GMAT Prep

What are the 6 mistakes that 95% of GMAT candidates make?

By - Nov 5, 02:22 AM   Comments [0]

The GMAT can often be complex. The goal is simple: to get a score that is well above 700, but the journey to the best Business Schools in the world is not always that easy. Even though there have been volumes written on the best way to prepare and...

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What Is a “Good” GMAT Score?

By - Nov 3, 12:58 PM   Comments [0]

Different business schools have different expectations of test takers. That all depends on what business school you want to go to. At the end of the day, a good GMAT score is the one that gets you into the business school of your choice. Let’s look...

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How to solve GMAT overlapping sets problems

By - Nov 3, 07:55 AM   Comments [0]

On the day I took my GMAT there were a surprisingly high number of questions involving overlapping sets. Of course, this may not always be the case, but it is worthwhile having a quick method to solve such questions.

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Monday Mail-Bag: Advice on Big Picture Issues That Impact GMAT Test Takers…

By - Nov 2, 01:03 AM   Comments [0]

This series of emails and PMs focuses on situations that many Test Takers face during their studies. The names of the original posters have been changed to protect their identities. The Value of Jotting Down Patterns as You See Them Dear Rich, What is the most efficient way...

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Strategies for GMAT comparison questions

By - Oct 30, 07:15 AM   Comments [0]

The new Sentence Correction questions in the 2016 Official Guide to the GMAT include several comparison questions. You can assume the test makers have a focus on this area, and it is a good idea to be well prepared for such questions.

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Big Factors in Why Verbal Scores Can Drop on Test Day

By - Oct 30, 00:57 AM   Comments [0]

Recently, someone who is currently studying for the GMAT asked for my insights into why so many GMATers seem to experience a big drop in their Verbal Scaled Scores between their practice CATs and Test Day. The discussion was detailed and included some insightful follow-up...

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A Perfect GMAT Score Isn’t Everything at HBS

By - Oct 29, 08:10 AM   Comments [0]

A perfect GMAT score is no guarantee at HBS (but it doesn’t hurt). Why do HBS applicants with perfect GMAT scores occasionally get “dinged”? Which MBA programs offer the best value? What’s drawing business school graduates to Silicon Valley? Keep reading to get the answers to...

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Patterns in GMAT Exponent Questions

By - Oct 27, 11:51 AM   Comments [0]

A student asked me recently for a method to solve certain types of exponent questions on the GMAT. Here's the advice I gave them.

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How To Do Halloween On A Budget

By - Oct 27, 09:19 AM   Comments [0]

Image via Pixabay By Elana Goodwin on October 27, 2015 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. Some people choose to go all out for Halloween, even though it’s just one...

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Monday Mail-Bag: Advice on Big Picture Issues That Impact GMAT Test Takers…

By - Oct 26, 09:37 AM   Comments [0]

This series of emails and PMs focuses on situations that many Test Takers face during their studies. The names of the original posters have been changed to protect their identities. “Debatable” Answers in SC Hi Rich, During practice I have sometimes seen SC questions that seem like the...

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