# GMAT Question of the Day (Dec 20): Statistics and Critical Reasoning

- Dec 20, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) Which of the following sets has the same standard deviation as set ? (A) (B) (C) (D) (E) Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - E - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals e-GMAT’s methods help non-natives improve on GMAT Verbal....

# How to Edit Your Application Essays

- Dec 19, 13:52 PM   Comments [0]

In an exclusive interview with… well, herself, Linda Abraham shares some advice that she’s learned over the course of almost two decades of application essay editing. Listen to the full recording of this excellent episode to learn concrete steps you can take right now to ensure...

# Filling a Gap with Cornell’s New Tech MBA

- Dec 19, 06:28 AM   Comments [0]

In Tuesday’s post, we took a look at how the top business schools may not be preparing MBA students with the IT skills they’ll need to manage tomorrow’s companies. That won’t be the case with participants enrolled in a new one-year tech MBA program offered...

# GMAT Question of the Day (Dec 19): Rate Problem and Sentence Correction

- Dec 19, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) What is the ratio of the area of a TV screen with a diagonal of 18'' to that of a screen with a diagonal of 15''? 1. The ratio of width to length is the same for both screens. 2. The width of the 18''-screen is...

# 4 Reasons You Got Dinged (And What You Can Do About It)

- Dec 18, 14:39 PM   Comments [0]

Harvard, Stanford, Chicago, and Cornell (among others) released decisions this past week. More schools release decisions next week. Did your app hit the chopping block? Here’s why: 1) You didn't qualify. You gotta call a spade a spade sometimes (or always, really). If you had weak test scores,...

# When the MBA Optional Essay is No Longer Optional

- Dec 18, 14:30 PM   Comments [0]

You’ve already written the required essays that most business schools ask for – do you really need to write the optional essay? If you’re a strong applicant who doesn’t need to explain weaknesses or application inconsistencies, then you may be able to skip the optional question. But...

# GMAT & The Real World: Critical Reasoning Flaws & Entrepreneurship

- Dec 18, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Maybe you heard about (or read) a recent story in the Washington Post entitled: Are business schools graduating the wrong leaders? If so, the GMAT may be to blame. Hopefully you've been watching my blog series on this story, and tracking the various critical reasoning...

# GMAT Question of the Day (Dec 18): Coordinate Geometry and Critical Reasoning

- Dec 18, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) Does the curve intersect the axis? 1. 2. Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - B - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals Over 4 M students achieved educational & career goals thanks...

# Approaching the Diversity Essay Question

- Dec 17, 13:43 PM   Comments [0]

Many applications now have a question, sometimes optional, geared to encouraging people with minority backgrounds or unusual educational or family histories to write about their background. If you are an immigrant to the US, the child of immigrants or someone whose ethnicity is a minority...

# Do’s and Dont’s for Test Day

- Dec 17, 12:35 PM   Comments [0]

Here are a few do’s and don’ts for the 24-48 hours before your test: Day before the test: