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Veritas Prep GMAT Tips: Get Into Character

By - Mar 26, 12:31 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. Admit it: although it will never appear as one of the answer choices, the correct answer to virtually every GMAT question is “who cares?”. ...

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Dealing with Rejection

By - Mar 25, 13:37 PM   Comments [0]

What do investor Warren Buffett, entrepreneur Ted Turner, Sun Microsystems co-founder Scott McNealy, American television journalists Meredith Vieira & Tom Brokaw, Columbia University President Lee Bollinger and Nobel laureate Harold Varmus all have in common? All were rejected by Harvard. In a Wall Street Journal article of...

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

By - Mar 25, 13:35 PM   Comments [0]

Let's get Technical . . . with Audio. As your story is the most compelling part of your audio clip, there's no need to sweat the technical stuff.  Several inexpensive, user-friendly recording options are probably sitting right in front of you, on your computer. For Mac users,...

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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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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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MBA Program Selection: Researching Schools

By - Mar 17, 11:29 AM   Comments [0]

NOTE: This is #6 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 #5, Reaches, On-Pars, and Safeties You may be researching schools already.  Going through...

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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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Veritas Prep GMAT Tips: Prognosis Negative

By - Mar 5, 15:04 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. Though they will never admit to using “dirty tricks” to keep your score down, the authors of the GMAT can be shrewd in the way...

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SCHOOL SELECTION — ASSESSING YOUR PROFILE

By - Mar 2, 12:01 PM   Comments [0]

NOTE: This is #2 in a series of blog posts on the topic, “How to Select the Right MBA Programs.” To see the whole series to date, link to the following: Post #1, Introducing the Series Post #2: ASSESSING YOUR PROFILE Thinking about what you want and...

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How Will You Navigate the Admissions Maze to Top MBA Programs?

By - Mar 1, 11:45 AM   Comments [0]

By subscribing to the excellent Navigate the MBA Maze email course! Navigate the MBA Maze steers you through critical decision points in the MBA admissions process. Subscribe to this free, 9-day email course to receive a series of crucial tips and advice. By...

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