Articles by Josh Anish

    10 Unexpectedly Fun Things About Applying to Business School

    10 Unexpectedly Fun Things About Applying to Business School

    by on July 13th, 2010

    Guest post from Christina Yu 1. Suddenly Everything “Counts” Again: Miss the cool random stuff you did in high school to round out your “extracurricular profile”? Competing in the long-jump, … Read More

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    Knewton Brutal Challenge (Verbal Edition) – Week 14

    by on June 30th, 2010

    Written by Joanna Bersin The shirt is in play. Earn it by answering this question and explaining your reasoning. Both the Bactrian camel and the dromedary belong to the genus Camelus, but after being domesticated for … Read More

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    GMAT or GRE: Questions and Answers with Jose

    GMAT or GRE: Questions and Answers with Jose

    by on June 18th, 2010

    I was lucky enough to sit down recently with Jose Ferreira, the Founder and CEO of Knewton. He answered my questions over coffee. We work together so it really wasn’t a big deal. Regardless, he’s always … Read More

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    Knewton Brutal Challenge – Week 12 Verbal Edition

    by on June 16th, 2010

    To win the shirt, answer the question (and share your thinking) here. We’ll announce the winner in the comments below. What is indigenous to the rain forest, which supplies 28 percent of the world’s … Read More

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    Knewton Brutal GMAT Question Challenge – Week 11 Feature Edition

    by on June 2nd, 2010

    Guest Post by Joanna Bersin Hey, since there’s been so much sensation across so many nations about the Brutal Math Challenge – here’s a verbal ditty. No worries; it’s still brutal. And we’re … Read More

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    Knewton Brutal GMAT Challenge – Webinar Edition!

    by on May 16th, 2010

    The Brutal Math Challenge has been such a success that we decided to step up our game even more. Below are two brutal GMAT questions — one math, one verbal. Answers will be discussed by our expert team of teachers … Read More

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    Reading Comprehension Tip from Knewton: Tone and Tonality

    Reading Comprehension Tip from Knewton: Tone and Tonality

    by on March 12th, 2010

    Tone is the feeling or emotion associated with a passage or a part of a passage. An author creates tone with the specific words he or she chooses to include. Adjectives and adverbs give authors a chance to express … Read More

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    Common Idioms on the GMAT

    by on February 24th, 2010

    An idiom is an expression that on a literal level may not make perfect sense, either grammatically or logically, but has become so thoroughly accepted that the misuse of this expression is a grammatical error. The … Read More

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    Personal Statements for B-School: Do’s and Don’ts

    Personal Statements for B-School: Do’s and Don’ts

    by on February 16th, 2010

    A lot of students write in asking questions about the personal statement. And for good reason: It’s your one shot to really introduce your personality to an admissions board. It’s like you’re running for President … Read More

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    Don’t Try to Disprove Data Sufficiency Statements on the GMAT

    Don’t Try to Disprove Data Sufficiency Statements on the GMAT

    by on January 30th, 2010

    In any GMAT course, one of the very first things taught about the Data Sufficiency section is that the two statements are true and do not contradict one another.  It’s a point that’s easy to gloss over and … Read More

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    B-School Rankings, Earnings, and Your GMAT Score

    B-School Rankings, Earnings, and Your GMAT Score

    by on December 20th, 2009

    There are dozens of business school rankings out there. In this video, Jose Ferreira, the founder of Knewton, tells you which ones are worthwhile—and which ones to skip. He also points to a fascinating feature behind … Read More

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    The Business-Like Approach to GMAT Math, Part II

    The Business-Like Approach to GMAT Math, Part II

    by on November 18th, 2009

    In Part I of this series, I talked about approaching wordy GMAT questions as a businessperson would–by carefully reading these questions the first time around in order to absorb all information. The following GMAT … Read More

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    Great GMAT Essay from a Knewton Student

    by on November 13th, 2009

    I read A LOT of GMAT essays. Alex Sarlin and I read every single essay sent in by every single Knewton student. More and more are coming in every day. We usually offer words of encouragement followed by a few points of … Read More

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    Fun with Venn Diagrams

    Fun with Venn Diagrams

    by on November 10th, 2009

    Meet the Halls and the Oateses: Two family reunions are happening at the same hotel, the Oates reunion and the Hall reunion. All 100 guests at the hotel attend at least one of the reunions. If 40 people attend the Oates … Read More

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