Author Archive - Kaplan

MBA News: Starting Salary Rankings, HBS Interview Insights

By - Jul 30, 08:20 AM   Comments [0]

Will your starting salary be worth the business school investment? From ranking which alumni boast the best median starting salary, to MBA programs enrolling more women, to an inside look at the HBS interview—it’s been another interesting week of business education news. Keep reading to find...

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GMAT Score: Report or Cancel?

By - Jul 28, 08:59 AM   Comments [0]

Do you take the red pill or the blue pill—report or cancel your GMAT score? You’ve almost survived Test Day—but not before the GMAT asks you what may be the toughest question of all… Report or cancel your GMAT score? Good news for those facing the dreaded GMAT...

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MBA News: Better Business Education Networking, Recruiting Up

By - Jul 24, 07:37 AM   Comments [0]

What does Harvard Business School really look for in its MBA candidates? Credit: David Jones via Flickr cc From noteworthy MBA networking tips to wowing the Harvard Business School admissions committee—it’s been a sizzling month of business education news. Keep reading to find out what’s going...

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GMAT or GRE for Business School?

By - Jul 23, 14:41 PM   Comments [0]

Is the GMAT or GRE your best bet for business school admissions? You know you’re going to get an MBA. The question is, what route will you take? More specifically, you may be wondering which test to take—GMAT or GRE? Deciding between GMAT or GRE for business...

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MBA News: Business Education Avatars, GMAT Scoring Changes

By - Jul 16, 09:32 AM   Comments [0]

With the new GMAT scoring policy, repeat test takers get a clean slate. What does the new GMAT scoring and cancellation policy mean for test takers? Which business school just got $60M? Can 3D avatars improve online MBA programs? Keep reading to find out all this...

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4 Reasons to Take a Free GMAT Practice Test

By - Jul 14, 10:10 AM   Comments [0]

Simulate the challenge of Test Day. Why should you sign up for one of the many upcoming Free Online GMAT Practice Tests that Kaplan offers? There are plenty of good reasons, but here are some of the most important: 1. Stamina training for Test Day It’s tough to...

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MBA News: Inside Top-Ranked MBA Admissions

By - Jul 9, 07:41 AM   Comments [0]

Duke Fuqua’s MBA admissions gatekeeper tells all. When should you start networking for business school? Will the GMAT hit Havana? What really goes on behind the scenes of MBA admissions at a top-ranked school like Duke Fuqua? Keep reading to find out. Networking early and often It’s never...

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Student Loan Assistance for Public Sector Jobs

By - Jul 7, 08:37 AM   Comments [1]

Many business schools offer student loan assistance to grads who enter public sector jobs. Credits: EarthDayPictures via Flickr cc Pervasive stereotypes paint MBA students as unapologetic, ethics-be-damned capitalists, arming themselves to improve their own lot by exploiting others. Yet, many MBAs matriculate into business school with the...

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MBA News: Which MBA Jobs Are Most Desirable?

By - Jul 2, 08:44 AM   Comments [0]

Just how big is the business school salary bump? Do MBA jobs really pay more? Which companies are trending with business school graduates? Could residency become the norm for earning an online MBA? Keep reading to find out. What are the most desirable MBA jobs? For the ninth...

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Top 5 GMAT Study Tips from Former Students

By - Jun 30, 08:34 AM   Comments [0]

Former students share their GMAT study strategies. We often ask GMAT students who are nearing the end of their Kaplan course if they have any recommendations or advice for incoming students. Although not all of you are or will be Kaplan students, the GMAT study tips...

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