Tag Archives: GRE

The Basics of Applying to B-School

The Financial Times published an article this week with advice on how to apply for an MBA program, and I contributed a few of my own tips to the piece. For one, I always advise …

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The GMAT and Hard Work

President Theodore Roosevelt, a scholar and adventurer, said, “Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.”  At least some of the folks …

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Argument Analysis: Fallacies You Tell Yourself to Avoid Preparing for the GMAT

Blind to fallacies, we put off our applications to business school, wait to meet with professors or managers to ask for letters of recommendation, wait to write our application essays, and wait to start our …

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Try These Fixes for a Low GMAT Score

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com A strong performance on the GMAT is a key component of the MBA application to most top business schools. But what can you …

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Pick a Test Already! Stop Using Options as an Excuse to Procrastinate

What to do? Will you take the GRE or the GMAT? Choice is a funny thing. The ability to choose is often heralded as an inherent good—a fundamental part of self-determination and concomitant with capitalism …

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Bolster Your MBA Candidacy in 3 Key Areas

Planning to apply to business school this fall or next? Nine or more months out is the perfect moment to take stock of your strengths and weaknesses as a candidate. There’s still time to make …

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