Articles by Kaplan GMAT

  • MBA News for Prospective Students

    MBA News for Prospective Students

    by on October 26th, 2014

    From business schools critiquing the (new-ish) GMAT Integrated Reasoning section to a historic first at Rutgers Business School (and—you guessed it!—more business school rankings lists), here’s the latest in MBA … Read More

  • 5 Tips for Getting into the Best Business Schools

    5 Tips for Getting into the Best Business Schools

    by on October 24th, 2014

    Get into the best business schools by preparing early! If you’ve been following along, you’re probably already familiar with the handy MBA application checklist we gave you a few weeks back. For you underclassmen out … Read More

  • Does GMAT Integrated Reasoning Matter?

    Does GMAT Integrated Reasoning Matter?

    by on October 22nd, 2014

    According to our 2014 survey of admissions officers at over 200 business schools across the United States*, 60% say that an applicant’s score on the GMAT’s Integrated Reasoning section (launched in June 2012) is not … Read More

  • Your MBA and Parenthood: Balancing Business School and Life

    Your MBA and Parenthood: Balancing Business School and Life

    by on October 18th, 2014

    Balancing business school and life can be challenging at the best of times, but when you add parenthood to the equation, “challenging” can describe the good days. Does that mean it can’t (or shouldn’t) be done? … Read More

  • Latest News from Top Business Schools

    Latest News from Top Business Schools

    by on October 16th, 2014

    Here are some of the latest headlines about what’s going on in top business schools today.From a possible major disruption in the business school education model to doctors in business school, there’s a lot to cover. … Read More

  • B-School Networking: Don’t Forget Your Professors!

    B-School Networking: Don’t Forget Your Professors!

    by on October 13th, 2014

    Anyone thinking about going to business school knows the value proposition includes networking. When I was asking around my social circle about what an MBA education was all about one close friend told me that 50% of the … Read More

  • Top 5 Secrets of Earning a High GMAT Score

    Top 5 Secrets of Earning a High GMAT Score

    by on October 10th, 2014

    Hoping to unlock the good life by going to business school? It starts with a high GMAT score. It takes serious drive and dedication to become a skilled test taker. The five tips below will help you on the path to … Read More

  • MBA Application Rounds—Which Is Right for You?

    MBA Application Rounds—Which Is Right for You?

    by on October 2nd, 2014

    Did you know that most business schools process MBA applications in rounds? What does that mean for you? Well, for most schools, it means that there are three separate application deadlines—or rounds—of processing. … Read More

  • How to Make Your MBA Application Checklist

    How to Make Your MBA Application Checklist

    by on September 24th, 2014

    Everybody’s business school application timeline is different and dependent upon his or her own schedule, but the application checklist is pretty consistent across the board. It’s never too early to start putting … Read More

  • Studying for the GMAT While Staying Focused and Healthy

    Studying for the GMAT While Staying Focused and Healthy

    by on September 16th, 2014

    If you’re about to start studying for the GMAT, your life is going to undergo some temporary changes. Odds are, your professors, parents, and peers have already started giving you some study tips to coach you through … Read More

  • Is Round 1 the Best Time to Apply for MBA Admissions?

    Is Round 1 the Best Time to Apply for MBA Admissions?

    by on September 12th, 2014

    Future MBAs have a lot to keep track of when applying to business school, so we’re here to provide some straight talk on the issue of admissions rounds for business school—namely, whether applying in round one, round … Read More

  • Anatomy of a GMAT Practice Test: Math + Verbal = Exam

    Anatomy of a GMAT Practice Test: Math + Verbal = Exam

    by on September 9th, 2014

    The first time you see a GMAT should actually be a GMAT practice test, not the real thing.  For many people, it can be a bit of a shock; they aren’t used to the kinds of math and verbal questions we see on the GMAT … Read More

  • 6 Ways to Calm Down When You’re Stressed from Studying

    6 Ways to Calm Down When You’re Stressed from Studying

    by on September 1st, 2014

    This article is brought to you by Uloop & Kaplan. Search Uloop for student housing, roommates, college jobs, internships, scholarships, and college news. It’s 3 a.m. and you’re still studying. Sweaty fingers … Read More

  • How to Land an MBA Job at a Startup

    How to Land an MBA Job at a Startup

    by on August 31st, 2014

    If you’re considering going to business school, you should feel pretty great about your path to unlocking the good life. After all, the availability of MBA jobs is up across the board, and that includes startups and … Read More