Author Archive - Kaplan

Average GMAT Scores Keep Rising in MBA Admissions

By - Mar 29, 09:18 AM   Comments [0]

At top programs, a high GMAT score is essential for applicants. A new study finds that average GMAT scores at top MBA programs keep rising. Perseverance and planning win the MBA admissions race. Watch trends on the U.S. business school landscape. New data reveals compensation packages...

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Going Social: Accounts You Need for Business School

By - Mar 24, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

By Elana Goodwin, This article is brought to you by Uloop and Kaplan.  Search Uloop for student housing, college roommates, sublets, part-time jobs, internships, tutors, and campus news. If you’re planning to attend business school in the near future, now’s the perfect time to start planning and thinking...

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Business School Applicants Undeterred by Brexit

By - Mar 23, 08:01 AM   Comments [0]

Application volumes at LBS seem unaffected by worries over Brexit. An applicant dishes on interviews at two top business schools, applications at one of Britain’s top business schools don’t seem to be affected by Brexit, and aspiring Indian MBAs are looking to Canada for their business...

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Land Your Score: Finding GMAT Study Time

By - Mar 21, 06:31 AM   Comments [0]

Jennifer Land explains how to maximize your available study time. When I coach students who are prepping for the GMAT, I find myself stressing two seemingly unrelated aspects of scheduling: finding study time and taking breaks. Both are necessary for landing your best score. How to find...

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Necessary Apartment Amenities for Pre-Business Students

By - Mar 17, 07:07 AM   Comments [0]

By Danni White, This article is brought to you by Uloop and Kaplan.  Search Uloop for student housing, college roommates, sublets, part-time jobs, internships, tutors, and campus news. To succeed in pre-business school, perseverance, a good work ethic, dedication, and motivation are important things to have to do...

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U.S. News Announces 2018 Business School Rankings

By - Mar 14, 10:48 AM   Comments [0]

Wharton climbs three spots to tie with HBS in this year’s business school rankings. U.S. News announces its 2018 business school rankings, a Bollywood star goes for her MBA, and Chicago Booth gets a new dean. Here’s the latest in our roundup of business school...

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What’s on Your GMAT Prep ‘Pi Chart’? Celebrate Pi Day with Kaplan

By - Mar 13, 14:32 PM   Comments [0]

You may call it irrational, but one of Kaplan’s favorite annual holidays is almost upon us—Pi Day, which comes every year on March 14, or 3.14. We know that studying for the GMAT isn’t quite as easy as pie, but we’re doing our part to make it...

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MBA Rankings Show Which Students Are Most Satisfied

By - Mar 9, 07:53 AM   Comments [0]

Find out which programs will make the top ten on the latest U.S. News MBA rankings list. Business schools are rated on student satisfaction, the U.S. News & World Report 2018 MBA rankings are almost here, and MBAs turn to activism. This and more in our...

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Diversify Your Extracurriculars to Build Business Skills

By - Mar 7, 09:58 AM   Comments [0]

Working as a Kaplan student brand ambassador can help enrich your business school application. When thinking of extracurriculars to prepare you for graduate or professional school, it’s easy to get caught in the status quo. Pre-meds flock to pre-medical clubs, pre-law students pursue pre-law fraternities, and...

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Land Your Score: “Yes/No” Data Sufficiency Questions

By - Mar 3, 12:08 PM   Comments [0]

Jennifer Land explains how to evaluate Data Sufficiency statements. Here are some tips for tackling one of the most challenging question types on the GMAT: “Yes/No” Data Sufficiency questions. These require more practice (and critical thinking skills) than any other part of the test. The Kaplan...

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