Tips for Comparing Fractions on the GMAT

By - Oct 14, 13:35 PM   Comments [0]

When discussing fractions, I often find a very interesting area of confusion among students. I'll ask them to compare, for example, 1/3 and 1/4. Almost everyone correctly answers that 1/4 is smaller. "How do you know?" I'll ask. And this is where...

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MBA Dictionary: How to Talk Like a CEO

By - Oct 3, 13:21 PM   Comments [0]

The world of business is characterized by a language all its own. Looking to improve your own communication style, understand others better, or see a familiar world through a new lens? Here are 15 corporate and academic terms you should know if...

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Is a One-Year MBA Program Right for You?

By - Oct 1, 13:20 PM   Comments [1]

The “traditional” MBA experience -- two years, full-time, with a summer internship after the first year -- isn’t right for every applicant. Many MBA students choose alternative paths, deciding to get an Executive MBA, attend school part-time, or take classes online. For ...

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GMAT Score: 450. Is It Over?

By - Sep 29, 13:18 PM   Comments [0]

Maybe you weren’t feeling well or got tripped up early on and couldn’t recover: whatever the reason, a GMAT score 100+ points lower than your target can be disheartening and feel like a gulf between you and your MBA dreams. Don’t despair -...

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11 GMAT Secrets I Learned at the GMAT Test Prep Summit

By - Sep 28, 13:39 PM   Comments [0]

This GMAT prep post was written by Sean Murphy. Last week, I attended the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) GMAT Test Prep Summit, an event for representatives of the test preparation industry. Here is what I learned: The Graduate Management Admission Council’s Vice...

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Free Applicant Candidacy Evaluation Workshop

By - Sep 22, 11:12 AM   Comments [0]

Join Veritas Prep’s expert MBA Admissions Consultants as they review the application profiles of real candidates, just like you. We will select three profiles (submit yours to be considered) of real applicants and will provide a detailed analysis of each...

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Yale SOM Admissions Essays and Application Deadlines

By - Sep 21, 15:34 PM   Comments [0]

The Yale School of Management has released its MBA application essays and deadlines for the Class of 2014. Yale has made some tweaks this year, which we will dig into below. Here are the school’s deadlines and essays for the coming year, followed...

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Knewton Releases New GMAT Premium Live Course

By - Sep 20, 15:00 PM   Comments [0]

After releasing our GMAT course in a high-definition, on-demand format in April 2011, we here at Knewton Academics were pleasantly surprised at just how much the GMAT community enjoyed the results. Inspired by the success of that course as a 24/7 complete prep option, we...

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The 5 Strategies That Helped Me Score 780 on the GMAT

By - Sep 14, 14:59 PM   Comments [0]

Veritas Prep's Strategy and Operations Manager, Jason Sun, recently took the GMAT scoring an incredible 780! Here he shares the strategies that helped him with this amazing accomplishment:   Note that many of these strategies overlap heavily with Veritas Prep’s own GMAT prep philosophy — I do...

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Stern Application Essay Analysis and Deadlines

By - Sep 9, 10:17 AM   Comments [0]

NYU’s Stern School of Business has released its MBA admissions essays and deadlines for the Class of 2014. Here they are, followed by our comments: NYU Stern Admissions Deadlines Round 1: November 15, 2011 Round 2: January 15, 2012 Round 3: March 15, 2012 These deadlines are identical to last...

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