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By - Nov 19, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Learn what to read now to best prepare yourself for GMAT Reading Comprehension Not surprisingly, one of the very best ways to prepare for GMAT Reading Comprehension is simply to read, preferably from a high-quality reading list of GMAT-style material.  If you have only a few weeks between...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Nov 19): Statistics and Sentence Correction

By - Nov 19, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) Which set has the greatest standard deviation? I. 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 II. 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 III. 1, -1, -3, -5, -7 (A) I (B) II (C) III (D) I and II (E) none Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - E - (click and drag your mouse to see the...

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GMAT Math: Possibilities for Variables

By - Nov 16, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

How do we know what the possible values for a variable on the GMAT are?  First of all, consider this DS problem 1) Is P > Q? Statement #1: P = 5*Q Statement #2: P = Q + R For folks who are not as comfortable with math, or are...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Nov 16): Arithmetic and Sentence Correction

By - Nov 16, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) What is the product of 6 consecutive integers? 1. The greatest integer is 4 2. The sequence has both positive and negative integers Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - D - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals Knewton Gmat: Why prep online?...

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Cornell MBA Admissions Committee Gives MBA Interview Advice

By - Nov 15, 15:10 PM   Comments [0]

We had an excellent Q&A last week with admissions members from Cornell Johnson. We hope you enjoyed it! In the following excerpt, Cornell adcom members, Christine Sneva, Ann Richards, and Eddie Asby talk about their interview pet peeves. Read on for valuable advice about what...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Nov 15): Geometry and Critical Reasoning

By - Nov 15, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) What is the value of ? 1. is odd 2. is even Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - C - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals e-GMAT, verbal for non-natives, is offering a verbal score improvement guarantee & 47% off @...

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Would Saint Thomas Aquinas have used an Admissions Consultant?

By - Nov 14, 20:30 PM   Comments [0]

By The Amerasia Consulting Group Warning: article will be more esoteric than most. If you don’t like deep thinking, you might want to wait for the next one. Because what I am going to do is use some of Thomas Aquinas’ teachings to explain that there...

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4 Good Excuses for Frequent Job Switchers

By - Nov 14, 13:56 PM   Comments [0]

You’ve got great stats and strong skills. Any top business school would be thrilled to have you join its next class…almost. There’s one obstacle standing in your way: your MBA resume. The problem is that you are victim to what can be referred to as Frequent...

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Are You a Good Fit For Your Target MBA Programs?

By - Nov 14, 13:49 PM   Comments [0]

In honor of the first birthday of MBA Admission for Smarties: The No-Nonsense Guide to Acceptance at Top Business Schools, by Linda Abraham and Judy Gruen, we are posting a series of excerpts from the book throughout November. This post is excerpted from Chapter4: “Choosing...

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Pythagorean Triplets to Memorize for the GMAT

By - Nov 14, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Learn the most common solutions to the Pythagorean Theorem There aren't many numbers you need to memorize for success on the GMAT Quantitative section, but knowing a few key Pythagorean triplets will save you a ton of time.  First, try these GMAT practice question: remember: no calculator! 1)...

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