Posts Tagged ‘GMAT’

How to Beat Standardized Test Stress

By - Dec 4, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

It’s a truism that standardized tests don’t just test your knowledge – they also test how good you are at taking tests. If you’re suffering from anxiety because of your performance on earlier tests, it makes perfect sense that you’d be feeling stressed about the...

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Using Head, Heart and Gut for GMAT and GRE Success [Part 2]

By - Dec 1, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

This is Part II of the Using Head, Heart and Gut: For GMAT and GRE Success. Read Part I here. Showing up for a high stakes test like the GRE or GMAT requires a lot more than mastering content and becoming a ninja of test-taking strategy....

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Using Head, Heart and Gut for GMAT and GRE Success [Part 1]

By - Nov 26, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Here’s what I believe: Tests not only measure what you know, they also measure how well you take tests. It’s extremely rare that someone waltzes into a GRE or GMAT center without preparation and aces their test. Even a lot of test preparation won’t always help...

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Will Your Anxiety Hurt Your GMAT/GRE Score?

By - Nov 22, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

It’s natural to be anxious about the GRE or GMAT – after all, your future educational options could depend on how well you perform. But the bind is this: if test-taking anxiety paralyzes you, you probably won’t perform as well as you could. Reducing test anxiety...

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Reasons to Take the GMAT (Beyond Getting into B-School)

By - Oct 15, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Let's face it: very few people actually take the GMAT unless they're applying to business schools that require it. The GMAT is notoriously difficult, and no other type of grad school uses it for admissions practices. If you are filling out b-school apps, you already...

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GMAT Exam Updated to Offer Greater Control and Flexibility

By - Jun 22, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC) announced the inauguration of Select Section Order, a new feature that will allow candidates to customize their GMAT experience by selecting the order in which they feel most comfortable taking the exam. Select Section Order will be offered to...

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The GMAT and Your MBA Admissions Profile

By - May 29, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

The GMAT, along with your undergraduate academic performance, is the most commonly used predictor of how you will do in the MBA coursework and plays a key role in the MBA application. Your GMAT score is sometimes also used by prospective employers (consulting firms and investment...

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How Hard do I Need to Study to Crack the GMAT?

By - May 10, 06:45 AM   Comments [0]

There’s a questions university professors hate to hear: “How hard do I have to study for this?” You’ve probably learned to be shy about asking just how much (or how little) you need to work for that top score. When it comes to the GMAT though,...

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The GMAT and the Law of Diminishing Returns

By - May 7, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

There is a time in every applicant’s life where you need to look long and hard at your GMAT score and ask: “Is my score high enough to get me into my schools of choice? Or should I retake the GMAT? What are my chances...

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Your GMAT Isn’t You – Is It?

By - Apr 23, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

Every year, MBA applicants call us to ask whether their profile (GPA, GMAT, work experience) is competitive at the schools they’re targeting. It’s a question we take seriously and address individually, because there are so many factors that impact competitiveness. We understand that deciding where...

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