# Common sense beats formulas in GMAT Quant

- Aug 16, 11:51 AM   Comments [0]

You may get into the situation on a math question in which the answer seems very difficult to calculate. When this happens, there may be a simple, common sense approach to get to the right answer quicker than any memorized formula.

# MBA Admissions Advice for Career Changers

- Aug 16, 10:30 AM   Comments [0]

If you are applying to an MBA program to pursue a career change, your application will carry an additional weight not shared by other applicants. You will have to show that you understand the new industry and/or role you’re targeting in practical terms. You will...

# Land Your Score: Essay Tips for Analytical Writing

- Aug 16, 06:44 AM   Comments [0]

As a business leader, you’ll need to know how to identify weak arguments and analyze assumptions. The GMAT Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA) provides clear instructions on how you should plan and write your essay. Kaplan students learn these instructions long before Test Day and do not...

# GMAT Question of the Day (August 16)

- Aug 16, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math What is the equation of the line that is perpendicular to line and passes through point ? (1) (2) Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - C - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT...

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

- Aug 15, 12:11 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. The Basics Behind Prime Factorization Hi Rich, This question has kept me occupied for...

# GMAT Question of the Day (August 15)

- Aug 15, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math If , , and are positive integers, how many different ordered sets are possible such that ? A. 3 B. 4 C. 5 D. 6 E. 8   Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - D - (click and drag your mouse to...

# Take Our Study Habits Quiz: How Do You Hit the Books?

- Aug 12, 09:07 AM   Comments [0]

Are you a traditional study junkie, or more of a gambler? When it comes to how people study, everyone is different. Maybe you’re firmly attached to your strict routine of reviewing exactly two chapters per week per course with your phone turned off, your blinds drawn, your...

# GMAT Question of the Day (August 12)

- Aug 12, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math If each year the population of the country grows by 20%, how many years will elapse before the population of the country doubles? A. 3 B. 4 C. 5 D. 6 E. 7 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - B - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals Manhattan GMAT:...

# Most Common GMAT Topics & Questions

- Aug 11, 11:48 AM   Comments [0]

Of course, a facile discussion of GMAT topics might say — the most common GMAT Verbal questions are Reading Comprehension, Sentence Correction, and Critical Reasoning — those three questions are the only questions you see on the Verbal section.  Similarly, all of the GMAT Quant...

# Are Business School Ready for Climate Change?

- Aug 11, 07:38 AM   Comments [0]

Does MBA education take climate change seriously? One top-ranked business school is reporting a significant jump in average GMAT scores, while a departing dean reflects on his accomplishments and the challenges ahead. Catch all the trending stories for future business leaders. Business school attracts higher GMAT scores Top-ranked...