Intro to GMAT Word Problems, Part 2: Assigning Variables

By - May 5, 14:01 PM   Comments [0]

This article is continued from the first, on “Translating from Words to Math.”  First of all, here are four word problems that present issues with assigning variables. 1) Each month, after Jill pays for rent, utilities, food, and other necessary expenses, she has one fifth of...

Read More

Past Perfect on GMAT Sentence Correction

By - May 5, 13:58 PM   Comments [0]

When we speak of one past event that happened before another past event, one way to denote the earlier event is by use of the past perfect tense.  When should we use the past perfect, and when is it not required?  This is a tricky...

Read More

MBA Admissions Rejection, Getting Waitlisted

By - May 5, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

What should you do if you get dinged or waitlisted? From a declining MBA education market in India to possible strategies for waitlisted applicants—catch all the trending business school stories here. MBA admissions rejection The toughest part of applying to business school is undoubtedly rejection. You scored high...

Read More

Job Seeker’s Journal Part 1: How to Write a Resume

By - May 3, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

Are you a job-seeker hoping to wow recruiters? Getting to the top of the recruiter’s list Six seconds. That’s the average amount of time you have to get a recruiter’s attention with your resume. As a job seeker, polishing your resume is perhaps the most important part of...

Read More

Prime factors: a key to solving GMAT quant problems faster

By - May 3, 08:14 AM   Comments [0]

It can be very frustrating to across a GMAT quant question that appears too complex to solve in two minutes. Help is at hand! There is always a quick method. In this case, prime factors are the key.

Read More

3 Details to Look For When Your CAT Scores Are Not Significantly Improving

By - May 2, 11:26 AM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen, Taking full-length CATs at regular intervals throughout one’s studies is an essential part of the study process. Each CAT, when properly taken in full (and in a realistic, test-like fashion) provides data that can be used to evaluate your progress and...

Read More

5 TED Talks To Watch If You’re Headed To Business School

By - Apr 29, 10:20 AM   Comments [0]

Check out these TED Talks for going to business school and earning your MBA By Francine Fluetsch on April  27, 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. Are you thinking...

Read More

Signing Bonus Surge, Online Hiring

By - Apr 28, 09:30 AM   Comments [0]

Are you dreaming of a career with a nice fat signing bonus? While signing bonuses are soaring, some top GMAT scorers are getting dinged from top MBA programs. Catch all the trending business school stories here. Signing bonus season It’s a great time to be going to business...

Read More

Intro to GMAT Word Problems, Part 1: Translating from Word to Math

By - Apr 26, 15:20 PM   Comments [0]

First, a four GMAT practice word problems. 1) Seven more than a number is 2 more than four times the number.  What is the number? (A) 1 (B) 2/3 (C) 3/5 (D) 4/7 (E) 5/3   2) If $40,000 less than John’s salary is $5,000 more than 25% more than half his salary,...

Read More

GMAT Tuesday: Must Know Idioms #16

By - Apr 26, 15:17 PM   Comments [0]

Dive into another week of Idioms! In this weeks video, I cover idiomatic phrases involving hold, view, know, and hope. 😀 Be excellent to the universe! Here’s this week’s board!   The post GMAT Tuesday: Must Know Idioms #16 appeared first on Magoosh GMAT Blog.

Read More