Author Archive - Kaplan

Land Your Score: Divisibility Rules for the GMAT

By - Oct 4, 07:54 AM   Comments [0]

Jennifer Land shares GMAT tips to refresh your multiplication and division knowledge. Because the GMAT tests math concepts most of us learned in elementary school, it can be challenging to recall some of these basic quantitative building blocks. Boost your ability to do mental math with...

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What Unique Jobs Can You Get With A Degree In Business?

By - Sep 30, 08:03 AM   Comments [0]

By Rhiannon Winner on September 29, 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.  The word business sometimes conjures images of middle aged workers in grey suits packed into cubicles. If...

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Should Business Schools Require Longer Admissions Essays?

By - Sep 29, 07:17 AM   Comments [0]

Do some MBA applicants want longer admissions essays? Get to know the students in Columbia’s Business School’s class of MBA students, learn about the latest application trends, and find out why some applicants favor longer admissions essays. Here is everything that’s trending in the world of...

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Land Your Score: Number Properties on the GMAT

By - Sep 27, 06:27 AM   Comments [0]

How long has it been since you learned about odd and even numbers? What about the differences between positives and negatives? And when did you learn the definition of an integer or a prime number? Number properties on the GMAT Most of us learned all of these...

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Business School Dean Placed on Administrative Leave

By - Sep 23, 07:44 AM   Comments [0]

Scandal rocks the administration at Syracuse’s MBA program. Meet the entering MBA class at the University of Virginia, learn what Fisher College of Business has to offer students, and find out why one business school dean was placed on leave by the administration. Catch all...

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Land Your Score: Analytical Writing Assessment Style Tips

By - Sep 22, 06:24 AM   Comments [0]

Jennifer Land shares style tips to hone your language skills. In an earlier post, I shared tips for planning and executing an excellent GMAT essay for the Analytical Writing Assessment. Here are a few style pointers to help you land that high score. The AWA is about...

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My Career Goals (Workplace Edition): What’s Next for Jessica

By - Sep 20, 07:32 AM   Comments [0]

One college graduate explains why she went straight to working a full-time job. Read about one Kaplan Student Brand Ambassador’s career goals in the workplace to help you determine what’s next for you. What I’ve already accomplished I consider myself lucky to have picked the major that felt...

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How To Create A GMAT Learning Diary

By - Sep 16, 06:39 AM   Comments [0]

By Madison White on September 15, 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.  Preparing for the GMAT is stressful enough, but studying can be made even more difficult if you’re...

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Land Your Score: Proportions, Ratios & Rates

By - Sep 15, 07:33 AM   Comments [0]

Proportions appear in many forms in the Quantitative Reasoning section of the GMAT, and they tend to give test-takers trouble. A proportions problem may involve a basic ratio (for example, apples to bananas), varying rates (price per gallon), or geometric shapes (similar triangles). Recognizing proportion...

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Business Education Increasingly Common Among Billionaires

By - Sep 13, 06:29 AM   Comments [0]

Does being a business school graduate give you a better shot at becoming a billionaire? One business school sees big ROI on a daring idea, MBAs are becoming more common among billionaires, and the incoming class at Michigan Ross enjoys new campus renovations. Catch all the...

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