Author Archive - Economist

Subject-Verb Agreement in GMAT Sentence Correction

By - Oct 18, 12:33 PM   Comments [0]

One of the most common tricks the test makers play on us in GMAT sentence correction is to get us to miss a lack of agreement between a subject and its verb. This may sound so fundamental to any language that it would be hard...

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2016 MBA Ranking by The Economist

By - Oct 13, 10:11 AM   Comments [0]

The Economist has released its annual ranking of full-time MBA programmes.

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Business school applications: 5 things to consider

By - Oct 4, 10:49 AM   Comments [0]

Here’s a list of five considerations to make before starting your applications to business schools. These are not requirements so much as ways to get you prepared and make sure you are making the best choice for yourself, your education and your career.

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MBA Admissions Consultants: When To Use One

By - Sep 27, 13:06 PM   Comments [0]

Despite being a relatively new addition to the application process, admissions consultants are a fact of MBA applications at this point. Depending on which statistics you believe, something like one in four applicants uses a consultant, and by some estimates this figure may be even...

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Brain-Boosting Foods for Your GMAT Studies

By - Sep 20, 11:16 AM   Comments [0]

Eating healthy is always a win, but doing so before the GRE scores bonus points. So put down the energy drinks and snack food. Here’s a sample menu that can keep your mind and body functioning at their best for the day before, and the...

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Spotting redundancy in GMAT Sentence Correction

By - Sep 13, 11:27 AM   Comments [0]

You probably know that the GMAT hates redundancy. The question is: what is redundant and what is not?

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The power of plugging in

By - Sep 8, 14:09 PM   Comments [0]

The easiest way to solve quant questions is often by plugging in numbers. This is particularly true of questions that include the words “must be”.

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Average GMAT scores for top business schools

By - Aug 30, 09:01 AM   Comments [0]

Many students ask about the average GMAT score of top institutions. Let’s look at the The Economist’s 2015 MBA rankings. There are many ranking lists, but the top schools appear on many of those lists. Consider the information in this article as a starting point...

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Will you win our $25,000 MBA scholarship?

By - Aug 23, 08:10 AM   Comments [0]

It's that time of year! Our biannual Brightest Minds MBA Scholarship Competition is now open. If you're planning to enter business school for an MBA or EMBA anytime in 2017 or 2018, you are eligible to win $25,000 toward your degree.

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Common sense beats formulas in GMAT Quant

By - Aug 16, 11:51 AM   Comments [0]

You may get into the situation on a math question in which the answer seems very difficult to calculate. When this happens, there may be a simple, common sense approach to get to the right answer quicker than any memorized formula.

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