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Admissions Advice for MBA Applicants with Disabilities

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 20, 2024

Most business school admissions officers prioritize assembling a diverse MBA class. In addition to gender, ethnicity, race, sexual orientation, and socio-economic considerations, MBA applicants with disabilities are also warmly welcomed. [...]

Rescue Plan for MBA Applicants Who Got Dinged Everywhere

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 15, 2024

Today, we're covering a touchy topic that no B-school applicant wants to contemplate. But rip off the Band-Aid we must. This one's for the MBA hopefuls whose application journey has [...]

Tips for the Older MBA Applicant Applying to B-School

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 10, 2024

The average age of business school applicants has been trending downward for more than a decade. With that, work experience expectations have shifted as well. But not everyone is ready [...]

GMAT Data Sufficiency Tips

by Magoosh on May 7, 2024

The GMAT Data Insights section contains five types of questions. This post will focus on Data Sufficiency . On the GMAT, the format of each Data Sufficiency problem is [...]

Why You Need a Personal MBA Soundbite

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 5, 2024

Admissions officers and employers often make up their minds about an applicant during the first few moments of a conversation. That's why starting on your best foot in a compelling, [...]

How Life and Career Impact the Choice and Number of Potential B-Schools

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on May 1, 2024

"How many business schools should I apply to? Which schools should I apply to?" Aspiring MBAs begin to ponder these vital questions in the spring before the busy application-writing season [...]

The Big Question: Which Business Schools to Target?

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Apr 24, 2024

Spring is all about transformation and new beginnings. And in our corner of the universe, that means it's time for a fresh crop of MBA aspirants to evaluate their B-school [...]

Difficult Numerical Reasoning Questions

by Magoosh on Apr 24, 2024

The GMAT Data Insights section excels at creating problems that frustrate folks who try to get through math by memorizing formulas.   It excels at creating out-of-the-box problems that really demand [...]

Comparing Ratios on the GMAT

by Magoosh on Apr 24, 2024

Among other things, this post is a case study of an OG DS question: OG 12th Edition, Data Sufficiency Practice Problem #23 Here is the problem that [...]

GMAT Math: Possibilities for Variables

by Magoosh on Apr 24, 2024

How do we know what the possible values for a variable on the GMAT are?  First of all, consider this DS problem 1) Is P > Q? [...]

GMAT Data Insights: Scatterplots

by Magoosh on Apr 24, 2024

One of the most common types of graphs is statistics and in the quantitative sciences is a scatterplot.  A scatterplot is a way of displaying bivariate data: that is, data [...]

GMAT Data Insights: Bubble Charts

by Magoosh on Apr 24, 2024

Fact : One type of chart about which the GMAT DI can ask is a bubble chart . What in Sam Hill is a bubble chart?   [...]

GMAT Data Insights: Correlation and Trend Lines in Scatterplots

by Magoosh on Apr 24, 2024

One reason we graph data in a scatterplot is because we are looking for patterns.  The simplest of all possible patterns to find on a scatterplot is a straight line [...]

Data Insights Question Type: Bar Charts

by Magoosh on Apr 24, 2024

Fact: One common way data will displayed on GMAT Data Insights questions is in bar charts. This post is a whirlwind overview of what you need to know about [...]

The Data Insights Calculator

by Magoosh on Apr 24, 2024

On the GMAT Quantitative section, there is no calculator .  On the Data Insights section, there is a built-in calculator.  The calculator that comes with GMAT’s official DI practice questions [...]

Multi-Source Data Insights Practice Question: Draw Loss Poker

by Magoosh on Apr 24, 2024

The following is a set of four GMAT Data Insights MSR questions. There are two information cards in this question. You are allowed to use a calculator . For the [...]

GMAT Sample Data Sufficiency Practice Questions

by Magoosh on Apr 22, 2024

Unlike Problem Solving , Data Sufficiency is a question-type unique to the GMAT.  Data Sufficiency is part of the Data Insights section on the GMAT. GMAT Data Sufficiency Practice [...]

Compelling Stories for MBA Interviews

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Apr 20, 2024

Embarking on the MBA admissions journey is a transformative experience, and one of the crucial stages is the interview process. Beyond your GMAT scores and academic achievements, admissions interviews provide [...]

GMAT Tricks with Systems of Equations

by Magoosh on Apr 19, 2024

Many GMAT test-takers vaguely remember a rule from high school, that it’s possible to solve for two variables if and only if you’re given two equations, and generally that it’s [...]

Data Insights Questions: Graphics Interpretation

by Magoosh on Apr 18, 2024

There are twelve practice questions in this set. You should feel free to use a calculator here because an on-screen calculator will be available during the Data Insights section. [...]

Guide to GMAT Data Insights

by Magoosh on Apr 17, 2024

Data Insights (DI) was introduced in 2023 when GMAC released a new version of the GMAT. Your performance on the Data Insights section will account for one third of your [...]

Data Insights Practice Problem: Multi-Source Reasoning

by Magoosh on Apr 17, 2024

The following is a Multi-Source Reasoning practice problem, which will be part of the GMAT Data Insights section. You are allowed to use a calculator on this section, [...]

Navigating Your MBA Journey: Choosing Between the GRE and GMAT

by Magoosh on Apr 17, 2024

Embarking on the path to business school is an exhilarating venture filled with critical decisions, one of which is selecting the right entrance exam. In the realm of MBA [...]

Data Insights Practice Question: Table Analysis

by Magoosh on Apr 17, 2024

The following is a Table Analysis practice question, which will be part of the GMAT Data Insights section. The following two tables show the same data ranked in two [...]

Data Insights Practice Question: Two-Part Analysis

by Magoosh on Apr 17, 2024

Two-Part Analysis  is one of types of questions that will appear on GMAT Data Insights! At a certain corporation, N is the total number of employees.  These employees can [...]

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