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    4 Time Management Strategies for Integrated Reasoning

    4 Time Management Strategies for Integrated Reasoning

    by on July 26th, 2017

    The GMAT’s Integrated Reasoning section, which was introduced in 2012, consists of 12 complex questions that you must answer in only 30 minutes. It includes four question types: Graphics Interpretation, Multi-Source … Read More

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    How to Prepare for Your Last Year of B-School

    How to Prepare for Your Last Year of B-School

    by on July 11th, 2017

    With your first year of your MBA program complete, your final year of business school will likely have you feeling much more confident. You know the landscape, you have more freedom to choose the schedule you want, and … Read More

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    3 Ways to Get GRE Writing Practice

    3 Ways to Get GRE Writing Practice

    by on May 13th, 2017

    If you’re taking the GRE, the exam starts with the Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA), which consists of two parts: the Issue Task and the Argument Task. You have 30 minutes to write each essay. Unfortunately, that … Read More

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    How to Improve Your GMAT Score the Second Time Around

    How to Improve Your GMAT Score the Second Time Around

    by on April 16th, 2017

    Retaking the GMAT is a common practice for business school applicants. Not everyone achieves their target score the first time they take the exam, and many students take the GMAT more than once. You can improve your GMAT … Read More

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    How to Prepare for GMAT Vocabulary

    How to Prepare for GMAT Vocabulary

    by on March 15th, 2017

    When it comes to tackling the GMAT, unlike the GRE, you won’t be tested on the meanings of individual vocabulary words in context. You will need to feel comfortable with the type of vocabulary used on the GMAT, … Read More

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    Should I Take the GMAT or GRE?

    Should I Take the GMAT or GRE?

    by on February 18th, 2017

    If you’re applying to graduate school, you’re probably thinking about taking an entrance exam as part of your application. For law school, it’s the LSAT. For medical school, it’s the MCAT. For other graduate … Read More

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    4 Ways to Prepare for B-School During Your Last Undergrad Semester

    4 Ways to Prepare for B-School During Your Last Undergrad Semester

    by on January 12th, 2017

    Your final semester of college is a busy time. Most college seniors are looking for jobs, spending quality moments with friends, and trying to finish strong in their major. If you are also thinking about business school … Read More

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    4 Classes to Prepare You for the GMAT

    4 Classes to Prepare You for the GMAT

    by on December 9th, 2016

    At first glance, the GMAT seems like a complex exam, testing advanced skills in writing, data analysis, mathematics, social science, and grammar. However, most of the areas covered by the GMAT are actually a combination … Read More

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    Preparing for Integrated Reasoning on the GMAT

    Preparing for Integrated Reasoning on the GMAT

    by on November 23rd, 2016

    In recent years, more business schools have been taking a closer look at their applicants’ Integrated Reasoning scores on the GMAT, so it’s a great time for you to prepare for this section of the exam. If you’re … Read More

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    Preparing for Critical Reasoning on the GMAT

    Preparing for Critical Reasoning on the GMAT

    by on October 21st, 2016

    Critical Reasoning questions appear on the GMAT in the Verbal section—one of many GMAT question types. They are similar to Reading Comprehension questions, but Critical Reasoning questions have one main difference: … Read More

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    4 Reflective Questions to Guide Your GMAT Prep

    4 Reflective Questions to Guide Your GMAT Prep

    by on September 16th, 2016

    To create an effective study plan for the GMAT, test-takers should first make time for self-reflection. But what, precisely, should you ask yourself to generate the results that you desire on this exam? Here are four … Read More

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    4 Things to Accomplish in Your First Semester of B-School

    4 Things to Accomplish in Your First Semester of B-School

    by on August 10th, 2016

    Congratulations! You’re going to business school. This transition is quite an exciting time in your life. Now that the application process is over, the fun can begin. Before you dive headfirst into your MBA program, … Read More

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    GMAT Question Types

    GMAT Question Types

    by on July 23rd, 2016

    One essay and 90 questions. That’s a lot to pack into three hours and 30 minutes of a GMAT exam. In addition to the Analytical Writing Assessment, there are a variety of question types on the GMAT. The basic categories … Read More

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    What Is the B-School Application Process?

    What Is the B-School Application Process?

    by on June 29th, 2016

    Applying to grad school is a great time of anticipation as you look forward to the next step in your career. However, it can also be a daunting process, whether you’re a current undergrad or have been out in the … Read More

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