3 Common MBA Application Mistakes

By - Sep 6, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

In the past 9 years, we’ve worked on a lot of applications. Over 26,000 to be exact. And through that experience we’ve… 1. made a lot of middle-of-the-night pots of coffee and 2. seen some big trends across applications. Surprisingly, year in and year out, countless applicants make...

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How to Get a Perfect GMAT Score

By - Aug 31, 14:07 PM   Comments [0]

The sub-4 minute mile; a perfect round of golf; a 300 in bowling…oh the elusive Mt. Everest. A GMAT 800: the perfect GMAT score. Improbables of perfection, how can any ever hope to summit your slippery slopes? Hard work won’t quite cut it. An element of luck,...

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Number Sense for the GMAT

By - Aug 31, 11:34 AM   Comments [0]

What is number sense and how can you recognize number sense problems on the GMAT? Before we get into the details, let’s start with a few number sense practice problems. Remember, no calculator. Warm-Up Problems 1) Rank those three in order from smallest to biggest. (A) I, II, III (B)...

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GMAT Tuesday: OG Reading Comprehension #2

By - Aug 30, 09:35 AM   Comments [0]

Hello! We are back with the third in our series of 5 videos, diving into the reading comprehension section of the Official Guide to the GMAT. We are tackling another detail question, which means you’ll learn how to approach detail questions and the common wrong...

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Introduction to GMAT Critical Reasoning

By - Aug 29, 15:30 PM   Comments [0]

One question on the GMAT Verbal Section is Critical Reasoning.  On this question, the prompt presents some sort of argument, and then asks you, in one way or another, to analyze the argument—for example, by strengthening it, weakening it, finding its underlying assumption, etc.   The...

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How to Overcome a Low GPA When Applying to MBA Programs

By - Aug 25, 14:16 PM   Comments [0]

Applying to business school is a stressful process. And having a low undergraduate GPA does not help. Of course building a business school list that encompasses reach, fit, and safety schools is always a good solution. But many people applying to MBA programs have their...

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Grad School: Bigger Debt, Bigger Rewards

By - Aug 23, 14:23 PM   Comments [0]

We’ve all heard the horror stories about student loan debt by now. Seven out of 10 students take on debt to earn their bachelor’s degree, and the amounts that some borrowers end up owing can be intimidating. Many students headed for graduate school probably think they...

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GMAT Tuesday: OG Reading Comprehension #1

By - Aug 16, 15:01 PM   Comments [0]

Welcome! We are looking at the first question in the reading comprehension section of the Official Guide to the GMAT. This is the second video in a series of 5. In this video, I cover how to approach detail questions, the common wrong answers in...

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MBA Admissions Advice for Career Changers

By - Aug 16, 10:30 AM   Comments [0]

If you are applying to an MBA program to pursue a career change, your application will carry an additional weight not shared by other applicants. You will have to show that you understand the new industry and/or role you’re targeting in practical terms. You will...

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Most Common GMAT Topics & Questions

By - Aug 11, 11:48 AM   Comments [0]

Of course, a facile discussion of GMAT topics might say — the most common GMAT Verbal questions are Reading Comprehension, Sentence Correction, and Critical Reasoning — those three questions are the only questions you see on the Verbal section.  Similarly, all of the GMAT Quant...

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