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Land Your Score: Ratio Problems

By - Mar 8, 14:48 PM   Comments [0]

Mastering ratio problems on the GMAT requires understanding the relationship between quantities. 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 discusses how to approach...

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MBA Rankings, Toughest Business School Applications

By - Mar 4, 15:50 PM   Comments [0]

What will the latest MBA rankings mean for you? From more women entering business school to the toughest applications—here are the top stories for aspiring MBAs. The MBA rankings are coming! There are many fine MBA rankings lists, many of which measure similar metrics: job placement rates, average...

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Dismiss GMAT Test Day Myths—and Focus on Predicting Your Score

By - Mar 3, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

Don’t let GMAT Test Day myths keep you from focusing on the most important thing—your GMAT score. Anxious about GMAT Test Day? Making yourself crazy over what to expect? What if you have to use the bathroom? What if your pencil breaks? What if there’s a weird smell and...

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Land Your Score: Analytical Writing Assessment

By - Mar 1, 15:54 PM   Comments [0]

As a business leader, you’ll need to know how to identify weak arguments and analyze assumptions. 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...

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Why Leap Year Adds Another Day to February

By - Feb 29, 09:07 AM   Comments [0]

What determines whether there’ll be a February 29 in a given year? If you’re planning on taking GMAT this year, you may notice one extra day in your February study schedule. That’s right, 2016 is a leap year, but chances are you don’t know why February...

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GMAT May Hold MBA Admissions Edge Over GRE

By - Feb 26, 11:03 AM   Comments [0]

Is Silicon Valley changing its tune about recruiting business school grads? From the rise of online programs to MBA admissions officers giving more weight to the GMAT than the GRE—here’s the top stories in the world of business school. MBA admissions at HBS  As far as MBA admissions...

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Predict Your Score: Collect the ‘Easy’ GMAT Points

By - Feb 25, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

Learn how to collect the low-hanging fruit—those easy GMAT points—on Test Day. #PredictYourScore Sometimes boosting your GMAT points isn’t about studying more; it’s about knowing the simple tips that aid in the way tests are scored. Basically, there are easy ways to earn more GMAT points with...

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Land Your Score: Integrated Reasoning, Pt. 1

By - Feb 23, 13:53 PM   Comments [0]

Estimating and critical thinking skills are much more valuable than your on-screen calculator. 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 discusses how to...

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Business Schools Emphasize Soft Skills, Digital Innovation

By - Feb 19, 15:29 PM   Comments [0]

How do business schools teach MBAs soft skills like communication?  From meeting greater MBA hiring demand for soft skills to understanding diversity beyond the numbers—Here’s what’s trending at top business schools. Learning soft skills Are the “hard” business skills that companies have traditionally sought in new MBA hires...

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Boost Your Memory—and Your GMAT Score Pt. 2

By - Feb 18, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

Enhancing your memory with music and associations could enhance your GMAT score. #PredictYourScore In the first part of this series, we explored the use of mnemonic devices and spaced repetition for supplementing your study strategy and making strides beyond your predicted GMAT score. Today, we’ll continue...

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