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Happy Holidays from Beat The GMAT!

by Beat The GMAT on Dec 31, 2009

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Ace the Essays? No, Thanks!

by Beat The GMAT on Dec 30, 2009

We all know that the essays on the GMAT are scored separately and that the schools don’t care as much about the essay scores. We also know we have to [...]

How to Write Waitlist Update Letters

by Beat The GMAT on Dec 28, 2009

The application process is not over for waitlisted MBA applicants. You've still got a chance of getting into your dream school, so now's not the time to slack off, and [...]

The 10 Best GMAT Stories of 2009 – Number 1

by Beat The GMAT on Dec 26, 2009

For ten days I have been highlighting the most popular GMAT debriefings of 2009 from the Beat The GMAT community, in countdown fashion. And finally...(drumroll)...the most popular GMAT story this year [...]

The 10 Best GMAT Stories of 2009 – Number 2

by Beat The GMAT on Dec 25, 2009

For ten days I will be highlighting the most popular GMAT debriefings of 2009 from the Beat The GMAT community, in countdown fashion. The second most popular GMAT story this year [...]

How to Give Your Essay a Buzz Cut

by Beat The GMAT on Dec 25, 2009

You've spent weeks brainstorming, writing drafts, and critiquing your MBA application essay. You run a final spell check and a final word count and…the number you see nearly gives you [...]

The 10 Best GMAT Stories of 2009 – Number 3

by Beat The GMAT on Dec 24, 2009

For ten days I will be highlighting the most popular GMAT debriefings of 2009 from the Beat The GMAT community, in countdown fashion. The third most popular GMAT story [...]

The 10 Best GMAT Stories of 2009 – Number 4

by Beat The GMAT on Dec 23, 2009

For ten days I will be highlighting the most popular GMAT debriefings of 2009 from the Beat The GMAT community, in countdown fashion. The fourth most popular GMAT story [...]

When You Should Not Go to Business School

by Beat The GMAT on Dec 23, 2009

Lots of people may tell you that you should get an MBA education, but the reality is that an MBA is not for everyone. I wish to share my own [...]

The 10 Best GMAT Stories of 2009 – Number 5

by Beat The GMAT on Dec 22, 2009

For ten days I will be highlighting the most popular GMAT debriefings of 2009 from the Beat The GMAT community, in countdown fashion. The fifth most popular GMAT story [...]

Critical Skill Development: Time Management

by Beat The GMAT on Dec 22, 2009

This week’s article is adapted from an article about Time Management, originally written in 2006 for the ManhattanGMAT Strategy series. I’ve excerpted some parts of that original article and I’ve [...]

The 10 Best GMAT Stories of 2009 – Number 6

by Beat The GMAT on Dec 21, 2009

For ten days I will be highlighting the most popular GMAT debriefings of 2009 from the Beat The GMAT community, in countdown fashion. The sixth most popular GMAT story [...]

The 10 Best GMAT Stories of 2009 – Number 7

by Beat The GMAT on Dec 20, 2009

For ten days I will be highlighting the most popular GMAT debriefings of 2009 from the Beat The GMAT community, in countdown fashion. The seventh most popular GMAT story this year [...]

The 10 Best GMAT Stories of 2009 – Number 8

by Beat The GMAT on Dec 19, 2009

For ten days I will be highlighting the most popular GMAT debriefings of 2009 from the Beat The GMAT community, in countdown fashion. The eighth most popular GMAT story this year [...]

The 10 Best GMAT Stories of 2009 – Number 9

by Beat The GMAT on Dec 18, 2009

For ten days I will be highlighting the most popular GMAT debriefings of 2009 from the Beat The GMAT community, in countdown fashion. The ninth most popular GMAT story this year [...]

Manhattan GMAT Challenge Problem of the Week - 17 Dec 09

by Beat The GMAT on Dec 17, 2009

Welcome back to this week's Challenge Problem! As always, the problem and solution below were written by one of our fantastic instructors . Each challenge problem represents a 750+ level [...]

The 10 Best GMAT Stories of 2009 – Number 10

by Beat The GMAT on Dec 17, 2009

A big congratulations to all of you in the Beat The GMAT community who were able to finish your GMAT in 2009! It’s a tremendous achievement, and you should feel [...]

How to Demonstrate Self Awareness in Your Application Essays…And Why it is Important

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Dec 16, 2009

Recently, Dee Leopold, the Managing Director of Admissions, listed self-awareness as one of the key attributes her committee is looking for in candidates.  Harvard is not alone here - other [...]

Breaking Down GMATPrep Weighted Average Problems (Part 2 of 2)

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Dec 14, 2009

Last week, we tackled a medium-level GMATPrep® weighted average question; click here to read that article before reading this one. This week, we’ll try a harder GMATPrep ® weighted average [...]

Breaking Down GMATPrep Weighted Average Problems (Part 1 of 2)

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Dec 13, 2009

This week, we’re going to tackle a GMATPrep® question from the quant side of things. We’ll tackle a medium-level question this week in order to learn how to master weighted [...]

Typo Tyranny

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Dec 12, 2009

Ok, so you should have run spell check one last time. And maybe you should've taken up your mom's offer to proofread your essays before you hit send. And you [...]

Manhattan GMAT Challenge Problem of the Week - 11 Dec 09

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Dec 11, 2009

Welcome back to this week's Challenge Problem! As always, the problem and solution below were written by one of our fantastic instructors . Each challenge problem represents a 750+ level [...]

Q and A with Columbia Business School

by Clear Admit on Dec 9, 2009

Columbia Business School (CBS) recently welcomed Mary Miller as its new assistant dean of admissions. Miller brings almost 30 years of experience in the admissions field. She comes to [...]

Three Writing Techniques that Will Save Your Essay

by Clear Admit on Dec 5, 2009

The best way to learn how to write well is to read good writing. By reading the right books and articles—that is, material composed by excellent writers—you'll begin to internalize [...]

How to Prep in 14 Days (If You Absolutely MUST)

by Clear Admit on Dec 5, 2009

We’ve got a guest author this week, Chris Ryan, Director of both Instructor Development and Product Development at ManhattanGMAT. (In other words, a GMAT god. :) ) Here’s what Chris has [...]

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