Posts Tagged ‘GMAT’

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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7 Tips to Jumpstart Your 2018 MBA Mission – Ready, Set, Go!

By - Mar 16, 07:57 AM   Comments [0]

It’s not even spring yet. So why am I nagging you to get moving on your MBA application prep? Not just because those Round 1 deadlines creep up with wicked stealth and speed. But also because there is so much you can still do between now...

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How to Choose Between the GMAT and GRE and Start Preparing

By - Jan 15, 10:15 AM   Comments [0]

We get a lot of questions about the GMAT and GRE: Is there an advantage to taking one exam over the other? What are the secrets to studying effectively and beating test anxiety? How can I get the best possible score? How do I start? Here...

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How Does Your GMAT Score Fit into the Holistic MBA Application Puzzle?

By - Jan 3, 01:09 AM   Comments [0]

There’s a lot of talk about the holistic approach admission directors take to evaluate applications. How much weight is really put on different aspects of the application during evaluation? If the approach is so holistic, then why do so many applicants with low GMAT scores get dinged...

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GMAT Study Tips (For When You Don’t Have Time to Study for the GMAT)

By - Jan 1, 02:51 AM   Comments [0]

Do you want to get into b-school, but feel like you just don’t have the time? Well, I have some good news: there are ways to fit GMAT prep into your busy schedule. Practice general reading, math, and writing skills in your spare time Not every GMAT...

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