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Introducing the First GMAT Course eBook for Kindle

By - Mar 3, 14:54 PM   Comments [0]

Great news for Kaplan students: we’ve collaborated with Amazon to bring the first GMAT course ebook directly to students enrolled in Kaplan courses using the Kindle reading apps and Kindle Fire tablets. This makes our GMAT course the first Kindle-compatible Kaplan course available for aspiring...

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Once You Get In, How Do You Pay For Business School?

By - Feb 28, 07:00 AM   Comments [1]

When assessing business school and an MBA, the ‘Money Issue’ is nothing if not multi-faceted. Since graduate degrees are an investment, like any other investment, there is up front cost. Some are fortunate enough to not have to secure student loans to help pay for...

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Get Your Fresh GMAT Practice Question Here!

By - Feb 27, 11:30 AM   Comments [1]

Yesterday, we posted a GMAT practice question on Facebook. It got a lot of attention and many responses. Here it is again: What is the value of b if a = ? (1) (2) and Our Facebook audience mostly answered A, with a few votes...

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Alumni Help: What If I Don’t Know Any Alumni?

By - Feb 25, 09:05 AM   Comments [0]

We at mbaMission find that because the overall pool of MBA candidates is so anonymous, many applicants believe that any negative difference, however minimal, that exists between them and other candidates could represent a huge disadvantage. For example, a candidate who has no alumni connection...

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GMAT Strategy and Time Management: When to Guess

By - Feb 24, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

Guessing on the GMAT is a painful decision – especially for advanced test takers.  In the past, sometimes you were punished for guessing (like on the SATs) and sometimes you were made to feel like you weren’t fully prepared (remember college Spanish classes?). However, on...

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GMAT Study Tip: Slow Down to Improve

By - Feb 21, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

A great GMAT study tip is what I call The Slow Down Paradox: going slower on the GMAT can make you faster. Recently, one of my GMAT tutoring students, an engineering undergrad at Penn, hit the test prep wall.  After a couple of months of study...

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What’s a Good GMAT Score and What Score Do You Need?

By - Feb 20, 01:00 AM   Comments [0]

Quite simply, the GMAT score you need is the one that gets you into the b-school of your choice. Let’s look at GMAT scoring in more detail to give this initial statement more context. GMAT Scoring Basics GMAT scores are used by business schools to provide a common...

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Advance Your Personal Goals NOW!

By - Feb 18, 13:00 PM   Comments [0]

We have noted before in our Mission Admission series that it is never too late to improve your business school candidacy by engaging in community activities. Today, we send a similar message with regard to personal leadership—you always have time to take steps to bolster your chances of...

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National Black MBA Association and other opportunities

By - Feb 17, 10:36 AM   Comments [0]

Black History Month allows everyone the opportunity to reflect on the storied history and impact of the African diaspora around the world. In case you were not aware, the annual observance is not exclusive to the United States—it is also officially observed during the month...

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Why Should You Get an MBA?

By - Feb 14, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

It’s a simple question: why should you get an MBA? Maybe you shouldn’t. Let’s just get that out of the way right now. Despite chewing on the idea and even finding some solid reasons to toss onto the ‘Yes’ pile, it may well be true...

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