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How Much Does the GMAT Cost?

By - Feb 7, 15:27 PM   Comments [0]

Getting into and going to graduate school is costly, and the GMAT cost is an added expense. The fee is a hefty one and is more expensive than many similar standardized exams (except the MCAT…). Further, the actual GMAT cost is not the only budget...

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How Much Does the GMAT Cost?

By - Feb 7, 15:27 PM   Comments [0]

Getting into and going to graduate school is costly, and the GMAT cost is an added expense. The fee is a hefty one and is more expensive than many similar standardized exams (except the MCAT…). Further, the actual GMAT cost is not the only budget...

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How Hard is the GMAT?

By - Feb 2, 05:36 AM   Comments [0]

Great question!  Let’s establish some general parameters for this. If you imagine how hard it would be to put a giant squid into a half-Nelson or to climb the Matterhorn wearing rollerblades, well, then the GMAT is considerably easier than either of those.   If you imagine how hard it is to...

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Timing is Everything: The Ideal Time to Apply to Business School

By - Jan 23, 16:00 PM   Comments [0]

Congratulations! You’ve decided that you want to pursue your MBA. Staying organized and on schedule are the keys to having everything in place before the application deadlines approach. But how do you know what to do and when to do it? Now is the time to...

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Special Offer: FREE Stacy Blackman MBA Prep Guides

By - Jan 4, 15:25 PM   Comments [0]

It’s 2017. You have 12 new chapters and 360 fresh chances ahead of you. The year is yours…to squander or to make the most of. If you see business school in your future, let 2017 be the year you make it happen. Our friends at Stacy...

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GMAT Verbal for Non-Native English Speakers

By - Jan 3, 22:08 PM   Comments [0]

The GMAT is a tough exam, even for those who have been speaking English their entire lives. Another degree of difficulty is added for those who are non-native English speakers. Here at Magoosh, we’re proud to have helped many students from around the world who...

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How is the GMAT scored?

By - Dec 28, 14:19 PM   Comments [0]

This is a funny question because it could be interpreted in a few rather different ways. (1) What do you receive in a GMAT score report, including the scales of the individual scores? (2) What is the mechanism by which the answers you enter on the GMAT...

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GMAT Reading Comprehension: Strategies for the 6 Question Types

By - Dec 22, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

Virtually all GMAT Reading Comprehension questions fall into these 6 categories: main idea, detail, inference, out of context, logical structure, and author’s tone. Familiarizing yourself with each type of reading comprehension prompt will allow you to think more like the test-writers and root out common traps. GMAT...

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When Do I Get My GMAT Score Report?

By - Dec 19, 14:16 PM   Comments [0]

Great question!  The short answer is that you get most of your GMAT score right away, as soon as you are done with your test, and the rest, the whole kit-and-caboodle, about 20 days later.  Before we can clarify that answer with greater detail, we...

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How Much Are GMAT Fees In India?

By - Dec 1, 16:29 PM   Comments [0]

Paying for the GMAT when living outside the United States can be somewhat confusing, as prices are only listed in USD. Below, we’ll be taking a look at GMAT fees in India in terms of the rupee (₹). (Note that this post was written in...

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