Articles by Kaplan GMAT

  • 4 Ways to Build Your GMAT Skills

    4 Ways to Build Your GMAT Skills

    by on July 23rd, 2015

    Making time to effectively boost your GMAT skills can be challenging enough without the added headache of lugging a tower of books around with you every day. There are faster, easier, and less physically demanding ways … Read More

  • MBA News: Business Education Avatars, GMAT Scoring Changes

    MBA News: Business Education Avatars, GMAT Scoring Changes

    by on July 19th, 2015

    What does the new GMAT scoring and cancellation policy mean for test takers? Which business school just got $60M? Can 3D avatars improve online MBA programs? Keep reading to find out all this and more in our weekly … Read More

  • GMAT Verbal: Some Big Ideas

    GMAT Verbal: Some Big Ideas

    by on July 15th, 2015

    In my experience as a Kaplan GMAT instructor, I find that most GMAT challengers are primarily concerned with the Quantitative section of the exam. If a test taker is a native English speaker, then it is extremely rare … Read More

  • GMAT Reading Comprehension Practice Series: Sample Question Answer Explanations

    GMAT Reading Comprehension Practice Series: Sample Question Answer Explanations

    by on July 14th, 2015

    Thanks to everyone who submitted answers to our GMAT Reading Comprehension practice questions. We know you’re eager to get the full explanations, so we’ll get right to it. 1. The author distinguishes between … Read More

  • GMAT Reading Comprehension Practice Series: Sample Questions

    GMAT Reading Comprehension Practice Series: Sample Questions

    by on July 12th, 2015

    You’ve analyzed a GMAT Reading Comprehension passage, and now you can use that analysis to efficiently work through GMAT questions and gain points more quickly and reliably. Again, here’s the passage with … Read More

  • MBA News: Inside Top-Ranked MBA Admissions

    MBA News: Inside Top-Ranked MBA Admissions

    by on July 11th, 2015

    When should you start networking for business school? Will the GMAT hit Havana? What really goes on behind the scenes of MBA admissions at a top-ranked school like Duke Fuqua? Keep reading to find out. Networking early … Read More

  • Student Loan Assistance for Public Sector Jobs

    Student Loan Assistance for Public Sector Jobs

    by on July 10th, 2015

    Pervasive stereotypes paint MBA students as unapologetic, ethics-be-damned capitalists, arming themselves to improve their own lot by exploiting others. Yet, many MBAs matriculate into business school with the expressed … Read More

  • GMAT Reading Comprehension Practice Series: Passage Analysis Answers

    GMAT Reading Comprehension Practice Series: Passage Analysis Answers

    by on July 9th, 2015

    GMAT Reading Comprehension is an important question type to master. If you haven’t yet tackled this week’s passage, take a look at it now and take a few minutes to answer the associated questions that we posted. … Read More

  • GMAT Reading Comprehension Practice Series: Passage Analysis

    GMAT Reading Comprehension Practice Series: Passage Analysis

    by on July 8th, 2015

    It’s always a good time to do more GMAT Reading Comprehension practice. This blog series will provide you with a Reading Comp passage, and we’ll walk through it step by step to allow you to practice and get … Read More

  • Breaking Down the GMAT Format

    Breaking Down the GMAT Format

    by on July 7th, 2015

    The GMAT is a computer adaptive test (CAT), which is more than just a digital version of a written exam. A CAT adapts to your performance as you’re taking the test. When you begin each category, the computer assumes … Read More

  • MBA News: Which MBA Jobs Are Most Desirable?

    MBA News: Which MBA Jobs Are Most Desirable?

    by on July 4th, 2015

    Do MBA jobs really pay more? Which companies are trending with business school graduates? Could residency become the norm for earning an online MBA? Keep reading to find out. What are the most desirable MBA jobs? For the … Read More

  • 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