Common sense beats formulas in GMAT Quant

By - Aug 16, 11:51 AM   Comments [0]

You may get into the situation on a math question in which the answer seems very difficult to calculate. When this happens, there may be a simple, common sense approach to get to the right answer quicker than any memorized formula.

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Tuesday Tips: Chicago Booth Fall 2017 MBA Essay Tips

By - Aug 16, 11:02 AM   Comments [0]

The Chicago Booth School of Business is consistently rated in the top echelon of MBA programs in the United States and is known for a strong intellectual community. This application is designed to evaluate candidates on their ability to handle the Chicago curriculum, contribute to the...

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MBA Admissions Advice for Career Changers

By - Aug 16, 10:30 AM   Comments [0]

If you are applying to an MBA program to pursue a career change, your application will carry an additional weight not shared by other applicants. You will have to show that you understand the new industry and/or role you’re targeting in practical terms. You will...

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Tuesday Tips: London Business School Fall 2017 MBA Essay Tips

By - Aug 16, 07:33 AM   Comments [0]

London Business School is a close-knit program with an international focus, set in one of the most exciting centers of culture in Europe. Among one of the top-ranked programs in the world, LBS is equally valued by employers in both the US and Europe. This year...

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Add Detail to Your Social Enterprise/Community Service Goals

By - Aug 16, 07:20 AM   Comments [0]

Whether you’re applying for an MBA, a PhD in Public Policy (or many other doctoral fields), or a Masters in Social Work, you’re likely to talk about social enterprise, or community service, goals in your application. For some, this will be your primary objective –...

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Land Your Score: Essay Tips for Analytical Writing

By - Aug 16, 06:44 AM   Comments [0]

As a business leader, you’ll need to know how to identify weak arguments and analyze assumptions. The GMAT Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA) provides clear instructions on how you should plan and write your essay. Kaplan students learn these instructions long before Test Day and do not...

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GMAT Question of the Day (August 16)

By - Aug 16, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math What is the equation of the line that is perpendicular to line and passes through point ? (1) (2) Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - C - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT...

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MBA Application Essays- 10 Common Mistakes You Should Avoid

By - Aug 15, 13:07 PM   Comments [0]

      Essays are the most critical part of the application package for business schools that showcase those aspects of the applicants’ profile which other parts of their application package do not reveal. B-schools use essays as tools to know their prospective candidates outside of the typical...

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Monday Mail-Bag: Advice on Big Picture Issues That Impact GMAT Test Takers…

By - Aug 15, 12:11 PM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen, Rich.C@empowergmat.com  www.EMPOWERgmat.com This series of emails and PMs focuses on situations that many Test Takers face during their studies. The names of the original posters have been changed to protect their identities. The Basics Behind Prime Factorization Hi Rich, This question has kept me occupied for...

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2018 Harvard Business School Class Profile

By - Aug 15, 09:37 AM   Comments [0]

Let’s take a look at who makes up Harvard’s class of 2018 (from the HBS website)… • Applications received: 9,759 • Students enrolled: 942 • Percent admitted: 11% • Women: 43% • U.S. minorities: 26% • Countries represented: 69 • International students: 35% • Median GMAT score: 730 • Middle 80% GMAT score: 690-760 •...

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