Articles by Kaplan GMAT

  • 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

  • Veterans Returning from Military Service Get Down to Business

    Veterans Returning from Military Service Get Down to Business

    by on May 22nd, 2015

    Since 2001, more than one million military veterans have been returning from Afghanistan and Iraq only to face high unemployment rates and a poor job outlook, so it’s no surprise that veterans are turning to higher … Read More

  • 5 Tips to Tackle English as a Second Language on the GMAT

    5 Tips to Tackle English as a Second Language on the GMAT

    by on May 19th, 2015

    At Kaplan, our teachers help many students who are preparing for business school and who know English as a second language. The GMAT can be especially daunting when you’re intimidated not just by the content or … Read More

  • MBA News: Terrorists Strike Business School

    MBA News: Terrorists Strike Business School

    by on May 17th, 2015

    Is going to business school near Silicon Valley really worthwhile? A new report sheds light on the lack of diversity among administrators, terrorism rocks a business school in Africa, and an executive director at Chicago … Read More

  • At Albany State University, Students Are Priority

    At Albany State University, Students Are Priority

    by on May 15th, 2015

    Located in Albany, Georgia, Albany State University and its business school promote an in-depth, hands-on academic experience for each of its students. The University and its faculty see academia as a journey, and they … Read More

  • Applicant Stories: Why Get an MBA?

    Applicant Stories: Why Get an MBA?

    by on May 14th, 2015

    Why go to business school? The answer can be nearly anything, but it’s almost always about moving forward. By its very nature, business school is a means to an end. The benefits of business school are numerous: it can … Read More

  • MBA Salary and Return on Investment

    MBA Salary and Return on Investment

    by on May 12th, 2015

    The relationship of an MBA salary and what constitutes a great return on investment from business school are inextricably linked—for good reason. The GMAC’s annual survey of business school alumni (21,000 graduates … Read More

  • How GMAT Reading Differs from Everyday Reading

    How GMAT Reading Differs from Everyday Reading

    by on May 11th, 2015

    Let’s first note the two reasons why we read in everyday life: 1. We read because we are required (for real-life purposes) to be knowledgeable about the content we are reading: studying for a history exam, delivering … Read More

  • Tackling GMAT Data Sufficiency Questions

    Tackling GMAT Data Sufficiency Questions

    by on May 10th, 2015

    For many students studying for the GMAT, the dreaded Data Sufficiency questions can be a source of consternation. When you really think about it, though, the data sufficiency questions offer one advantage in that they … Read More

  • MBA News: Cuban MBA Admissions, HBS Gossip Girl

    MBA News: Cuban MBA Admissions, HBS Gossip Girl

    by on May 9th, 2015

    The GMAC president dishes up MBA admissions insight, a “gossip girl” considers Harvard Business School, and Cuba could start accepting MBA students—let’s dig into the latest headlines in business education and … Read More

  • What Is an Intrapreneur?

    What Is an Intrapreneur?

    by on May 8th, 2015

    Entrepreneurial vs. intrapreneurial thought: Outside the box; within the business If you’re thinking about going to business school, odds are you’re familiar with the path of the entrepreneur and how many MBAs unlock … Read More

  • 6 Tips for Getting MBA Tuition Reimbursement from Your Employer

    6 Tips for Getting MBA Tuition Reimbursement from Your Employer

    by on May 6th, 2015

    Want to get MBA tuition reimbursement from your employer? Emphasize your value to the company, just as if you were asking for a raise! Have you ever asked your boss for a raise? This isn’t a conversation most of us … Read More

  • MBA News: Business Education Reviews, Big Data Jobs

    MBA News: Business Education Reviews, Big Data Jobs

    by on May 3rd, 2015

    From a business school class trip leading to a billion dollar startup to top MBA programs recommended by MBA students, let’s dig into the latest headlines in business education and MBA news. Leave your comments below. … Read More