How to Get In the Zone for the GMAT

By - Oct 16, 13:37 PM   Comments [0]

As a GMAT teacher and tutor, I am often asked about the best way to “get into the zone” to take the exam. After all, no one can sit for a 3.5 hour exam and not occasionally space out or lose focus. There...

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Tips for Comparing Fractions on the GMAT

By - Oct 14, 13:35 PM   Comments [0]

When discussing fractions, I often find a very interesting area of confusion among students. I'll ask them to compare, for example, 1/3 and 1/4. Almost everyone correctly answers that 1/4 is smaller. "How do you know?" I'll ask. And this is where...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Oct 14): Arithmetic and Critical Reasoning

By - Oct 14, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) What is the last digit of the following number ? (A) 6 (B) 5 (C) 2 (D) 1 (E) 0 GMAT Daily Deals Get $100 off a Manhattan GMAT course with the code GCLUB100! Sign up now! Incredible savings from Veritas Prep - save 10% on any course and receive a...

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He Scored 700 on the GMAT—and He Retook It?

By - Oct 13, 19:31 PM   Comments [0]

MissionGMAT probably raised a few eyebrows among his readers when he revealed that he recently scored 700 on the GMAT, but decided to retake it. “I could not resist my urge to retake it simply because I had a wonderful time studying (and great...

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Exactly What are Goals?

By - Oct 13, 19:28 PM   Comments [0]

This post is the second of five posts in our Why MBA series. “I want to move from the buy side to the sell side.” “I want to shift from technology consulting to investment banking.” Not goals. An engineer once really said to me, “I want to go...

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Use The STAR Method With Your Business School Essays

By - Oct 13, 12:32 PM   Comments [1]

When you are writing your business school application letters, remember that the two most important parts of the story are the actions you took and the results you achieved. The actions taken show your approach to a situation and provide some insight into your strengths...

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Four Types of BS That Won’t Work in an MBA Application

By - Oct 13, 11:10 AM   Comments [0]

Putting the finishing touches on those Round 1 applications? Finally sitting down to get started on your apps for Round 2? Great! Now…stop. Before you send those things off or get too deep into your work, take a moment and make sure you’re not committing one of...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Oct 13): Overlapping Sets and Sentence Correction

By - Oct 13, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) 6 students in a group study different languages as specified: * Russian: 4 * Ukrainian: 3 * Hebrew: 2 Each student studies at least 1 language. If it is also known that exactly 3 students study exactly 2 languages, how many students are studying all three languages? (A) 0 (B)...

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MBA Essay Questions: The Jokers

By - Oct 12, 19:32 PM   Comments [0]

What should you do if you have to answer a question with no question? No guidelines? No direction?It's wide open. You have wildcard. A joker. Watch this video to learn how best to play that colorful card. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qjgQ489BB38&w=320&h=240&rel=0[/youtube]   Have more questions about writing great MBA essays? Review MBA...

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MBA Dictionary: How To Talk Like a CEO, Part 2

By - Oct 12, 13:33 PM   Comments [0]

In the second MBA Dictionary post, we cover 16 more corporate and academic terms you should know if you want to fit in in the boardroom and understand your CEO’s jokes. At the same time, make sure not to overuse them, or you’ll...

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