Latest Articles from Beat The GMAT’s Blog Network

  • We recently shared with you the report on gender at Columbia Business School produced last year by the Columbia Women in Business club.

    Since we’re on the subject, we thought we’d pass along some insights from a female graduate about her experience – and all you guys out there, don’t quit reading here because you think this ... Read More

  • Get into the best business schools by preparing early!

    If you’ve been following along, you’re probably already familiar with the handy MBA application checklist we gave you a few weeks back. For you underclassmen out there, don’t go thinking that your business school application days are so far ahead of you that you casually file those tips ... Read More

  • Here are eight practice problems on Sequences.

    14, 23, 32, 41, 50, 59, …

    1) In the sequence above, each term is 9 more than the previous term.  What is the 41st term of the sequence?

    360 365 369 374 383

    2) What is the difference between the fourth and third terms of the sequence defined by

    18 23 47 65 83

    3) Which of the following could be ... Read More

  • It’s a festival season for people in India. And we are enjoying it all over the country(22nd October in some parts and 23rd October in some places).

    Crackers, Sweets, Joy, & Party!!

    Oh boy!! What a day!!. Every year, Diwali brings color and joy to all the people in India!!

    For the benefits of folks, A little insight about Diwali. Diwali ... Read More

  • We are now half way through semester 1, or a quarter of the way through year one, or an eighth of the way through the MBA. It doesn’t matter how you put it, it’s all the same. Some of us focus on the big picture while others are taking one day at a time. When [...] Read More

  • What makes a great MBA Interview? We’ve gotten MBA interview tips from former admissions counselors, our own expert consultants, and even our successful applicants have weighed in. And now, our COO Lauren Herskovic is getting in the game.

    Here we present what NOT to do at an MBA interview - 7 MBA Interview Tips (Hover over and click the volume ... Read More

  • Just over a year ago, the bschool applicant forums were buzzing with talk about a damning article that came out in the New York Times about gender inequality at Harvard Business School . A subsequent article was also published about class and accusations of elitism surrounding a clique of rich kids at HBS . EssaySnark offered our reaction after speaking ... Read More

  • "Denied." 

    "Declined." 

    "Released."    Business schools have no shortage of euphemisms when it comes to informing an MBA applicant that he or she will not be invited to join the incoming class. Whatever terminology the adcom chooses, considering all of the time and effort you've put into the application ... Read More

  • Just wanted to share my happiness with you as I took the GMAT exam today and got the score I needed! Finally, after one year of studying and struggling, I got the score I need and I thank you and your course for it! I think the main thing that I benefitted from in your course is the self confidence it gave me. I finally overcame my anxiety and went ... Read More

  • Hello!

    Today, it’s fraction time! I am answering a question that one of your fellow GMAT-studiers asked about comparing fractions. Watch the video to learn more on this topic, and check out Mike McGarry’s blog post for even more tips!

    If you have any questions about this, be sure to leave them in the comments below.

    And as usual, here’s ... Read More

  • I know  I know… It´s been long enough. Truth is I have just finished my R1 applications. Tuck, MIT, Duke and NYU are done and now it is time to wait and let admissions teams work. This might be the hardest part: to wait knowing there is nothing else you can do right now. A week […] Read More

  • We recently talked about sending a new GMAT score to the admissions office after you’ve submitted your MBA application. Or sending them a transcript from a class you have completed since applying. There are some other situations when the school also deserves an update: if you get laid off you get (gulp!) fired possibly (possibly)…

    While ... Read More

  • At Admissionado, we believe it’s our responsibility to get you the best MBA application related information on the Internet. Now this isn’t easy. Even once you get past the cat memes and celebrity gossip, there is still a lot of misinformation out there that can confuse, scare, and point you in the wrong direction.

    We believe in reliable ... Read More

  • Dayton's birthday was a blast.  I'll let the pictures do the talking. His request for birthday breakfast was...oatmeal?!? So we added sprinkles. 1st time rollerblading. It's harder than it looks. Bean Museum at BYU. Free and Fabulous."Charlotte" the friendly tarantula Making friends with CharlotteBirthday Dinner at the park. ... Read More

  • Getting a low GPA will definitely dishearten you and may lead you to believe that you may not be able to get into your dream college or into one of the top universities in the country. If you think that a low GPA can be a deal breaker, it probably can; but, the good news is that there are ways for you to balance out a low academic standing in high school ... Read More

  • From business schools critiquing the (new-ish) GMAT Integrated Reasoning section to a historic first at Rutgers Business School (and—you guessed it!—more business school rankings lists), here’s the latest in MBA news for prospective students applying to business school or taking the GMAT.

    How relevant is Integrated Reasoning for your GMAT score?

    According ... Read More