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Representativeness on the GMAT – what to watch out for

By - Apr 25, 22:00 PM   Comments [0]

  By Eli Meyer   Benjamin D’Israeli, Prime Minister of Britain, is credited with a famous saying about falsehood: “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” In other words, the author of that phrase (probably not actually D’Israeli, based on the historical record)...

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Assumptions: GMAT and Otherwise

By - Apr 11, 12:21 PM   Comments [0]

By Lucas Weingarten Sometimes you stumble upon something that is too full of coincidence to pass up.  Inc. recently published an online article that seems written with the GMAT in mind: Have you checked your assumptions lately? I have concluded that you’ll find this editorial particularly interesting because...

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Younger MBA Pool and Predicting Job Performance with Facebook

By - Mar 28, 18:25 PM   Comments [0]

By Lucas Weingarten WSJ got me reading, sure, but is it better to have an irritated reader than none at all?  I suppose so.  Admittedly, I am doing exactly the same thing both the Journal and the researchers at Northern Illinois University are doing: using Facebook...

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GMAT Blackout

By - Mar 14, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

By Lucas Weingarten GMAC has posted a FAQ page on their website www.MBA.com regarding the upcoming Next Generation GMAT (which basically means the same ol’ GMAT with one less essay and one more section in its place).  For those who have no idea what I’m...

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The New GMAT: Integrated Reasoning, pt. 4

By - Feb 29, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

By Lucas Weingarten In our final post of the New GMAT Integrated Reasoning question format series, we are going to dive into the fourth of four new question formats test takers will see as of June 2012: Multi-Source Reasoning. Previously, we looked at Graphic Interpretation...

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The New GMAT: Integrated Reasoning, pt. 3

By - Feb 27, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

By Lucas Weingarten Previously, we looked at Graphic Interpretation and Two-Part Analysis question formats; two of the four new formats GMAT test takers will see in the Integrated Reasoning section poised to hit would-be management grad students in June. In this post, we will continue...

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The New GMAT: Integrated Reasoning, pt. 2

By - Feb 24, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

By Lucas Weingarten In our next installment of the new question format series, we’re going to investigate Two-Part Analysis questions. Remember, the GMAT is changing in June and that change means a while new section called Integrated Reasoning. This new section will feature twelve...

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The New GMAT: Integrated Reasoning, pt. 1

By - Feb 22, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

By Lucas Weingarten Let’s have a quick look at one of four new question formats test takers will see on the New GMAT among the twelve Integrated Reasoning questions in the new section: Graphics Interpretation. From the test maker’s website: “Interpret the graph or graphical image...

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The New GMAT: Integrated Reasoning Preview

By - Feb 20, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

By Lucas Weingarten The new section of the GMAT, called Integrated Reasoning, is going live on June 5, 2012. While we here at Kaplan implore everyone in the free world to take the GMAT before this date, we are hard at work preparing for the...

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2 Dice and the GMAT. How does it apply?

By - Feb 9, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

By Bret Ruber While my students certainly accept that they have to take the GMAT, I often here complaints about the applicability of GMAT topics – especially math – to real world situations. My usual response to this observation is that the GMAT is using...

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