Articles by Kaplan GMAT

  • MBA Networking: An Essential B-School Skill

    MBA Networking: An Essential B-School Skill

    by on February 27th, 2015

    How do you make your MBA network work for you? MBA networking: one of the supposed benefits of attending business school. Part of the job description of an MBA in almost any position includes that elusive, … Read More

  • Top 10 Myths About Your GMAT Score—Debunked!

    Top 10 Myths About Your GMAT Score—Debunked!

    by on February 26th, 2015

    At Kaplan Test Prep, we talk to future MBAs every day, so the GMAT is a hot topic of conversation, and those conversations come with their share of myths that are just begging to be busted. In this article we’ll be … Read More

  • MBAs for Music Industry Managers: Your Dream B-School Experience

    MBAs for Music Industry Managers: Your Dream B-School Experience

    by on February 25th, 2015

    Love the music industry? Choose an MBA program in an area with a lively music scene and this could be your dream school experience. You use only the highest quality headphones, you’re the go-to friend for new music … Read More

  • The Truth Behind the Cuts in MBA Application Essays, and Tips to Improve Yours

    The Truth Behind the Cuts in MBA Application Essays, and Tips to Improve Yours

    by on February 22nd, 2015

    No matter the word count, applicants’ MBA application essays require just as much thought as ever. Kaplan annual survey of admissions officers from business schools, graduate schools, law schools, medical schools, and … Read More

  • Make the Most of Your GMAT Practice Test

    Make the Most of Your GMAT Practice Test

    by on February 18th, 2015

    Your studying isn’t done just because you’ve completed your GMAT practice test. As Kaplan instructors, we’ve seen it hundreds of times: a student diligently takes a GMAT practice test once—sometimes twice—per … Read More

  • MBA News: Boost Your GMAT Score the Second Time Around

    MBA News: Boost Your GMAT Score the Second Time Around

    by on February 17th, 2015

    Climb toward your desired GMAT score. From raising your GMAT score by finding out where you went wrong the first time, to Harvard Business School looking for more students from Japan, there’s lots to share in recent … Read More

  • Master These GMAT Math Skills

    Master These GMAT Math Skills

    by on February 10th, 2015

    Start the year off strong by diving in to your GMAT prep with vigor (or renewed vigor, as the case may be). The math section is often the most feared, but the quantitative content on the GMAT is definable and … Read More

  • MBA News: Get in on the MBA Scholarships Action

    MBA News: Get in on the MBA Scholarships Action

    by on February 4th, 2015

    From a boatload of available scholarship money for MBA students, to the most “annoying” admissions essays, let’s dig into the latest in MBA news: Show me the MBA scholarships If you’re reading this, you’re a … Read More

  • What Is Your B-School Social Scene?

    What Is Your B-School Social Scene?

    by on February 3rd, 2015

    You’ve heard a lot about taking the GMAT, applying to MBA programs, and structuring your business school education, but maybe you haven’t heard—or even thought—so much about the business school social scene. This … Read More

  • GMAT Study Tip: Do the “Write” Thing

    GMAT Study Tip: Do the “Write” Thing

    by on February 2nd, 2015

    [Photo Credit: matsuyuki via Compfight cc] 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 … Read More

  • Sticking with Your GMAT Prep New Year’s Resolutions

    Sticking with Your GMAT Prep New Year’s Resolutions

    by on February 1st, 2015

    [Photo Credit: Tim Pierce via Compfight cc] If you’re anything like us, you probably started out 2015 with a long list of New Year’s resolutions. Maybe you wanted to: get a better job earn more money learn a new … Read More

  • MBA News: Third-Round Applicants Get a Second Look

    MBA News: Third-Round Applicants Get a Second Look

    by on January 27th, 2015

    Is it too late to send your MBA applications in the third round? From a possible silver lining for third-round MBA applicants, to how Chinese proverbs may identify problems in U.S. MBA education, to bragging rights about … Read More

  • How Do You Study for the GMAT? Set Up a Calendar

    How Do You Study for the GMAT? Set Up a Calendar

    by on January 24th, 2015

    [Photo Credit: photosteve101 via Compfight cc] It’s a new year, and many of you are working on establishing new routines and habits. Now is a perfect time to start (or re-start) a GMAT study schedule. We’ve got some … Read More

  • Top Jobs in Healthcare for MBAs

    Top Jobs in Healthcare for MBAs

    by on January 20th, 2015

    Jobs in health care aren’t just for doctors and nurses. There are plenty of engaging opportunities—with respectable average salaries—for MBAs. In 2014, there were two important milestones in health care in the … Read More