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Nov 2, 2011

GMAT Tips – Demystifying the GMAT

Today’s GMAT tip comes from test prep firm ManhattanGMAT. In this article, they provide some important infomration about how the GMAT is structured and scored.  Read on to see what they have to say! Earlier this fall, GMAC (the people who make the test) held its biennial Test Prep Summit,... Read more »

Oct 29, 2011

GMAT Tips – Understanding What You Need For GMAT Success

Today’s GMAT tip comes to us from Veritas Prep.  In today’s blog post, Veritas Prep’s Director of Academic Programs describes how to get what you need from your GMAT preparation… even if you don’t always find that you get exactly what you want. As an aspiring MBA reading a blog... Read more »

Oct 27, 2011

Kellogg MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 1 / Adcom / On Campus

Interviewer was an admissions official and very friendly. Handed my resume and a sheet which i had just filled out upon arrival which asked to write ST/LT goals (space given to answer each is limited so i think they just expect the highlights) Questions i got: Tell me about yourself... Read more »

Oct 26, 2011

GMAT Tips – The Speedy Road to Insufficiency

Today’s GMAT Tip comes from our friends at Knewton.  In this article, they provide helpful information about how to answer Data Sufficiency questions on the GMAT.  Read on to see what they have to say! Here’s another quick tip for those of you still struggling with the pitfalls of Data... Read more »

Oct 26, 2011

Kellogg EMBA Admissions Interview Questions: Adcom / On Campus

The EMBA interview is required just like the FT program. Given the unique requirements of the EMBA programs (8+ years of managerial experience and required company sponsorship) the interview is more to gauge your fit. AdCom introduction: The AdCom meets to discuss your packet. I am your representative at the... Read more »

Oct 26, 2011

Kellogg MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 1 / Adcom and First-year Student / On Campus

My interview was conducted by two people: a Kellogg admissions officer and a first year student who was training to be a part of recruiting. The interview was pretty conversational and the interviewers were very friendly. Here is an overview of the of the questions I was asked: Background: Associate... Read more »

Oct 15, 2011

GMAT Tips – Ensuring GMAT Success: The Importance of an Effective Study Schedule

Today’s GMAT Tip comes to us from Kaplan. In this article, Kaplan GMAT instructor Bret Ruber provides helpful advice on how to create an effective GMAT study schedule: When studying for the GMAT, one of the first steps you should take is to create a study schedule.  Jumping from one... Read more »

Oct 12, 2011

GMAT Tips – The Idiot's Guide to GMAT Idioms

Today’s GMAT Tip comes from our friends at Knewton.  In this article, they provide helpful information about the extent to which idioms are included on the GMAT.  Read on to see what they have to say! You may have heard that the GMAT is no longer testing idioms. You also may have... Read more »

Oct 12, 2011

GMAT Tips – The Idiot’s Guide to GMAT Idioms

Today’s GMAT Tip comes from our friends at Knewton.  In this article, they provide helpful information about the extent to which idioms are included on the GMAT.  Read on to see what they have to say! You may have heard that the GMAT is no longer testing idioms. You also may have... Read more »

Oct 5, 2011

GMAT Tips – More on the Integrated Reasoning Section

Today’s GMAT Tip comes from our friends at Knewton.  In this article, they provide helpful information about the new Integrated Reasoning questions that will appear on the GMAT beginning in June 2012.  Read on to see what they have to say! As you are probably aware, the new Integrated Reasoning... Read more »

Sep 28, 2011

GMAT Tips – Intuition and Common Sense on Geometry DS Questions

Today’s GMAT Tip comes from our friends at Knewton.  In this article, they provide helpful tips for answering Data Sufficiency questions on the GMAT.  Read on to see what they have to say! “Who cares?”  That should be the operative question on your mind as you tackle Data Sufficiency problems.... Read more »

Sep 24, 2011

GMAT Tips – Too Many Decisions Can Drive You Crazy

Today’s GMAT tip comes from test prep firm ManhattanGMAT. In this article, they provide helpful tips on how to minimize the number of decisions you need to make while taking the GMAT.  Read on to see what they have to say! Have you ever experienced the “panic stare?” That’s when... Read more »

Sep 21, 2011

GMAT Tips – Tips for Comparing Fractions on the GMAT

Today’s GMAT Tip comes from our friends at Knewton.  In this article, they provide helpful advice on how to accurately compare fractions when taking the GMAT.  Read on to see what they have to say! When discussing fractions, I often find a very interesting area of confusion among students. I’ll... Read more »

Sep 20, 2011

Admissions Director Q&A: London Business School’s David Simpson

With just a few weeks to go before the October 5th Round 1 application deadline for London Business School (LBS), now is a great time to hear directly from the school’s admissions director himself about what sets its MBA program apart. In the interview that follows, David Simpson, LBS associate... Read more »

Sep 17, 2011

GMAT Tips – Fundamentals of GMAT Sentence Correction

Today’s GMAT Tip comes to us from Kaplan. In this article, Kaplan GMAT instructor Bret Ruber explains how to approach sentence correction questions on the GMAT: Because the GMAT is a standardized test, understanding the structure of certain questions types can give you an advantage on test day.  Specifically, by... Read more »

Sep 14, 2011

GMAT Tips – The AWA Isn’t That Important… So Can I Blow It Off?

Today’s GMAT Tip comes from our friends at Knewton.  In this article, they provide helpful advice on how to approach the AWA section of the GMAT.  Read on to see what they have to say! I want to take a moment to address some common confusion about the Analytical Writing... Read more »

Sep 10, 2011

GMAT Tips – Sentence Correction Strategies

Today’s GMAT tip comes to us from Veritas Prep.  In this article, they explain helpful strategies for answering Sentence Correction questions on the GMAT. Read on to see what they have to say! Of all the question types on the GMAT, a global exam for which the pool of test... Read more »

Sep 7, 2011

GMAT Tips – How to Get in the Zone for the GMAT

Today’s GMAT Tip comes from our friends at Knewton.  In this article, they provide helpful tips for getting “in the zone” when taking the GMAT.  Read on to see what they have to say! As a GMAT teacher and tutor, I am often asked about the best way to “get... Read more »

Sep 3, 2011

GMAT Tips – Creating Your Own GMAT Cheat Sheet

Today’s GMAT tip comes from test prep firm ManhattanGMAT. In this article, they provide helpful tips on how to create a “cheat sheet” for the GMAT.  Read on to see what they have to say! First, let me define the term “cheat sheet.” It’s not actually used for cheating. A... Read more »

Aug 31, 2011

GMAT Tips – To Venn or Not to Venn? Depends on the Question.

Today’s GMAT Tip comes from our friends at Knewton.  In this article, they explain when to use Venn diagrams or charts on the GMAT.  Read on to see what they have to say! Many students like to ask me the following question when dealing with overlapping sets problems: “Which are... Read more »

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