Author Archive - Magoosh

How Much Are GMAT Fees In India?

By - Dec 1, 16:29 PM   Comments [0]

Paying for the GMAT when living outside the United States can be somewhat confusing, as prices are only listed in USD. Below, we’ll be taking a look at GMAT fees in India in terms of the rupee (₹). (Note that this post was written in...

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Work Experience for MBA Programs: How much is enough? How much is too much?

By - Nov 28, 14:54 PM   Comments [0]

When MBA admissions offices review your application, they look at a few key components: your undergraduate GPA, your GMAT score, your letters of recommendation, and your work experience.   While each of these components is important, your resume and your work experience could make or break your...

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GMAT SC Grammar: Phrases as Subjects

By - Nov 23, 13:03 PM   Comments [0]

To begin, four GMAT SC Practice Questions.   1) Buying tradition growth stocks at the low points immediately following periods of sharp decline are not guaranteed in producing long term gains. (A) are not guaranteed in producing (B) is not guaranteed in producing (C) is not guaranteed for producing (D) is...

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Absolute Value Inequalities

By - Nov 21, 12:36 PM   Comments [0]

This is an extremely difficult question category that appears only infrequently on the GMAT. First, a couple of practice problems.   1) The dark purple region on the number line above is shown in its entirety. This region is delineated by which of the following inequalities? (A) 10 <...

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5 Ways to Differentiate Between Similar MBA Programs

By - Nov 15, 18:43 PM   Comments [0]

A cursory look at business school websites/marketing materials may have you thinking that they all look the same, but once you know which elements to look at, you’ll find that each school is quite unique in its offerings. Once you determine what you’re looking for,...

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What Is a Good GMAT Score?

By - Oct 27, 12:16 PM   Comments [0]

What is a good GMAT score and who defines this abstruse and perplexing standard? Can good GMAT scores and average GMAT scores differ by a single point? Do business schools agree on a single definition of good and bad scores at some top-secret GMAT Scores...

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4 Tips for Deciding How Many Business Schools to Apply To

By - Oct 20, 15:03 PM   Comments [0]

You’ve decided to apply to business school. You’ve done your research to see which schools support your goals and meet your needs, and have come up with a long list…too long a list. You know you can’t apply to all of them. This is not...

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5 Reasons to Synchronize GMAT Prep with B-School Applications

By - Oct 19, 12:24 PM   Comments [0]

It’s a common approach that most MBA applicants follow. Start off with test prep, spend several months on it, take the test, and then start thinking about what to do next. It’s true that this strategy (of taking up each component in the application requirements and...

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GMAT Tuesday: OG Reading Comprehension #4

By - Oct 11, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

This is the final video in our series on the reading comprehension section of the Official Guide to the GMAT. In this final question, we are confronted with a main idea question. I talk about how to approach these quesitons, how to identify the common...

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GMAT Sentence Correction: the “Due To” Mistake

By - Oct 10, 08:24 AM   Comments [0]

This mistake is astonishingly common in spoken English, even among otherwise relatively well-spoken people.  In the six Sentence Correction practice questions below, all the questions contain “due to“: where is it used correctly and where it is wrong?   1) Elysium Field Construction planned to build a...

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