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GMAT On Demand: How to Solve for the Value of an Expression (Without Solving for its Variables!)

By - Mar 24, 12:19 PM   Comments [0]

// As Jess and Rich explain in this video, oftentimes on Data Sufficiency problems you'll be given more variables than you have equations. This happens for two main reasons: You're just given more variables than equations (you know, because it's fun) You're given as many variables as...

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Your 4 Roadblocks to Top Business Schools in 2011

By - Mar 24, 12:13 PM   Comments [0]

Now is a perfect time to set ambitious goals for your career and for business school. You can bring these dreams much closer to reality by avoiding these 4 roadblocks to business school. Roadblock #1: Impatience / desire to move on Don't be a statistic: too many...

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Clear Admit Admissions Tip: Extracurricular Activities

By - Mar 24, 05:55 AM   Comments [0]

Because it’s the time of year when applicants aiming for Fall 2012 intake are just beginning to think about the admissions process, we wanted to focus today on one element of the application that candidates often underestimate: extracurricular activities. In...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Mar 24): Rate Problem and Sentence Correction

By - Mar 24, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) Two trains continuously travel between Washington DC and Baltimore, which is 120 miles away. They start simultaneously, train A at Washington and train B at Baltimore, and run at 30 and 90 mph respectively. The station turnaround times are negligible. What is the distance...

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New Dean Chosen to Lead CMU Tepper

By - Mar 23, 22:43 PM   Comments [0]

Earlier this week, Robert M. ("Bob") Dammon was appointed dean of Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business, reports a recent Tepper press release. The current associate dean of education and professor financial economics will replace former dean Kenneth Dunn. “We are fortunate to have Bob...

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GMAT On Demand: The Basics of Independent and Dependent Equations

By - Mar 23, 12:18 PM   Comments [0]

// In this video, Jess and Rich cover the basics of independent and dependent equations on Data Sufficiency questions. Here are some of the concepts they discuss: Systems of equations are dependent if one equation can be formed by manipulating and/or combining the others. If no manipulation/combination...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Mar 23): Overlapping Sets and Critical Reasoning

By - Mar 23, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) Foodmart customers regularly buy at least one of the following products: milk, chicken, or apples. 60% of shoppers buy milk, 50% buy chicken, and 35% buy apples. If 10% of the customers buy all 3 products, what percentage of Foodmart customers purchase exactly 2...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Mar 22): Arithmetic and Critical Reasoning

By - Mar 22, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) and are positive integers and . What is the value of ? 1. 2. is a prime number OA and Explanation GMAT Daily Deals Save on Kaplan courses when you sign up thru GMAT Club and get free GMAT tests, total savings $255!...

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2011 London Business School Admissions Director Interview Posted

By - Mar 21, 22:38 PM   Comments [0]

We'd like to extend a hearty thank you to the London Business School representatives who helped make our recent Masters in Management Admissions Q&A a huge success. We discussed a wide range of topics, including London admissions policies, the differences between the MiM and...

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How to Approach Strengthening and Weakening Questions

By - Mar 21, 12:15 PM   Comments [0]

If you've done a bit of GMAT verbal practice, you've probably figured out the general tendency of GMAT CR questions: they present an argument, and then ask the test-taker to take on the role of an outside observer and identify or judge parts of that...

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