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  • This year, only 6% of applicants gained acceptance to Stanford Graduate School of Business. How can you optimize your application so that you can join the 6% that into next year’s class? How should you present your qualifications effectively to the GSB adcom? How can you demonstrate that you’ll both fit in at this top b-school AND stand out?

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  • Free Webinar 7/29/14: Get Accepted to Stanford This year, only 6% of applicants gained acceptance to Stanford Graduate School of Business. How can you optimize your application so that you can join the 6% that into next year’s class? How should you present your qualifications effectively to the GSB adcom? How can you demonstrate that you’ll both ... Read More

  • GMAC has recently published a brand-new version of the GMAT Official Guide.  This is in fact the 14th edition of the GMAT OG, but that’s not what GMAC is calling it.  They are calling it: The Official GMAT Guide 2015.  How does this differ from the OG13?

     

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  • What is an argument? An argument, in the context of the GMAT, doesn’t involve screaming, yelling, name calling, or any shenanigans of the like. Simply, an argument is the presentation of an idea. The point of the argument is to convince someone of this idea—or at least make it sound feasible.

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  • Hey everyone, say hello to Eric this week! Eric has a lot of great advice for fellow students, and even makes a basketball analogy to make it all more understandable for you.

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  • Keys to Dominating GMAT Integrated Reasoning Sample GMAT Integrated Reasoning Question. Click the photo to see how to solve one of the questions.

    My dad used to tell me that if you’re going to bother to do something, you might as well do it right.

    That advice certainly applies to the Integrated Reasoning section of the GMAT. We all know that ... Read More

  • Sometimes the simplest, smallest study tricks make the biggest difference.

    They can boost your confidence, improve your focus, and dissipate your exam anxiety. They can even open your eyes to a new method of organization that will boost your academics for years to come.

    Today, we share our favorite unexpected lifehacks to improve your score. Enjoy!  

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    Introducing Grant Brooks, GMAT Blogger by Night! Hello everyone! My name is Grant Brooks, and I am very excited to share my journey with you. I am a MBA applicant veteran (Fortunately or unfortunately? We’ll find out!).

     

    My background I graduated from California State University, Long Beach on a full-ride, and got a finance job in ... Read More

  • Hello!

    It’s true: there’s just something about dangling modifiers that makes them difficult and hard to spot! So this week, we’re practicing with examples so you can learn how breeze through, whiz through and do questions really fast.

    If you’ve got questions, feel free to leave them in the comment box below! And, you can ... Read More

  • This is a scenario I have seen countless times in the forums. Some student has been preparing for months, diligently doing practice questions and taking practice GMATs (whether GMAT Prep or some other practice tests). The student felt the scores on the practice GMAT were either acceptable or pretty good. Then the student sits for the real GMAT, and ... Read More

  • 2015 GMAT Official Guides

    The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) released new editions of all three GMAT Official Guides last week. To our dismay, the new editions are almost 100% identical to the editions that they replaced. Other than some very minor wording changes and corrections, the content and questions are the same. This breaks ... Read More

  • Whether you are retaking the test or starting to study for the first time, you need to be smart about your studies. I am not talking about how you organize your study schedule, how much you should read in your free time, or the quality of materials that you should use for your preparation. I am talking about making your mind stronger.

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  • Choosing to pursue an MBA is a big decision, and timing is everything. Today, our friends at The MBA Exchange will walk you through some important questions in your decision-making process.

    One of the most distinctive and beneficial aspects of MBA education — compared to most other graduate disciplines — is that the most prestigious schools ... Read More

  • Hello!

    There’s an easy and straightforward 3-step process to making multipliers, but that simple skill will come in very handy on the GMAT! This week, learn how this 3-step process and then put it to work on an actual problem.

    You can take a look at the final board work here:

    And, you can also learn more about GMAT multipliers here.

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  • Here are eight practice problems involving circles.  The difficulty of these problems ranges from medium to very challenging.

    1) In the diagram above, O is the center of the circle and angle AOB = 144º.  What is the area of the circle?

    Statement #1: The area of sector AOB is 40% of the area of the circle

    Statement #2: Arc ACB has a length of ... Read More

  • GMAC released new versions of the Official Guides a week ago, and for the past few days we’ve been testing the quality and usefulness of the material. Here are the facts about the new material and our evaluation.

    First of all, there are no new questions in this bundle. It contains exactly the same questions as the GMAT Official Guide 13th edition, ... Read More

  • Deciding to retake the GMAT is not a simple choice. Not only do students have to consider their limited time, but they also need to consider whether or not their score will improve.

    But what are the chances that their score will improve? How much will it improve? What can they do to ensure their score goes up and not down? Are their similarities between ... Read More

  • Revised GMAT Percentile Rankings July 2014 The GMAC just revised and released their official percentile rankings for GMAT test takers. You can check them out here.

    As you know, your GMAT score includes a percentile ranking in addition to your scaled and raw scores that enables you (and business schools!) to compare your skill level with other test ... Read More

  • New Infographic!

    by Magoosh GMAT Blog on July 10, 2014

    Hi Magooshers!

    Today, we are happy to unveil our first TOEFL infographic!

    If you’re a non-native English speaker planning to pursue a business degree from a university in an English-speaking country, then this new resource is for you.

    The TOEFL Scores Infographic provides the required minimum TOEFL scores for top programs, in an easy to understand ... Read More

  • Learn how important setting MBA goals are in this post from our friends at Accepted!

    Goals are not an afterthought in MBA admissions. They are front and center in the minds of many admissions directors. Put them front and center in your mind as you prepare to apply. Coming to MBA events with a clear goal will make you a much more appealing candidate ... Read More

  • Hello!

    This week, we’re covering an important concept that often appears in tricky problems on the GMAT: participles! The topic is quite vast, so I’m only covering a small part of it today. If you have more questions about participles, you can check out this blog post, or leave your questions in the comment box below.

    Here’s a ... Read More

  • Should You Keep or Cancel Your GMAT Score? I used to hear it from my students all the time: Why can’t I just see my unofficial GMAT score before deciding whether or not to accept it?

    Well, now you can! Exciting news indeed.

    What has changed? Should I cancel my GMAT score?

    You can read the full press release yourself here, but this is the bottom ... Read More

  • One of the many options you have at the end of your official GMAT is to cancel your score.   As with everything else associated with the GMAT, it is a very good idea to think this through strategically and thoroughly, so that you are already in a good position to decide when you are presented with the choice.

     

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  • Official materials for the GMAT just got a little bigger. The people who make the GMAT released a new Integrated Reasoning (IR) software to help us prepare. The IR Prep Tool gives students a web-based resource to invigorate their studies.

    To this point, the resources for IR have been limited. When it came to Official materials, it was even worse. But ... Read More

  • On the EssaySnark blog, we often discuss the possible advantages of a first-round MBA application in terms of the perennial “odds of acceptance” question. EssaySnark’s experience from years of helping people with their MBA applications shows that it is in fact easier for a good candidate to get accepted in Round 1 than in Round 2. You can ... Read More

  • Success on the GMAT depends on many skills, and one skill that can help a student make enormous progress is the skill of asking excellent questions.  In order to discuss this skill, first let’s look at a relatively straightforward practice problem.

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    I will show a full solution at the bottom of this article.  Right now, let’s ... Read More

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  • Undeniably, the best way to expand vocabulary and knowledge is by reading. We can’t rely on the conversations we have and we can’t rely on vocabulary word lists. So if you are looking to boost your verbal score, don’t just use practice problems. Expand your practice and studying to high quality news articles from trusted news sources.

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