Author Archive - Kaplan

MBA Admissions: Balancing Quality and Quantity

By - Jun 18, 08:56 AM   Comments [0]

Applying to business schools is all about balance. Credit: Steve Hardy via Flickr cc These days, as candidates consider their strategies for the coming MBA admissions cycle, many have a logical question in mind: How many business schools should I apply to? The answer, of course, varies...

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Top 5 Misconceptions About GMAT Prep

By - Jun 16, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Don’t be a fool about what to expect on Test Day. Credit: CollegeDegrees360 via Flickr cc Some students find the GMAT prep intimidating. Others underestimate the challenge of this important component of their business school application. To be sure, there’s plenty of misconceptions out there about...

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MBA News: Top-Ranked Means More Debt

By - Jun 11, 09:35 AM   Comments [0]

Is a top-ranked MBA program worth the debt? The gender pay gap persists, top-ranked business school graduates size up average salary against their debt, and an MBA namesake passes away—let’s dig into the latest headlines in business education and MBA news. Leave your comments below. Average salary...

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MBA News: Does Top Ranking Mean Higher Debt?

By - Jun 11, 09:35 AM   Comments [0]

Is a top-ranked MBA program worth the debt? The gender pay gap persists, top ranking MBA graduates size up average salary against their debt, and an MBA namesake passes away—let’s dig into the latest headlines in business education and business school news. Average salary vs. debt at graduation While...

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What Is Your Summer Study Plan?

By - Jun 9, 14:59 PM   Comments [0]

Beat the heat with GMAT prep. Summer’s here—and with it, the two to three months you’ll need to finally commit to studying for the GMAT. So, how can you ensure the summer doesn’t slip by before you’ve hit your target score? Set your summer study schedule Whether you’ve...

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Managing Your Test Day Performance Anxiety

By - Jun 4, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

Worried about losing focus while taking the GMAT? Two weeks ago, we talked about anticipation stress and how it can impede your preparation for the GMAT. Being proactive in the months leading up to the test can greatly improve your score—but that’s only half battle. What about...

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MBA News: Business Schools Court Cuba, Internships Pay

By - Jun 3, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Tour your target MBA program from your iPad. Business schools look to Cuba, HBS brings back its mandatory essay, and paid internships are on the upswing—let’s dig into the latest headlines pertaining to business schools and MBA news. Leave your comments below. MBA mojitos? When President Obama announced...

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Managing Your Test Day Performance Anxiety

By - Jun 2, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Worried about losing focus while taking the GMAT? Two weeks ago, we talked about anticipation stress and how it can impede your preparation for the GMAT. Being proactive in the months leading up to the test can greatly improve your score—but that’s only half battle. What about...

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MBA News: Job Market Up, Humblebrag Ineffective

By - May 28, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

The art of #humblebrag won’t get you far, but a job market upswing might. From a sizzling MBA job market to the eternal question: GMAT or GRE?—let’s dig into the latest headlines in business education and MBA news. Leave your comments below. MBA job market on fire We’ve...

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International MBA Student Checklist

By - May 26, 10:16 AM   Comments [0]

International students face unique challenges applying to business school. So, you’re looking to study abroad and earn an international MBA. Becoming an international student is a unique opportunity to open your mind and enrich your life. It also makes for an impressive addition to your resume...

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