Articles by Ready4 GMAT

  • How to Study for the TOEFL and GRE at the Same Time

    How to Study for the TOEFL and GRE at the Same Time

    by on April 24th, 2017

    Need to take both the TOEFL and GRE to apply for U.S. grad schools? In an ideal world, you would have enough time to focus on studying for each test separately, but for most students, that’s not the case. Luckily, … Read More

  • What to Do When You’re Waitlisted by Your Dream B-School

    What to Do When You’re Waitlisted by Your Dream B-School

    by on April 15th, 2017

    What should you do while you’re hovering in that space between rejection and acceptance, holding the notoriously nerve-wrecking waitlist letter from your dream b-school? First of all, see the silver lining in this … Read More

  • Should I Re-Apply to a B-School That Has Rejected Me?

    Should I Re-Apply to a B-School That Has Rejected Me?

    by on April 11th, 2017

    Didn’t make it into your dream b-school the first time around? As they say, there’s always next time—which might be right now! But, is re-applying the right move for you? In most cases, resilience is viewed … Read More

  • When Should I Cancel My GRE Score?

    When Should I Cancel My GRE Score?

    by on March 31st, 2017

    Many of us have experienced this before: You walk out of a math test thinking you bombed it. A week later, the professor hands back the exams and the butterflies are wreaking havoc in your stomach. You’re waiting for … Read More

  • Does Your Major Matter for B-School?

    Does Your Major Matter for B-School?

    by on March 30th, 2017

    You’ve mapped out your future and made a plan. The next step: b-school. You majored in English literature in undergrad and you’re concerned that you’re at a disadvantage applying to business school, despite the … Read More

  • 9 Steps to Beat B-School Application Anxiety

    9 Steps to Beat B-School Application Anxiety

    by on March 23rd, 2017

    For many business school students, the stress begins way before the school year starts—thanks to the notoriously daunting application process. These months are packed to the brim with research on programs, prepping for … Read More

  • 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