GMAT Prep

Take Responsibility in Your Optional Essay

By - Apr 3, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

Business school candidates who have an obvious weakness in their profile—such as a low GPA or GMAT score or a prolonged gap in work experience—often worry that they are destined to attend a virtually unknown business school. Whenever such applicants ask admissions officers how their...

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How to increase by 200 points on the GMAT

By - Apr 2, 06:25 AM   Comments [0]

Today we hear from Kshitij, who currently lives in India and plans to go abroad for his MBA.

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Don’t Fall for Common Misconceptions About the GMAT

By - Apr 1, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

April 1st is here, and you know what that means: pranks, jokes, and odd press releases in which companies make outrageous claims, like: “Wow, Google says they’re going to set up a colony on Mars!” . . . “Hey, Nike has invented an anti-gravity shoe!” ....

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GMAT Study Tip: Do the “Write” Thing

By - Mar 31, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

I take notes.  I write things down.  Those statements may sound less than novel, but more and more such actions seem to be just that.  In the classes I teach, both for Kaplan and at DePaul, it is the rare student I observe actually taking notes and...

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Title: How to prep for your GMAT test day: Part III

By - Mar 31, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

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MBA Admissions: How do you look on the Internet?

By - Mar 28, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

You have an online reputation. You might not know what it is, your friends and family might not know what it is, but it is there. Granted, it is reasonable to conclude that some people (remember, “some” just means “at least one”) interested in applying...

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How to prep for your GMAT test day: Part II

By - Mar 28, 06:01 AM   Comments [0]

In our last post, we outlined what you should do in the days before your GMAT exam. Today’s post will cover what to do on test day. On the day of your exam:

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Surviving the MBA Admissions Interview

By - Mar 27, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

While not every b-school requires an interview, for many it is an important requirement for MBA admissions. Some schools use MBA admissions interviews to evaluate borderline cases. Whatever the reason for the interview, it’s important that you schedule with the admissions officer early. In a recent...

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How to prep for your GMAT test day: Part I

By - Mar 25, 14:10 PM   Comments [0]

You have spent countless hours taking practice tests, reviewing lessons and learning test-taking strategies.

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Is GMAT Tutoring Right for You?

By - Mar 25, 10:30 AM   Comments [0]

Why Does GMAT Tutoring Work? It is different than the classroom prep experience, where the agenda is set and you work at the rate established by the rest of the students in class and the teacher's lesson book. While some students function perfectly within the classroom...

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