Articles by Kaplan GMAT

  • Giving the Admissions Committee Your MBA Elevator Pitch

    Giving the Admissions Committee Your MBA Elevator Pitch

    by on August 21st, 2015

    What’s your MBA elevator pitch? Imagine that you are standing in the lobby of a large building. You’ve just pushed the button to go up to the 10th floor for an appointment you have in a few minutes. As you wait for … Read More

  • How Social Business Expert Jeff Gibbard Targeted His Top B-Schools

    How Social Business Expert Jeff Gibbard Targeted His Top B-Schools

    by on August 20th, 2015

    Jeff Gibbard never had a problem with creativity. But in order to unlock the good life by getting his social business agency off the ground, he needed to give himself a left-brain advantage to get into his top business … Read More

  • MBA News: Top-Ranked B-School Admissions Dean Tells All

    MBA News: Top-Ranked B-School Admissions Dean Tells All

    by on August 18th, 2015

    [Photo Credits: Sergey Gabdurakhmanov via Flickr cc] From an in-depth interview with the dean of admissions at a top-ranked business school to MBA students getting an early start to their academic year—let’s dig into … Read More

  • 4 Reasons to Take a Free GMAT Practice Test

    4 Reasons to Take a Free GMAT Practice Test

    by on August 16th, 2015

    Why should you sign up for one of the many upcoming Free Online GMAT Practice Tests that Kaplan offers? There are plenty of good reasons, but here are some of the most important: 1. Stamina training for Test Day It’s … Read More

  • Which B-School Application Round Is Right for You?

    Which B-School Application Round Is Right for You?

    by on August 15th, 2015

    Most business schools process MBA applications in rounds, having three separate deadlines. So what’s the difference between the MBA application rounds, and what do they mean for you and your business school application … Read More

  • MBA News: Africa’s Future Business Leaders Fight Corruption

    MBA News: Africa’s Future Business Leaders Fight Corruption

    by on August 9th, 2015

    From African business schools fighting corruption to the unique traits MBA admissions officers look for in candidates—it’s been another interesting week of MBA news. Keep reading to get the latest stories for … Read More

  • GMAT or GRE for Business School?

    GMAT or GRE for Business School?

    by on August 8th, 2015

    You know you’re going to get an MBA. The question is, what route will you take? More specifically, you may be wondering which test to take—GMAT or GRE? Deciding between GMAT or GRE for business school Of course, the … Read More

  • How to Transition from Undergrad to B-School

    How to Transition from Undergrad to B-School

    by on August 7th, 2015

    This article is brought to you by Uloop and Kaplan. Search Uloop for student housing, college roommates, sublets, part-time jobs, internships, tutors, and campus news. It’s a busy business world out there, which must … Read More

  • GMAT Score: Report or Cancel?

    GMAT Score: Report or Cancel?

    by on July 31st, 2015

    You’ve almost survived Test Day—but not before the GMAT asks you what may be the toughest question of all … Report or cancel your GMAT score? Good news for those facing the dreaded GMAT reporting decision. As of … Read More

  • MBA News: Starting Salary Rankings, HBS Interview Insights

    MBA News: Starting Salary Rankings, HBS Interview Insights

    by on July 30th, 2015

    From ranking which alumni boast the best median starting salary, to MBA programs enrolling more women, to an inside look at the HBS interview—it’s been another interesting week of business education news. Keep … Read More

  • MBA News: Better Business Education Networking, Recruiting Up

    MBA News: Better Business Education Networking, Recruiting Up

    by on July 27th, 2015

    Photo Credit: David Jones via Flickr cc From noteworthy MBA networking tips to wowing the Harvard Business School admissions committee—it’s been a sizzling month of business education news. Keep reading to find out … Read More

  • 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