Depressed MBA Admissions

Within my WordPress dashboard setup, I have a Google Analytics widget that displays key website metrics over the past month.  I’m always interested in seeing which search terms led to inbound traffic for my site.  This month, the most popular search term was my website name “random wok.”  No surprises there.  But the second most … Read more

The GMAT Hope Poster

During my three months of studying for the GMAT, I definitely had some rough periods.  The one that I remember most vividly was having to take my GMAT material with me on my vacation back home.  Not only did I lug the huge Official Guide 12th edition book with me on the plane, but I … Read more

Along Came a Moth

Please bear in mind, this is a Friday post written at 1 in the morning.  Feel free to stop reading now. So it’s 1 am and I’m going through the “Fractions Decimals Percents” (FDP) section of the Official Guide problems.  I was doing really well, and I had a streak of about 20 OG questions … Read more

Save Money with the Ghetto Big Mac

The people in this video have developed a “hack” of sorts to get a “Big Mac” from McDonalds just by ordering a double cheeseburger and half a small order of fries.  And although I would never try to pull this off myself, I would definitely consider ordering my next burger with Big Mac sauce.  Who knew you could do that?

Verbal Humor for Intelligent Minds

The following puns will not help your GMAT Verbal score.  (In fact I’m sure they violate a number of grammatical rules)  They do, however, provide a much needed break from GMAT studying. No matter how much you push the envelope, it’ll still be stationery. I thought I saw an eye doctor on an Alaskan island, … Read more

What's a Conficker?

Below is a transcript of a conversation I had with a Mac user: Me:  Have you heard about Conficker? Mac User:  What’s a Conficker? Me:  Conficker is a malicious super-virus that can cause severe damage to your computer.  The complexity of the code behind the virus has worried technology experts around the world.  Reports have … Read more