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How Do You Study for the GMAT? Set Up a Calendar

By - Jan 2, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Put your GMAT study schedule on a calendar, and make it specific.Photo Credit: photosteve101 via Compfight cc It’s a new year, and many of you are working on establishing new routines and habits. Now is a perfect time to start (or re-start) a GMAT study schedule....

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New Year’s Countdown: Top 10 Myths About Your GMAT Score—Debunked!

By - Dec 31, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Don’t buy into the myths about your GMAT score. Practice the strategy and critical thinking skills you need to dominate the test!Photo Credit: Peter Van Lancker via Compfight cc At Kaplan Test Prep, we talk to future MBAs every day, so the GMAT is a hot...

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The Two Most Common Errors in GMAT Data Sufficiency

By - Dec 30, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

GMAT data sufficiency questions test your ability to analyze a quantitative problem and recognize which information is necessary to figure out the solution.  What a data sufficiency question does NOT test you on is your ability to calculate and number-crunch.  A simpler way of addressing...

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How GMAT Reading Differs from Everyday Reading

By - Dec 29, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Let’s first note the two reasons why we read in everyday life: 1)    We read because we are required (for real-life purposes) to be knowledgeable about the content we are reading: studying for a history exam, delivering on a business proposal, etc. 2)    We read because we...

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3 Signs a Business Degree Is Right for You

By - Dec 26, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Change careers, broaden your job options, boost your future average annual salary, and broaden your education with a business degree. Thinking about taking the GMAT and applying to business school? Your head is probably spinning with the possibilities of what you might study, which school you...

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‘Twas the Night Before GMAT

By - Dec 24, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

What’s the holiday without a classic tale rewritten for the GMAT test taker? You’ve been studying hard, and you’re on the “Nice” list, so here’s a little holiday treat for you. ‘Twas the night before GMAT, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even...

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MBA News: What Does an MBA Cost From a Top Business School?

By - Dec 23, 11:00 AM   Comments [0]

With MBA costs to top business schools still on the rise, you may want to research your scholarship and financial aid options. From bargaining for scholarships and the increasing tuition of MBAs at America’s top business schools, to an inspiring rags-to-riches story and bizarre PayPal policies,...

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Why Do You Want an MBA?

By - Dec 23, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Although quantifying a school’s profile certainly does not tell you everything, it can sometimes be helpful in simplifying the many differences between the various MBA programs. We recently surveyed a number of visitors to our site to get a feel for the concerns, plans, and mind-sets...

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Will I Ever Use My GMAT Skills Again?

By - Dec 19, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Learning GMAT skills isn’t just a means to an end. What you learn will benefit you in b-school One of the questions many GMAT students ask is “why do we have to take this [insert colorful word] test anyway?” There is despair and frustration evident in...

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What to Expect from Your MBA Interview

By - Dec 18, 11:00 AM   Comments [0]

With MBA interview invitations continuing to arrive this time of year, we thought now would be an appropriate time to discuss some challenging interview situations. Most business school interviews are straightforward opportunities for an interviewer to learn more about a candidate’s personal and professional backgrounds,...

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