Category Archives: GMAT

Reputation and Rankings Trump All in B-School Selection

This post originally appeared on the U.S. News–Strictly Business MBA Admissions Blog I must confess; I’m a sucker for surveys. Whether it’s from a favorite website, magazine, or even my cable provider, I can …

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Write Your Own GMAT Practice Questions

It’s often said that the only way to really learn something is to teach it; when it comes to GMAT quant problems, you could say the only way to really learn something is to create it. To …

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The Best GMAT Reading Comprehension Strategy

Learn the Approach On a GMAT Verbal Section, you will typically have four Reading Comprehension passages, each with associated questions.  The danger of Reading Comprehension is that it becomes a major time-sink, stealing valuable time away …

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GMAT Time Management Strategies

Should I Budget more Time at the beginning? Despite what you may have heard, do not spend a majority of time at the beginning of the test. Many people subscribe to this belief in hopes …

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Overprepare for the GMAT

There’s a key difference between math skills and tricks. A trick, usually, applies to one question, or a very small subset of questions. Sometimes the trick is extremely effective”“it might even amaze you with its …

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Kaplan Survey Finds Majority of B-Schools Now Accepting GRE

A recent Kaplan Test Prep survey finds that a majority of top business schools now accept the GRE as an admissions alternative to the GMAT. The survey was conducted by phone in July and August …

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