How to solve GMAT percentage questions

By - Jan 22, 03:10 AM   Comments [0]

One of the challenges with percentage questions on the GMAT is often the wording of the question itself. The mathematical calculations required to solve the questions are often not that hard. Consider the following question:

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GMAT Question of the Day (January 22)

By - Jan 22, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math If the farmer sells 75 of his chickens, his stock of feed will last for 20 more days than planned, but if he buys 100 more chickens, he will run out of feed 15 days earlier than planned. If no chickens are sold or bought,...

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New MBA Rankings, Big Data at Business School

By - Jan 21, 16:10 PM   Comments [0]

  What do the latest MBA rankings mean for you? From the latest MBA rankings, to the demand for Big Data, to management opportunities in the nonprofit sector—here are the top stories in the world of business school. MBA rankings are coming  ‘Tis the season for MBA rankings. First...

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4 Things Wharton Looks For in MBA Applicants

By - Jan 21, 11:46 AM   Comments [0]

Do you wonder just exactly what the top business schools look for when deciding whom to admit to their MBA programs? Well, after more than 15 years of helping our clients receive highly coveted admissions letters to the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania,...

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5 A’s for Your Low GPA [Episode 137]

By - Jan 21, 03:09 AM   Comments [0]

Not proud of your undergrad GPA? Concerned it will hamper your chances of graduate acceptance?  Get ready to find out what to do about it. The 5 A's for your low GPA: 1. Assess your GPA (2:40) Is it really low? I define a low GPA as one that...

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Open Letter to 2017 MBA Applicants

By - Jan 21, 02:50 AM   Comments [0]

To: All 2017 MBA Applicants From: Linda Abraham It’s time for my annual memo/harangue/plea/rant. If you are planning to apply Round 1 but have not yet thought about why you want an MBA, taken the GMAT/GRE, researched schools, or evaluated your qualifications, please please please keep reading. And...

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Should You Apply to B-School Round 3 or Next Year?

By - Jan 21, 02:04 AM   Comments [0]

The answer, as is often the case in MBA admissions, is…it depends. You didn’t think we’d give you a clear cut yes or no answer did you?  FACT: The chances of gaining acceptance decrease as the rounds progress. This means that acceptance rates during R3 are generally lower...

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GMAT Question of the Day (January 21)

By - Jan 21, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math If @ represents the tens digit of integer n = 194,76, what is @? (1) n is divisible by 4 (2) n is divisible by 3   Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - E - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals Manhattan GMAT: 99 percentile teachers and...

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Land Your Score: Sentence Correction Problems, Part 2

By - Jan 20, 15:21 PM   Comments [0]

Apply the Kaplan method to verbal reasoning on the GMAT. Welcome to “Land Your Score,” a blog series in which Kaplan instructor Jennifer Land shares key insights and strategies for improving your GMAT performance on Test Day. This week, Jennifer continues her discussion of how to solve...

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Quick FAFSA Facts

By - Jan 20, 12:04 PM   Comments [0]

It’s January. The holidays are over, people are working on (or already breaking) their new year’s resolutions… and it’s time to file the FAFSA. Here are a few must-know facts and tips: • The FAFSA is the first step towards qualifying for federal and state financial...

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