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    Keep Going? Bail? Decision Making on GMAT Quant

    Keep Going? Bail? Decision Making on GMAT Quant

    by on September 12th, 2015

    Recently, we talked about the vital Business Mindset that is so crucial to your success on the GMAT. (If you haven’t read that one yet, go do so right now!) Today, I’d like to talk more about how this actually plays … Read More

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    Tips for a Productive GMAT Preparation

    Tips for a Productive GMAT Preparation

    by on September 8th, 2015

    Whether you’re a day or a month into your GMAT preparation journey, you know how important it is to have a plan and to be able to manage your time well. If you start researching the GMAT online, chances are you’ll … Read More

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    GMAT Tip: 5 Things Current Undergrads Should Do Before Heading Back to School

    GMAT Tip: 5 Things Current Undergrads Should Do Before Heading Back to School

    by on September 6th, 2015

    As summer starts to wind down, many college students are frantically trying to squeeze in a few more weekends at the beach before heading back to the dorms and classrooms. But for anyone thinking about business school or … Read More

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    New to the GMAT? Let This Infographic Break It Down

    New to the GMAT? Let This Infographic Break It Down

    by on September 2nd, 2015

    So you know that the GMAT is the admission exam for business school, but that doesn’t mean you know what’s on it, how long it lasts, or what are some of the top business school in the U.S. Check out this infographic … Read More

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    3 Items to Leave at Home (and a Few to Remember) on GMAT Test Day

    3 Items to Leave at Home (and a Few to Remember) on GMAT Test Day

    by on August 30th, 2015

    As you embark on your GMAT preparation journey, chances are you’ll meet new people who are on a similar path and build relationships based on your shared love/hate of the GMAT and your ability to commiserate with one … Read More

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    GMAT Tricks: When to Read Answer Options Backward

    GMAT Tricks: When to Read Answer Options Backward

    by on August 23rd, 2015

    The GMAT test makers are constantly trying to slow down your progress through the test. I always think that if I’m taking the test the way they want me to, then I must be adopting a poor strategy. Instead, I should be … Read More

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    Reducing Your Average Pace-Per Question on GMAT Average Problems

    Reducing Your Average Pace-Per Question on GMAT Average Problems

    by on August 22nd, 2015

    The average GMAT study regimen includes an above average number of formulas and amount of memorization. It’s important: the GMAT tests a relatively wide scope of knowledge, so for those looking for above-average … Read More

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    How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the GMAT

    How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the GMAT

    by on August 21st, 2015

    There’s no shortage of blog posts and forum threads on the desideratum of cracking the upper 700s on the GMAT to get into a great business school. We’ve even written some here. But try looking for the opposite, and … Read More

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    4 Reasons to Take a Free GMAT Practice Test

    4 Reasons to Take a Free GMAT Practice Test

    by on August 16th, 2015

    Why should you sign up for one of the many upcoming Free Online GMAT Practice Tests that Kaplan offers? There are plenty of good reasons, but here are some of the most important: 1. Stamina training for Test Day It’s … Read More

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    GMAT Prep for Non-Native English Speakers

    GMAT Prep for Non-Native English Speakers

    by on August 15th, 2015

    Submitted by Diana Sloan, director of Graduate Marketing & Alumni Relations, Iowa State University. The GMAT® exam can be one of the most challenging experiences when applying to b-school. This is especially true … Read More

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    GMAT Tip: Calculating GMAT Scores

    GMAT Tip: Calculating GMAT Scores

    by on August 13th, 2015

    except when it equals 3. Right? For most assessments, the process of evaluating one’s performance is pretty formulaic. Scores on most high school and university exams are based on the percentage of questions answered … Read More

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    GMAT By the Numbers

    GMAT By the Numbers

    by on August 10th, 2015

    As a b-school applicant and future MBA, your life is already, or certainly will be, ruled by numbers. Between average GMAT score and average starting salaries, we thought we’d lighten the mood with some lesser known … Read More

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    How to Get Faster at Solving GMAT Questions

    How to Get Faster at Solving GMAT Questions

    by on August 6th, 2015

    From time to time during a private GMAT tutoring session, I notice a new student rushing through the practice problems I present to her. Invariably, because she is rushing, she gets a disproportionate number of these … Read More

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    How Recent GMAT Exam Changes Will Affect You

    How Recent GMAT Exam Changes Will Affect You

    by on August 5th, 2015

    The Graduate Management Admission Council recently announced three changes to the GMAT that will give test takers a little more peace of mind. The changes were made effective July 19. Here’s how you should (and … Read More

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