Author Archive - Kaplan

Business School Receives $15M for Veterans’ Tuition

By - Nov 10, 09:59 AM   Comments [0]

How important is the MBA essay to your application? One business school is hoping that a new program will attract more applications from veterans, while other schools shift to teaching in the real world. Meet the newest class at Mendoza—and learn why you should be authentic...

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Land Your Score: Assumptions in Critical Reasoning

By - Nov 8, 09:49 AM   Comments [0]

Assumption questions ask for unstated evidence supporting the argument. In past posts I’ve discussed ways to break down Critical Reasoning (CR) passages on the GMAT. Here I will focus on a specific subset of question types that make up the majority of CR questions and can...

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MBAs Studying Abroad Face International Uncertainties

By - Nov 4, 08:03 AM   Comments [0]

Want to study abroad for an MBA? First research the benefits and risks. How high is the average GMAT score for Yale’s newest incoming class? What are the risks associated with studying abroad for business school? Will international MBA students face new obstacles obtaining a post-Brexit...

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Land Your GMAT Score—or Cancel It

By - Nov 3, 07:04 AM   Comments [0]

You don’t necessarily need to decide on Test Day whether you want to cancel. This post is an unusual take on landing your best score; here I will update you on the ins and outs of canceling a GMAT score. Will business schools know if I cancel...

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Why Take Kaplan’s Free GMAT Practice Test?

By - Nov 1, 07:38 AM   Comments [0]

Want to get a peek at your GMAT score prior to Test Day? Hitting the GMAT score you need to get into your first-choice business school doesn’t happen overnight—it takes practice. That means spending the precious amount of study time you have before Test Day wisely....

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Give Your Career a Boost With an MBA

By - Oct 28, 06:46 AM   Comments [0]

By Danielle Wirsansky on October 18, 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. After completing undergraduate studies, many students find themselves at a crossroads. There are so many different paths...

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Business School Graduates Happier Post-MBA, Survey Finds

By - Oct 27, 09:29 AM   Comments [0]

Could an MBA increase your happiness quotient? Money may buy MBAs happiness, Canada’s largest bank invests in a business school startup lab, and Dartmouth Tuck sees increased enrollment of female students. Find out what’s trending on the business school landscape. Students report post-MBA satisfaction A new survey by...

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GMAT Score or GPA: What’s the Biggest Application Killer?

By - Oct 25, 06:49 AM   Comments [0]

Not all MBA application pieces are equal, so focus your prep strategically. There is no one-size-fits-all formula for getting into business school—but by thinking smart and planning out a timeline suited to your unique candidacy, you’ll be gathering confidence and knowledge that will really pay off...

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Why Diversity Matters In The Business School Classroom

By - Oct 21, 08:15 AM   Comments [0]

By Francine Fluetsch on October 12, 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.  When we think of businessmen in movies, we usually get one image: that of some old...

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Who Tops The Economist’s 2017 MBA Rankings?

By - Oct 20, 10:09 AM   Comments [0]

GMAT scores for Ross’s new students remain flat—but applications have increased. Ross welcomes its new students, The Economist announces this year’s MBA rankings, and Duke Fuqua reports higher starting salary and compensation for its latest crop of graduates. See what’s trending on the business school landscape. The...

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