Articles by Kaplan GMAT

  • GMAT Stress Management: Anticipation Stress

    GMAT Stress Management: Anticipation Stress

    by on April 22nd, 2014

    Are you dealing with any of these potentially stressful situations? 1) Paying on student loans 2) Trying to secure an impressive job 3) Making time to network with friends 4) Attempting to date in the Google Glass world … Read More

  • Intelligence Is Insufficient on GMAT Data Sufficiency

    Intelligence Is Insufficient on GMAT Data Sufficiency

    by on April 15th, 2014

    Undoubtedly, the GMAT can be a frustrating test to learn how to beat. Most who find themselves in battle with it end up following a red herring by questioning what the heck this test has to do with business. Entertaining … Read More

  • Top 5 GMAT Study Tips from Your Fellow Students

    Top 5 GMAT Study Tips from Your Fellow Students

    by on April 14th, 2014

    I always ask my GMAT students who are nearing the end of their Kaplan course if they have any recommendations for incoming students. While not all of you are or will be Kaplan students, the Top 5 pieces of advice that … Read More

  • GMAT Data Sufficiency Tips: A Breakdown

    GMAT Data Sufficiency Tips: A Breakdown

    by on April 13th, 2014

    Data Sufficiency (DS) questions are unique to the GMAT. When first encountered they are cumbersome, confusing, and generally frustrating. Admittedly, Data Sufficiency questions often remain cumbersome, confusing, and … Read More

  • MBA Admissions: How Do You Look on the Internet?

    MBA Admissions: How Do You Look on the Internet?

    by on April 12th, 2014

    You have an online reputation. You might not know what it is, your friends and family might not know what it is, but it is there. Granted, it is reasonable to conclude that some people (remember, “some” just means … Read More

  • Top 3 GMAT Time Management Strategies

    Top 3 GMAT Time Management Strategies

    by on April 10th, 2014

    Time management is a very important element of the GMAT. Those of us who have chosen this path are juggling so many different deadlines and time constraints, and effective time management is critical to ensuring your … Read More

  • GMAT Study Tip: Do the “Write” Thing

    GMAT Study Tip: Do the “Write” Thing

    by on April 5th, 2014

    I take notes. I write things down. Those statements may sound less than novel, but more and more such actions seem to be just that. In the classes I teach, both for Kaplan and at DePaul, it is the rare student I … Read More

  • Surviving the MBA Admissions Interview

    Surviving the MBA Admissions Interview

    by on March 31st, 2014

    While not every b-school requires an interview, for many it is an important requirement for MBA admissions. Some schools use MBA admissions interviews to evaluate borderline cases. Whatever the reason for the interview, … Read More

  • Spring Study Tips for the GMAT

    Spring Study Tips for the GMAT

    by on March 28th, 2014

    A few days ago was the Vernal Equinox in the Northern hemisphere. This marks the beginning of spring, which is a great time for change and celebration—and for us to share some study tips for the GMAT. Springtime … Read More

  • 4 Reasons to Take a Free GMAT Practice Test

    4 Reasons to Take a Free GMAT Practice Test

    by on March 27th, 2014

    Why should you sign up for one of the many upcoming Free Online GMAT Practice Tests that Kaplan offers? There are a number of reasons, but here are some of the most important. 1. You need GMAT stamina training It’s … Read More

  • GMAT Roman Numerals Questions Revisited

    GMAT Roman Numerals Questions Revisited

    by on March 23rd, 2014

    We covered GMAT Roman Numerals questions recently, and like any good teacher, I want to review this topic again to help solidify it in your mind. So, we challenged students on Facebook with a practice question recently … Read More

  • MBA via MOOC

    MBA via MOOC

    by on March 22nd, 2014

    If you are like most people, the title of this post seems to be written in code. If so, then at least you’re on the right track—code has something to do with it. MOOC stands for Massive Open Online Course and it is … Read More

  • Beat GMAT Verbal by Making Predictions

    Beat GMAT Verbal by Making Predictions

    by on March 20th, 2014

    In Part II of my series on the Verbal section of the GMAT, we are going to cover the necessity of predicting correct answers to Verbal questions before evaluating the answer choices available. Predicting is a skill one … Read More

  • GMAT Problem Solving: Tips for Roman Numeral Questions

    GMAT Problem Solving: Tips for Roman Numeral Questions

    by on March 19th, 2014

    It’s finally time! We’re finally going to share the solution, and more importantly, helpful tips for dealing with GMAT Roman Numeral questions. If you didn’t see this practice question, take a look … Read More