Author Archive - Kaplan

How Social Business Expert Jeff Gibbard Targeted His Top Business Schools

By - Sep 18, 15:54 PM   Comments [0]

Jeff Gibbard never had a problem with creativity. But in order to unlock the good life by getting his social business agency off the ground, he needed to give himself a left-brain advantage to get into his top business schools. After studying for the GMAT...

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Veterans Returning from Military Service Get Down to Business

By - Sep 15, 14:07 PM   Comments [0]

Since 2001, more than one million military veterans have been returning from Afghanistan and Iraq only to face high unemployment rates and a poor job outlook, so it’s no surprise that veterans are turning to higher education—including business school—when they return from military service. Veteran applicants are...

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Studying for the GMAT While Staying Focused and Healthy

By - Sep 10, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re about to start studying for the GMAT, your life is going to undergo some temporary changes. Odds are, your professors, parents, and peers have already started giving you some study tips to coach you through the two to three months of recommended GMAT...

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Is Round One the Best Time to Apply for MBA Admissions?

By - Sep 9, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Future MBAs have a lot to keep track of when applying to business school, so we’re here to provide some straight talk on the issue of admissions rounds for business school—namely, whether applying in round one, round two, or round three is best for your...

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How to Make Your MBA Application Checklist

By - Sep 8, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Everybody’s business school application timeline is different and dependent upon his or her own schedule, but the application checklist is pretty consistent across the board. It’s never too early to start putting together your MBA application. While you’re gathering your materials, it’s a good time to...

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MBA Application Rounds—Which is Right for You?

By - Sep 4, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

Did you know that most business schools process MBA applications in rounds? What does that mean for you? Well, for most schools, it means that there are three separate application deadlines—or rounds—of processing. How does this play into your business school admissions strategy? Round one: application...

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4 Ways to Build Your GMAT Skills

By - Sep 3, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

Making time to effectively boost your GMAT skills can be challenging enough without the added headache of lugging a tower of books around with you every day. There are faster, easier, and less physically demanding ways to kick off your GMAT preparation. Build your GMAT skills...

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How I Started Helping Students Get Into Top MBA Schools and Programs

By - Aug 28, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

By Jeremy Shinewald Megalomaniac; madman; murderer … not necessarily the type of character you want to brag about emulating—even if what you’re talking about is his singular work ethic and fervor for competition. So when I say that Daniel Plainview—the role portrayed by Daniel Day Lewis in...

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6 Ways to Calm Down When You’re Stressed from Studying

By - Aug 27, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

By Megan Weyrauch on September 9, 2013 This article  is brought to you by Uloop & Kaplan.  Search Uloop for student housing, roommates, college jobs, internships, scholarships, and college news. It’s 3 a.m. and you’re still studying. Sweaty fingers turn the pages of your textbook as your heart tries to bust out...

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How to Land an MBA Job at a Startup

By - Aug 25, 13:57 PM   Comments [0]

The availability of MBA jobs If you’re considering going to business school, you should feel pretty great about your path to unlocking the good life. After all, the availability of MBA jobs is up across the board, and that includes startups and opportunities for entrepreneurs. The usual...

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