GMAT Question of the Day (Feb 28): Coordinate Geometry and Sentence Correction

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Math (DS) The vertices of a triangle have coordinates , , and where and . What is the area of the triangle? 1. 2. Angle at the vertex = angle at the vertex Question...

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Geometric Probability on the GMAT

By - Feb 27, 09:00 AM   Comments [2]

In the first three articles in this series on GMAT probability questions, I discussed the AND and OR probability rules,  "at least" probability questions, and probability questions that involve counting.  This post covers relatively rare kind of probability question not covered in the first three posts: geometric probability questions.  First,...

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The “Curse” of Being the Last to Interview

By - Feb 27, 05:06 AM   Comments [0]

You may think your MBA interview performance is based entirely on what transpires as you converse with your interviewer, but new research suggests otherwise. In fact, the score you receive may have more to do with who else was interviewed that day than the overall strength...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Feb 27): Word Problem and Critical Reasoning

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Math (PS) A smith received an order to make a 1 million liter cube-shaped tank (note that 1 cubic meter = 1,000 liters of water). If he has only 4 meter by 2 meter sheets of metal that can be cut, how many metal sheets will...

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3 Ways for MBA Applicants to Overcome Weaknesses

By - Feb 26, 08:08 AM   Comments [0]

Planning to apply to business school this fall or next? Nine or more months out is the perfect moment to take stock of your strengths and weaknesses as a candidate. There's still time to make improvements that will help you stay competitive with peers also striving...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Feb 26): Algebra and Critical Reasoning

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Math (PS) If and , which of the following must be true, assuming ? (A) (B) (C) (D) (E) Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - С - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals Kaplan offers a “Test Day Experience”...

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UC Berkeley Haas School Collaborates on Innovation Program

By - Feb 25, 18:18 PM   Comments [0]

On Friday, UC Berkeley Haas School of Business announced a new collaboration to foster innovation with Stanford University and UC San Francisco, made possible thanks to a a three-year, $3.75 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Aimed at commercializing university research and fostering innovation...

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Advice from Chicago Booth Interviewers

By - Feb 25, 15:01 PM   Comments [0]

Many blog posts offer interview tips from the admissions committee's point of view, but a recent post from the Booth Insider blog at the Chicago Booth School of Business shares feedback straight from the Admissions Fellows who have or will soon conduct interviews with those...

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How Important Are Idioms for GMAT Sentence Correction?

By - Feb 25, 09:00 AM   Comments [1]

The short answer: VERY.  Admittedly, idioms alone are not the single biggest tested topic on the GMAT Sentence Correction.  Of course, I would recommend studying all grammatical and syntactical rules, not merely idioms in isolation.  Nevertheless, there are rumors swirling around on the web to the effect that...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Feb 25): Rate Problem and Sentence Correction

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Math (PS) Water flows into an empty tank of 54 liters via 12 small pipes. The rate of each pipe is 1 liter per hour. However, water flows out of the tank via several big pipes at the rate of 1.5 liter per hour. If after...

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