GMAT Club Top Stories: Week of August 25

By - Aug 25, 23:40 PM   Comments [0]

The most active and interesting items going on in GMAT Club and in the Forum this past week.

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10 Tips to Get a 6 on Your GMAT Essays

By - Aug 25, 11:26 AM   Comments [0]

This post was written by Meghan Daniels. For more expert GMAT prep advice, check out the Knewton GMAT blog. When studying for the GMAT, most aspiring MBAs tend to focus primarily on Quant and Verbal. While it is true that most b-school adcoms assign the most...

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MBA Admissions: Yale SOM and Investment Banking

By - Aug 25, 09:13 AM   Comments [0]

This post about Yale SOM and investment banking is part of a series of interviews of top MBA programs called “MBA Career Goals and the B-Schools that Support Them." Please subscribe to our blog to ensure that you receive all the interviews...

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Clear Admit Admissions Tip: Applying to Business School as a Younger Applicant

By - Aug 25, 05:28 AM   Comments [0]

As many of our readers know, it has become increasingly common for younger individuals to apply to MBA programs.  Whereas the average age and years of work experience at the leading business schools have traditionally hovered at around 28...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Aug 25): Probability and Critical Reasoning

By - Aug 25, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) Mary and Joe are to throw three dice each. The score is the sum of points on all three dice. If Mary scores 10 in her attempt what is the probability that Joe will outscore Mary in his? (A) (B) (C) (D) (E) GMAT Daily...

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Heads Up: Price Increase Ahead

By - Aug 24, 09:12 AM   Comments [0]

We just wanted to give you a head's up that we'll be slightly increasing our hourly rates and package prices starting next month. So what does this mean for you? It means that you've got until August 31, 2011 to lock in a...

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Accepted Positioning System Webinar Next Week!

By - Aug 24, 09:07 AM   Comments [0]

Choosing your target b-schools can pose quite a challenge. With so many schools to choose from, how can you possibly narrow down the selection to a reasonable 5-6 schools to apply to. And then, assuming you get accepted to more than one...

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Kaplan GMAT Sample Problem: Probability Problem Solving

By - Aug 24, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Try this advanced GMAT probability question, testing your knowledge of the ins and outs of how probability works. Problem: The events A and B are independent. The probability that event A occurs is 0.6, and the probability that at least one of the events...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Aug 24): Word Problem and Critical Reasoning

By - Aug 24, 04:15 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) If Richard is 3 years younger than his sister, how old will Richard be in 5 years? 1. Two years ago Richard was twice as young as his sister. 2. If Richard's sister were born 2 years earlier, she would now be twice as old as...

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More Fun with Weighted Averages

By - Aug 23, 11:18 AM   Comments [2]

This article was written by Rich Zwelling. For more GMAT prep advice, check out the Knewton GMAT blog. In last week's post, I discussed how weighted averages are often tested conceptually and thus show up on Data Sufficiency problems. However, even when weighted average...

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