Author Archive - Kaplan

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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Will I Ever Use My GMAT Skills Again?

By - Dec 19, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Learning GMAT skills isn’t just a means to an end. What you learn will benefit you in b-school One of the questions many GMAT students ask is “why do we have to take this [insert colorful word] test anyway?” There is despair and frustration evident in...

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What to Expect from Your MBA Interview

By - Dec 18, 11:00 AM   Comments [0]

With MBA interview invitations continuing to arrive this time of year, we thought now would be an appropriate time to discuss some challenging interview situations. Most business school interviews are straightforward opportunities for an interviewer to learn more about a candidate’s personal and professional backgrounds,...

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Is an MBA Worth It?

By - Dec 15, 04:15 AM   Comments [0]

Is the ROI of a top MBA program worth the financial obligation of going back to business school?Photo Credit: StockMonkeys.com via Compfight cc The price tag of an MBA and the rising debt of newly-minted business school graduates could make anyone stop and second guess their...

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MBA Rankings, Record Salaries, and Women MBAs in Business School News

By - Dec 13, 11:00 AM   Comments [0]

New MBA rankings, opportunities for women MBAs, and a record-breaking salary for one Sloan graduate—all in the latest business school news. From Duke and Yale University’s new spots in MBA rankings and which MBA programs have produced the most billionaires, to programs geared toward women MBAs,...

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What ‘Shark Tank’ Can Teach You About Your Post-MBA Salary

By - Dec 10, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

What kind of salary growth can you expect in your career after business school? Will you see a high ROI reflected in your MBA salary?Photo Credit: The Urban Scot via Compfight cc Let’s imagine that you’re on ABC’s Shark Tank, where entrepreneurs (many of them MBAs!)...

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