Latest Articles from Beat The GMAT’s Blog Network

  • If you read our last post about MBA campus visits, then you already know how important it is to make an appearance at the programs you’re applying to.

    So make them happen already, will ya?! And while you’re tromping around campus ogling all the people, places and things you hope to be interacting with in the very near future, here are some ... Read More

  • Are you dreaming of a career with a nice fat signing bonus?

    While signing bonuses are soaring, some top GMAT scorers are getting dinged from top MBA programs. Catch all the trending business school stories here.

    Signing bonus season It’s a great time to be going to business school and earning your MBA. Hiring is up and so are salaries. Additionally, ... Read More

  • EXPARTUS MBA Admissions

    If you’re thinking about going to business school, understanding the ins and outs of b-school admissions testing is an absolute must. Recently, there have been several important GMAT changes announced by GMAC, the creators of the test.

    Whether you are thinking about taking the GMAT or have ... Read More

  • This post has been republished in its entirety from its original source,

    For many individuals, getting an MBA is a goal in and of itself. It’s a great goal, but it’s only one piece of the puzzle. An MBA is a stepping stone and so is your first post-mba job. Both your MBA and first job should be seen not as a final destination but ... Read More

  • To get an MBA admit by the end of 2016, you need to overcome the first challenge – The GMAT!

    In this session, you will learn:

    (1) Why the GMAT is an important factor in your MBA application journey

    (2) How the GMAT is structured and how to approach the different sections on the GMAT

    (3) What materials to use to prepare for the GMAT

    (4) How ... Read More

  • In this week’s Top #MBA Tweets, we’re taking a look at life in business school. As the academic year comes to a close, students are balancing final exams with their social lives.

    A pair at Columbia Business School took advantage of the nice spring weather:

    Beautiful day for a bike ride #tribikes #bschoollife #centralpark #nyc by kushnijhawan ... Read More

  • India’s Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Assocham) is sounding the alarm. It’s never been a secret that the vast majority of India’s business schools are, um, ineffective at producing employable graduates. But, as the Business Standard newspaper reported today, Assocham is now claiming that India’s “unfolding ... Read More

  • The weather is finally warming up and summer vacation is so close we can almost taste it…

    Seniors, just a few more exams and final papers, and you will be officially DONE with your high school careers. But first, before we can get to any of that, it’s time to face Decision Day!

    May 1st is National Decision Day, when high school seniors must ... Read More

  • Three years ago, NYU Stern School of Business became the first leading U.S. business school to establish a center dedicated to advancing human rights through better business practices. Now, maintaining its position in the vanguard of this movement, the Center for Business and Human Rights has literally written the book on the subject.

    Business and ... Read More


    Creating a career after educating yourself through the years is not an easy task for several professionals who happen to work or rather slog their heart out during their education. After educating themselves ... Read More

  • EXPARTUS MBA Admissions

    According to Financial Times, a quarter of the top 100 EMBA programs worldwide take place entirely in the United States. The top five EMBA programs in the United States are:

    – Wharton Business School (University of Pennsylvania)

    – Fuqua School of Business (Duke University)

    – ... Read More

  • Are you facing an overall timing issue on the GMAT – then RC could be the culprit!

    Join us on a GMAT strategy session where we will teach you:

    1. How to use the 80/20 rule to reading GMAT RC passages.

    2. FIVE  ways in which GMAT sets traps to confuse you on the answer choices.

    3. How to conserve your mental energy by switching gears while ... Read More

  • Critical reading is the process of reading that goes beyond just understanding a text.Critical reading involves:carefully considering and evaluating the readingidentifying the reading's strengths and implicationsidentifying the reading's weaknesses and flawsRead this article to know more about critical reading.. Read More

  • bschool talkies

    So, what does a Statement of Purpose mean? While there is no thumb rule for what a proper statement of purpose should look like, there are definitely certain Key points which you don’t want to miss out on when writing your SOP.  I’ll share what I have often seen in some great Statements of Purpose and anything on these lines ... Read More

  • Dive into another week of Idioms! In this weeks video, I cover idiomatic phrases involving hold, view, know, and hope. 😀

    Be excellent to the universe!

    Here’s this week’s board!


    The post GMAT Tuesday: Must Know Idioms #16 appeared first on Magoosh GMAT Blog. Read More

  • Have you considered business or career opportunities overseas?

