GMAT Prep

Getting Into the MBA Program: mbaMission’s 2014-2015 Stanford Graduate School of Business Essay Analysis

By - Jun 9, 11:29 AM   Comments [0]

The Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) became the second top MBA program to release its essay questions this year, and the school follows a trend in application essays—“less is more.” Stanford has dropped its third essay question this season and stuck with two standbys,...

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Reading Comprehension and the GMAT

By - Jun 6, 05:39 AM   Comments [0]

The GMAT’s Reading Comprehension (RC) section, with its 350 word passages, can be a tricky puzzle for anyone. But by practicing active reading, you will be in a better position to master the RC section.

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GMAT timing strategy dos and don’ts

By - Jun 4, 08:18 AM   Comments [0]

My last post provided an overview of the importance of a good time

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Prepare Your Business School Elevator Pitch

By - Jun 2, 10:24 AM   Comments [0]

Imagine that you are standing in the lobby of a large building and have just pushed the button to go up to the 10th floor for an appointment you have in a few minutes. As you are waiting for the elevator to arrive, you strike up...

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The GMAT and timing strategy

By - Jun 2, 06:44 AM   Comments [0]

Once you begin to master the academic topics of the GMAT, you should work on developing your test-taking skills. Since the GMAT is a timed exam, you must develop a time management strategy. In this post, I will outline an effective GMAT timing approach.

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Tips for your GMAT test day

By - May 28, 05:53 AM   Comments [0]

We’ve put together some tips to guide you through test day.

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Top 3 Mistakes of GMAT Test Takers

By - May 26, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

Kaplan GMAT instructors will tell you that we hear common refrains from our students and friends. In my years of teaching, I have compiled a list of three of the most common mistakes my Kaplan students and personal friends have made while they are prepping...

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The first step in your GMAT studies

By - May 23, 05:56 AM   Comments [1]

If you’ve ever stared at a blank screen with a blinking cursor, you know the feeling that confronts you as you begin a daunting task.

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Developing your GMAT study schedule

By - May 21, 08:26 AM   Comments [0]

Your study schedule depends on who you are in terms of study habits, what is going on in your life, what your strengths and weaknesses are in terms of the skills

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Educated guessing and the GMAT

By - May 19, 08:12 AM   Comments [0]

To master the GMAT, you must learn the art of educated guessing. Many students are afraid to make an educated guess or two when taking the GMAT for fear of sacrificing a correct answer on a question. We are hardwired to try answer all questions...

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