Articles by OfficialGMAT

  • 5 To Do’s for Your MBA Interview

    5 To Do’s for Your MBA Interview

    by on November 20th, 2016

    Submitted by Jay Bryant, Director of Graduate Recruitment & Admissions, Rady School of Management, University of California San Diego.  Yes, I know, you’ve already jumped through so many hoops and over so … Read More

  • Out of the GMAT Fray: 8 Steps to a Winning GMAT Prep Plan

    Out of the GMAT Fray: 8 Steps to a Winning GMAT Prep Plan

    by on October 23rd, 2016

    Submitted by Nicole Lindsay, author of The MBA Slingshot for Women: Using Business School to Catapult Your Career, non-profit executive, and former MBA admissions officer and corporate recruiter. Connect with Nicole … Read More

  • Build Your Support System Before and During Your MBA

    Build Your Support System Before and During Your MBA

    by on October 2nd, 2016

    In this video, Rich Barbier from Northwestern Kellogg talks about connecting with those in a similar experience for support. Read More

  • To Pay for Grad School, Think Like an Entrepreneur

    To Pay for Grad School, Think Like an Entrepreneur

    by on September 30th, 2016

    Submitted by Melissa Mikolajczak, executive director, Marketing and Communications, Pepperdine Graziadio School of Business and Management. If you’re reading this, one of two things has happened. Either the big day … Read More

  • 5 Ways to Fund Your B-School Studies

    5 Ways to Fund Your B-School Studies

    by on September 25th, 2016

    Submitted by Rebekah Lewin, assistant dean of Admissions & Financial Aid at the University of Rochester, William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration. A common question facing prospective students … Read More

  • The GMAT Enhanced Score Report: New and Improved Features

    The GMAT Enhanced Score Report: New and Improved Features

    by on September 23rd, 2016

    Since its launch in January 2016, the GMAT® Enhanced Score Report (ESR) has put test takers in control of their performance by giving them an in-depth review of their scores and insight into their test-taking skills, as … Read More

  • Why Diversity Matters in the B-School Classroom

    Why Diversity Matters in the B-School Classroom

    by on September 15th, 2016

    Submitted by Rebecca Baer, Director, MBA and Certificate Programs at Ball State University, College of Business. Business in the modern era is inherently global. No longer is globalization a topic of one particular … Read More

  • 3 Keys to Maximizing Admissions Events

    3 Keys to Maximizing Admissions Events

    by on August 26th, 2016

    Submitted by Nicole Lindsay, author of The MBA Slingshot for Women: Using Business School to Catapult Your Career, non-profit executive, and former MBA admissions officer and corporate recruiter. Connect with Nicole … Read More

  • MBA Hiring Projections Hit Post-Recession High

    MBA Hiring Projections Hit Post-Recession High

    by on August 6th, 2016

    Recent business school graduates are being welcomed by one of the best hiring markets in recent memory, according to the results of GMAC’s 2016 Corporate Recruiters Survey. The survey, which sampled more than 530 … Read More

  • Get Prepared: From Deciding to Go to Day 1 of B-School

    Get Prepared: From Deciding to Go to Day 1 of B-School

    by on July 31st, 2016

    In this video, Rebecca To, from Queen’s School of Business, shares her MBA journey and reveals key tips to help you prepare and understand the process of applying and getting into the b-school of your choice. Read More

  • How an Experiential MBA Education Can Work for You

    How an Experiential MBA Education Can Work for You

    by on July 29th, 2016

    Submitted by Jodi Detjen, Academic Director of MBA Programs, Suffolk University, Sawyer Business School. What you learn in the classroom can only take you so far in an MBA program. Employers want business school … Read More

  • Official Guide for GMAT Review Corrections

    Official Guide for GMAT Review Corrections

    by on July 25th, 2016

    We recently released The Official Guide for GMAT® Review, 2017 and we have discovered that this version (with the white cover) contains a number of typos that occurred during the publishing process. We understand that … Read More

  • User’s Guide to Full-Time MBA Rankings

    User’s Guide to Full-Time MBA Rankings

    by on July 13th, 2016

    If you’re considering applying to full-time MBA programs, you may have looked at business school rankings to help you gather information and decide where to apply. For many soon-to-be applicants, rankings are appealing … Read More

  • How to Apply to an MBA Program the Right Way

    How to Apply to an MBA Program the Right Way

    by on July 8th, 2016

    In this video, Aya Ghaleb, from Cranfield University, gives advice on how to tell a captivating story in your application. Read More