5 GRE Myths and Misconceptions

By - Nov 9, 00:19 AM   Comments [0]

How well do you know the GRE? Have you really looked into this exam and sorted out the misinformation from the facts? Here are 5 GRE myths and misconceptions you should be aware of as you prep for the GRE. Myth # 1: To pass GRE...

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Tips for the Wharton Team-Based Discussion Interview

By - Nov 8, 17:37 PM   Comments [0]

Congratulations, you have been invited to interview at Wharton! Making it this far in the business school application process is a HUGE win, but preparing for the unique Team-Based Discussion presents new challenges. Stratus Prep offers the following tips for the Wharton Team-Based Discussion Interview:...

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Working An MBA Into Your Work-Life Balance

By - Nov 8, 14:23 PM   Comments [2]

When it comes to pursuing an MBA degree, there are substantial time and financial commitments involved that can make it difficult to achieve a suitable work-life balance. One source notes that it can cost between $30,000 to $90,000 annually — and possibly even more at private...

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Generous Gift Will Fund NYU Stern School’s New Program for Military Veterans

By - Nov 8, 11:05 AM   Comments [0]

New York University’s Stern School of Business has received a $15 million endowment gift from alumnus Lorenzo Fertitta (MBA ’93) and brother Frank J. Fertitta III to create a new program exclusively for U.S. military veteran and active duty students who will be entering the school’s...

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Idioms in GMAT Sentence Correction: List of Most Common Idioms

By - Nov 8, 10:13 AM   Comments [0]

Last week we shared advice on how to recognize and solve idiom-related issues in GMAT Sentence Correction questions. The creators of the GMAT have been decreasing their testing of idioms (the subject tends to put non-native speakers of English at a disadvantage) but we still...

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Land Your Score: Assumptions in Critical Reasoning

By - Nov 8, 09:49 AM   Comments [0]

Assumption questions ask for unstated evidence supporting the argument. In past posts I’ve discussed ways to break down Critical Reasoning (CR) passages on the GMAT. Here I will focus on a specific subset of question types that make up the majority of CR questions and can...

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GMAT Question of the Day (November 8)

By - Nov 8, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math A basket contains 3 white and 5 blue balls. Mary will extract one ball at random and keep it. If, after that, John will extract one ball at random, what is the probability that John will extract a blue ball? A. B.

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"Too late" to start Round 2 MBA admissions campaign?

By - Nov 8, 01:37 AM   Comments [0]

The sooner you begin your admissions campaign, the better your chances for admission. However, with the next application deadlines just a couple of months away, it may not be too late for you to start on the path to success.    Here’s a simple, 6-point checklist...

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3 Reasons Why it’s Actually Advantageous to Apply For Round 2

By - Nov 7, 17:29 PM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen  Rich.C@empowergmat.com  www.EMPOWERgmat.com The process of putting together a strong overall application involves a number of different ‘steps.’ However, many prospective MBA candidates come into the application process with an unrealistic sense of how long it actually takes to put together a ‘winning’ application,...

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4 Steps to Preparing for MBA Interviews

By - Nov 7, 13:31 PM   Comments [0]

There are four things you need to know when prepping for your MBA interview: 1. Yourself 2. Your interview goal 3. Your school 4. The type of interview In this post I’m going to walk you through each of these items. When you’re finished reading this post, you will have...

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