Archive for September, 2009

Subject-Verb Agreement On The GMAT

by Andrea Alexander on September 30, 2009

Subject-verb agreement on GMAT sentence corrections pose many of the same considerations as pronoun-antecedent agreement: one must be careful to distinguish singular nouns from plural [...]


The GMAT Or The GRE?

by Jose Ferreira on September 30, 2009

You may have heard that some business schools* have started accepting GRE scores in place of GMAT scores. And you may be thinking: “Awesome! I [...]


Coordinating Conjunctions: “But,” FANBOYS Part 4/7

by Jim Jacobson on September 29, 2009

This is the fourth of a short series of articles on the short list of what are known as coordinating conjunctions, short words themselves that [...]


Two Common Errors In Sentence Correction Questions

by Kaplan GMAT on September 29, 2009

In my several years of teaching, I’ve noticed pitfalls that get students again and again on the GMAT.  Today I’ll describe just two of [...]


What Would You Ask The Makers Of The GMAT?

by Beat The GMAT Team on September 28, 2009

The Beat The GMAT Team will be traveling to New York City in a few weeks to attend the GMAT Test Prep Summit 2009, hosted [...]


Asian Schools Up In The Downturn

by Guest Author on September 28, 2009

The following guest post was written by David Williams, a writer for the QS World MBA Tour: The current downturn may be a key moment in [...]


The Business School Application Process, Step 3: Test Preparation

by Heather Gilchrist on September 28, 2009

You’ve decided you want to go to business school. You’ve done your research. You’ve created your own system to manage your application process. Next, it’s [...]


Parallelism In Sentence Correction: Compare Apples To Apples

by Andrea Alexander on September 27, 2009

There’s an old saying that mentions “comparing apples to oranges.”  The implication of that saying is that it is undesirable to compare dissimilar things in [...]


The Business School Application Process, Step 2: Managing The Application Process

by Heather Gilchrist on September 26, 2009

If you’ve completed your research, you should be ready to move on to the next step and begin some real work. But before you start [...]


Work And Rates

by Jake Becker on September 25, 2009

There is one very important equation that guides all rate and work questions: r = d/t, “rate equals distance over time.” If given any two [...]


How To Choose An MBA

by Guest Author on September 25, 2009

The following guest post was written by Nunzio Quacquarelli, a director of the QS World MBA Tour: How do people decide whether to take an MBA [...]


What Is The Question Asking?

by Steve Felsher on September 25, 2009

I have often been asked, what do I think is the most important piece of advice I can give to students to succeed in the [...]


Example Of A GMAT Essay That Scored A 5

by Josh Anish on September 24, 2009

Analysis of Issue Prompt: Of all the manifestations of power, restraint in the use of that power impresses people most. Displays of great strength are [...]


Assumption Questions In Critical Reasoning

by David Killoran on September 24, 2009

For many students, Assumption questions are the most difficult type of Critical Reasoning problem. An assumption is simply an unstated premise of the argument; that [...]