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Apr 25, 2012

GMAT Tips: Meaning is Mean!

Today’s GMAT tip comes from test prep firm ManhattanGMAT. In this article, they provide helpful tips for answering Sentence Correction problems on the GMAT.  Read on to see what they have to say! We’ve talked a lot about meaning in sentence correction recently and I’ve got another problem along that... Read more »

Apr 18, 2012

GMAT Tips: Intended Meaning

Today’s GMAT tip comes to us from Veritas Prep.  In today’s blog post, they explain how to properly view the concept of "intended meaning" when taking the GMAT.  Read on to see what they have to say! If you have not yet encountered the term “intended meaning” in your GMAT... Read more »

Apr 9, 2012

MBA Admissions Staff Monitor for Plagiarism in Application Essays

Following the disclosure earlier this year by UCLA Anderson School of Management that it rejected 52 applicants to its MBA program under suspicion of plagiarism, more business schools are turning to paid services that can detect when prospective applicants try to pass off pre-canned work as part of their own... Read more »

Apr 4, 2012

GMAT Tips – Sample Problem: Critical Reasoning Weaken Question

Today’s GMAT Tip comes to us from Kaplan. In this article, Kaplan GMAT instructor Bret Ruber provides helpful advice about answering Critical Reasoning questions that require test-takers to weaken an argument: Today's GMAT practice problem is a Critical Reasoning weaken question.  Weaken questions are more common than any other question... Read more »

Mar 28, 2012

GMAT Tips – The Next-Gen GMAT: Graphics Interpretation

Today’s GMAT tip comes from test prep firm ManhattanGMAT. In this article, they provide helpful insight into the new Integrated Reasoning section of the GMAT.  Read on to see what they have to say! The launch of the Integrated Reasoning (IR) section is getting close! The last administration of the... Read more »

Mar 21, 2012

GMAT Tips – The GMAT: Where It’s Been, Where It’s Going and Why It Matters

Today’s GMAT Tip comes to us from Kaplan. In this video post, they explain important changes that will be made to the GMAT in June this year.  Click play to see what they have to say! For more information on Kaplan, download Clear Admit’s independent guide to the leading test... Read more »

Mar 14, 2012

GMAT Tips: Debunking the “First 7 Questions” Myth

Today’s GMAT tip comes from test prep firm ManhattanGMAT. In this article, they explain the truth behind a common myth about the GMAT.  Read on to see what they have to say! I don’t even need to say what the myth is! Everyone already knows – that’s how pervasive it... Read more »

Mar 7, 2012

GMAT Tips: Spotting the Sucker

Today’s GMAT tip comes to us from Veritas Prep.  In today’s blog post, they explain how to identify the "sucker" answer choices while taking the GMAT.  Read on to see what they have to say! Matt Damon’s character in the poker-themed movie Rounders had a famous line: “If you can’t... Read more »

Mar 5, 2012

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 »

Feb 29, 2012

GMAT Tips – GMAT Data Sufficiency: The lazy person’s favorite question type?

Today’s GMAT Tip comes to us from Kaplan. In this article, Kaplan GMAT guest author Kurt Keefner provides helpful tips for answering Data Sufficiency questions on the quantitative section of the GMAT: About 100 years ago Frank B. Gilbreth  was famous for pioneering a field he called “motion study.”  He... Read more »

Feb 22, 2012

GMAT Tips: Number Properties in GMATPrep

Today’s GMAT tip comes from test prep firm ManhattanGMAT. In this article, they provide helpful tips on studying number properties in preparation for the GMAT.  Read on to see what they have to say! What are number properties? This concept covers things that we often call “basic” – topics that we... Read more »

Feb 15, 2012

GMAT Tips: Thinking Critically

Today’s GMAT tip comes to us from Veritas Prep.  In today’s blog post, they explain the importance of thinking critically while taking the GMAT.  Read on to see what they have to say! To break through the average-difficulty GMAT problems and succeed on those upper-level separate-the-700s-from-the-Sixers items, you need to... Read more »

Feb 8, 2012

GMAT Tips: Important GMAT Skills – Working with Circles

Today’s GMAT Tip comes to us from Kaplan. In this article, Kaplan GMAT instructor Bret Ruber provides helpful tips for answering GMAT questions that involve circles: Circle problems are among the most common types of geometry questions that appear on the GMAT.  As such, you must make sure that you... Read more »

Feb 1, 2012

GMAT Tips: Modifiers and Meaning

Today’s GMAT tip comes from test prep firm ManhattanGMAT. In this article, they provide helpful tips for answering Sentence Correction questions involving modifiers.  Read on to see what they have to say!  We’ve been examining the issues of modifiers and meaning quite a bit lately because these topics are both so... Read more »

Jan 26, 2012

Berkeley / Haas EWMBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 1 Evening & Weekend program / Adcom / On-campus

I interviewed for the EWMBA program at Haas Berkeley and following was my experience. The atmosphere was very good. Not too many people in the building possibly because it was around the finals week. The interview was application based. Interviewed with member of adcom. She was very friendly and put... Read more »

Jan 25, 2012

GMAT Tips: Misdirection

Today’s GMAT tip comes to us from Veritas Prep.  In today’s blog post, they explain how to recognize misdirection on the verbal section of the GMAT.  Read on to see what they have to say! A critical component of your GMAT studies is to notice misdirection wherever it’s employed. Consider, for... Read more »

Jan 18, 2012

GMAT Tips – Sample Problem: Critical Reasoning Assumptions

Today’s GMAT Tip comes to us from Kaplan. In this article, Kaplan GMAT instructor Bret Ruber explains how to answer Critical Reasoning questions involving assumptions: In today's GMAT practice problem, we will be looking at a Critical Reasoning  assumption question.  Remember, on an assumption question, your goal is to identify the... Read more »

Jan 11, 2012

GMAT Tips: Stress Management

Today’s GMAT tip comes from test prep firm ManhattanGMAT. In this article, they provide helpful tips on how to manage your stress levels when studying for and taking the GMAT.  Read on to see what they have to say! Everyone struggles with some amount of anxiety when taking a test like... Read more »

Dec 28, 2011

GMAT Tips: Problem Words and Phrases in GMAT Sentence Correction

Today’s GMAT Tip comes to us from Kaplan. In this article, Kaplan guest author Kurt Keefner discusses problem words and phrases that often arise in the Sentence Correction section of the GMAT: Many GMAT preppers struggle with Sentence Correction.  Probably most reading this post have some trouble with it.  But why should that... Read more »

Dec 21, 2011

GMAT Tips: Studying for – and Struggling with – the GMAT

Today’s GMAT tip comes from test prep firm ManhattanGMAT. In this article, they provide helpful tips on how to resolve frustrations you may have encountered while studying for the GMAT.  Read on to see what they have to say! Have you been studying for a while now but having trouble getting... Read more »

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