Author Archive - Kaplan

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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Why Get an MBA? To Get Hired!

By - Aug 19, 16:13 PM   Comments [0]

If you’re looking for an answer to the question you’ve probably asked yourself a million times— why get an MBA? —you can add this to the list of responses: Because you’re likely to get hired! The continued upward momentum of MBA holders in the global labor market is...

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The 4 Sections of the GMAT Practice Test

By - Aug 14, 22:00 PM   Comments [0]

What is the GMAT (Graduate Management Admissions Test)? If you’re thinking of going to business school but haven’t yet looked into GMAT test dates or taken a GMAT practice test, not to fear! You’ve come to the right place to learn about the format, timing, and...

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How to Pay for an MBA: Maximize Monetary Benefits (even with loans!)

By - Aug 14, 10:10 AM   Comments [0]

Why get an MBA?  One of the major reasons is salary; an MBA puts you in a position to earn more.  But in order to get the monetary benefits that stem from an MBA degree, you have to make an investment.  The real question may...

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Anatomy of a GMAT Practice Test: Math + Verbal = Exam

By - Aug 12, 15:18 PM   Comments [0]

The first time you see a GMAT should actually be a GMAT practice test, not the real thing.  For many people, it can be a bit of a shock; they aren’t used to the kinds of math and verbal questions we see on the GMAT...

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Destination Good Life: How Will You Get There?

By - Aug 11, 15:13 PM   Comments [0]

The Good Life. What does it mean to you? For some, it’s earning enough money to lead the life they want to live: a nice home, a big family, or the ability to travel the world.  For others, it means creative freedom, supporting a cause,...

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