GMAT Grammar Game – Pick the Correct Sentence

By - Jun 14, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Below are two excerpts from popular news sources. Accompanying each excerpt is a slightly modified version of the sentence that contains one or more grammatical flaws. See if you know which excerpt is from an actual news source, and which one is the result of...

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GMAT Question of the Day (June 14): Word Problem and Critical Reasoning

By - Jun 14, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) If the power of an engine grows by 10% when the number of its cylinders is increased by one, which of the following is closest to the ratio of the power of a 9-cylinder engine to that of a 12-cylinder engine? (A) 0.69 (B) 0.71 (C) 0.72 (D)...

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How to stay focused on your Reading Comprehension

By - Jun 13, 22:38 PM   Comments [8]

Jen Rugani is one our amazing teachers at Knewton, where she helps students rock their GMAT prep. If taking the GMAT is like running a marathon, then the Reading Comprehension passages are like a set of steep hills in mile 24. They’re dense, complicated, boring pieces...

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Undergrad Grades in MBA Admissions

By - Jun 13, 14:04 PM   Comments [0]

3 Steps for Handling a Low Undergraduate GPA Grades show whether you previously performed well in an academic setting. If your college GPA is low, then you need to provide evidence that even though you may have faltered back then, now you've got you’re A-game and...

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Upcoming GMAT Webinar: What Does that Score MEAN?

By - Jun 13, 14:01 PM   Comments [0]

What role does the GMAT play in MBA admissions? Should you take a GMAT prep course? How many times should you retake the test? What does that GMAT score MEAN? These questions, plus many more, will be answered in Accepted's upcoming free webinar, That GMAT Score:...

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Enrich your Application with Photocopies

By - Jun 13, 12:24 PM   Comments [0]

Photocopies are duplicates of materials written about you / to you by a third party. For example: distinction letter, performance evaluation document, news article, magazine interview, thank you letter. While admission committees do not request this, you may translate and/or photocopy 1-3 effective documents and send them...

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GMAT Sentence Correction: Lie vs. Lay

By - Jun 13, 09:00 AM   Comments [2]

Untangle the most confusing pair of verbs in the English language!  To begin, a SC question from the Official Guide: question #95 from the OG13e (#96 in the OG 12e): 95) One of the primary distinctions between our intelligence with that of other primates may lay not so...

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GMAT Question of the Day (June 13): Combinations and Critical Reasoning

By - Jun 13, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) There are 3 red chips and 2 blue chips. When arranged in a row, they form a certain color pattern, for example RBRRB. How many color patterns are possible? (A) 10 (B) 12 (C) 24 (D) 60 (E) 100 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - A - (click and drag...

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SBC Scoop: Looking Beyond the Top 5 MBA Programs

By - Jun 12, 20:15 PM   Comments [0]

*Please note that no client details are ever shared in SBC Scoop or otherwise without complete sign off from client. A few years ago, our client Priya was starting to wonder if she should apply to business school at all. Her stated goal was to attend...

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Columbia Business School Essay Tips

By - Jun 12, 20:11 PM   Comments [0]

Columbia Business School has posted the essay questions for the class of 2015 application. Columbia has significantly reduced the number of questions asked this year, but continues to seek customized information on your interest in the school. Before you get started with this set of...

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