GMAT Prep

Make it Your Business to Know the Latest MBA Landscape

By - Dec 29, 13:21 PM   Comments [0]

Get down to business by learning the latest MBA trends. Chinese applicants have different motivations to get their MBA than their global counterparts. Consider crowdfunding to pay for your MBA. Top business schools often have the highest yield rate. The music world needs MBAs. Here’s what’s...

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Land Your Score: Importance of GMAT Prep

By - Dec 28, 16:15 PM   Comments [0]

The best GMAT prep will help you maximize your time on Test Day. At Kaplan, we don’t really believe practice makes perfect; we have found that practice makes permanent. Much like practicing a sport or a musical instrument, GMAT prep makes performing on Test Day feel...

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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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3 Aspects of Test Day That You Probably Have NOT Trained For

By - Dec 26, 09:42 AM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen Rich.C@empowergmat.com www.EMPOWERgmat.com The GMAT is a predictable, standardized Test, so Test Takers have the potential to properly learn the content that will appear on the Exam. Over the Course of their studies, many GMATers improve their scores to a high-enough level that they...

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How to Prepare for Business School Over Winter Break

By - Dec 22, 10:01 AM   Comments [0]

Invest in your future this holiday season by preparing for business school. Winter break is a much-deserved holiday for all students, and it’s important to enjoy it and recharge. That said, if you’re planning to take the GMAT this spring, it’s a good idea to take...

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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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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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