Articles by Kaplan GMAT

  • MBA News: New 2016 MBA Rankings, Rise in Average Starting Salary

    MBA News: New 2016 MBA Rankings, Rise in Average Starting Salary

    by on November 25th, 2016

    One top business school reports record-breaking compensation for its graduates, another MBA rankings list lands, and applicants look to change the world through social entrepreneurship. Here’s what’s trending on the … Read More

  • GMAT Score or GPA: What’s the Biggest Application Killer?

    GMAT Score or GPA: What’s the Biggest Application Killer?

    by on November 24th, 2016

    There is no one-size-fits-all formula for getting into business school—but by thinking smart and planning out a timeline suited to your unique candidacy, you’ll be gathering confidence and knowledge that will really … Read More

  • MBA News: B-Schools Fear Immigration Policy Could Affect MBAs

    MBA News: B-Schools Fear Immigration Policy Could Affect MBAs

    by on November 20th, 2016

    Policy changes to U.S. immigration might affect prospective MBAs overseas, a new class of students arrive at a top-ranked Midwestern business school, and worries still linger long after the Paris terrorist attack. … Read More

  • Land Your Score: Assumptions in Critical Reasoning

    Land Your Score: Assumptions in Critical Reasoning

    by on November 16th, 2016

    In past posts I’ve discussed ways to break down Critical Reasoning (CR) passages on the GMAT. Here I will focus on a specific subset of question types that make up the majority of CR questions and can be tackled in the … Read More

  • MBA News: B-School Receives $15M for Veterans’ Tuition

    MBA News: B-School Receives $15M for Veterans’ Tuition

    by on November 15th, 2016

    One business school is hoping that a new program will attract more applications from veterans, while other schools shift to teaching in the real world. Meet the newest class at Mendoza—and learn why you should be … Read More

  • Land Your GMAT Score—or Cancel It

    Land Your GMAT Score—or Cancel It

    by on November 8th, 2016

    This post is an unusual take on landing your best score; here I will update you on the ins and outs of canceling a GMAT score. Will business schools know if I cancel my GMAT score? Historically, GMAT takers had to decide … Read More

  • Give Your Career a Boost With an MBA

    Give Your Career a Boost With an MBA

    by on November 7th, 2016

    This article by Danielle Wirsansky is brought to you by Uloop and Kaplan. After completing undergraduate studies, many students find themselves at a crossroads. There are so many different paths to take, regardless of … Read More

  • MBA News: MBAs Studying Abroad Face International Uncertainties

    MBA News: MBAs Studying Abroad Face International Uncertainties

    by on November 6th, 2016

    How high is the average GMAT score for Yale’s newest incoming class? What are the risks associated with studying abroad for business school? Will international MBA students face new obstacles obtaining a post-Brexit … Read More

  • Why Diversity Matters in the B-School Classroom

    Why Diversity Matters in the B-School Classroom

    by on November 3rd, 2016

    This article by Francine Fluetsch is brought to you by Uloop and Kaplan. When we think of businessmen in movies, we usually get one image: that of some old white man in a new tux, or something of that nature. We want … Read More

  • Land Your Score: Reading Passages with a Purpose

    Land Your Score: Reading Passages with a Purpose

    by on October 30th, 2016

    One of the most important steps of analyzing a GMAT Reading Comprehension passage is also one of the easiest to overlook: identifying the purpose of the passage. Recognizing WHY the passage was written is more important … Read More

  • MBA News: B-School Graduates Happier Post-MBA, Survey Finds

    MBA News: B-School Graduates Happier Post-MBA, Survey Finds

    by on October 29th, 2016

    Money may buy MBAs happiness, Canada’s largest bank invests in a business school startup lab, and Dartmouth Tuck sees increased enrollment of female students. Find out what’s trending on the business school … Read More

  • What Unique Jobs Can You Get with a Degree in Business?

    What Unique Jobs Can You Get with a Degree in Business?

    by on October 27th, 2016

    This article submitted by Rhiannon Winner is brought to you by Uloop and Kaplan. The word business sometimes conjures images of middle aged workers in grey suits packed into cubicles. If you’re considering a degree … Read More

  • MBA News: Who Tops The Economist’s 2017 MBA Rankings?

    MBA News: Who Tops The Economist’s 2017 MBA Rankings?

    by on October 23rd, 2016

    Ross welcomes its new students, The Economist announces this year’s MBA rankings, and Duke Fuqua reports higher starting salary and compensation for its latest crop of graduates. See what’s trending on the business … Read More

  • Land Your Score: Standard Deviation on the GMAT

    Land Your Score: Standard Deviation on the GMAT

    by on October 22nd, 2016

    The GMAT tests some of the basic concepts of statistics, including mean, median, and range, as well as more challenging concepts such as standard deviation (SD). Skipping the standard deviation formula Fortunately, you … Read More