Posts Tagged ‘GMAT’

Upcoming GMAT Webinar: Learn to Analyze Your Score!

By - May 6, 08:45 AM   Comments [0]

Do you know how your GMAT score will affect your chances of gaining admission to your top choice MBA program? Have you taken the test and are contemplating taking it again? Are you curious to know what the adcom members think when they see...

Tags: , , , , , , , , . Read More

Handling a Low GMAT Verbal Score

By - May 5, 12:57 PM   Comments [0]

Recently I talked about overcoming the challenge of a low GMAT quant score. Today we’ll discuss how to handle a less-than-perfect verbal score. With such a strong emphasis on teamwork and communication in b-school (and for the rest of your life as a successful businessperson), it’s...

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , . Read More

Handling a Low GMAT Quant Score

By - Apr 30, 11:36 AM   Comments [0]

A low quant score on the GMAT (at the lower end of the school’s 80% range) is never good news, but it doesn’t equal immediate rejection. As I've mentioned in the past, no single score is scrutinized independently, but rather your entire profile is examined...

Tags: , , , , . Read More

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...

Tags: , , . Read More

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...

Tags: , , , , . Read More

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...

Tags: , , , , , , , . Read More

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...

Tags: , , , . Read More

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...

Tags: , , , , , , , . Read More

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...

Tags: , , , , . Read More

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...

Tags: , , , , . Read More