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GMAT Question of the Day (November 22)

By - Nov 22, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math What is 34% of ? A. 36.82 B. 37.62 C. 41.82 D. 43.82 E. 45.62 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer -  C - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) Verbal Salmon oil is one of the best Omega-3 sources which supports the immune system and promotes health of the heart. A....

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Volatility plagues (yet) another MBA program ranking

By - Nov 21, 14:33 PM   Comments [0]

At Vantage Point, we have a love-hate relationship with the rankings. On one hand they provide a directional indication of the quality of MBA programs and competitiveness of admission. On the other, complex and/or subjective ranking methodologies and the volatility that ensues can be misleading....

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Monday Mail-Bag: Advice on Big Picture Issues That Impact GMAT Test Takers…

By - Nov 21, 13:44 PM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen  Rich.C@empowergmat.com  www.EMPOWERgmat.com This series of emails and PMs focuses on situations that many Test Takers face during their studies. The names of the original posters have been changed to protect their identities. Be Mindful About What DS Questions DON’T Tell You Hi Rich, I found this...

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New Scholarship Resource Open to MBA Applicants

By - Nov 21, 12:44 PM   Comments [0]

Did you know that U.S. student loan debt exceeded $1.3 trillion in 2015? Business school is an expensive investment, and it’s never too early to start figuring out how you will pay for it. Interestingly enough, more than 50% of business school applicants said they would attend...

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Absolute Value Inequalities

By - Nov 21, 12:36 PM   Comments [0]

This is an extremely difficult question category that appears only infrequently on the GMAT. First, a couple of practice problems.   1) The dark purple region on the number line above is shown in its entirety. This region is delineated by which of the following inequalities? (A) 10 <...

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Make the MBA Adcom Fall in Love with You

By - Nov 21, 11:51 AM   Comments [0]

How are you going to convince the admissions committee members that they would love to have you in their class? I’ll tell you exactly what you need to do in my next webinar. On Wednesday, December 7th at 10 AM PT/1 PM ET, join me for,...

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Saying Thanks: A College Student’s Note to Her Mom

By - Nov 21, 09:46 AM   Comments [0]

One college student says thanks to her mom for everything she’s done. We say thank you so often and casually that we sometimes forget why we say it. Yes, of course it’s polite to say thank you—but what does it really mean? Being thankful perhaps matters...

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GMAT Question of the Day (November 21)

By - Nov 21, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math If one side of a rectangle was reduced by 20%, by how much does the other side have to be increased so that the area of the rectangle would not change? A. 18% B. 20% C. 24% D. 25% E. 30%   Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer -  D - (click and drag...

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Have You Saved $500 Yet?

By - Nov 21, 00:02 AM   Comments [0]

Time is running out for you to save up to $500 on non-rush Accepted orders! Between now and Tuesday, Nov. 22nd, you can save BIG when you purchase Accepted services. And yes, this applies to ALL of our applicants – whether you’re applying to business school, med...

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GMAT Success Strategies are Yours for the Taking!

By - Nov 21, 00:00 AM   Comments [0]

Our recent webinar The GMAT: Low Scores, Retaking & Strategies for Success was a huge success – Linda Abraham demystified the GMAT and provided loads of helpful advice. If you missed it live, the recording is now available! This article originally appeared on blog.accepted.com. Applying to a top...

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