GMAT Prep

3 Common MBA Application Mistakes

By - Sep 6, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

In the past 9 years, we’ve worked on a lot of applications. Over 26,000 to be exact. And through that experience we’ve… 1. made a lot of middle-of-the-night pots of coffee and 2. seen some big trends across applications. Surprisingly, year in and year out, countless applicants make...

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Where I Want to Go to Business School: What’s Next for Samantha

By - Sep 6, 09:04 AM   Comments [0]

One aspiring MBA student shares some key insights into deciding where to apply. Read about one Kaplan Student Brand Ambassador’s plans for choosing where to go to business school to help you determine what’s next for you. What I’ve already accomplished After making the decision to go to...

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That ‘Book Heavy’ Study Plan is Likely NOT Going to Get You to Your Score Goal

By - Sep 5, 14:31 PM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen  Rich.C@empowergmat.com  www.EMPOWERgmat.com When it comes to studying for the GMAT, there are LOTS of different resources for you to choose from. As such, assembling the perfect combination of study materials can be a tricky task. What materials should you start with? What’s the...

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Six Children’s Book Characters Who Would Excel In Business School

By - Sep 2, 07:45 AM   Comments [0]

By Danielle Wirsansky on August 31, 2016 This article is brought to you by Uloop and Kaplan.  Search Uloop for student housing, college roommates, sublets, part-time jobs, internships, tutors, and campus news.  We all have beloved children’s book characters whose adventures either lit up our days or helped us...

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Best Consulting Firms for Business School Grads

By - Sep 1, 07:39 AM   Comments [0]

Find out which consulting firms top this year’s list of the best places to work. Which are the best consulting companies to work for? Should you go to business school if you want to be an entrepreneur? What traits do recruiters look for in MBAs? Which...

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How to Get a Perfect GMAT Score

By - Aug 31, 14:07 PM   Comments [0]

The sub-4 minute mile; a perfect round of golf; a 300 in bowling…oh the elusive Mt. Everest. A GMAT 800: the perfect GMAT score. Improbables of perfection, how can any ever hope to summit your slippery slopes? Hard work won’t quite cut it. An element of luck,...

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Number Sense for the GMAT

By - Aug 31, 11:34 AM   Comments [0]

What is number sense and how can you recognize number sense problems on the GMAT? Before we get into the details, let’s start with a few number sense practice problems. Remember, no calculator. Warm-Up Problems 1) Rank those three in order from smallest to biggest. (A) I, II, III (B)...

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GMAT Tuesday: OG Reading Comprehension #2

By - Aug 30, 09:35 AM   Comments [0]

Hello! We are back with the third in our series of 5 videos, diving into the reading comprehension section of the Official Guide to the GMAT. We are tackling another detail question, which means you’ll learn how to approach detail questions and the common wrong...

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Average GMAT scores for top business schools

By - Aug 30, 09:01 AM   Comments [0]

Many students ask about the average GMAT score of top institutions. Let’s look at the The Economist’s 2015 MBA rankings. There are many ranking lists, but the top schools appear on many of those lists. Consider the information in this article as a starting point...

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My Future Career Goals: What’s Next for Samantha

By - Aug 30, 08:42 AM   Comments [0]

One MBA-bound student discusses her big-picture plans for the future. Read about one Kaplan Student Brand Ambassador’s plans for her future career to help you determine what’s next for you. What I’ve already accomplished Aspiring to go to business school directly after undergrad may not be the most...

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