Author Archive - Kaplan

Business School Graduates Happier Post-MBA, Survey Finds

By - Oct 27, 09:29 AM   Comments [0]

Could an MBA increase your happiness quotient? Money may buy MBAs happiness, Canada’s largest bank invests in a business school startup lab, and Dartmouth Tuck sees increased enrollment of female students. Find out what’s trending on the business school landscape. Students report post-MBA satisfaction A new survey by...

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GMAT Score or GPA: What’s the Biggest Application Killer?

By - Oct 25, 06:49 AM   Comments [0]

Not all MBA application pieces are equal, so focus your prep strategically. There is no one-size-fits-all formula for getting into business school—but by thinking smart and planning out a timeline suited to your unique candidacy, you’ll be gathering confidence and knowledge that will really pay off...

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Why Diversity Matters In The Business School Classroom

By - Oct 21, 08:15 AM   Comments [0]

By Francine Fluetsch on October 12, 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.  When we think of businessmen in movies, we usually get one image: that of some old...

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Who Tops The Economist’s 2017 MBA Rankings?

By - Oct 20, 10:09 AM   Comments [0]

GMAT scores for Ross’s new students remain flat—but applications have increased. Ross welcomes its new students, The Economist announces this year’s MBA rankings, and Duke Fuqua reports higher starting salary and compensation for its latest crop of graduates. See what’s trending on the business school landscape. The...

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Land Your Score: Reading Passages with a Purpose

By - Oct 20, 09:22 AM   Comments [0]

Jennifer Land shares the secret to Reading Comprehension. One of the most important steps of analyzing a GMAT Reading Comprehension passage is also one of the easiest to overlook: identifying the purpose of the passage. Recognizing WHY the passage was written is more important than understanding...

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Choosing a Business Degree Program: What’s Next for You?

By - Oct 18, 06:45 AM   Comments [0]

What are the most important factors in deciding where to earn an MBA or specialized master’s? Applying to business school is an intensive process—one that includes securing letters of recommendation, drafting and editing essays, prepping for the GMAT or GRE, and more—and that’s just the straightforward...

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MBAs with Data Science Skills in High Demand

By - Oct 14, 07:39 AM   Comments [5]

Business school graduates with expertise in data science are a prized commodity at top consulting firms. Meet the new MBA class at the Midwest’s top business school, find out why Bain is hiring data science experts, and get the scoop on HBS’s interview letters in our...

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Land Your Score: Standard Deviation on the GMAT

By - Oct 13, 06:54 AM   Comments [0]

The GMAT tests some of the basic concepts of statistics, including mean, median, and range, as well as more challenging concepts such as standard deviation (SD). Skipping the standard deviation formula Fortunately, you will not need to actually calculate the standard deviation of a set—you will merely...

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Careers and Salaries for MBAs: Deciding What’s Next

By - Oct 11, 09:37 AM   Comments [0]

  Proactive career planning starts with knowing where your path to business school can lead. While it’s most important to make sure you feel personally rewarded in your academic future, we know that prospective careers and salaries will figure prominently in your thinking about the path to...

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MBA-led Startups Meet High Expectations at HBS Incubator

By - Oct 7, 07:51 AM   Comments [0]

Stanford GSB is offering free tuition to admitted MBA students—but there’s one small caveat. Cornell welcomes its newest MBA class, Stanford is gives aspiring MBAs free tuition with a catch, and entrepreneurs face high expectations when applying to HBS Startup Studio. Here is everything that’s...

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