MBA News Roundup: The Anti-MBA, Major App Mistakes, and Defending Your B-School Choice

By - Oct 26, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Welcome to another Knewton MBA News Roundup! (Missed the last one? Check it out here.) If you’re gearing up for later-round admissions, here are some articles that could help you out with the process. 1. The Anti-MBA School If you considered yourself too non-traditional or humanities-oriented for...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Oct 26): Arithmetic and Critical Reasoning

By - Oct 26, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) If , is an integer? 1. is an integer. 2. OA and Explanation Verbal (CR) The traditional treatment of strep infections has been a seven-day course of antibiotics, either penicillin or erythromycin. However, since many patients stop taking those drugs within three days, reinfection is...

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Study: Which MBAs Have the Highest Salaries, and Other Recent Trends

By - Oct 25, 13:10 PM   Comments [0]

A recent survey on international recruiting trends was conducted by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). The following findings were published in a New York Times article, “Bank Crisis Shifts Demand for MBA’s.” The demand for business school graduates has increased 32% in the Asia-Pacific region. This is compared...

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ESADE 2011 MBA Application Questions and Tips.

By - Oct 25, 13:03 PM   Comments [0]

This ESADE 2011 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. You can access the entire series at The tips for answering ESADE’s essay questions are...

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Key Critical Reasoning skills: Strengthening and Weakening Arguments

By - Oct 25, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Once you have mastered the art of finding the central assumption of a critical reasoning problem, the next skill to focus on is identifying ways in which to strengthen or weaken an argument. As strengthen and weaken questions are even more prevalent on the GMAT...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Oct 25): Counting and Sentence Correction

By - Oct 25, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) In how many different ways can a group of 8 people be divided into 4 teams of 2 people each? (A) 90 (B) 105 (C) 168 (D) 420 (E) 2520 OA and Explanation Verbal (SC) Because of less availability and greater demand for scientific research, platinum remains consistently expensive, like gold. (A) Because...

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Business School Guides, GMAT to Applying Time, You Tube Videos

By - Oct 22, 13:22 PM   Comments [0]

Business School Guides – new from GMAT Club Chicago Booth MIT (Sloan) UC Berkeley (Haas) Michigan (Ross) Duke (Fuqua) UCLA (Anderson) GMAT to Applying Time – is applying 5 years after the GMAT a disadvantage? Inspiring You Tube Videos – Updated Weekly – Inside the HBS Case method, Bill Gates’ speech, and the...

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Verbal Challenge, GMAT Prep Analysis Tool, Kellogg GMAT Data, 5 Unusual Question Types in Verbal, Share your GMAT Experience

By - Oct 22, 13:19 PM   Comments [0]

Verbal Challenge. Answer a question (with explanation) within 24 hours or by Friday 3 PM Pacific, and you can win a GMAT Prep Course. Give it a shot – all replies are hidden until the end of the challenge! GMAT Prep Analysis Tool – what do...

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Class study vs Book study: Why take a GMAT classroom course?

By - Oct 22, 09:00 AM   Comments [1]

If you have decided to read this post, then you are already debating the merits of a GMAT classroom course. While I (and the world’s largest team of GMAT experts) helped build Kaplan’s new GMAT Experience, this post is NOT limited to why you...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Oct 22): Coordinate Geometry and Sentence Correction

By - Oct 22, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) On the coordinate graph, a circle is centered at the point (3, 3). If the radius of the circle is , and there is a square inscribed into the circle cutting it into 5 regions, what is the area of the segment...

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