# MBA Admissions News Roundup: New Test Prep, NYU Stern Application Tips, and New B-School Rankings for Consulting

- Sep 2, 00:22 AM   Comments [0]

Test prep companies have a busy season ahead of them; test prep traffic is bound to increase as future b-school applicants scramble to prepare for the Next Generation GMAT, reports a Businessweek article, “GMAT Test Prep: Changes on the Way.” The new GMAT, which will...

# Know when to hold ‘em: Pacing on Data Sufficiency

- Sep 1, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

Over these past few months of posting blogs on BTG, you’ve probably noticed that I like to associate important GMAT concepts with common situations. Well, with regards to pacing on data sufficiency questions, the best way to approach them is to know the material...

# GMAT Question of the Day (Sep 1): Algebra and Critical Reasoning

- Sep 1, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) The safety distance (meters) between cars moving on a motorway depends on their speed (meters per second): If two cars want to maintain a time interval of 1 second between each other, which of the following speeds will breach the safety regulation? (A) 5...

# Is the MBA Oath enough?

- Aug 31, 11:31 AM   Comments [0]

A recent Wall Street Journal article asks: Is taking the MBA Oath enough to keep more than 100,000 new MBA students from turning into corrupt businessmen, like many of their predecessors have become? The WSJ article, titled “Promises Aren’t Enough: Business Schools Need to Do a...

# Attending an MBA fair? Do it right!

- Aug 31, 11:20 AM   Comments [0]

There are two things that could happen during an MBA fair: You could wander around aimlessly in your Hawaiian shirt and flip flops, pocketing pretty brochures, and having the occasional, obvious-question-filled chat with admissions directors from long-shot schools, or You could dress to impress, arrive fully prepped...

- Aug 31, 09:09 AM   Comments [0]

Linda Abraham to discuss what college students and graduates need to know about applying for graduate school September 7, 2010 at 6 pm Pacific/ 9 pm Eastern on #CollegeChat Los Angeles, CA, September 1, 2010—Linda Abraham, a graduate school admissions expert and president of Accepted.com, will...

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

- Aug 31, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) All pages of the book are numbered. If the first page is numbered 1 and the last page is numbered 705, on how many pages does digit 9 appear in the numeration? (A) 70 (B) 77 (C) 126 (D) 133 (E) 140 OA and Explanation Verbal (SC) After moving to Switzerland in...

- Aug 30, 11:10 AM   Comments [0]

This London Business School 2011 MBA Application tip post is one of a series of posts providing MBA application and essay advice for applicants to top MBA programs around the world. You can access the entire series athttp://blog.accepted.com/acceptedcom_blog/tag/2011-mba-application-tips. My tips for answering the LBS essay questions...

# MBA, Part-Time MBA, MA, and EMBA Admissions News: Applications on the Rise, for Most

- Aug 30, 07:40 AM   Comments [0]

A recent GMAC survey shows a sharp increase in Executive MBA applications in 2010. 59% of EMBA programs reported an increase in applications, compared to last year’s 37%. According to Michelle Sparkman-Renz, Director of Research Communications at GMAC, the applications received this year also came from...

# Reading Strategically on the GMAT

- Aug 30, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

When preparing for the GMAT, students are often concerned about the amount of time it will take to read the reading comprehension passages on the test. Three to four passages can be a lot to read for many students, given the time restraints of...