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MBA Rankings Gauge Student Happiness

By - Dec 10, 09:21 AM   Comments [0]

Admissions officers may be looking beyond your GMAT score—to your Facebook profile. Could a specialized degree land you a job faster? Which business schools top Forbes’ MBA rankings in terms of happiest students? What does your online presence reveal to the prying eyes of admissions officers?...

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Land Your Score: Critical Reasoning Questions, Part 1

By - Dec 8, 09:28 AM   Comments [0]

What’s the most efficient way to solve a Critical Reasoning question? Welcome to “Land Your Score,” a blog series in which Kaplan instructor Jennifer Land shares key insights and strategies for improving your GMAT performance on Test Day. This week, Jennifer discusses how to solve Critical...

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How much does your AWA score matter on the GMAT?

By - Dec 8, 08:06 AM   Comments [0]

I’ve heard that schools check for an Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA) score of 4.5 or more on the GMAT. Is this true? Sincerely, Writer’s Block

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

By - Dec 7, 01:11 AM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen Rich.C@empowergmat.com 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. Improvement Takes Time Hi Rich, I took a CAT a week ago and scored 610...

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Career Development Tips for Working Professionals

By - Dec 4, 10:23 AM   Comments [0]

Are you a working professional looking to advance your career? Let’s face it. Everyone has at least one gap on their resume and at least one skill set that could use a little work. Whether you’re an art history major applying to business school or an...

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Vote in the 2016 Real Vision Case Study Competition

By - Dec 4, 08:29 AM   Comments [0]

If you had to invest in one retail behemoth, Amazon or Walmart, with the caveat that you couldn't sell the stock for a decade, which would you choose?

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Efficient GMAT Test-Taking Comes From Efficient GMAT Studies

By - Dec 4, 01:08 AM   Comments [0]

Any time a looming application deadline approaches, you’re more likely to see a group of Test Takers scrambling to jam as much extra study time into their schedules as possible. While putting in that extra study might seem like a logical idea (especially as far...

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Tech Jobs Draw Business School Talent

By - Dec 3, 11:25 AM   Comments [0]

Could tech jobs oust traditional MBA favorites like consulting? Are tech jobs the new Wall Street? Which clubs are harder to join than Harvard Business School? What’s the hidden cost of networking? Learn the answers to these questions and more in our roundup of top business...

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The Food Lover’s Guide to Business School

By - Dec 1, 09:47 AM   Comments [0]

How to incorporate your love of food into your business school search. You can taste the difference between regular and smoked paprika, you’re strongly opinionated about molecular gastronomy, and you have your finger on the pulse of the food truck scene. You’re the most adventurous and...

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Announcing the winner of our Brightest Minds MBA Scholarship Contest

By - Nov 30, 14:00 PM   Comments [0]

Meet Chris Brennan, the winner of this autumn's

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