# FT Reveals 2015 Ranking of Best B-Schools in Europe

- Dec 9, 06:33 AM   Comments [0]

The Financial Times has published its 2015 ranking of the best business schools in Europe, and London Business School takes the top spot for the second year in a row. According to the FT, the methodology for creating this ranking is based on the combined performance...

# 5 Things MBA Applicants Need to do Before They Are Ready to Take an English Proficiency Test

- Dec 9, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Are you an international student who is interested in attending business school in the US or UK? If English is not your first language, and it was not the primary language of instruction for your undergraduate degree, you will likely be required to...

# GMAT Question of the Day (December 9)

- Dec 9, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math A contractor estimated that his 10-man crew could complete the construction in 110 days if there was no rain. (Assume the crew does not work on any rainy day and rain is the only factor that can deter the crew from working). However, on the...

# Editing Hacks to Make Your Essays the Best in the Pile (Upcoming Webinar)

- Dec 9, 00:45 AM   Comments [0]

Our 3 Hacks to Transform Your MBA Application webinar will take place next week on Wednesday, December 16th at 10:00 AM PST/1:00 PM EST. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn must-know editing and proofing techniques that will boost your essay’s appeal and your chances of getting accepted. Spaces...

# Develop a Smart Social Media Strategy for MBA Applications

- Dec 8, 10:38 AM   Comments [0]

Being active on LinkedIn is especially critical to anyone embarking on an MBA career. This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com When applying to business school, your MBA essays and interviews are the primary way to market yourself and generate positive attention...

# Land Your Score: Critical Reasoning Questions, Part 1

- Dec 8, 09:28 AM   Comments [0]

What’s the most efficient way to solve a Critical Reasoning question? Welcome to “Land Your Score,” a blog series in which Kaplan instructor Jennifer Land shares key insights and strategies for improving your GMAT performance on Test Day. This week, Jennifer discusses how to solve Critical...

# How much does your AWA score matter on the GMAT?

- Dec 8, 08:06 AM   Comments [0]

I’ve heard that schools check for an Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA) score of 4.5 or more on the GMAT. Is this true? Sincerely, Writer’s Block

# 6 Ways to Tell if You’re Ready to Take the GRE

- Dec 8, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Have you decided to take the GRE in order to get into business school? For a long time, the GMAT was the preferred test for b-school admissions. But in recent years, the GRE has been gaining popularity among MBA admissions committees, and in...

# Forbes Top 20 U.S. MBA Programs in 2015

- Dec 8, 03:21 AM   Comments [0]

Here are the top 20 MBA programs in the U.S. according to Forbes: A Few Points (from the Lead Article) • The average five-year gain at the top 25 U.S. business schools was \$61,700. That's down \$6300 from two years ago, and down \$56,300 since 2003.  • The average debt...

# GMAT Question of the Day (December 8)

- Dec 8, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math A circle is inscribed in a square with the diagonal of 4 centimeters. What is the approximate area of the square that is not occupied by the circle? A. 1.7 B. 2.7 C. 3.4 D. 5.4 E. 8   Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - A - (click and drag your mouse to see...