Author Archive - Kaplan

Boost Your GMAT Score the Second Time Around: MBA News

By - Feb 12, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Climb toward your desired GMAT score. From raising your GMAT score by finding out where you went wrong the first time, to Harvard Business School looking for more students from Japan, there’s lots to share in recent MBA news. A new way to raise your GMAT score No...

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Make the Most of Your GMAT Practice Test

By - Feb 11, 11:00 AM   Comments [0]

Your studying isn’t done just because you’ve completed your GMAT practice test. As Kaplan instructors, we’ve seen it hundreds of times: a student diligently takes a GMAT practice test once—sometimes twice—per week while studying for the GMAT and finds him or herself tripping up on the same issues...

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Tackling GMAT Data Sufficiency Questions

By - Feb 6, 11:00 AM   Comments [0]

Approach data sufficiency on the GMAT by eliminating answer choices, not guessing. For many students studying for the GMAT, the dreaded data sufficiency questions can be a source of consternation. When you really think about it, though, the data sufficiency questions offer one advantage in that they all...

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Top MBA Jobs in Entertainment

By - Feb 3, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

A love of gaming and a business school degree can lead to top MBA jobs in entertainment and media.Photo Credit: dave.see via Compfight cc In October, teams of gamers battled it out at the Riot Games’ League of Legends World Championships in Seoul in front of...

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What is your Business School Social Scene?

By - Jan 30, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

How much of your business school social scene is about making connections with other MBA students, and how much is about having fun?Photo Credit: Jirka Matousek via Compfight cc You’ve heard a lot about taking the GMAT, applying to MBA programs, and structuring your business school...

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The Truth Behind the Cuts in MBA Application Essays, and Tips to Improve Yours

By - Jan 29, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

No matter the word count, applicants’ MBA application essays require just as much thought as ever. Kaplan annual survey of admissions officers from business schools, graduate schools, law schools, medical schools, and colleges across the nation is in, and we’ve got the newly released findings about...

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MBA Scholarships: Get in on the Action

By - Jan 28, 17:00 PM   Comments [0]

Get your share of the MBA scholarship dollars offered by top business schools. From a boatload of available scholarship money for MBA students, to the most “annoying” admissions essays, let’s dig into the latest in MBA news: Show me the MBA scholarships If you’re reading this, you’re a...

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MBA News: Third-Round Applicants Get a Second Look

By - Jan 23, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Is it too late to send your MBA applications in the third round? From a possible silver lining for third-round MBA applicants, to how Chinese proverbs may identify problems in U.S. MBA education, to bragging rights about startups, here’s the latest in MBA news from media...

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Sticking with Your GMAT Test Prep New Year’s Resolutions

By - Jan 21, 10:27 AM   Comments [0]

Don’t let another year pass without diving into your GMAT or GRE test prep for business school.Photo Credit: Tim Pierce via Compfight cc If you’re anything like us, you probably started out 2015 with a long list of New Year’s resolutions. Maybe you wanted to: get a...

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Top Jobs in Healthcare for MBAs

By - Jan 17, 11:00 AM   Comments [0]

Jobs in health care aren’t just for doctors and nurses. There are plenty of engaging opportunities—with respectable average salaries—for MBAs. In 2014, there were two important milestones in health care in the United States: the enactment of several key provisions under the Patient Protection and Affordable...

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