Author Archive - Kaplan

Land Your Score: Solving Sentence Correction

By - Jul 26, 06:24 AM   Comments [0]

Jennifer Land offers GMAT strategies for diagnosing grammatical problems. GMAT Sentence Correction draws on rules and skills most people learned in elementary school. That’s one reason why it helps to have some guidance on specific issues and errors you are likely to see on Test Day....

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What The Real World Teaches You About Business

By - Jul 22, 08:15 AM   Comments [0]

By Gretchen Kernbach on July 6, 2016 This article is brought to you by Uloop and Kaplan.  Search Uloop for student housing, college roommates, sublets, part-time jobs, internships, tutors, and campus news.  There is only so much college can teach a student about business. The required classes, like...

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Top MBA Admissions Director Steps Down

By - Jul 21, 06:25 AM   Comments [0]

The HBS Class of 2018 includes the business school’s highest ever enrollment of women. HBS has big shoes to fill in its office of admissions, CBS sees an uptick in applications, and one London business school explores options in Cuba. Catch all the trending stories for...

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Land Your Score: Critical Reasoning Cases

By - Jul 19, 07:02 AM   Comments [0]

Jennifer Land explains how to find answer choices for three special cases of Critical Reasoning. Fortunately for savvy test-takers, GMAT Critical Reasoning questions fall into predictable patterns. Certain argument constructions are used the same way from test to test, and recognizing them makes landing your highest...

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Take Our Financial Planning Quiz: Are You Making Your Dollars Count?

By - Jul 15, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

Find out how budget-conscious your student lifestyle really is. The convenience of credit has blessed us with the ease and utility of accessing our money—or money that’s not ours, rather—anytime we want, whether by plastic, online shopping cart, or digital app. What credit hasn’t given us, however,...

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Could Brexit Benefit Business Schools?

By - Jul 14, 06:12 AM   Comments [0]

Read trending stories from top business schools. From the rise of the online MBA to a potential boon to post-Brexit business school admissions—catch all the trending stories for future business leaders. Business schools brace for Brexit The recent referendum in Great Britain—in which 52% of the population voted...

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Land Your Score: Solving for Data Sufficiency

By - Jul 12, 06:50 AM   Comments [0]

Jennifer Land explains how to solve for variables given limited data. Data Sufficiency (DS) questions are perhaps the most dreaded on the Quantitative Reasoning section of the GMAT. Some people, however, get really good at them—and actually prefer them to Problem Solving questions because often you don’t...

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7 Ways To Prepare For Your First Year In Business School

By - Jul 8, 07:51 AM   Comments [0]

By Madison White on July 6, 2016 This article is brought to you by Uloop and Kaplan.  Search Uloop for student housing, college roommates, sublets, part-time jobs, internships, tutors, and campus news.  You may feel a lot of different ways before starting your first year of business...

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Asking Your Employer for MBA Tuition Reimbursement

By - Jul 7, 06:28 AM   Comments [0]

Emphasize your value to your employer, just as if you were asking for a raise. Have you ever asked your boss for a raise? It’s not a conversation most of us relish, so all too often we put it off, hoping our bosses will just notice...

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Land Your Score: Circle Ratio Geometry Problems

By - Jul 6, 06:22 AM   Comments [0]

Welcome to “Land Your Score,” a blog series in which Kaplan instructor Jennifer Land shares key insights and strategies for improving your GMAT performance on Test Day. This week, Jennifer discusses using circle ratios to solve geometry problems in the Quantitative Reasoning section. GMAT geometry problems...

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