Articles by Kaplan GMAT

  • Top 5 GMAT Study Tips from Former Students

    Top 5 GMAT Study Tips from Former Students

    by on July 2nd, 2015

    We often ask GMAT students who are nearing the end of their Kaplan course if they have any recommendations or advice for incoming students. Although not all of you are or will be Kaplan students, the GMAT study tips we … Read More

  • MBA News: Salaries, B-School Applicants in China

    MBA News: Salaries, B-School Applicants in China

    by on June 30th, 2015

    From business school admissions officers shifting their focus to applicants in China to spikes in startup-centric education and in female entrepreneurship, here’s the latest in MBA news. What’s the “right age” to … Read More

  • Top 5 Misconceptions About GMAT Prep

    Top 5 Misconceptions About GMAT Prep

    by on June 28th, 2015

    Some students find the GMAT prep intimidating. Others underestimate the challenge of this important component of their business school application. To be sure, there’s plenty of misconceptions out there about just what … Read More

  • What Is Your Summer Study Plan?

    What Is Your Summer Study Plan?

    by on June 20th, 2015

    Summer’s here—and with it, the two to three months you’ll need to finally commit to studying for the GMAT. So, how can you ensure the summer doesn’t slip by before you’ve hit your target score? Set your summer … Read More

  • MBA News: Top-Ranked Means More Debt

    MBA News: Top-Ranked Means More Debt

    by on June 15th, 2015

    The gender pay gap persists, top-ranked business school graduates size up average salary against their debt, and an MBA namesake passes away—let’s dig into the latest headlines in business education and MBA news. … Read More

  • Managing Your Test Day Performance Anxiety

    Managing Your Test Day Performance Anxiety

    by on June 12th, 2015

    Two weeks ago, we talked about anticipation stress and how it can impede your preparation for the GMAT. Being proactive in the months leading up to the test can greatly improve your score—but that’s only half battle. … Read More

  • Managing Your GMAT Prep Stress: Anticipation

    Managing Your GMAT Prep Stress: Anticipation

    by on June 7th, 2015

    Life after college isn’t easy. That’s why this today we’ll be focusing in on some tips for alleviating and managing your GMAT prep stress. If you’re like most prospective business school students, some of these … Read More

  • MBA News: B-Schools Court Cuba, Internships Pay

    MBA News: B-Schools Court Cuba, Internships Pay

    by on June 6th, 2015

    Business schools look to Cuba, HBS brings back its mandatory essay, and paid internships are on the upswing—let’s dig into the latest headlines pertaining to business schools and MBA news. Leave your comments below. … Read More

  • Prepare Your B-School Elevator Pitch

    Prepare Your B-School Elevator Pitch

    by on June 5th, 2015

    Imagine that you are standing in the lobby of a large building and have just pushed the button to go up to the 10th floor for an appointment you have in a few minutes. As you are waiting for the elevator to arrive, you … Read More

  • GMAT & The Real World: Critical Reasoning Flaws & Entrepreneurship

    GMAT & The Real World: Critical Reasoning Flaws & Entrepreneurship

    by on June 4th, 2015

    Maybe you heard about (or read) an older story in the Washington Post entitled: Are business schools graduating the wrong leaders? If so, the GMAT may be to blame. Hopefully you’ve been watching my blog series on … Read More

  • MBA News: Job Market Up, Humblebrag Ineffective

    MBA News: Job Market Up, Humblebrag Ineffective

    by on June 2nd, 2015

    From a sizzling MBA job market to the eternal question: GMAT or GRE?—let’s dig into the latest headlines in business education and MBA news. Leave your comments below. MBA job market on fire We’ve come a long way … Read More

  • International MBA Student Checklist

    International MBA Student Checklist

    by on May 28th, 2015

    So, you’re looking to study abroad and earn an international MBA. Becoming an international student is a unique opportunity to open your mind and enrich your life. It also makes for an impressive addition to your … Read More

  • Drive to GMAT Reading Comprehension Success

    Drive to GMAT Reading Comprehension Success

    by on May 27th, 2015

    Let’s be honest. Most of the time, the Reading Comprehension passages on the GMAT are, well … as most students would say, boring. To make a passage more difficult, the creators of the GMAT select passages with the … Read More

  • MBA News: Mad Men Analysis, MBA Admissions Introductions

    MBA News: Mad Men Analysis, MBA Admissions Introductions

    by on May 26th, 2015

    From a new mandatory MBA admissions essay question to Mad Men being taught in business school—let’s dig into the latest headlines in business education and MBA news. Leave your comments below. Harvard Business School … Read More