NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Economist GMAT Tutor has announced the winner of its semi-annual Brightest Minds MBA Scholarship Contest.
The goal of the contest is to find one of the world's "Brightest Minds" who plans to attend business school, and help fund his or her education. The winner, Angela Hsing, is a finance professional who moved to Los Angeles to attend UCLA ten years ago and is currently working as a CPA. She beat more than 3,000 other contest entrants by scoring highest on Economist GMAT Tutor's GMAT simulation exam and writing the most compelling tie-breaker essay, beating 77 other top scorers.
Ms Hsing hopes to use her MBA to empower women in the workplace. She says, "I am told that the MBA experience is full of lessons and connections I will carry for a lifetime. I want to make an impact on gender equality by empowering women in the workplace and helping women gain more prominent roles in business."
She can apply this scholarship towards tuition at any of the contest's participating business schools where she is accepted into an MBA programme. To learn more about the winner and to read her advice on how to land a competitive GMAT score, visit Economist GMAT Tutor's blog.
Participating business schools:
- Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
- University of Liverpool Management School
- Johns Hopkins Carey Business School
- Alliance Manchester Business School
- Oregon State University
- Ivey Business School
- Copenhagen Business School
- The University of Edinburgh Business School
- Schulich School of Business
- The University of Virginia Darden School of Business
- Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, City University of New York
- Stevens Institute of Technology
- International School of Management
About Economist GMAT Tutor (gmat.economist.com)
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SOURCE Economist GMAT Tutor