Tag Archives: GMAT

What Really Happens During an MBA Admissions Committee File Review

You may agonize over your application for months, but an admissions committee member may spend less than 15 minutes reviewing your file. What happens during that critical quarter-hour can literally change your life. This is …

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Elite B-Schools Report Decade of Ever-Climbing GMAT Scores

US News & World Report recently shared interesting data revealing the rather dramatic increase in average GMAT scores reported at the top MBA programs over the past decade. According to data the schools submitted to …

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3 Signs Your MBA Application Should Wait Until Round 2

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s ‘Strictly Business’ MBA blog on U.S. News Round one or round two – deciding when to apply for business school can weigh heavily on many applicants’ minds. In the world of b-school admissions, there’s …

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Best Strategies for GMAT Reading Comprehension

First of all, I will point out: no one strategy will be perfect for everyone.  You’ll need to tweak these suggestions to find what works best for you and your own study plan.  This post will …

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Should You Take the GMAT or GRE?

Now that most of the top business schools in the United States accept both the GMAT and GRE exam for admission, how do you decide which test you should take? Many elite schools hope to diversify their applicant …

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The Pros, Cons of Retaking the GMAT or GRE

After working through a grueling standardized admissions test, the moment of judgement arrives when you get your scores. If you got the score you were hoping for, congratulations! You can now focus your time and …

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