GMAT Prep

Lessons Learned from a Pre-Business College Student

By - Nov 29, 09:53 AM   Comments [0]

One business school hopeful reflects on lessons learned as a college student. I may only be a junior, but there are a lot of things that I wish I had known before starting my career as a college student. Here are some key takeaways that I’ve...

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Work Experience for MBA Programs: How much is enough? How much is too much?

By - Nov 28, 14:54 PM   Comments [0]

When MBA admissions offices review your application, they look at a few key components: your undergraduate GPA, your GMAT score, your letters of recommendation, and your work experience.   While each of these components is important, your resume and your work experience could make or break your...

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Self-Analysis of Your GMAT Performance MUST Include Actual Analysis

By - Nov 28, 11:09 AM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen  Rich.C@empowergmat.com  www.EMPOWERgmat.com Studying for the GMAT can be a challenging endeavor for many Test Takers. Arguably, one of the most common score goals for Test Takers (if not THE most common score goal) is 700+, but only about 10% of those same people...

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GMAT SC Grammar: Phrases as Subjects

By - Nov 23, 13:03 PM   Comments [0]

To begin, four GMAT SC Practice Questions.   1) Buying tradition growth stocks at the low points immediately following periods of sharp decline are not guaranteed in producing long term gains. (A) are not guaranteed in producing (B) is not guaranteed in producing (C) is not guaranteed for producing (D) is...

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New 2016 MBA Rankings, Rise in Average Starting Salary

By - Nov 23, 08:11 AM   Comments [0]

Average starting salaries are up at one top business school. One top business school reports record-breaking compensation for its graduates, another MBA rankings list lands, and applicants look to change the world through social entrepreneurship. Here’s what’s trending on the business school landscape. MBA rankings are here! Bloomberg...

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Verbe Tense in GMAT Sentence Correction

By - Nov 22, 14:46 PM   Comments [0]

There are many questions on the GMAT relating to verb tense (though, as we've mentioned in the past, only six tenses are tested directly) . The use of tenses in English is one of the more complicated areas of English grammar for native speakers and...

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

By - Nov 21, 13:44 PM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen  Rich.C@empowergmat.com  www.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. Be Mindful About What DS Questions DON’T Tell You Hi Rich, I found this...

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Absolute Value Inequalities

By - Nov 21, 12:36 PM   Comments [0]

This is an extremely difficult question category that appears only infrequently on the GMAT. First, a couple of practice problems.   1) The dark purple region on the number line above is shown in its entirety. This region is delineated by which of the following inequalities? (A) 10 <...

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Saying Thanks: A College Student’s Note to Her Mom

By - Nov 21, 09:46 AM   Comments [0]

One college student says thanks to her mom for everything she’s done. We say thank you so often and casually that we sometimes forget why we say it. Yes, of course it’s polite to say thank you—but what does it really mean? Being thankful perhaps matters...

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The 4 Character Traits It Takes to Make It in Business School

By - Nov 18, 11:27 AM   Comments [0]

By Danielle Wirsansky on November 10, 2016 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. Business school can be a great opportunity. It can help you learn more about owning or managing...

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