GMAT Prep

You CAN Cement Your Future With the Choices that YOU Make in 2017

By - Jan 2, 11:26 AM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen  Rich.C@empowergmat.com  www.EMPOWERgmat.com We’re now just beginning the first full week of 2017 and this is a time of year when many people look to define their goals for the coming 12 months. The start of any year can be seen as representative of...

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Top 7 ‘Business School Insider’ Posts of 2016

By - Dec 30, 15:52 PM   Comments [0]

Find out which ‘Business School Insider’ posts this year were most popular among our readers. With so much vying for your attention as an undergraduate in 2016, you may have missed some of the helpful admissions, test prep, and lifestyle posts Business School Insider had to offer this...

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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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