The New GMAT: Integrated Reasoning Preview

By - Feb 20, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

By Lucas Weingarten The new section of the GMAT, called Integrated Reasoning, is going live on June 5, 2012. While we here at Kaplan implore everyone in the free world to take the GMAT before this date, we are hard at work preparing for the...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Feb 20): Probability and Critical Reasoning

By - Feb 20, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) In preparation for the Olympics, a group of five women is participating in a 400 meter race. What is the probability that either Jenny or Sally will win this race? (A) (B) (C) (D) (E) Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - C - (click and...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Feb 17): Word Problem and Sentence Correction

By - Feb 17, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) A luxury liner, Queen Marry II, is transporting several cats as well as the crew (sailors, a cook, and one-legged captain) to a nearby port. Altogether, these passengers have 15 heads and 41 legs. How many cats does the ship host? (A) 3 (B) 5 (C) 6 (D)...

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MBA Admissions: Dartmouth Tuck and Management Consulting

By - Feb 16, 20:19 PM   Comments [0]

This post about Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business, focusing on management consulting, is part of a series of interviews about top MBA programs called “MBA Career Goals and the B-Schools that Support Them.” Please subscribe to our blog to ensure that you receive all the...

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How MBA Adcoms Evaluate Your GPA

By - Feb 16, 20:15 PM   Comments [0]

“But my undergrad school was highly competitive!” “But I worked 20 hours a week during college!” “But I was a varsity athlete at a Division I school.” “But even though it took me a couple of years, once I got it together I made dean’s list every...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Feb 16): Coordinate Geometry and Critical Reasoning

By - Feb 16, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) Do lines and cross? 1. 2. Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - E - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals Veritas Prep is offering some significant savings along with great bonus material. See...

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MBA Essays: 3 Must-Know Techniques for Distinctive Writing

By - Feb 15, 21:47 PM   Comments [0]

This post is part of an ongoing series, MBA Admissions A-Z, that offers applicants insightful tips on every aspect of the business school admissions process. Join us as we explore the ABCs of the MBA! We've touched upon ways in which to highlight your uniqueness in...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Feb 15): Algebra and Sentence Correction

By - Feb 15, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) Gold depreciated at a rate of per year between 2000 and 2005. If 1 kg of gold cost dollars in 2001 and dollars in 2003, how much did it cost in 2002? (A) (B) (C) (D) (E) Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer...

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GMAT Math: Absolute Values

By - Feb 14, 17:01 PM   Comments [0]

GMAT Math will ask you about absolute values.  Mastering what the GMAT asks about them requires sophisticated understanding. Somewhere along the line, perhaps in middle school, you probably learned: |positive| = positive and |negative| = positive   In other words, the equation |x| = 5 has the solution: x...

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Vocabulary on the GMAT? Words You Should Know for Critical Reasoning

By - Feb 14, 16:59 PM   Comments [0]

For many, one advantage of taking the GMAT over the Revised GRE is that that GMAT Verbal does not require you to cram such polysyllabic franken-words as juxtaposition, tendentiousness, and didacticism. That doesn’t mean that a shaky grasp of vocabulary will hold you in good...

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