Articles by Kaplan GMAT

  • 6 Secrets of People Who Network Successfully

    6 Secrets of People Who Network Successfully

    by on May 22nd, 2017

    Too many people assume they’re no good at networking, and pretty much everyone says they dread it. But your next job opportunity will likely come from someone you know—as will most other opportunities that cross your … Read More

  • How to Get Promoted

    How to Get Promoted

    by on May 18th, 2017

    The first rule of getting promoted is that you have to ask for it. It’s amazing how many people think that if they put their heads down, do the work, and hit every deadline, a promotion will come their way. If that … Read More

  • MBA News: HBS Admit Shares His Good News

    MBA News: HBS Admit Shares His Good News

    by on May 16th, 2017

    From tips for packaging your resume to the best practices of successful applicants—here’s what’s happening in our latest roundup of business school news. Getting in at Harvard Business School Meet Kel Jackson, an … Read More

  • Land Your Score: Brush up on Ratios

    Land Your Score: Brush up on Ratios

    by on May 14th, 2017

    We encounter proportions frequently in everyday life. When we cook, we add proportional measurements of ingredients. If you are arranging flowers in a vase, you might want to add 2 stems of one type of bloom for every 3 … Read More

  • Advance Your Career with a Side Hustle

    Advance Your Career with a Side Hustle

    by on May 12th, 2017

    The work world has been upended, and we can expect to work for multiple employers over the course of our careers—not just one. Increasingly, employees are developing side hustles as alternative ways to improve their … Read More

  • Land Your Score: Reading Comprehension Passage Mapping

    Land Your Score: Reading Comprehension Passage Mapping

    by on May 6th, 2017

    In a recent Kaplan GMAT class, several of my students were very excited about the results they were seeing from using the Kaplan Method for Reading Comprehension. I’ve discussed this Method before, but now I want to … Read More

  • 5 Strategies for Making a Career Change

    5 Strategies for Making a Career Change

    by on April 28th, 2017

    Chances are that at least once in your career, you will hit a spot where you need to make a 180-degree turn and change direction in order to get ahead professionally. See it as an opportunity to pivot to skills that you … Read More

  • Diversify Your Extracurriculars to Build Business Skills

    Diversify Your Extracurriculars to Build Business Skills

    by on April 26th, 2017

    When thinking of extracurriculars to prepare you for graduate or professional school, it’s easy to get caught in the status quo. Pre-meds flock to pre-medical clubs, pre-law students pursue pre-law fraternities, and … Read More

  • How to Brand Yourself for Professional Success

    How to Brand Yourself for Professional Success

    by on April 23rd, 2017

    ‘Personal branding’ is a term that gets thrown around a lot without it always being clear what it really means. In broad strokes, your personal brand is your reputation, or how people would sum you up to a stranger … Read More

  • 4 Essential Things You Need in Your Study Space

    4 Essential Things You Need in Your Study Space

    by on April 21st, 2017

    This article by Madison White is brought to you by Uloop and Kaplan. A good study technique is best accompanied by a good study space. Now, what does a good study space entail? Overall, a good study space is a place … Read More

  • Where to Go to B-School Based on Your Personality Type

    Where to Go to B-School Based on Your Personality Type

    by on April 20th, 2017

    This article by Elana Goodwin is brought to you by Uloop and Kaplan. There are many ways we describe our personalities—bubbly, independent, charismatic, innovative, enthusiastic, etc.—and our personalities are a … Read More

  • Going Social: Accounts You Need for B-School

    Going Social: Accounts You Need for B-School

    by on April 19th, 2017

    This article by Elana Goodwin is brought to you by Uloop and Kaplan. If you’re planning to attend business school in the near future, now’s the perfect time to start planning and thinking about your various social … Read More

  • MBA News: Are American B-Schools Best in the World?

    MBA News: Are American B-Schools Best in the World?

    by on April 13th, 2017

    A new Kaplan survey finds American business schools believe themselves superior to European ones, women are trying to break into male-dominated fields, and one top-MBA program boasts a perfect job placement rate. … Read More

  • Land Your Score: Mental GMAT Math Tips

    Land Your Score: Mental GMAT Math Tips

    by on April 12th, 2017

    No calculator on the GMAT? No problem. With an arsenal of mental GMAT math tricks at your disposal, you won’t need no stinkin’ calculator. Here are some ways to get ahead of the curve in Quantitative Reasoning … Read More