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How to Shine in an Overrepresented Applicant Group

By - Jun 23, 16:41 PM   Comments [0]

Business schools often “group” applicants in ethnic, gender, and professional categories for administrative purposes. So if you are a male, Indian IT professional, you will be grouped separately from a female, Norwegian marketing expert. This certainly doesn’t mean that schools are accepting or rejecting...

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GMAT Official Guide Reading Comprehension #103

By - Jun 21, 10:33 AM   Comments [0]

We are now taking on the final question in this set—a detail question. Even though the answer to these questions are stated in the passage, they can sometimes be troublesome and tricky. I guarantee you won’t feel tricked at the end of this video. If you’d...

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GMAT Diagnostic Test Recommendations

By - Jun 16, 16:15 PM   Comments [0]

This blog article is to make study recommendations to folks who took the Magoosh GMAT Diagnostic Test.  For folks who took both the Quant Diagnostic and the Verbal Diagnostic, the recommendations here will fall into four buckets, according to your scores on the two diagnostic...

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GMAT Tuesday: Must Know Idioms #17

By - Jun 7, 11:19 AM   Comments [0]

Can you believe there are now 17 videos about idioms? I can’t! I am amazed by all the idioms out there! This week, you will learn idiomatic expressions involving years, different, capable, and argue. Be sure to check out the board for this week! The post GMAT Tuesday:...

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How To Determine Your “Best Fit” MBA Program

By - Jun 1, 14:03 PM   Comments [0]

If I had a dollar for every time an MBA applicant reached out and asked us which MBA programs are the best “fit” for him/her, I wouldn’t be writing this blog post right now. I’d be too busy driving around in my Tesla, counting the...

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GMAT Tuesday: Common Flaws in AWA – Sampling Error

By - May 24, 13:33 PM   Comments [0]

When attacking the argument for the writing section of the GMAT, it’s important to be versed in the many common errors that pop up. This week we look at sampling errors. For access to the argument that I mention in the video, and all the...

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GMAT Data Sufficiency Geometry Practice Questions

By - May 23, 14:53 PM   Comments [0]

1) In quadrilateral ABCD, is angle D ≤ 100 degrees? Statement #1: AB = BC Statement #2: angle A = angle B = angle C   2) Point P is a point inside triangle ABC.  Is triangle ABC equilateral? Statement #1: Point P is equidistant from the three vertices A,...

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A Guide to the Harvard Business School Essay 2016

By - May 23, 14:44 PM   Comments [0]

This post is most relevant to folks applying to Harvard Business School in 2016, but in many ways, it could be helpful for folks considering application essays for many business schools.  This year, the question on the application for the class of 2019 is simply...

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Logical Splits on GMAT Sentence Correction

By - May 17, 17:00 PM   Comments [0]

First, here are 8 GMAT Sentence Correction problems, each involving some kind of logical issue.   1) Napoleon entered Russia in June, 1812, with an army half a million strong, but leaving in December, 1812, with just less than 30,000 troops. (A) leaving in December, 1812, with just...

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GMAT Tuesday: Official Guide Reading Comprehension #102

By - May 10, 11:11 AM   Comments [0]

Come learn how to tackle this special type of inference question—author’s purpose. If you’d like to see how we evaluated the passage, head over to our first Reading Comprehension video in this series. The post GMAT Tuesday: Official Guide Reading Comprehension #102 appeared first on Magoosh...

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