Tutor, a product from Which MBA? at The Economist Group, announced the launch today of its first ever Brightest Minds MBA Scholarship Contest.

The contest is open to all prospective MBA or EMBA students worldwide. The winner will be the student who scores the highest on The Economist GMAT Tutor simulation test. The simulated GMAT exam utilizes adaptive technology similar to that of the real GMAT, so the difficulty level adjusts according to the test-taker's ability. The winning student will be awarded a $25,000 scholarship towards tuition to one of the premiere business school sponsors:

  • The Rady School of Management
  • UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School
  • International University Of Monaco
  • Melbourne Business School
  • Audencia Nantes, School of Management
  • CEIBS – China Europe Int'l Business School
  • University of Virginia Darden School of Business
  • National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School
  • HEC Paris MBA
  • Indiana University Kelley School of Business
  • Yonsei University School of Business (Yonsei Global MBA)
  • University of Oregon Lundquist College of Business
  • Warwick Business School
  • University of Florida MBA Programs
  • Grenoble Graduate School of Business
  • University of Edinburgh Business School
  • The St. Gallen MBA
  • Weatherhead School of Management Global MBA

"Many of our readers develop a relationship with The Economist as students and early in their careers because they recognize the increasing importance of a global perspective to business success," said David Kaye, SVP of Economist Media Businesses, who added, "We are pleased to connect students with schools that can help them take the next step in their careers while offering a few outstanding students financial support towards their goals."

The contest officially opened February 1, 2014 and will close at 11:59pm EDT on April 25, 2014.  The winner will be announced on May 15th at the Which MBA? Online Fair. Five runners-up will receive a free GMAT preparation course from Economist GMAT Tutor, worth $550 each.

Contest entrants must qualify per the Terms and Conditions and Contest Rules.

GMAT® is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council™. The Graduate Management Admission Council™ does not endorse, nor is it affiliated in any way with the owner or any content of this web site.

About Which MBA?(economist.com/whichmba)
Which MBA? is a division of The Economist Newspaper Group, NA, which offers a suite of online products serving both prospective MBA students and business schools who wish to reach this audience. Our consumer products for prospective students include a GMAT preparation course, annual MBA rankings, and content on Economist.com. We offer multi-media advertising solutions for business schools ranging from online MBA fairs, to traditional online and print mediums, to custom white-label lead generation tools.

About The Economist (economist.com)
With a growing global circulation and a reputation for insightful analysis and perspective on every aspect of world events, The Economist is one of the most widely recognised and well-read current affairs publications. The paper covers politics, business, science and technology, and books and arts, concluding each week with the obituary. Its website offers articles from the past ten years, in addition to web-only content such as blogs, debates and audio/video programmes. The Economist is now available to download for reading on Android, iPhone, or iPad devices.

*Audit Bureau of Circulations UK and Alliance for Audited Media US, January-June 2013


SOURCE The Economist

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