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Modifier Madness: Breaking Down a GMATPrep SC Problem

by on Nov 27, 2009

This week, we’re going to analyze a particularly tough GMATPrep® Sentence Correction question. First, set your timer for 1 minute and 15 seconds and try the problem! Research has shown [...]

Safety Schools 101

by on Nov 20, 2009

Here is a Q&A guide to answer your burning questions on applying to a safety school. Q: What is a "safety school"? A: A safety school is one where you [...]

Dealing with Very Hard Max/Min Statistics Problems

by on Nov 19, 2009

Last week, we tackled two GMATPrep® questions; if you missed that article, go read it before continuing with this one. Make sure you try the two sample problems and take [...]

Why You Should Feature Community Service in Your Application Essays

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Nov 16, 2009

Most candidates who have a goal of attending business school at some point in the future understand that the schools want to see evidence of community service.  In response, they [...]

Beat The GMAT has a New Pair of Shoes

by Beat The GMAT on Nov 15, 2009

For those of you who are regular visitors to Beat The GMAT, you might have noticed that we’ve significantly changed the design of the website today. Just three months ago, on [...]

Four MBA Admissions Interview Must-Knows

by Beat The GMAT on Nov 14, 2009

It’s MBA interview season, which doesn’t mean you get a free pass to stress out. In fact, if you keep the four “must-knows” in mind during your interview prep and [...]

GMATPrep® Max/Min Statistics Problems

by Beat The GMAT on Nov 11, 2009

This week, we’re going to tackle two GMATPrep® questions, this time from the quant side of things. My students have been asking (really, complaining!) about maximize / minimize questions lately. [...]

5 Steps Towards Completing a Winning Round 2 MBA Application…On Time!

by Beat The GMAT on Nov 7, 2009

You’ve got just about two months until the MBA application deadlines of early January roll around. You want to present an organized, complete, and impressive application, all under the buzzer. [...]

Grockit Tutors Reveal Their Favorite Tips

by Beat The GMAT on Nov 7, 2009

Get some great insights on how to tackle your GMAT studies with these favorite tips from Grockit tutors, including some cool tricks on data sufficiency and sentence correction problems! [...]

Admissions Tip: Preparing for Your MBA Interview

by Clear Admit on Nov 6, 2009

With interview invitations from a number of programs already on their way out to Round One applicants, we wanted to offer Beat The GMAT readers some advice on this critical [...]

What We Heard from the Makers of the GMAT

by Beat The GMAT on Nov 4, 2009

On October 15, I left the sunny climes of Northern California to travel to frigid New York City for the third annual GMAC Test Prep Summit.  For those of you [...]

Breaking Down a GMATPrep® Sentence Correction Problem

by Beat The GMAT on Nov 3, 2009

This week, we’re going to analyze a particular GMATPrep® Sentence Correction question. First, set your timer for 1 minute and 15 seconds and try the problem! The Achaemenid empire of [...]