    Studying abroad to launch your career Last week, we looked at how studying abroad can grow your personal and academic success. Anyone who’s spent time overseas knows how life-changing the experience is. When applied to its full potential, the experience can have a long-term impact on ... Read More

  • Lehigh University’s College of Business and Economics (CBE) formally launched its new, intensive one-year MBA program on March 1, 2016. Lehigh also offers a Flexible Pacing MBA, which features a hybrid structure of in-class and online learning.

    1-MBA will begin in January 2017 and it will be comprised of 50 credits. Designed both for professionals ... Read More

  • Since its release on the June 2012 exam, the Integrated Reasoning portion of the GMAT has had some test takers stumped. This 30-minute, 12 question section is oddly scored on a 1 to 8 scale, and no partial credit is given, even for multi-part, multi-answer questions.

    For the past several years, it was a matter of debate on whether business schools ... Read More

  • The problem is, in most cases, the consequences will hit so far in the future that the cause is practically divorced from the result.

    Take the choices you make today about what to eat or drink, or whether to skip the gym or push yourself to go, or how late to stay up tonight binge-watching the latest TV series on HBO. By now we all know the possible ... Read More

  • We have put together a powerful GRE workshop tailored to help you improve your GRE Verbal Scores!

    GRE Verbal section (3 hours of content and teaching)

    (1) Learn how to train your mind to identify the right arguments in Critical Reasoning and how to choose the right answer in under 3 minutes.

    (2) Know how to use the strategy of Skimming and Scanning ... Read More

  • Are you facing an overall timing issue on the GMAT – then RC could be the culprit!

    Join us on a GMAT strategy session where we will teach you:

    1. How to use the 80/20 rule to reading GMAT RC passages.

    2. FIVE  ways in which GMAT sets traps to confuse you on the answer choices.

    3. How to conserve your mental energy by switching gears while ... Read More

  •   As future MBA applicants launch their admissions campaigns, one key aspect to keep in mind is how to best engage with “influencers” who can make a difference in the outcome of the campaign. These individuals include students and administrators at targeted schools, local alumni, and potential recommenders. It’s important to convey ... Read More

  • The deadlines for ISB MBA Application cycle 2016-2017 are out. There hasn't been much change from last year. 

    CYCLE 1 Application Deadline : October 15, 2016 Offer Decision-1*: November 10, 2016 Offer Decision-2: December 05, 2016

    CYCLE 2 Application Deadline : January 15, 2017 Offer Decision-1* : February 10, 2017 Offer Decision-2 : March 05, 2017

    Acceptance ... Read More

  • “I quit!” How many of us have fantasized about saying those two words to a boss at some point in our career, turning with a flourish and marching out the door, never looking back? While that kind of dramatic exit could offer a certain kind of short-term satisfaction, it’s perhaps not the best way to leave a job to head off to business school.

    So ... Read More

  • Indiana / Kelley School of Business has released the Kelley MBA deadlines for the 2016-2017 admissions season. 

    The Kelley MBA deadlines for 2016-2017 are as follows:

    Early Round Application Deadline: October 15, 2016 Notification Date: December 20,  2016

    Priority Deadline Application Deadline: January 5, 2017 Notification Date: March 15, ... Read More

  • The Indian School of Business has posted the PGP 2016-2017 deadlines for its MBA-equivalent Post Graduate Programme in Management.

    Prospective PGP students who hold Indian passports should note that the school conducts its admissions process in two cycles, and encourages applicants to target the earlier of these two deadlines. Meanwhile, non-Indian ... Read More

  • With Round 2 deposit deadlines due over the next few weeks, we know that many of our readers will be asking about the background checks conducted by leading programs. Here are some quick facts to help explain the process:

    What are background checks? Background checks involve the verification of information that a candidate has provided in his or her ... Read More

  • In this weekly series, we provide a brief rundown of what we know is happening in the week ahead, as far as admissions related MBA deadlines and decisions are concerned at the top business schools.

    This upcoming week we will see a few more decision releases, a number of deposit deadlines as well as a few application deadlines for final rounds.

    Monday, ... Read More

  • A resume is that loophole in your career that could connect you to a job interview. The job comes to you when you have your credentials up front someplace ready to be read. The written credentials with your qualifications and experiences are made ready by jotting it down and it’s as easy as that. Motivate yourself to make the best resume possible ... Read More

  • First: Our Columbia MBA application guide is out! It discusses the topic we’re covering in this post today from a more practical angle in terms of implications for your strategy, with lots and lots of other super important info-nuggets of gold that you truly need if you’re going to do a good job on this…

    While much of the blahg is ... Read More