Archive for June, 2010

Knewton Brutal Challenge (Verbal Edition) – Week 14

by Josh Anish on June 30, 2010

Written by Joanna Bersin The shirt is in play. Earn it by answering this question and explaining your reasoning. Both the Bactrian camel and the dromedary belong [...]


Last Minute GMAT Prep

by Kaplan GMAT on June 30, 2010

So you have finally decided to apply to business school, but your deadline is fast approaching and you only have one or two weeks before [...]



Veritas Prep Daily GMAT Challenge – Sentence Correction and Geometry!

by Brian Galvin on June 29, 2010

Each day this week, we will be challenging the Beat the GMAT community with a Verbal and Quant question that we consider especially difficult. The [...]


Manhattan GMAT Challenge Problem of the Week – 29 June 2010

by Caitlin Clay on June 29, 2010

This is our latest Challenge Problem! As always, the problem and solution below were written by one of our fantastic instructors. Each challenge problem represents [...]


Awesome GMAT Practice with Video Explanations, Coming July 7, 2010

by Beat The GMAT Team on June 29, 2010

Yeah, we know that the video above is a bit cheesy, but we thought that it’s a fun way to introduce our new product, Smart [...]


Veritas Prep Daily GMAT Challenge – Critical Reasoning and Algebra!

by Brian Galvin on June 28, 2010

Each day this week, we will be challenging the Beat The GMAT community with a Verbal and Quant question that we consider especially difficult. The [...]


Be Factual: How to Avoid Trouble During an MBA Background Check

by Linda Abraham on June 28, 2010

More and more programs do thorough background checks on accepted applicants. It’s during the post-acceptance background check that actual people will be poring over your [...]


How to Choose: Self-Study, Class or Tutor? (Part 2)

by Manhattan Prep on June 28, 2010

Summer is here again and more people are ramping up to study for the GMAT. I’ve been getting a lot of questions lately about whether [...]


10 Steps to the Perfect Admissions Essay: Step 7

by Scott Shrum on June 27, 2010

This article is part of Veritas Prep’s 10 Steps to the Perfect Admissions Essay, adapted from the Veritas Prep Guide to Great [...]


How to Choose: Self-Study, Class or Tutor?

by Manhattan Prep on June 27, 2010

Summer is here again and more people are ramping up to study for the GMAT. I’ve been getting a lot of questions lately about whether [...]


Data Sufficiency 101

by Kaplan GMAT on June 26, 2010

In every class I teach, the reaction students have when they first encounter a data sufficiency problem is always the same. They are unsure of [...]


MBA Admissions Myths Destroyed: Admissions is a Science

by Jeremy Shinewald on June 26, 2010

What does a 3.8 GPA + 670 GMAT + 4 years of work experience + 3 years of community service equal?  The answer is that [...]


The GMAT Gets a New Section in 2012: Integrated Reasoning

by Kaplan GMAT on June 25, 2010

The GMAC, the makers of the GMAT, has announced a major change to the exam coming in 2012: one of the Analytical Writing sections will [...]