Posts Tagged ‘GMAT’

MBA Applicant Blogger Interview with David Bonan

By - Apr 28, 09:30 AM   Comments [0]

Here’s a talk with David Bonan, an MBA applicant from Canada applying to top U.S. b-schools. David blogs at From The Great White North To The Land of Opportunity. Thank you David for sharing your adventure with us! Accepted: First, can you tell us a bit...

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GMAC Reports Testing Trend Going Younger, More Global

By - Mar 7, 13:37 PM   Comments [0]

A new trio of student mobility trend reports issued by the Graduate Management Admission Council shows that graduate management education is becoming more global and diverse as applicants send GMAT scores to a range of programs around the world. A record 286,529 GMAT exams were administered...

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What Matters Most in MBA Admissions?

By - Jan 11, 14:55 PM   Comments [0]

Almost every day, I receive E-mails and phone calls from new clients that go something like this: "I have a 2.9 GPA, 680 GMAT, and four years of work experience in consulting. I've been promoted twice; I have good extracurriculars. What are my chances?" MBA hopefuls...

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MBA Applicants Stick with the GMAT

By - Dec 18, 04:47 AM   Comments [0]

According to a recent Kaplan Test press release, the majority of MBA applicants prefer to stick with the GMAT instead of the GRE even though 69% of business schools accept GRE scores. The press release states that fewer than 1 in 10 applicants submitted GRE scores...

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Real-Life Knowledge You Need to Know for the GMAT

By - Nov 27, 13:47 PM   Comments [0]

For the GMAT Verbal section, on Critical Reading and Reading Comprehension, you are not expected to have specialized expertise in the topics they discuss. Sometimes, though, it is particularly helpful to have general real world knowledge. If you make a habit of reading regularly– either...

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B-Schools Give GMAT’s New IR Section Mixed Reviews

By - Nov 12, 21:22 PM   Comments [0]

According to a recent poll of 265 business school admissions officers, early opinion of the GMAT's newly introduced Integrated Reasoning (IR) section is decidedly mixed. As a new season of applicants prepares to submit the first set of applications with GMAT scores that include the...

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GMAT Volume Hits All-Time High

By - Oct 26, 03:15 AM   Comments [0]

According to a recent GMAC press release, GMAT exam volume hit a record high for the 2012 testing year, with 286,529 GMAT tests taken and 831,337 scores sent to graduate level business and management programs. The new Integrated Reasoning (IR) section, which was introduced in...

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GMAC Reports Historic Highs in GMAT Testing Volume

By - Oct 2, 20:02 PM   Comments [0]

The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), owner of the GMAT exam, has announced that last year was a record year for the exam. Volume for the 2012 testing year (July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2012) was up 11 percent from the prior year, and...

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GMAT Pill HD: The First On-the-Go iPad App

By - Aug 14, 14:43 PM   Comments [0]

  GMAT Pill released the first iPad app that lets you download GMAT prep material directly onto your iPad so you can view them later without an internet connection. "GMAT Pill HD" empowers users by giving them the ability to download specific videos or a group of...

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Worried About the GMAT’s New IR Section? Don’t, Says Stanford GSB

By - Aug 14, 13:48 PM   Comments [0]

In a recent update to its MBA admissions blog, Stanford Graduate School of Business attempts to ease the concerns of some applicants wondering how the school will view their scores in the GMAT's brand-new Integrated Reasoning section. "Rest assured that IR is is new to us,...

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