The Revised GRE for B-School Aspirants, Part I: The Scoring Scale

By - Mar 24, 02:30 AM   Comments [0]

What GRE changes mean to you: new ways of thinking about scores by Bob Verini, 30-year Kaplan veteran teacher, trainer, and curriculum developer If you are on the road to business school and are considering taking the GRE in addition to, or instead of, the GMAT, ...

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UVA Darden’s New i.Lab Program Encourages “Design-Thinking”

By - Mar 23, 17:18 PM   Comments [0]

Last Friday, UVA’s Darden School of Business together with UVA’s Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation unveiled a special program that supports and encourages the teaching and studying of Darden’s new curriculum initiative, “design-thinking.” This new program, reports an article in UVA Today, will take place...

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MBA Program Selection: Putting It All Together — Your Initial List

By - Mar 23, 17:13 PM   Comments [0]

NOTE: This is #8 in a series of blog posts on the topic, “How to Select the Right MBA Programs.” To see previous segments, link to the following: Post #1, Introducing the Series Post #7, How Many Schools Should You Apply To? Creating a list of...

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Knewton GMAT Tip: How to get in shape for a computer-based test

By - Mar 23, 06:24 AM   Comments [0]

Josh Anish is the Senior Editor at Knewton, where he helps students with their GMAT prep. It’s really odd taking a test on a computer. Processing the ones and zeros on the screen requires extra mental effort on your part. Many people now taking the GMAT...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Mar 23): Overlapping Sets and Sentence Correction

By - Mar 23, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) What percent of the MIS students enrolled at Wisconsin University are female? 1. 5% of female students at Wisconsin University are studying MIS. 2. 12% of male students at Wisconsin University are studying MIS. OA and Explanation Verbal (SC) Under the 1986 tax law, interest payments on a refinanced...

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Part II: The Do’s and Dont’s of Audio and Video–Application Style

By - Mar 22, 17:41 PM   Comments [0]

Content is King (or Queen)! . . . for Audio “My life has a superb cast but I can’t figure out the plot.” — Ashleigh Brilliant, English cartoonist. For your clip, you’ve already got the superb cast (you!). Now you need to concentrate on telling a compelling...

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B-School Students See Light at the End of the Job Market Tunnel

By - Mar 22, 17:38 PM   Comments [0]

Current MBA students and graduates are experiencing a totally different job market than they did last year, reports the New York Times in an article entitled “Job Market Stabilizes for Business Students.” While last year students and graduates scrambled for internships and full time positions,...

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Veritas Prep GMAT Tips: You Have Nothing To Fear But Fear Itself

By - Mar 22, 13:43 PM   Comments [0]

Brian Galvin is the Director of Academic Programs at Veritas Prep, where he oversees all of the company’s GMAT preparation courses. When developing any GMAT question, the authors of the test have two goals in mind. They want to: 1) Create a high likelihood that you will...

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Best 20 GMAT Books – GMATClub Ranking for February 2010

By - Mar 22, 03:53 AM   Comments [0]

February 2010 popularity index of Best GMAT Books as determined by GMAT Club members. (We measured how often our members referred to each of the books in their posts from the past month and assembled the GMAT Book popularity index below) You can also visit...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Mar 22): Rate Problem and Sentence Correction

By - Mar 22, 03:00 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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