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    What Test Do I Take? A Guide to the Testing Acronyms

    What Test Do I Take? A Guide to the Testing Acronyms

    by on September 3rd, 2015

    The world of academia can be a confusing one—especially for new students. Deciding which test is right for you is a hassle in itself, but determining what test is meant to be taken at what time, what test measures what … Read More

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    The Basics of Reasoning on the GMAT

    The Basics of Reasoning on the GMAT

    by on August 2nd, 2015

    The GMAT utilizes a variety of skills that you will likely rely upon during your MBA program. One of the most important of these skills is the ability to reason. Integrated Reasoning and Critical Reasoning questions make … Read More

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    5 Things to Do the Summer Before B-School

    5 Things to Do the Summer Before B-School

    by on June 15th, 2015

    Prospective business school students may decide to pursue an MBA for many reasons. Some wish to deepen their knowledge of the business world, while others may see business school as an opportunity to advance within their … Read More

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    How to Choose the Right Executive MBA Program for You

    How to Choose the Right Executive MBA Program for You

    by on April 17th, 2015

    Deciding to enroll in an executive MBA program is a momentous decision. Most executive MBA students are seasoned professionals with busy work schedules and numerous family commitments. In addition, they generally have … Read More

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    3 GMAT Strategies You Learned While in College

    3 GMAT Strategies You Learned While in College

    by on February 23rd, 2015

    For many prospective business school students, the GMAT is a fearsome enemy. If you lie awake in bed worrying about how you will prepare for this exam, fret no further. Instead, look to your college days—the strategies … Read More

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    4 Factors to Consider When Scheduling a GMAT Test Date

    4 Factors to Consider When Scheduling a GMAT Test Date

    by on January 18th, 2015

    Scheduling your GMAT test date is one of the most important parts of your overall GMAT experience. When should you take the exam? As soon as possible, or in several months’ time? Should you register for a fall or … Read More

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    5 Tips to Ace Your B-School Interview

    5 Tips to Ace Your B-School Interview

    by on December 21st, 2014

    The business school interview represents yet another step toward reaching your MBA dream. It is an excellent opportunity to explore a prospective program and to convince admissions officers to choose you. Here are five … Read More

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    5 Steps to Revitalize a Struggling GMAT Prep Routine

    5 Steps to Revitalize a Struggling GMAT Prep Routine

    by on November 19th, 2014

    Studying for the GMAT can be difficult, but it does not have to be impossible! If you have been struggling to stick to your study plan, don’t worry. Here are five steps to help you revitalize your GMAT prep routine: 1. … Read More

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    How to Assess an Analytical Writing Assessment Prompt

    How to Assess an Analytical Writing Assessment Prompt

    by on October 19th, 2014

    The Analytical Writing Assessment, or AWA, is the first section of the GMAT exam. You are allotted 30 minutes to compose an Analysis of an Argument essay in which you must assess the strength of an argument by … Read More

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    4 Daily Activities That Can Improve Your GMAT Skills

    4 Daily Activities That Can Improve Your GMAT Skills

    by on September 15th, 2014

    Preparing for the GMAT can be time-consuming, but it need not be a chore. After all, there are numerous ways to incorporate various review methods into your weekly schedule. Here are four daily activities that can … Read More

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    3 Ways to Prepare for the B-School Transition

    3 Ways to Prepare for the B-School Transition

    by on August 20th, 2014

    Are you starting business school this fall? Congratulations! Beginning an MBA program marks a significant transition in your life, so how can you prepare for this next stage in your academic journey? Here are three ways … Read More

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    How to Maximize Your GMAT Prep This Summer

    How to Maximize Your GMAT Prep This Summer

    by on July 19th, 2014

    Are you sitting for the GMAT this fall? Fantastic! Summer is an excellent time to prepare, as it enables you to concern yourself with one fewer item come application time. Does the GMAT overwhelm you? There is no need to … Read More

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    Top Questions to Ask Alumni When Exploring B-Schools

    Top Questions to Ask Alumni When Exploring B-Schools

    by on May 18th, 2014

    The following piece was written by Paul Bodine. Paul has been featured in our Admissions Expert series and is the author of the best-selling admissions guide, Great Applications for Business School. He currently runs … Read More

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    How to Reach Your Target GMAT Score

    How to Reach Your Target GMAT Score

    by on April 21st, 2014

    GMAT test-takers generally possess a sense of what score they wish to achieve. Whether consciously or otherwise, almost everyone has a goal in mind. What everyone doesn’t have, however, is a plan to reach that … Read More

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