Articles by Kaplan GMAT

  • How to Apply to B-School: Confidence vs. Arrogance

    How to Apply to B-School: Confidence vs. Arrogance

    by on November 18th, 2014

    Learn to distinguish between confidence and arrogance on your business school application. One of the big discussions that comes up consistently in business school admissions is how to apply to business school … Read More

  • Confessions of a First-Year B-School Student

    Confessions of a First-Year B-School Student

    by on November 16th, 2014

    “So, why get an MBA?” It’s the question on everyone’s mind the moment they see my NYU Stern-branded water bottle, or hear me talk about an upcoming accounting midterm. Why b-school? Why now? I’ve tried out all … Read More

  • GMAT Practice Questions Explained: Sentence Correction Isn’t Scary

    GMAT Practice Questions Explained: Sentence Correction Isn’t Scary

    by on November 12th, 2014

    Did our latest GMAT Practice Questions scare you into studying? We gave you two questions, and today we have the answers and explanations we know you’re just dying to read. Question Explanations The First Question: … Read More

  • GMAT Practice Questions: Scary Sentence Correction

    GMAT Practice Questions: Scary Sentence Correction

    by on November 4th, 2014

    To celebrate this weekend’s scary holiday, we present you with a couple of (semi) themed GMAT practice questions. Electrifying! Need some help with tackling GMAT Sentence Correction questions? Check out our YouTube … Read More

  • Average MBA Salary and MBA Megabucks CEOs

    Average MBA Salary and MBA Megabucks CEOs

    by on October 27th, 2014

    Forbes pulled out all the stops when they published an article called “The MBA Megabucks CEOs.” Most of us are interested in the average MBA salary question when it comes to rating our potential return on investment … Read More

  • MBA News for Prospective Students

    MBA News for Prospective Students

    by on October 26th, 2014

    From business schools critiquing the (new-ish) GMAT Integrated Reasoning section to a historic first at Rutgers Business School (and—you guessed it!—more business school rankings lists), here’s the latest in MBA … Read More

  • 5 Tips for Getting into the Best Business Schools

    5 Tips for Getting into the Best Business Schools

    by on October 24th, 2014

    Get into the best business schools by preparing early! If you’ve been following along, you’re probably already familiar with the handy MBA application checklist we gave you a few weeks back. For you underclassmen out … Read More

  • Does GMAT Integrated Reasoning Matter?

    Does GMAT Integrated Reasoning Matter?

    by on October 22nd, 2014

    According to our 2014 survey of admissions officers at over 200 business schools across the United States*, 60% say that an applicant’s score on the GMAT’s Integrated Reasoning section (launched in June 2012) is not … Read More

  • Your MBA and Parenthood: Balancing Business School and Life

    Your MBA and Parenthood: Balancing Business School and Life

    by on October 18th, 2014

    Balancing business school and life can be challenging at the best of times, but when you add parenthood to the equation, “challenging” can describe the good days. Does that mean it can’t (or shouldn’t) be done? … Read More

  • Latest News from Top Business Schools

    Latest News from Top Business Schools

    by on October 16th, 2014

    Here are some of the latest headlines about what’s going on in top business schools today.From a possible major disruption in the business school education model to doctors in business school, there’s a lot to cover. … Read More

  • B-School Networking: Don’t Forget Your Professors!

    B-School Networking: Don’t Forget Your Professors!

    by on October 13th, 2014

    Anyone thinking about going to business school knows the value proposition includes networking. When I was asking around my social circle about what an MBA education was all about one close friend told me that 50% of the … Read More

  • Top 5 Secrets of Earning a High GMAT Score

    Top 5 Secrets of Earning a High GMAT Score

    by on October 10th, 2014

    Hoping to unlock the good life by going to business school? It starts with a high GMAT score. It takes serious drive and dedication to become a skilled test taker. The five tips below will help you on the path to … Read More

  • MBA Application Rounds—Which Is Right for You?

    MBA Application Rounds—Which Is Right for You?

    by on October 2nd, 2014

    Did you know that most business schools process MBA applications in rounds? What does that mean for you? Well, for most schools, it means that there are three separate application deadlines—or rounds—of processing. … Read More

  • How to Make Your MBA Application Checklist

    How to Make Your MBA Application Checklist

    by on September 24th, 2014

    Everybody’s business school application timeline is different and dependent upon his or her own schedule, but the application checklist is pretty consistent across the board. It’s never too early to start putting … Read More