Using Common Knowledge on GMAT Critical Reasoning: The Solution

- Jan 1, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Did you try out last year's Critical Reasoning practice question? Okay, it was really only a few days ago, but that was 2013, and we're fresh into 2014. Let's start off strong with breaking down this GMAT Critical Reasoning question in a way that will allow...

Finding Flaws in the Argument: Part II

- Jan 1, 06:16 AM   Comments [0]

Yesterday we took a look at identifying assumptions in Argument essay questions, and today we’ll take a deeper look on how you can further dismantle the argument made.

GMAT Question of the Day (Jan 1): Arithmetic and Sentence Correction

- Jan 1, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) 1000 dollars were converted into pounds and then the pounds were converted back into dollars at the same exchange rate of pounds per dollar. If a commission of is levied on any exchange operation, what dollar amount was left after the exchanges? 1....

Most Popular MBA Special Reports of 2013

- Dec 31, 12:42 PM   Comments [0]

1. Against the Odds: MBA Admissions for Indian Applicants                         2. Top Program Essay Questions: How to Answer them Right                                 3. MBA in Sight: Focus on Finance                         4. MBA in Sight: Focus on Management Consulting                                 5. Navigate the MBA Maze                                 Check out the rest of our MBA special reports and...

Looking for MBA Application Essay Tips?

- Dec 31, 11:27 AM   Comments [0]

B-school applicants: Are you looking for advice to help you answer specific essay questions on top MBA applications? Are you looking for a resource that offers up-to-date advice for the questions found on THIS YEAR’S apps? We’d like to introduce you to our updated special report,...

Top 5 Secrets of GMAT High Scorers

- Dec 31, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

It's the time of year for countdown lists, so I'm sharing with you my advice for how to become a high scorer on the GMAT. It takes serious drive and dedication, and these five tips will help you on the path to success. The Top 5...

Stacy Blackman’s Year in Review

- Dec 31, 06:16 AM   Comments [0]

My goal with this blog has always been to bring b-school applicants the latest news from the schools, insightful application and essay tips, and to explore major trends affecting the future of management education. Here, in one place for your reading pleasure, are some of...

GMAT Question of the Day (Dec 31): Coordinate Geometry and Sentence Correction

- Dec 31, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) Does line ( is not 0) intersect the x-axis on the negative side? 1. Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - B - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals Manhattan GMAT: 99 percentile teachers and superior curriculum at a more affordable...

Argument Analysis: Fallacies You Tell Yourself to Avoid Preparing for the GMAT

- Dec 30, 06:38 AM   Comments [0]

Guest post by our friends at Magoosh Blind to fallacies, we put off our applications to business school, wait to meet with professors or managers to ask for letters of recommendation, wait to write our application essays, and wait to start our preparations for the GMAT....

Finding Flaws in the Argument: Part I

- Dec 30, 06:11 AM   Comments [0]

When we say that someone is “always finding flaws” in another person, we usually mean that in an unflattering way. However, the AWA Argument essay is where you can allow this flaw-finding faculty of yours to shine, if you have it.