# Kellogg’s New Dean: What Does She Mean (for You)?

- May 3, 04:49 AM   Comments [0]

As discussed in an earlier Almanac post, Kellogg School of Management has a new dean, Sally Blount, who had served as Dean of NYU’s undergrad program and Vice Dean of the university’s Stern School of Business. This is good news for Kellogg on multiple levels—Blount...

# GMAT Question of the Day (May 3): Arithmetic and Critical Reasoning

- May 3, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) If is an integer, is a prime number? 1. is a multiple of a prime number 2. is a product of two integers OA and Explanation Verbal (CR) Air travel is becoming increasingly more dangerous. In the last year there have been seven major collisions...

# Startling Pay-Gap Research

- May 2, 11:55 AM   Comments [0]

Here’s yet another reason why women aren’t lining up for MBAs: According to the Harvard Business Review, women make about \$4,600 less per year than men do post-MBA. Apparently the pay gap is widening, even after making adjustments for giving birth and aspiring towards goals...

# Veritas Prep GMAT Tips: Handling Speed Intelligently

- Apr 30, 13:49 PM   Comments [0]

Brian Galvin is the Director of Academic Programs at Veritas Prep, where he oversees all of the company’s GMAT preparation courses. Pacing on the GMAT is crucial – many students report that they can answer most questions correctly…only eventually.  Within an average of two minutes per...

# GMAT Question of the Day (Apr 30): Geometry and Sentence Correction

- Apr 30, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) Points A, B, and C lie on a circle of radius 1. What is the area of triangle ABC ? 1. 2. equals 30 degrees OA and Explanation Verbal (SC) Recent findings lend strong support to the theory that a black hole lies at the center of...

# News Flash!! Essays That Stick This Wednesday

- Apr 29, 05:04 AM   Comments [0]

Since last week’s presentation of “Essays that Stick” for the Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants did not have enough room for all who wanted to attend, I decided to offer this thought-provoking webinar again for those who missed the previous event for whatever reason...

# Asian GMAT Stats Overview

- Apr 29, 04:50 AM   Comments [0]

GMAC (the Graduate Management Admission Council) released a press release this week about the incredible jump in GMAT volume in Asia over the last five years. Below you’ll find a summary of GMAC’s recent statistics: 265,613 – The number of total GMAT exams taken globally in...

# GMAT Question of the Day (Apr 29): Statistics and Sentence Correction

- Apr 29, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) What is ? 1. The median of set is 0 2. The median of set is OA and Explanation Verbal (SC) Though the term “graphic design” may suggest laying out corporate brochures and annual reports, they have come to...

# B-School Supplies, Financing your MBA, Why BCG?, Georgetown Welcoming Weekend, Is MBA the Right Path for Global Macro?

- Apr 28, 15:43 PM   Comments [0]

B-School Supplies - know what to bring Financing your MBA - all education financing is not created equal Why BCG - applying for a pre-MBA opportunity Georgetown Welcome Weekend – hear how it went Is MBA the Right Path for Global Macro?

# Critical Reasoning Shortcuts, Tips and Notes, Elementary Tips and Formulas to Remember in Quant, 770 (Q51, V42): Debrief, 550-to-690-to-750 (49Q, 44V): Debrief

- Apr 28, 15:40 PM   Comments [0]

Critical Reasoning - shortcuts, tips and notes Quant - elementary tips and formulas to remember 770 (Q51, V42) - debrief 550 to 690 to 750 (Q49, V44) - debrief