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    Preparing for Integrated Reasoning on the GMAT

    Preparing for Integrated Reasoning on the GMAT

    by on November 23rd, 2016

    In recent years, more business schools have been taking a closer look at their applicants’ Integrated Reasoning scores on the GMAT, so it’s a great time for you to prepare for this section of the exam. If you’re … Read More

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    Preparing for Critical Reasoning on the GMAT

    Preparing for Critical Reasoning on the GMAT

    by on October 21st, 2016

    Critical Reasoning questions appear on the GMAT in the Verbal section—one of many GMAT question types. They are similar to Reading Comprehension questions, but Critical Reasoning questions have one main difference: … Read More

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    4 Reflective Questions to Guide Your GMAT Prep

    4 Reflective Questions to Guide Your GMAT Prep

    by on September 16th, 2016

    To create an effective study plan for the GMAT, test-takers should first make time for self-reflection. But what, precisely, should you ask yourself to generate the results that you desire on this exam? Here are four … Read More

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    4 Things to Accomplish in Your First Semester of B-School

    4 Things to Accomplish in Your First Semester of B-School

    by on August 10th, 2016

    Congratulations! You’re going to business school. This transition is quite an exciting time in your life. Now that the application process is over, the fun can begin. Before you dive headfirst into your MBA program, … Read More

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    GMAT Question Types

    GMAT Question Types

    by on July 23rd, 2016

    One essay and 90 questions. That’s a lot to pack into three hours and 30 minutes of a GMAT exam. In addition to the Analytical Writing Assessment, there are a variety of question types on the GMAT. The basic categories … Read More

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    What Is the B-School Application Process?

    What Is the B-School Application Process?

    by on June 29th, 2016

    Applying to grad school is a great time of anticipation as you look forward to the next step in your career. However, it can also be a daunting process, whether you’re a current undergrad or have been out in the … Read More

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    What to Know About Summer B-School Programs

    What to Know About Summer B-School Programs

    by on June 26th, 2016

    A summer business program can provide students with a miniature version of business school, condensed for a short period instead of one, two, or three years. It’s like an MBA in a box. These programs, which range from … Read More

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    5 Things to Know About B-School Before Applying

    5 Things to Know About B-School Before Applying

    by on May 12th, 2016

    Deciding to apply to business school is a big step in your life. You’re on your way to either advancing your career or starting a completely new one. With essays, recommendations, interviews, and the GMAT, so much is … Read More

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    Your 8-Week GMAT Prep Schedule

    Your 8-Week GMAT Prep Schedule

    by on April 24th, 2016

    Planning your GMAT prep schedule is the first step to success on the exam. But what should be on that schedule? How much time should you dedicate to certain topics? When should you implement specific strategies, … Read More

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    Ask an MBA Admissions Expert: JoAnne Goldberg

    Ask an MBA Admissions Expert: JoAnne Goldberg

    by on March 18th, 2016

    Varsity Tutors brings you insider tips and advice straight from nationally recognized admissions experts. JoAnne Goldberg is the former Assistant Director of Admissions at Stanford Graduate School of Business, as well as … Read More

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    5 GMAT Mistakes You Must Avoid

    5 GMAT Mistakes You Must Avoid

    by on February 17th, 2016

    You’ve studied long and hard for the GMAT. You know the test in and out. You’ve scheduled a GMAT test date. So what could possibly trip you up on test day? Once you’ve prepared for the exam, most GMAT mistakes … Read More

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    4 Things to Do in Your Last Semester of B-School

    4 Things to Do in Your Last Semester of B-School

    by on January 21st, 2016

    It’s almost over—how did two years of business school fly by so quickly? You’ve got just a few months left and a ton of things you want to get to in that short period of time. Here are four important things to … Read More

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    The 2 Soft Skills You Need for B-School

    The 2 Soft Skills You Need for B-School

    by on December 31st, 2015

    Two soft skills? Only two? Yes, there are countless skills, both hard and soft, that you need for business school. Areas like mathematics, data analysis, spreadsheet construction, and statistics interpretation fall on … Read More

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    How to Gain Leadership Experience Before Your MBA Program

    How to Gain Leadership Experience Before Your MBA Program

    by on November 18th, 2015

    When applying to business school, there are certain boxes you need to check off to demonstrate why you are an excellent candidate. Admissions committees are looking for transferrable skills and examples of using these … Read More

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