Archive for February, 2010

GMAT Insider: To Beat the GMAT, Be the GMAT

by Brian Galvin on February 28, 2010

Data Sufficiency questions, which will comprise approximately half of your quantitative section, are a format unique to the GMAT.  As you become familiar with this [...]


The Best Way to Write Great Admissions Essays

by Scott Shrum on February 27, 2010

In this MBA admissions video, we investigate how some of our admissions experts help their applicants write successful admissions essays. This clip covers two important [...]



Manhattan GMAT Challenge Problem of the Week – 26 Feb 10

by Michael Dinerstein on February 26, 2010

Welcome back to this week’s Challenge Problem! As always, the problem and solution below were written by one of our fantastic instructors. Each challenge problem [...]


How Personal Is Too Personal in Your Admissions Essays?

by Scott Shrum on February 26, 2010

In this Veritas Prep MBA admissions video, we ask how personal someone should get in their admissions essays, and how much personal information is too [...]


Perfecting Your Perfect Tenses for the GMAT

by Kaplan GMAT on February 26, 2010

When confronting a sentence correction problem, one of the first error types for which test-takers (rightfully) search is an incorrect verb tense.  In order to [...]


China Europe International Business School Interview with Ivy Yang

by Money in the 20s on February 26, 2010

Today, Dave Mateer interviews Ivy Yang, the Marketing Manager for the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS). CEIBS is the top-ranked MBA program in China. It [...]


GMAT Insider: Pause for the Right Cause

by Brian Galvin on February 25, 2010

Murphy’s Law dictates that “anything that can go wrong, will go wrong”, which is a fairly negative way to look at life, but seems to [...]


How to Analyze a Reading Comp Inference Question

by Manhattan Prep on February 25, 2010

In recent weeks, we’ve been examining how to analyze specific questions using the system described in the original How To Analyze A Practice Problem article. [...]


The Importance of Hirability in MBA Admissions

by Scott Shrum on February 24, 2010

In this video, we look at the importance of hirability in the MBA admissions process. This has been a hot topic lately, given the economy [...]


Common Idioms on the GMAT

by Josh Anish on February 24, 2010

An idiom is an expression that on a literal level may not make perfect sense, either grammatically or logically, but has become so thoroughly accepted [...]


Announcing The Giant GMAT Giveaway Winners

by David Park on February 23, 2010

Beat The GMAT is pleased to announce the winners of The Giant GMAT Giveaway winners – money9111, harsh.champ, ajith, shashank.ism and osirus0830. Each of the Top [...]


Know When to Hold ‘Em: Pacing on Data Sufficiency

by Kaplan GMAT on February 23, 2010

Over these past few months of writing articles for Beat The GMAT, you’ve probably noticed that I like to associate important GMAT concepts with common [...]


What is Community Service? Part 1

by Linda Abraham on February 22, 2010

If you’re planning to apply to b-school next fall then now would be an ideal time to start assessing your strengths and weaknesses as a [...]