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Mar 12, 2011

GMAT Tip: Prime Factors

Today’s GMAT challenge question comes from Kaplan.  To help you with your GMAT studying, try to solve the problem on your own, and then read on for the explanation of its solution: Good luck on this Challenge Problem involving Prime Factors! Remember, there’s probably a reason that the questions are... Read more »

Mar 9, 2011

GMAT Tip: Understanding Modifiers on the GMAT

Today’s GMAT Tip comes from our friends at Knewton.  In this video post, they share helpful advice on how to identify modifier errors on the GMAT Sentence Correction section.  Click play to see what they have to say! For more information on Knewton, download Clear Admit’s independent guide to the... Read more »

Mar 7, 2011

Admissions Tip: Planning for the GMAT

For all you “early birds” who are planning to apply to business school this fall, we wanted to offer a few tips on managing your time as it relates to the GMAT exam. Because this is an important element for many applicants in determining at which schools they will be... Read more »

Mar 5, 2011

GMAT Tip: Breaking Down a GMATPrep CR Evaluate A Conclusion Problem

Today’s GMAT tip comes from test prep firm ManhattanGMAT. In this article, they share helpful tips on how to solve critical reasoning problems that require you to evaluate a conclusion.  Read on to see what they have to say! This week, we’re going to tackle a harder GMATPrep critical reasoning... Read more »

Mar 2, 2011

GMAT Tip: Subject-Verb Agreement 101

Today’s GMAT Tip comes from our friends at Knewton.  In this video post, they share helpful hints on how to identify subject-verb agreement errors on the GMAT Sentence Correction section.  Click play to see what they have to say! For more information on Knewton, download Clear Admit’s independent guide to... Read more »

Mar 2, 2011

Clear Admit Career Services Director Q&A: Stacey Rudnick of the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin

This week as part of our continuing Career Services Director Q&A Series, we touched down in Texas. Stacey Rudnick, director of MBA Career Services at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin, took time to participate, and we’re so glad she did. Rudnick has been... Read more »

Feb 26, 2011

GMAT Tip: Understanding Remainders

Today’s GMAT tip comes from Veritas Prep.  In this article, they provide helpful advice on understanding the concept of remainders. Read on to see what they have to say! Unless you teach math, chances are that you haven’t used a remainder in years. Remainders in division are basically placeholders for... Read more »

Feb 23, 2011

GMAT Tip: Identifying Sentence Structure Errors

Today’s GMAT Tip comes from our friends at Knewton.  In this video post, they share advice on how to identify sentence structure errors on the GMAT Sentence Correction section.  Click play to see what they have to say! For more information on Knewton, download Clear Admit’s independent guide to the... Read more »

Feb 21, 2011

Career Services Director Q&A: Sheryle Dirks of Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business

This week we’re learning about career services at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. We had a great interview with Sheryle Dirks, associate dean of career management, who leads Fuqua’s Career Management Center (CMC). Dirks has been at Fuqua since 1998 and in her current role as associate dean since... Read more »

Feb 16, 2011

GMAT Tip: The Most Commonly Tested Errors on GMAT Sentence Correction

Today’s GMAT Tip comes from our friends at Knewton.  In this video post, they share advice on how to prepare for the most commonly tested errors on the GMAT Sentence Correction section.  Click play to see what they have to say! For more information on Knewton, download Clear Admit’s independent... Read more »

Feb 12, 2011

GMAT Tips: Strategic Guessing on the GMAT

Today’s GMAT tip comes from Kaplan. In this article, Kaplan GMAT instructor Bret Ruber provides advice on how to guess strategically on quantitative problems: Almost every GMAT quantitative problem can be solved in more than one way.  Some of the various approaches to GMAT math questions include picking numbers, backsolving... Read more »

Feb 9, 2011

GMAT Tip: GMATPrep Q&A – Correct Verb Tense on Sentence Correction

Today’s GMAT Tip comes from our friends at Knewton.  In this post, they share advice on how to pick up on errors in verb tense.  Read on to see what they have to say! In preparation for the sentence correction portion of the GMAT, let’s go over a great question... Read more »

Feb 5, 2011

GMAT Tip: Breaking Down a GMATPrep Consecutive Integer Problem

Today’s GMAT tip comes from test prep firm ManhattanGMAT. In this article, they share helpful tips on how to solve consecutive integer problems.  Read on to see what they have to say! This week, we’re going to talk about what to know for consecutive integer problems and how to recognize... Read more »

Feb 2, 2011

GMAT Tip: Common GMAT Traps – The Ellipsis

Today’s GMAT Tip comes from our friends at Knewton.  In this post, they share advice on how to identify when elliptical construction is being used incorrectly.  Read on to see what they have to say! The term ellipsis, or elliptical construction, describes the omission of words in order to make... Read more »

Jan 29, 2011

GMAT Tip: Solve This Stats Problem, Stat!

Today’s GMAT challenge question comes from Veritas Prep. To help you with your GMAT studying, try to solve the problem on your own, and then read on for the explanation of its solution: Set A consists of integers -9, 8, 3, 10, and J; Set B consists of integers -2,... Read more »

Jan 27, 2011

Admissions Director Q&A: MIT Sloan’s Rod Garcia

We circled back recently to check in with an admissions director we hadn’t yet reconnected with as part of our Admissions Director Q&A Series – Rod Garcia of the MIT Sloan School of Management. Maybe it’s all the snow in Boston that gave him a little extra free time to... Read more »

Jan 27, 2011

Admissions Director Q&A: MIT Sloan’s Rod Garcia

We circled back recently to check in with an admissions director we hadn’t yet reconnected with as part of our Admissions Director Q&A Series – Rod Garcia of the MIT Sloan School of Management. Maybe it’s all the snow in Boston that gave him a little extra free time to... Read more »

Jan 26, 2011

GMAT Tip: Choosing the Best Answer on Sentence Correction

Today’s GMAT Tip comes from our friends at Knewton.  In this post, they share advice on how to identify the best answer for sentence correction questions.  Read on to see what they have to say! This GMATPrep® Sentence Correction question was sent to us by a student who got stuck... Read more »

Jan 24, 2011

Clear Admit Career Services Director Q&A: UNC Kenan-Flagler’s Amy Wittmayer

Our Career Services Director Q&A Series this week takes us to the southern United States, where we connected with Amy Wittmayer, the newly minted director of the MBA Career Management Center (CMC) at the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School. Just a few months into the job, Wittmayer was... Read more »

Jan 22, 2011

GMAT Tip: Exponent Manipulation – Tough questions, basic approaches

Today’s GMAT tip comes from Kaplan. In this article, Kaplan GMAT instructor Bret Ruber explains how to tackle tricky quantitative problems involving exponents: Exponents questions are common among advanced quantitative problems and generally fall into two categories, both of which involve a variable in the exponent. First are problems that... Read more »

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