GMAT Prep

Announcing: Winner of Brightest Minds MBA Scholarship Contest

By - May 28, 06:26 AM   Comments [0]

We are thrilled to announce the winner of our Spring 2015 Brightest Minds MBA scholarship contest.

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International MBA Student Checklist

By - May 26, 10:16 AM   Comments [0]

International students face unique challenges applying to business school. So, you’re looking to study abroad and earn an international MBA. Becoming an international student is a unique opportunity to open your mind and enrich your life. It also makes for an impressive addition to your resume...

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Mastering sentence correction: Perfect forms of verbs

By - May 26, 08:36 AM   Comments [0]

Many GMAT students begin attacking sentence correction questions by trying to identify incorrect uses of verbs. While that’s a logical way to start on these questions, a common mistake by many of these test-takers is to do so without a concrete understanding of how verbs...

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The 3 Biggest Problems With How Most GMATers Take Their CATs

By - May 25, 01:07 AM   Comments [0]

The GMAT is a predictable, standardized Test. As such, you can train to score at a high level. Full-length practice CAT exams are an essential part of the study process, but it never ceases to amaze me how often Test Takers use their CATs incorrectly....

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YOU Are the Cause of Your Pacing Problem

By - May 22, 00:07 AM   Comments [0]

While taking a CAT, or on Test Day itself, almost all Test Takers experience the terrible feeling that comes with the realization that there are WAY too many questions left to answer and not enough time to answer them. Learning proper pacing is an ‘issue’...

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MBA News: Mad Men Analysis, MBA Admissions Introductions

By - May 21, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

A new essay question and a Mad Men case study. From a new mandatory MBA admissions essay question to Mad Men being taught in business school—let’s dig into the latest headlines in business education and MBA news. Leave your comments below. Harvard Business School requires introductions Harvard Business...

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Managing Your GMAT Prep Stress: Anticipation

By - May 19, 07:12 AM   Comments [0]

Anticipate Test Day with a stress management strategy. Photo Credit: Stephen Poff via Compfight cc Life after college isn’t easy. That’s why this week and next we’ll be focusing in on some tips for alleviating and managing your GMAT prep stress. If you’re like most prospective business...

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Lessons learned: two AWA pitfalls to avoid

By - May 18, 09:19 AM   Comments [0]

Last week, I had the privilege of grading essays written by 51 finalists for our Brightest Minds MBA Scholarship Contest.

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Getting a Head Start on the Fall Application Season NOW

By - May 18, 00:08 AM   Comments [0]

Most MBA Applicants face a harsh reality when it comes to prepping for the GMAT and working on their applications – EVERYTHING takes longer than the Applicants think it will. You’re not the exception. You may have read a few stories about the exceptions, but...

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MBA News: Terrorists Strike Business School

By - May 14, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Is going to business school near Silicon Valley really worthwhile? A new report sheds light on the lack of diversity among administrators, terrorism rocks a business school in Africa, and an executive director at Chicago Booth cautions against earning a Silicon Valley MBA—let’s dig into the...

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