Simplifying Math with Substitution on the GMAT

By - Mar 1, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

This post discusses a strategy for simplifying complex mathematical expression on the GMAT Quantitative section.  Consider the following very challenging Data Sufficiency question.   1. What is the value of x? Take a moment to wrestle with this before reading this article, in which we will explain how to approach...

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Defines Successful MBA Student

By - Mar 1, 05:13 AM   Comments [0]

While all top-tier MBA programs are filled with smart students that have a strong quantitative background, the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School throws an ampersand into the mix when it comes to listing the qualities of a successful MBA student. With the introduction of the -&- as...

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GMAT Question of the Day (March 1): Geometry and Sentence Correction

By - Mar 1, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) On the picture above, is the area of the triangle greater than 1? 1. \angle ABC < 90^\circ[/latex] 2. Perimeter of the triangle [latex]ABC[/latex] is greater than [latex]\frac{4}{a}[/latex] Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - A - (click and drag your...

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GMAC Launches Online Assessment Tool for Soft Skills

By - Feb 28, 05:16 AM   Comments [0]

The Graduate Management Admission Council announced the launch last week of its newest product, "Reflect," a self-administered online assessment and soft-skills development program. Soft skills are an important set of personal attributes that enhance one's interactions, job performance and career prospects. GMAC worked with schools, corporate...

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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 . What is the area of the triangle? 1. 2. Angle at the vertex = angle at the vertex Question Discussion &...

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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 (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” – take a...

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