Archive for March, 2010

Knewton Brutal Math Challenge – Week 3

by John Davies on March 31, 2010

Is it hump day already? Nope, it’s Brutal Math day. Check this one out. Be the first to get it right (show your work!) and [...]


How Samir Got Into MIT Sloan, Part 2 – Exit Interview

by Beat The GMAT Team on March 31, 2010

Last week I shared Part 1 of my exit interview with Samir (click here to see it), a Beat The GMAT member who recently got [...]


Please Take this Survey on MBA Admissions

by Beat The GMAT Team on March 30, 2010

Applicants turn to Beat The GMAT as a source of reliable information and valuable advice on the MBA admissions process. As a member of [...]


Difficulty Levels on the GMAT

by Manhattan Prep on March 30, 2010

This week, we have a great article from guest author Ron Purewal, a Manhattan GMAT Instructor and one of my fellow moderators here at Beat [...]


How to Capture Who You Are in Your MBA Essays

by Linda Abraham on March 29, 2010

That is your challenge when composing your MBA application essays, and I’ll admit, it’s quite a difficult challenge. You are a unique individual with 20, [...]


When Taking the GMAT, Know When to Move On

by Guest Author on March 28, 2010

Rich Zwelling is a top teacher in Knewton’s GMAT prep course. No one likes to admit defeat. Whether you’re taking a test, playing a competitive sport, [...]


Sales Positions, Unpaid Internships, and 10% Unemployment…Oh My!

by The MBA Dirt on March 27, 2010

The following is a guest post by Andre, a current MBA student and a blogger for The Dirt. Andre is writing a series for Beat [...]


The Revised GRE for B-School Aspirants, Part I: The Scoring Scale

by Guest Author on March 27, 2010

Guest author Bob Verini is a 30-year Kaplan veteran teacher, trainer, and curriculum developer. If you are on the road to business school and are [...]


MBA Admissions Myths Destroyed: The Closed Waitlist Is a Test!

by Jeremy Shinewald on March 26, 2010

You have waited and waited for your admissions decision.  Finally, you see a status update and your heart skips a beat. You quickly scroll down, [...]


Core Class Success, Part 1

by Chase Cairncross on March 26, 2010

Every MBA program will hit you with the same sampling of core subjects: Marketing, Finance, Stats, Economics, Accounting, Operations, Strategy and Organizational Behavior.  The names [...]


Manhattan GMAT Challenge Problem of the Week – 25 Mar 10

by Michael Dinerstein on March 25, 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 [...]


Taking the GMAT Outside of the US

by Kaplan GMAT on March 25, 2010

After teaching the GMAT in New York for 3 years, I transferred to Kaplan’s London Center.  While working out of the London Center, I have [...]


GMAT Insider: Enough is Enough

by Brian Galvin on March 25, 2010

Ask any business school student – past, present, or prospective – about Data Sufficiency questions, and you are sure to get an immediate reaction.  More [...]


Knewton’s Wednesday Brutal Math Challenge – Week 2

by John Davies on March 24, 2010

We’re back. Great job last week. We’re once again playing for the new Knewton t-shirt. First person to answer correctly (you must show your work!) [...]