The Right Way to Self-Proctor a Practice Test

Proctoring an organized diagnostic/practice test is an easy job. All the proctor does is keep time and “babysit” a room full of quiet kids, right? So, why even wake up early and go into an office or classroom to do something you could do at home? One reason is that some students don’t take the [...]

Important GMAT Test Dates for 2016

2016 Test Dates The GMAT is administered year-round, so, unlike other standardized tests, you can take it at almost any time. However, test dates and times fill up quickly, especially during MBA admissions season. As with the rest of your business school application, planning ahead of time is key. Here are three timelines for [...]

By |2017-05-22T07:10:36+00:00November 25th, 2015|GMAT, GMAT Tips, Graduate School Admissions|0 Comments

Should you apply to B-school Round 3 or next year?

B-School Apps For many business schools, Round 3 is the most competitive cycle for applications, meaning, there are many applicants and few available seats. At top full-time programs, the majority of acceptances happen in Round 1 or Round 2. So, if you haven’t submitted your application in the first two rounds, then when should [...]

What is a Good GMAT Score?

Is my score good? Is 600 good enough? What about 650? What about 700? What makes a GMAT score good? Do the qualifications change depending on the school? Can the same score mean something different from one candidate to another? Here is a breakdown of GMAT score ranges to give you an overview of [...]

By |2017-05-22T07:10:37+00:00September 11th, 2015|GMAT, GMAT Tips, Graduate School Admissions|0 Comments

Should I Retake the GMAT?

GMAC Research After earning a lower score than expected, MBA applicants often wonder whether they should take the GMAT more than once. Planning in advance to have at least one buffer exam date, scheduled for one or two months after the first exam date, can provide much-needed mental comfort in an already stressful process. [...]

By |2017-05-22T07:10:37+00:00August 31st, 2015|GMAT, GMAT Tips, Graduate School Admissions|0 Comments

How to Avoid the Mistake of Generic MBA Application Essays

MBA Application Essay On the surface, many applicants to elite MBA programs share similar backgrounds and traits. They are ambitious, driven, accomplished, and have strong academic records and impressive test scores. In short, they are leaders and achievers. But just because candidates share these characteristics doesn’t mean their MBA application essays have to [...]

By |2017-05-22T07:10:37+00:00August 21st, 2015|GMAT, GMAT Tips, Graduate School Admissions, Test Prep|0 Comments

Which Test Should I Take – GRE or GMAT?

GRE or GMAT? Decisions, decisions. Now that most business schools accept either the GMAT or the GRE as part of your application, which standardized exam would be better for you to submit? Is the GRE easier? Do admissions committees like the GMAT more? First, let’s take a look at each of the exams. There [...]

By |2017-05-22T07:10:37+00:00August 18th, 2015|GMAT, GMAT Tips, Graduate School Admissions, GRE, GRE Tips|0 Comments

Inference Questions on the GMAT

Inference questions on the GMAT appear in two distinctly different sections of the Verbal Section: Critical Reasoning and Reading Comprehension. Unlike the majority of questions that comprise these sections, inference questions pose a challenge because they must be answered in a fundamentally different way. […]

By |2017-05-22T07:10:38+00:00August 17th, 2013|GMAT, GMAT Tips, Test Prep|0 Comments

Arithmetic and Algebra on the GMAT

It’s often said of the GMAT that creativity is more indispensable to the quantitative section than it is to the verbal section. While this maxim may run counter to expectations, it is indubitably the case that the student able to think about a math problem in a variety of ways will out-perform the student only [...]

By |2017-05-22T07:10:38+00:00August 1st, 2013|GMAT, GMAT Tips, Test Prep|0 Comments