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Knewton GMAT Prep Tip: What to read to help your Reading Comprehension

By - Mar 16, 06:34 AM   Comments [0]

Alex Sarlin is the lead Verbal Developer at Knewton, helping students with their GMAT prep. Our students often ask about reading materials that help prepare them for the Reading Comp section of the test. While we always remind them that the reading comprehension section is, at...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Mar 16): Word Problem and Sentence Correction

By - Mar 16, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) A 4 cm cube is cut into 1 cm cubes. What is the percentage increase in the surface area after such cutting? (A) 4% (B) 166% (C) 266% (D) 300% (E) 400% OA and Explanation Verbal (SC) Corporate finance committees do not plan the detailed activities of the various divisions in a...

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Veritas Prep GMAT Tips: Enough is Enough

By - Mar 15, 16:23 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. Ask any MBA student – past, present, or prospective – about Data Sufficiency questions, and you’re sure to get a response. More often than...

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Europe Experiences Boom in MBA Student Interest

By - Mar 15, 11:20 AM   Comments [0]

According to a GMAC press release, European b-schools are becoming more popular and European students are attending b-schools in larger numbers. The number of GMAT European test-takers increased 30% since 2005, reports a GMAC study. GMAT volume hit a high of 265,613 test-takers; 23,224 of...

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A Shrewd Undergraduate’s Guide to HBS Admissions, Asking Your Boss to Write Multiple Recommendations?, Sterny’s Guide to the Application Process, Which Schools have Grade Non-Disclosure

By - Mar 15, 10:49 AM   Comments [0]

MBA Guide to HBS Admissions – tips from the founder of hbsguru.com Multiple Recommendations from the Same Boss? – how many is too much Sterny’s Guide to the Application Process - lessons learned, nuances, mistakes and feedback Which Schools have Grade Non-Disclosure? - see the list and hear why

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10% Discount from Manhattan Review, GRE and GMAT Score Comparison Tool, What is the “target” correct answers to get ~700?, Sentence Correction, Math: Standard Deviation, Mixture Problems – I collected from GMAT Club, My Journey with Knewton, My GMAT Journey, 570 (Q30, V38) to 760 (Q49, V44) in 3 months (long)

By - Mar 15, 10:42 AM   Comments [0]

Here are some of the top forum posts from this past week: GMAT ToolKit has been updated to include 236 additional questions from Manhattan Review Now when you sign up with Manhattan Review, you will get 10% discount and free access to the GMAT Club Tests GMAT GRE and GMAT Score Comparison...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Mar 15): Arithmetic and Sentence Correction

By - Mar 15, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) Which expression has the greatest value? (A) (B) (C) (D) (E) OA and Explanation Verbal (SC) Noting that the Federal Reserve had raised a key short-term interest rate against last month, analysts said that they expected orders for durable goods to decline soon because rising interest rates...

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MBA Admissions: Expediting Decisions

By - Mar 12, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

Recently, a school asked a client to interview on campus and he planned to fly across the country for the interview.  At the same time, he was also waiting to hear about an interview from another school nearby and asked me for my advice.  I...

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From Example to Exemplary # 5: Revise and Polish Your Essays

By - Mar 12, 08:30 AM   Comments [0]

Lesson #5 of a five-part series for drafting exemplary essays. You’ve got your first draft ready — this is a great milestone! Now it’s time to revise and edit; outstanding essays are not sprung into the world on the first draft. Here’s how to edit...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Mar 12): Statistics and Critical Reasoning

By - Mar 12, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) Set consists of a certain number of even integers divisible by 3. Is standard deviation of positive? 1. All elements of set are positive 2. The range of set is 0 OA and Explanation Verbal (CR) A study attempting to link fertility with increased sexual...

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