Archive for November, 2009

Tips From An Average Tester At A Test Prep Company

by Sean McNeil on November 30, 2009

When I tell friends and family that I work for The Princeton Review, they generally assume that I’m smart and that I’m a great test [...]



Application Essay Post-Mortem by a Current Haas Student

by Hansoo Lee on November 28, 2009

I believe reading other applicants’ essays is a great learning opportunity for those applying to business school.  In that spirit, I wanted to share one [...]


Modifier Madness: Breaking Down a GMATPrep SC Problem

by Manhattan Prep on November 27, 2009

This week, we’re going to analyze a particularly tough GMATPrep® Sentence Correction question. First, set your timer for 1 minute and 15 seconds and try the [...]


Comparing Comparisons, Part 1

by Alex Sarlin on November 26, 2009

The GMAT is in love with comparisons. In fact, one might say that the GMAT test-makers are more likely to be in love with comparisons [...]


Admissions Myths Destroyed: Reapplicants Should Not Apply

by Jeremy Shinewald on November 25, 2009

You applied once and did not get in. It took a lot of effort and caused a lot of heartache. Now what do you do? [...]


How to Improve from a Full-Length Test

by Kaplan GMAT on November 25, 2009

You took a full-length GMAT Test.  Congratulations: you’re practicing in the best way possible.  Full-length practice tests are important because they test your abilities on [...]


The GMAT Subjunctive Part 2 of 8: If I were to score 760

by Jim Jacobson on November 24, 2009

The subjunctive usually refers to things that have not happened yet, whether we really want them to happen (commands, wishes) or not (suppositions, conditional statements, [...]


Kaplan GMAT Math Workbook: Book Review

by Dana Jinaru on November 23, 2009

The following book review was written by Dana Jinaru.  Dana is currently a finance student in Europe and also serves as a moderator for Beat [...]


Admissions Myths Destroyed: I am a Simple Product!

by Jeremy Shinewald on November 22, 2009

Many candidates approach us, concerned that they cannot get their stories out in a single sentence or worried that their personal branding is too muddled. [...]


Kaplan GMAT Verbal Workbook: Book Review

by Dana Jinaru on November 22, 2009

The following book review was written by Dana Jinaru.  Dana is currently a finance student in Europe and also serves as a moderator for Beat [...]


How to Interpret Function Questions

by Steve Felsher on November 21, 2009

One type of question that you are bound to see on the GMAT is a function question. It can show up in a variety of [...]


Geometry Series Part 3: Couple Common Circle Concepts

by Jake Becker on November 20, 2009

One of the key things to remember with circles is that once you know one piece of information, you know everything about the circle itself. [...]


Safety Schools 101

by Linda Abraham on November 20, 2009

Here is a Q&A guide to answer your burning questions on applying to a safety school. Q: What is a “safety school”? A: A safety school [...]