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Overcome a Low Quant Background in MBA Admissions

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com The MBA admissions process is a holistic one. If it weren’t, every MBA cohort would be full of finance wizards and accounting gurus – not …

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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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Breaking from the GMAT to Prepare for the TOEFL

Are you a non-native English speaker? Chances are you’ve spent the past months swimming in a sea of GMAT questions and now your gears have to shift to the TOEFL. Unless you are a TOEFL …

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Why Can’t I Score Above 700 on the GMAT?

Every test taker seems to covet a 700+ score on the GMAT. For good reason too, since a score of 700 means that student broke into the 90th percentile—a big deal when the average GMAT …

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An Optimistic Approach to GMAT Math

Winston Churchill said: “The pessimist see difficulty in every opportunity.  The optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty.”  While the words of the good prime minister have much wider implications, consider  how this phrase might reframe …

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