## Archive for July, 2010

#### Speed and Accuracy: Divisor Tests

by Crystal Morgan on July 30, 2010

By Guest Author Jordan Schonig For those of you who didn’t know, you can’t use a calculator on the GMAT.  The following quick tips well [...]

#### Math vs Verbal Study Time

by Kaplan GMAT on July 30, 2010

If you have a limited amount of time to study, you are probably unsure of how to divide your time between the math and verbal [...]

#### How to Make Educated Guesses on Quant

by Manhattan Prep on July 30, 2010

I’ve been getting lots of great article ideas from students lately, and this is one of them: how do we make educated guesses on quant [...]

by Stacy Blackman on July 29, 2010

For people applying to major business schools, October, November, and December will inevitably be months filled with typing, spell-checking, typing, editing, typing, proofreading…and then some [...]

#### Thursdays With Ron: Percent Multipliers

by Caitlin Clay on July 29, 2010

Every other Thursday, our instructor Ron Purewal (known on the Beat The GMAT forums as lunarpower) hosts a free study hall session, called Thursdays with [...]

#### Knewton Brutal Math Challenge – Week 17 (Math Edition)

by John Davies on July 28, 2010

Joanna’s doozy from last week will be a tough act to follow, but I certainly tried… The shirt is in play once again. We have blue [...]

by Kaplan GMAT on July 28, 2010

Business school admissions offers from Cornell University (Johnson), MIT (Sloan), Fordham Graduate School of Business and others provide insight into some key takeaways for the [...]

#### GMAT Idioms: Getting to Know the GMAT Like the Back of Your Hand

by Knewton on July 28, 2010

No need to know all the idioms, just the more important ones will suffice!

#### Manhattan GMAT Challenge Problem of the Week – 27 July 2010

by Caitlin Clay on July 27, 2010

Here is a new Challenge Problem! If you want to win prizes, try entering our Challenge Problem Showdown. The more people enter our [...]

#### SC Spotlight: All-In-One Question 2 (Test Yourself)

by Jim Jacobson on July 27, 2010

The last installment in this series got a good response, so a good response deserves another good question!  This one is a little harder, I [...]

#### Beat The GMAT Challenge Question – July 26, 2010

by Beat The GMAT on July 26, 2010

Congrats to Valerie for being selected as this week’s winner of the BTG Challenge Question!  Valerie answered this week’s math problem correctly and she will [...]

#### 10 Do’s and Don’ts for Writing Your Resume – Part 2: The Don’ts

by Linda Abraham on July 26, 2010

Last week we offered 9 Do’s for Writing Your Resume. Let’s get right to business now talking about the 10 ‘Don’ts.’

#### Down to Two – What to Do?

by Brian Galvin on July 25, 2010

A common concern of standardized test takers everywhere, and certainly of GMAT students, is the worry that “I can usually narrow the answers down to [...]

#### MBA Admissions Myths Destroyed: Class Visits Are Not A Factor!

by Jeremy Shinewald on July 24, 2010

Some MBA programs – Chicago and HBS in particular – have gone on the record, stating that class visits are not a factor in their [...]