Author Archive - Magoosh

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By - Jan 4, 15:25 PM   Comments [0]

It’s 2017. You have 12 new chapters and 360 fresh chances ahead of you. The year is yours…to squander or to make the most of. If you see business school in your future, let 2017 be the year you make it happen. Our friends at Stacy...

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GMAT Verbal for Non-Native English Speakers

By - Jan 3, 22:08 PM   Comments [0]

The GMAT is a tough exam, even for those who have been speaking English their entire lives. Another degree of difficulty is added for those who are non-native English speakers. Here at Magoosh, we’re proud to have helped many students from around the world who...

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How is the GMAT scored?

By - Dec 28, 14:19 PM   Comments [0]

This is a funny question because it could be interpreted in a few rather different ways. (1) What do you receive in a GMAT score report, including the scales of the individual scores? (2) What is the mechanism by which the answers you enter on the GMAT...

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GMAT Reading Comprehension: Strategies for the 6 Question Types

By - Dec 22, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

Virtually all GMAT Reading Comprehension questions fall into these 6 categories: main idea, detail, inference, out of context, logical structure, and author’s tone. Familiarizing yourself with each type of reading comprehension prompt will allow you to think more like the test-writers and root out common traps. GMAT...

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When Do I Get My GMAT Score Report?

By - Dec 19, 14:16 PM   Comments [0]

Great question!  The short answer is that you get most of your GMAT score right away, as soon as you are done with your test, and the rest, the whole kit-and-caboodle, about 20 days later.  Before we can clarify that answer with greater detail, we...

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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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