Articles by OfficialGMAT

  • Preparing for the GMAT with Limited Quant Experience

    Preparing for the GMAT with Limited Quant Experience

    by on April 15th, 2014

    My name is Finnbar Cornwall, I’m in the class of 2014 at London Business School. I’m British and grew up in the UK, but I spent the five years before the MBA living overseas. Before my MBA, I worked for the British … Read More

  • Why Is an MBA Important to an Aspiring Entrepreneur?

    Why Is an MBA Important to an Aspiring Entrepreneur?

    by on April 14th, 2014

    I am a Consortium Fellow at the Darden School of Business, University of Virginia. I was born and raised in the Washington, DC area and I graduated from Johns Hopkins University in 2006 with a BS in Biomedical … Read More

  • Retaking the GMAT Exam

    Retaking the GMAT Exam

    by on April 12th, 2014

    I am a Consortium Fellow at the Darden School of Business, University of Virginia. I was born and raised in the Washington, DC area and I graduated from Johns Hopkins University in 2006 with a BS in Biomedical … Read More

  • Surviving the MBA Admissions Process

    Surviving the MBA Admissions Process

    by on April 11th, 2014

    My name is Richard Battle-Baxter and I’m a second-year MBA student at the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University. I grew up in New Jersey and graduated from Rutgers University in 2004 with a BA … Read More

  • Building Your MBA Network Before B-School

    Building Your MBA Network Before B-School

    by on April 10th, 2014

    Submitted by Nicole Lindsay, a career development expert who is working on her first book about women and business school. She is a former MBA admissions officer, MBA recruiter and non-profit executive. Connect with … Read More

  • Be Unforgettable: Putting the CAPP in Your First Impression

    Be Unforgettable: Putting the CAPP in Your First Impression

    by on April 6th, 2014

    Submitted by Shari Hubert, associate dean of MBA Admissions, Georgetown McDonough School of Business. You’ll want to make a good first impression not only for the Admissions team, but also for current students, … Read More

  • 4 Steps to Avoid Drowning in MBA Applications

    4 Steps to Avoid Drowning in MBA Applications

    by on April 2nd, 2014

    Submitted by Nicole Lindsay, a career development expert who is working on her first book about women and business school. She is a former MBA admissions officer, MBA recruiter and non-profit executive. Connect with … Read More

  • Assembling an Ethical MBA Application

    Assembling an Ethical MBA Application

    by on April 1st, 2014

    Submitted by Carrie Marcinkevage, MBA Managing Director, Smeal College of Business, Penn State University.  Globalization continues to help us challenge and evolve what “ethical business practices” truly mean. In … Read More

  • Preparing for the MBA Interview

    Preparing for the MBA Interview

    by on March 29th, 2014

    Submitted by Deirdre M. Kane, director of MBA Admissions, Full-Time Program, University of Georgia. Being invited to interview with a program is the next step and this is your opportunity to shine, so you need to be … Read More

  • Preparation Pays Off for Your Best GMAT

    Preparation Pays Off for Your Best GMAT

    by on March 28th, 2014

    Taking the GMAT exam is your first step to getting into the business school of your choice. As you approach the exam, remind yourself that you have what it takes to succeed, but understand that preparation is critical. … Read More

  • 3 Tips for Your Best MBA Interview

    3 Tips for Your Best MBA Interview

    by on March 27th, 2014

    Submitted by Shane Moore, associate director, Admissions and Recruitment, Professional Graduate Programs, Robert H. Lee Graduate School, Sauder School of Business.  This is my fourth year in MBA admissions and over … Read More

  • What to Do When You’re Waitlisted

    What to Do When You’re Waitlisted

    by on March 26th, 2014

    Submitted by Kristin Roth, associate director, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. While obviously not the desired outcome, being placed on the waitlist should be viewed as a positive result of your efforts. … Read More

  • Through the Eyes of B-School Alumni: Degree ROI & Career Journey

    Through the Eyes of B-School Alumni: Degree ROI & Career Journey

    by on March 25th, 2014

    Advice that you’ll find nearly everywhere on mba.com is that talking with business school alumni is an invaluable way to gain meaningful insights about the b-school experience. We’ve given you a head start this … Read More

  • B-School as Launchpad for Entrepreneurs

    B-School as Launchpad for Entrepreneurs

    by on November 24th, 2013

    Are you considering the exciting prospect of being your own boss? If so, you’re not alone—23 percent of prospective business school students worldwide are considering careers as business owners[1]—and a growing … Read More