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

By - Oct 5, 00:26 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. Dealing With Really Tough RC Passages Dear Rich, I am practicing RC and have dealt with some science...

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GMAT interest rate questions: a beginner’s guide

By - Oct 2, 06:55 AM   Comments [0]

Most people understand that when their money lives in an interest-bearing account, it grows over time. That’s simple enough. However, interest rate questions on the GMAT are a bit trickier and have more moving parts. Before we dive into any examples, let’s take a step...

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4 Silly Mistakes That Many GMATers Make on Test Day (And What YOU Should Actually Do Instead)

By - Oct 2, 00:01 AM   Comments [0]

Test Day is an almost universal ‘event’ for most Test Takers. While you might hear the occasional ‘horror story’ about how something went wrong at the Testing Center, the reality is that most administrations of the GMAT follow an established routine. As such, beyond preparing...

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Top MBA Programs Fuel “Unicorn” Startups

By - Oct 1, 08:51 AM   Comments [0]

Stanford GSB introduces two new questions for applicants. From new essay questions for Stanford GSB applicants to the elusive billion-dollar startups founded by alumni of top MBA programs—check out what’s happening on the business school landscape. “Unicorns” produced by top MBA programs Just half a dozen of the...

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Which admissions test should you take? GMAT vs. GRE

By - Sep 30, 07:02 AM   Comments [0]

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Test Score or GPA: What’s the Biggest Application Killer?

By - Sep 29, 10:58 AM   Comments [0]

Wrap up your business school readiness journey by learning where to best focus your time. Thanks for joining us these past four weeks on your journey toward business school readiness. As we wrap up our “Are You Ready” series, we hope you’ve made good progress—or even...

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

By - Sep 28, 00:03 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. RC Passage Subjects on Test Day Hi Rich, Not sure if this question even make sense, but just...

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Anatomy of a Quant Question: There’s More Than 1 Way to the Answer

By - Sep 25, 00:52 AM   Comments [0]

One of the great aspects of most of the GMAT Quant questions that you’ll face on Test Day is that they can be approached in more than one way. You can always take a technical approach, but often there is a faster strategic option (one...

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Paid Leave Endorsed by Business School Faculty

By - Sep 24, 08:20 AM   Comments [0]

Business school professors are backing a national paid leave policy. From Stanford GSB graduates staying in Silicon Valley, to business school faculty arguing paid leave is good for business, to HBS essay insights—check out what’s happening on the MBA admissions landscape. Professors push paid leave According to business...

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Double negatives are doubly offensive on the GMAT

By - Sep 22, 12:49 PM   Comments [0]

Readers of this blog know that we are big proponents for keeping things simple when responding to the AWA section of the GMAT. Instead of writing long sentences that can be confusing and actually take credibility away from the writer, it’s best to separate thoughts...

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