Author Archive - Kaplan

Kickstarting Your GRE or GMAT Prep, Pt. 1

By - Mar 15, 15:19 PM   Comments [0]

Whether you’re shooting to start business school in fall 2017 or are a junior or sophomore planning ahead, now is the time to lock in a surefire test score for future enrollment. With several months still to go before application deadlines, we’ll offer helpful planning...

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Play ‘Slice-a-Pi’ for Geometry-Based Fun—and a Chance to Win

By - Mar 11, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

Before Pi Day, play Slice-a-Pi for fun in geometry—and a chance to save on GMAT test prep! Pi Day comes around just once a year on 3/14. To celebrate, we’re giving you a chance to win $314 before Pi Day—the best irrational holiday on the calendar! Go on—participate in some...

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Planning How to Pay, Competitive Online Degrees

By - Mar 10, 10:41 AM   Comments [0]

Worried about how to pay for business school? From competitive admissions for online degree programs to considering how to pay for your MBA—here are the top stories for aspiring business school students. Tuition costs rising The benefits of the an MBA are clear: Over a lifetime, you can...

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Land Your Score: Ratio Problems

By - Mar 8, 14:48 PM   Comments [0]

Mastering ratio problems on the GMAT requires understanding the relationship between quantities. Welcome to “Land Your Score,” a blog series in which Kaplan instructor Jennifer Land shares key insights and strategies for improving your GMAT performance on Test Day. This week, Jennifer discusses how to approach...

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MBA Rankings, Toughest Business School Applications

By - Mar 4, 15:50 PM   Comments [0]

What will the latest MBA rankings mean for you? From more women entering business school to the toughest applications—here are the top stories for aspiring MBAs. The MBA rankings are coming! There are many fine MBA rankings lists, many of which measure similar metrics: job placement rates, average...

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Dismiss GMAT Test Day Myths—and Focus on Predicting Your Score

By - Mar 3, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

Don’t let GMAT Test Day myths keep you from focusing on the most important thing—your GMAT score. Anxious about GMAT Test Day? Making yourself crazy over what to expect? What if you have to use the bathroom? What if your pencil breaks? What if there’s a weird smell and...

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Land Your Score: Analytical Writing Assessment

By - Mar 1, 15:54 PM   Comments [0]

As a business leader, you’ll need to know how to identify weak arguments and analyze assumptions. Welcome to “Land Your Score,” a blog series in which Kaplan instructor Jennifer Land shares key insights and strategies for improving your GMAT performance on Test Day. This week, Jennifer...

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Why Leap Year Adds Another Day to February

By - Feb 29, 09:07 AM   Comments [0]

What determines whether there’ll be a February 29 in a given year? If you’re planning on taking GMAT this year, you may notice one extra day in your February study schedule. That’s right, 2016 is a leap year, but chances are you don’t know why February...

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GMAT May Hold MBA Admissions Edge Over GRE

By - Feb 26, 11:03 AM   Comments [0]

Is Silicon Valley changing its tune about recruiting business school grads? From the rise of online programs to MBA admissions officers giving more weight to the GMAT than the GRE—here’s the top stories in the world of business school. MBA admissions at HBS  As far as MBA admissions...

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Predict Your Score: Collect the ‘Easy’ GMAT Points

By - Feb 25, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

Learn how to collect the low-hanging fruit—those easy GMAT points—on Test Day. #PredictYourScore Sometimes boosting your GMAT points isn’t about studying more; it’s about knowing the simple tips that aid in the way tests are scored. Basically, there are easy ways to earn more GMAT points with...

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