Author Archive - Kaplan

MBA News: A Return to Wall Street, Top MBA Programs in Europe

By - Jan 7, 11:00 AM   Comments [0]

Are business school graduates from top MBA programs about to light up Wall Street once again? From a possible comeback for an MBA-starved Wall Street to the vocal disapproval of one Harvard Business School student, as well as the announcement of the top MBA program in...

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Master These GMAT Math Skills

By - Jan 5, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Accept the challenge to master GMAT math. Start the year off strong by diving in to your GMAT prep with vigor (or renewed vigor, as the case may be.) The math section is often the most feared, but the quantitative content on the GMAT is definable...

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How Do You Study for the GMAT? Set Up a Calendar

By - Jan 2, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Put your GMAT study schedule on a calendar, and make it specific.Photo Credit: photosteve101 via Compfight cc It’s a new year, and many of you are working on establishing new routines and habits. Now is a perfect time to start (or re-start) a GMAT study schedule....

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New Year’s Countdown: Top 10 Myths About Your GMAT Score—Debunked!

By - Dec 31, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Don’t buy into the myths about your GMAT score. Practice the strategy and critical thinking skills you need to dominate the test!Photo Credit: Peter Van Lancker via Compfight cc At Kaplan Test Prep, we talk to future MBAs every day, so the GMAT is a hot...

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The Two Most Common Errors in GMAT Data Sufficiency

By - Dec 30, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

GMAT data sufficiency questions test your ability to analyze a quantitative problem and recognize which information is necessary to figure out the solution.  What a data sufficiency question does NOT test you on is your ability to calculate and number-crunch.  A simpler way of addressing...

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How GMAT Reading Differs from Everyday Reading

By - Dec 29, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Let’s first note the two reasons why we read in everyday life: 1)    We read because we are required (for real-life purposes) to be knowledgeable about the content we are reading: studying for a history exam, delivering on a business proposal, etc. 2)    We read because we...

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3 Signs a Business Degree Is Right for You

By - Dec 26, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Change careers, broaden your job options, boost your future average annual salary, and broaden your education with a business degree. Thinking about taking the GMAT and applying to business school? Your head is probably spinning with the possibilities of what you might study, which school you...

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‘Twas the Night Before GMAT

By - Dec 24, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

What’s the holiday without a classic tale rewritten for the GMAT test taker? You’ve been studying hard, and you’re on the “Nice” list, so here’s a little holiday treat for you. ‘Twas the night before GMAT, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even...

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MBA News: What Does an MBA Cost From a Top Business School?

By - Dec 23, 11:00 AM   Comments [0]

With MBA costs to top business schools still on the rise, you may want to research your scholarship and financial aid options. From bargaining for scholarships and the increasing tuition of MBAs at America’s top business schools, to an inspiring rags-to-riches story and bizarre PayPal policies,...

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Why Do You Want an MBA?

By - Dec 23, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Although quantifying a school’s profile certainly does not tell you everything, it can sometimes be helpful in simplifying the many differences between the various MBA programs. We recently surveyed a number of visitors to our site to get a feel for the concerns, plans, and mind-sets...

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