9 Fun Facts about the GMAT

By - 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

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

By - 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...

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

By - 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...

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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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GMAT Question of the Day (March 28): Statistics and Critical Reasoning

By - Mar 28, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) Set consists of odd integers divisible by 5. Is standard deviation of positive? 1. All members of are positive 2. consists of only one member Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - B - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily...

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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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