GMAT Prep

The Most Logical Way To Study Sentence Correction

By - May 17, 15:39 PM   Comments [1]

As someone reading this GMAT study blog, I hope that you’re cringing as you read this very sentence. Why? Because that sentence contained a classic GMAT sentence correction error — the modifier to begin the sentence “As someone reading this blog” should apply to you,...

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5 Ways to Get Ready for Fall Applications

By - May 16, 08:13 AM   Comments [0]

It’s not too early to start putting the wheels in motion for your fall b-school apps. Here are a few things you can do, now, to ensure you’re in good shape when application deadlines roll around. 1. Decide if you plan to retake the GMAT. Whether...

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The Early Applicant Gets the MBA

By - May 13, 08:12 AM   Comments [0]

This post comes to us from Igor Khayet, founder of My Resume Shop. When it comes to applying to MBA programs, the earlier you get in the game, the better. And it’s not just how much time you give yourself — it’s what you do with...

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7 Ways to Make Your MBA Application Stand Out

By - May 11, 08:10 AM   Comments [0]

Last week, we outlined ten ways that non-traditional applicants can set themselves apart from the crowd. Say you’re a traditional applicant, however, or from an “overrepresented pool” of MBA-hopefuls; how should you frame your candidacy and stand out? 1. Display excellent communication skills. Most people who are...

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Beyond GMAT Drills: 5 Tips for Timing and Strategy

By - May 9, 08:07 AM   Comments [0]

If all your GMAT prep so far has consisted of drills — Data Sufficiency drills, Sentence Correction drills, Problem Solving drills — then it’s time to take a step back and look at the bigger picture. Yes, drills can help improve your skills, but if...

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Tips for Re-takers: 5 Ways to Hit Your Target GMAT Score

By - May 7, 08:05 AM   Comments [0]

Want to achieve your dream GMAT score? Here are 5 ways to make that goal a reality. 1. Target your weaknesses but reinforce your strengths. “Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” -Aristotle If you’ve taken the GMAT before, make sure you’re not just going through...

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After the MBA: Investment Banking

By - May 5, 08:05 AM   Comments [0]

This is another post in our After the MBA series, in which we chronicle a variety of post-MBA career opportunities to give you a sense of which might be the best fit for you. Whether you’re looking to make a career change or want...

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Kaplan: Keep the end in sight…tips for staying motivated while prepping for the GMAT

By - May 2, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

When you first begin prepping for the GMAT, staying motivated is easy.  But after a couple of months, it can be difficult to keep yourself motivated as you continue to try to improve your score. If this happens to you, there are a few strategies you...

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Kaplan: The Keys to Bolded Statement Questions on the GMAT

By - Apr 28, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Bolded statement questions require a very different approach from all other critical reasoning problems on the GMAT.  Rather than attempting to find the assumption in the stimulus, or looking to the answer choices for an inference, you must determine the role being played by two...

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GMAT Reading vs. Everyday Reading: Change Your GMAT Reading Strategy

By - Apr 26, 12:32 PM   Comments [1]

If you’ve taken a look at any GMAT Reading Comprehension skills, you’ve probably figured out that GMAT passages are, on the whole, much more difficult to read than passages you’d find in a novel, newspaper article, or blog post. (Check out our other GMAT Reading...

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