GMAT Prep

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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Land Your Score: GMAT Practice Test vs. GMAT Test Day

By - Dec 20, 15:59 PM   Comments [0]

Learn how taking a GMAT practice test differs from the actual GMAT Test Day. In my last post, I provided an overview of Kaplan’s free online GMAT practice test, which is a computer-adaptive exam. Taking this practice test is very much like taking the actual GMAT,...

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MBA Admissions | New Rankings by The Economist Based on Salary Increase

By - Dec 20, 13:04 PM   Comments [0]

The Economist publishes rankings of full-time MBA programmes every year, but in 2016 it has added a new method for evaluating programmes that suits its audience perfectly: A "mini-ranking" based solely on average salary increase.

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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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Best/Worst Studying Environments for Pre-Business School Students

By - Dec 16, 14:54 PM   Comments [0]

By Francine Fluetsch on December 15, 2016 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 are prepping to head to business school, you are going to be spending a lot...

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Not All Business School ROI Is Equal

By - Dec 15, 07:29 AM   Comments [0]

Which MBA programs offer the quickest return on investment? Tensions run high for Round One applicants this week, some business schools’ return on investment is more immediate than that of others, and programs look to invest in real estate and technology. Here’s what’s trending on the...

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MBA Admissions | Does It Matter Which Round You Apply In?

By - Dec 13, 15:26 PM   Comments [0]

Yes! That’s the simple answer to this complex question. But let’s try to talk about why it gets complicated and how to think about your applications with the choices available to you.

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Land Your Score: Taking a GMAT Practice Test

By - Dec 13, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

One of the best ways to begin preparing for the GMAT is to take Kaplan’s free online practice test. The format is the same as the actual GMAT you will see on test day, consisting of four sections: Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative...

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Efficient GMAT Test-Taking Comes From Efficient GMAT Studies

By - Dec 12, 14:57 PM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen  Rich.C@empowergmat.com  www.EMPOWERgmat.com Any time a looming application deadline approaches, you’re more likely to see a group of Test Takers scrambling to jam as much extra study time into their schedules as possible. While putting in that extra study might seem like a logical...

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MBA Rankings Offer Post-Brexit Boost

By - Dec 8, 07:57 AM   Comments [0]

British business schools best their European counterparts in the latest MBA rankings list. Admissions officers discuss the best recommendation letters they’ve read, Simon Business School sees a surge in applications, and the latest MBA rankings land in the United Kingdom. Here’s what’s trending on the MBA...

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