# Take Responsibility in Your Optional Essay

- 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...

# GMAT Question of the Day (April 03): Rate Problem and Critical Reasoning

- Apr 3, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) In the morning, John drove to his mother's house in the village at an average speed of 60 kmh. When he was going back to town in the evening, he drove more cautiously and his speed was lower. If John went the same distance...

# How to increase by 200 points on the GMAT

- 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.

# GMAT Question of the Day (Apr 2): Probability and Sentence Correction

- Apr 2, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) The bowl contains green and blue chips. What is the probability of drawing a blue chip in two successive trials if the chip drawn in the first trial is not returned to the bowl before the second trial? 1. The ratio of blue chips to...

# 9 Fun Facts about the GMAT

- Apr 1, 12:05 PM   Comments [0]

To celebrate GMAC’s 60th birthday, we’ve compiled the following fun GMAT facts from the GMAC site: 1. In 1953, nine b-schools met with ETS to create what would later become the GMAT. Those schools were Harvard, Rutgers, Columbia, Northwestern, Chicago, Seton Hall, Michigan, Washington University (St....

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# Don’t Fall for Common Misconceptions About the GMAT

- 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!” ....

# GMAT Question of the Day (April 1): Word Problem and Sentence Correction

- Apr 1, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) The train consists of 6 carriages, 20 meters long each. The gap between the carriages is 1 meter. If the train is moving at a constant speed of 60 kmh, how much time will it take the train to run through a 1 kilometer...

# GMAT Study Tip: Do the “Write” Thing

- 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...

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

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# GMAT Question of the Day (March 31): Word Problem and Sentence Correction

- Mar 31, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) Machine A can produce 50 components a day while machine B only 40. The monthly maintenance cost for machine A is \$1500 while that for machine B is \$550. If each component generates an income of \$10 what is the least number of days...