GMAT Grammar: Vital Noun Modifiers

By - May 14, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Learn about the importance of this elite category of modifiers. Not all modifiers are created equal! All noun modifiers, by definition, give additional information about the noun they modify.  BUT, the importance of that additional information can vary significantly.  Consider the following two sentences, both with modifiers...

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GMAT Question of the Day (May 14): Coordinate Geometry and Sentence Correction

By - May 14, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) Point is closest to which of the following lines? (A) (B) (C) (D) (E) Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - A - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer)   GMAT Daily Deals Knewton Gmat Discount: $100 Discount code + $250 Bonus offer! Try it...

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Washington Olin MBA Student Interview

By - May 13, 22:31 PM   Comments [0]

Here’s a talk with Ashley Elleby, a student at Washington University's Olin Business School and a member of The Consortium who is pursuing her dream of opening a clothing store for tall women – featuring her own clothing line! Thank you Ashley for sharing your...

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Overrepresented Groups in MBA Admissions

By - May 13, 22:28 PM   Comments [0]

You're an Indian male with an IT background, or a consultant from New Jersey who majored in Econ, or a Chinese bank manager who also dabbled in engineering. In short, you are an applicant who comes from an overrepresented background – what can you do to...

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As Chinese Grad School Applicants Flock to the US, What’s the Impact for You?

By - May 13, 22:26 PM   Comments [0]

Earlier this month the Council of Graduate Schools reported that 2012 is seeing a continued torrent of Chinese applicants to US graduate programs: up 18% for fall 2012, following increases of 21% in 2011 and 20% in 2010. The most popular recipients of the applications...

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GMAT Question of the Day (May 11): Counting and Critical Reasoning

By - May 11, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) How many three-digit integers bigger than 710 are there such that all their digits are different? (A) 98 (B) 202 (C) 207 (D) 209 (E) 212 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - C - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals e-GMAT: Up to 37% off the...

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How will the Integrated Reasoning Section be Scored?

By - May 10, 09:00 AM   Comments [2]

Some fast facts about the GMAT's new Integrated Reasoning section. Fact: Right now, the GMAT has a Verbal Section (75 min), a Quantitative Section (75 min), and two Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA) essays (Analysis of Argument and Analysis of Issue, 30 minutes each). Fact: Right now, your GMAT...

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By - May 10, 07:10 AM   Comments [0]

Kaplan announced last week the results of a survey showing that only 16% of business school applicants even considered taking the GRE despite the fact that most business school say they will accept either the GRE or the GMAT. Kaplan assumes that the real issue...

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Rochester Simon MBA Student Interview

By - May 10, 07:08 AM   Comments [0]

Here’s a talk with Pedro Guirola, a student at Rochester's Simon Graduate School of Business and a member of The Consortium. Thank you Pedro for sharing your thoughts with us! This interview is the latest in an blog series featuring interviews with current MBA students,...

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What’s to Like in MBA Myths Unlocked?

By - May 10, 06:50 AM   Comments [0]

As I wrote yesterday, once I got beyond the first chapter, I found MBA Myths Unlocked by Dr. Ronald Yeaple more widely applicable than I found the first chapter, which was getting all the attention. His succinct exploration of different MBA options and his perspective...

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