Articles by Kaplan GMAT

    Land Your Score: Probability Problems Primer

    Land Your Score: Probability Problems Primer

    by on June 16th, 2017

    On the GMAT, probability problems appear more frequently as high-difficulty questions than in low- or even medium-difficulty questions. Therefore, it should be fairly low on your priority list of content areas to brush … Read More

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    MBA News: Average MBA Salary Highest at Stanford GSB

    MBA News: Average MBA Salary Highest at Stanford GSB

    by on June 10th, 2017

    From a look at the highest average MBA salary to the ins and outs of reapplying after a rejection. Here’s our latest roundup of business school news. Highest MBA salary Stanford Graduate School of Business may not be … Read More

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    GMAT Practice Questions: Who’s Afraid of Sentence Correction?

    GMAT Practice Questions: Who’s Afraid of Sentence Correction?

    by on June 8th, 2017

    Aspiring MBA applicants often find Sentence Correction to be one of the more challenging question types on the GMAT. Well, we’re here to tell you there’s nothing to be afraid of. Today we’re going to walk you … Read More

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    Does GMAT Integrated Reasoning Matter?

    Does GMAT Integrated Reasoning Matter?

    by on May 31st, 2017

    In 2012, when the GMAT was revised to include the Integrated Reasoning (IR) section, business school applicants and online GMAT forums conjectured as to whether schools were even going to look at the IR scores. After … Read More

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    4 Ways to Project Leadership Qualities

    4 Ways to Project Leadership Qualities

    by on May 24th, 2017

    You’ll learn many sophisticated management theories in business school, and they will make you a more effective leader. But some part of leadership still comes down to a less easily quantifiable essence, a “she has … Read More

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    GMAT Quantitative: Two Types of Mixture Problems

    GMAT Quantitative: Two Types of Mixture Problems

    by on May 23rd, 2017

    Mixture problems show up frequently on the Quantitative section of the GMAT and fall into two basic categories. As each type of mixture question will be approached in fairly different ways, it is important that you know … Read More

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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