GMAT Tip: Playing To Win

By - Jun 28, 09:09 AM   Comments [0]

Admit it: You had at least a class or two in school for which you thrived on partial credit – you wouldn’t get many answers correct, but with participation points and partial credit for doing most of the steps correctly you could...

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How Can You Get Accepted After Doing Something Stupid?

By - Jun 28, 05:35 AM   Comments [0]

After the Boston Bruins won the Stanley Cup over the Vancouver Canucks last week, many young people in Vancouver rioted.  “They were, in many instances, the sons and daughters of good, upstanding citizens,” reported The Globe and Mail.  When social media revealed...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Jun 28): Mixture Problem and Critical Reasoning

By - Jun 28, 03:45 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) grams of water were added to the 80 grams of a strong solution of acid. As a result, the concentration of acid in the solution became times of the initial concentration. What was the concentration of acid in the original solution? ...

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What to Memorize for the GMAT: 5 Must-Know Grammar Rules

By - Jun 27, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

In the first post of our What to Memorize for the GMAT Verbal” series, we covered the business and logic vocabulary you should know for the test. Next up: grammar rules. Like the SAT and other standardized tests, the GMAT includes a “sentence correction” section. Unlike the...

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Kaplan GMAT Sample Problem: Sentence Correction, Verb Tenses

By - Jun 27, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

The majority of grammatical errors that appear in the sentence correction questions on the GMAT fall into six categories. Today’s question focuses on verb errors; when a verb appears in a sentence correction problem, make sure it is correct in both tense and number. Problem: Wolfgang...

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A Twofer: The New Becker Friedman Institute

By - Jun 27, 05:33 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Chicago recently announced that their two economic research centers—the Milton Friedman Institute for Research in Economics and the Becker Center on Chicago Price Theory—will be joining forces to create the bigger and better Becker Friedman Institute. In the past the...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Jun 27): Geometry and Critical Reasoning

By - Jun 27, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) A rectangle is inscribed in a circle of radius 5. Is the area of the rectangle bigger than 48 ? 1. The ratio of the lengths of sides of the rectangle is 3:4 2. The difference between the lengths of sides of the rectangle is smaller...

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4 Ways to Make Your MBA Application Stand Out

By - Jun 25, 08:55 AM   Comments [0]

This MBA admissions tip comes to us from Igor Khayet, founder of My Resume Shop. There are two broad categories of MBA applicants: those who naturally fit the MBA stereotype, and those who naturally stand out. No matter what group you fall into, the...

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Stanford Essays and Deadlines for 2011-2012

By - Jun 24, 12:51 PM   Comments [0]

Note that, as it has done for the past several years, Stanford’s admissions committee provides some high-level advice right on its own website. While we think this advice is generally good, we do think that most applicants can benefit from a more in-depth...

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Michigan Ross 2012 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips.

By - Jun 24, 05:32 AM   Comments [0]

This Michigan Ross MBA Application tip post is one of a series of posts providing MBA application and essay advice for applicants to top MBA programs around the world. Check out the entire 2012 MBA Application Tips series for...

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