GMAT Prep

Planning Your College Course Schedule

By - Nov 15, 09:46 AM   Comments [0]

Follow these tips to find classes taught by the best professors. Heading into a new semester? Make sure you set yourself on the right path to business or graduate school by selecting classes relevant to your chosen career goals. How to plan your course schedule for college Know...

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Big Factors in Why Verbal Scores Can Drop on Test Day

By - Nov 14, 16:10 PM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen Rich.C@empowergmat.com www.EMPOWERgmat.com Recently, someone who is currently studying for the GMAT asked for my insights into why so many GMATers seem to experience a big drop in their Verbal Scaled Scores between their practice CATs and Test Day. The discussion was detailed and...

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Business School Receives $15M for Veterans’ Tuition

By - Nov 10, 09:59 AM   Comments [0]

How important is the MBA essay to your application? One business school is hoping that a new program will attract more applications from veterans, while other schools shift to teaching in the real world. Meet the newest class at Mendoza—and learn why you should be authentic...

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Economist MBA Fair Raffle Prize Winners

By - Nov 9, 08:59 AM   Comments [0]

The Economist's autumn MBA fair is now underway (don't worry, you can still join in if you haven't yet)!

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Scholarships Can Help Offset the Cost of Your Degree, But You Need to Know How to Find Them (The Official GMAT Blog)

By - Nov 9, 08:29 AM   Comments [0]

A great way to help offset the cost of your degree is scholarships—which some candidates either overlook or simply don’t realize the extent to which they are available.

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Idioms in GMAT Sentence Correction: List of Most Common Idioms

By - Nov 8, 10:13 AM   Comments [0]

Last week we shared advice on how to recognize and solve idiom-related issues in GMAT Sentence Correction questions. The creators of the GMAT have been decreasing their testing of idioms (the subject tends to put non-native speakers of English at a disadvantage) but we still...

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Land Your Score: Assumptions in Critical Reasoning

By - Nov 8, 09:49 AM   Comments [0]

Assumption questions ask for unstated evidence supporting the argument. In past posts I’ve discussed ways to break down Critical Reasoning (CR) passages on the GMAT. Here I will focus on a specific subset of question types that make up the majority of CR questions and can...

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3 Reasons Why it’s Actually Advantageous to Apply For Round 2

By - Nov 7, 17:29 PM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen  Rich.C@empowergmat.com  www.EMPOWERgmat.com The process of putting together a strong overall application involves a number of different ‘steps.’ However, many prospective MBA candidates come into the application process with an unrealistic sense of how long it actually takes to put together a ‘winning’ application,...

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MBAs Studying Abroad Face International Uncertainties

By - Nov 4, 08:03 AM   Comments [0]

Want to study abroad for an MBA? First research the benefits and risks. How high is the average GMAT score for Yale’s newest incoming class? What are the risks associated with studying abroad for business school? Will international MBA students face new obstacles obtaining a post-Brexit...

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Land Your GMAT Score—or Cancel It

By - Nov 3, 07:04 AM   Comments [0]

You don’t necessarily need to decide on Test Day whether you want to cancel. This post is an unusual take on landing your best score; here I will update you on the ins and outs of canceling a GMAT score. Will business schools know if I cancel...

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