Articles by Ready4 GMAT

  • Should I Get a Master’s or PhD?

    Should I Get a Master’s or PhD?

    by on March 17th, 2017

    As you start thinking about grad school, you might be wondering, “Should I pursue a master’s or a Ph.D.?” The differences between the two can be confusing and nuanced. But, given how significant this decision is, … Read More

  • 6 Common B-School Interview Questions (and How to Answer Them)

    6 Common B-School Interview Questions (and How to Answer Them)

    by on March 16th, 2017

    Your b-school applications are in. You just checked your inbox and received the coveted invitation to interview at your top choice b-school! Congratulations! While this isn’t the same as an offer of acceptance, it … Read More

  • The MBA Application Timeline: Thinking Ahead to Be Ahead

    The MBA Application Timeline: Thinking Ahead to Be Ahead

    by on March 15th, 2017

    Today’s post comes from Ivy MBA Consulting. There are a lot of things to get together and organize when you decide to apply for an MBA program. One of the most important things to remember is to not save everything for … Read More

  • How to Deal with a Low GPA in MBA Admissions

    How to Deal with a Low GPA in MBA Admissions

    by on March 13th, 2017

    Your heart’s set on grad school. Perhaps you want a doctorate in literature because you’re hoping to teach Jane Austen seminars at the university level. Or, maybe you’d like a doctorate in biology, hoping to work … Read More

  • 3 Steps to Get Your Boss to Pay for Your MBA

    3 Steps to Get Your Boss to Pay for Your MBA

    by on March 12th, 2017

    An MBA is pricy—but what if you could get your boss to shoulder the cost? It’s no longer unusual for employers to invest in their employees’ education. You are a human resource of the company, and in the long run, … Read More

  • Why Student Loans Might be a Good Investment for Your MBA

    Why Student Loans Might be a Good Investment for Your MBA

    by on March 7th, 2017

    The results are in. You’ve been accepted to your top choice business school! Hurray! You’ve also received a decent scholarship and can contribute a good amount of savings to your degree. But, the numbers don’t lie. … Read More

  • 4 Tips to Maximize Your Chances of Getting Merit Aid from B-Schools

    4 Tips to Maximize Your Chances of Getting Merit Aid from B-Schools

    by on March 4th, 2017

    What do Yale, Rice, and UCLA all have in common? They all offer generous merit aid to accepted business school students. Note that I said “offer”—merit aid, as the name suggests, is earned for achievement. This … Read More

  • 8 Simple Ways to Spend Your Summer Before Your MBA

    8 Simple Ways to Spend Your Summer Before Your MBA

    by on March 3rd, 2017

    Congrats! You’ve been accepted to an MBA Program for the fall. Woohoo! Once you’ve finished celebrating this amazing accomplishment—and it is amazing—it’s time to start thinking about the upcoming summer. Yes, … Read More

  • Don’t Overlook Scholarships for Your MBA Program

    Don’t Overlook Scholarships for Your MBA Program

    by on March 1st, 2017

    You’re applying to business school. It’s an exciting prospect, for sure. But the costs can be daunting! Whether you’re just beginning the process or are putting the finishing touches on your b-school applications, … Read More

  • The Most Competitive B-Schools to Get Into

    The Most Competitive B-Schools to Get Into

    by on February 26th, 2017

    As business school becomes more popular for domestic and international students, the number of applications submitted to U.S. MBA programs continues to increase. Due to the increase in applicants, acceptance rates have … Read More

  • When Should You Start Studying for the GRE?

    When Should You Start Studying for the GRE?

    by on February 18th, 2017

    So, you need to take the GRE to get into grad school—but when should you begin studying? It depends on two factors: 1) your score gain goals and 2) how much time you have available. #1 Score Gain Goals Determine your … Read More

  • Should I Apply for an MBA in Round 3?

    Should I Apply for an MBA in Round 3?

    by on February 16th, 2017

    The ever so confusing Round 3. Why apply in Round 3? There are a number of valid reasons to do so—perhaps a recent job change or a sudden move has made you realize that business school in the fall would be a terrific … Read More

  • Taking the GMAT—How Many Times Is Too Many?

    Taking the GMAT—How Many Times Is Too Many?

    by on February 10th, 2017

    You took the GMAT once. Maybe twice. If you already have a score in the 700s—stop! You don’t need to take the test again. On the other hand … maybe your score isn’t what you hoped it would be. Perhaps you have … Read More

  • How Important Is My GMAT Score?

    How Important Is My GMAT Score?

    by on February 2nd, 2017

    Whether you’ve already submitted your applications for business school or you’ve just begun preparing for your first GMAT attempt, you’ve probably asked yourself at some point: “How much does my score actually … Read More