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MBA Interviews: Prepare for Battle

by on Apr 30, 2010

Nearly every interview, whether it’s a job interview or a school admissions interview, has the following (loose) tripartite structure: Step 1. Someone says, “Hi, you must be [NAME]. Thanks for [...]

Manhattan GMAT Challenge Problem of the Week - 29 Apr 10

by on Apr 29, 2010

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 700+ level [...]

Veritas Prep Complete Course Live Online Debrief 1 - Ajith

by on Apr 28, 2010

The following is a guest post by Ajith , one of the five Giant GMAT Giveaway winners for Beat The GMAT.  For his prize, Ajith chose Veritas Prep’s Complete Course [...]

Knewton Brutal Math Challenge - Week 6

by on Apr 28, 2010

For those who like their math served brutally. Playing again for the shirt . Show your work. The "u-number" of a number x is defined as the ones digit of [...]

The Revised GRE, Part VI: The Calculator

by on Apr 28, 2010

by Bob Verini, 30-year Kaplan veteran teacher, trainer, and curriculum developer Of all of the changes to the GRE, the one that excites most students is the addition of an [...]

MBA Reapplicant Advice: Take Advantage of Feedback Sessions

by on Apr 27, 2010

Dinged at your top choice MBA program? Considering reapplying next year? If your target schools offer feedback sessions, then you should definitely take the opportunity to hear from an admissions [...]

Clear Admit Admissions Tip: Extracurricular Activities

by Clear Admit on Apr 26, 2010

Because it’s the time of year when applicants aiming for Fall 2010 intake are beginning to think about the admissions process, we wanted to focus today on one element of [...]

The Revised GRE, Part V: Quantitative Reasoning

by Clear Admit on Apr 24, 2010

by Bob Verini, 30-year Kaplan veteran teacher, trainer, and curriculum developer When the new GRE is unveiled in 2011, the Quantitative Reasoning section will look awfully familiar to longtime test [...]

How To Read A Reading Comp Passage

by Clear Admit on Apr 23, 2010

Recently, a Beat The GMAT member asked me to write an article on the reading part of reading comprehension – specifically, what are we supposed to do and look for [...]

Manhattan GMAT Challenge Problem of the Week - 22 Apr 10

by Clear Admit on Apr 22, 2010

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 700+ level [...]

Little Words, Big Score Gains

by Clear Admit on Apr 22, 2010

Joanna Bersin is a Content Developer @ Knewton, where she helps students home in on their GMAT sentence completion . Prepositions and conjunctions are little words that can have quite [...]

Clear Admit Admissions Tip: Addressing Academic Weaknesses (Low GPA, Poor GMAT Scores, etc)

by Clear Admit on Apr 21, 2010

Today we wanted to offer some general comments about the role of academics in the admissions process. Many candidates considering business school focus on the credentials they will hold and [...]

Knewton Brutal Math Challenge - Week 5

by Clear Admit on Apr 21, 2010

We have new shirts! Check them out on our Tumblr page . Be the first person to answer correctly with shown work, and the shirt shall be yours. To own. [...]

MBA Application Essay Tip: The Editing Funnel

by Clear Admit on Apr 20, 2010

If you'd like to start editing your essays like the pros do (or at least like the pros at Accepted.com do), then I recommend you adopt a process I call [...]

MBA Textbooks: Inter- Or Not Inter-(national) Edition

by Clear Admit on Apr 18, 2010

The Beat The GMAT team is pleased to introduce a new contributing writer, beatvit !  beatvit is a BTG community member who is currently enrolled in George Washington University's Part-Time [...]

Knewton Mini Geometry Lesson: Diagonals

by Clear Admit on Apr 17, 2010

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F5zDDgUs70k[/youtube] You probably learned this at some point. You probably forgot this at some point. Definitely good to know on test day. [...]

Manhattan GMAT Challenge Problem of the Week - 16 Apr 10

by Clear Admit on Apr 16, 2010

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 700+ level [...]

New Features on Beat The GMAT – April 2010

by Beat The GMAT on Apr 16, 2010

I’m very excited to announce the launch of two new features on Beat The GMAT’s website, built by some of our own community members: The Beat The GMAT Blog Network [...]

The Distinction Between a 700 Score and a 760 Score

by Beat The GMAT on Apr 15, 2010

Recently, a Beat The GMAT member asked me to write an article addressing what it takes to score in the 99 th percentile. I have some reservations about writing such [...]

Knewton Brutal Math Challenge – Feature Edition

by Beat The GMAT on Apr 14, 2010

What size shirt do you wear? Actually, we don't care unless you win. First person who answers correctly with shown work wins. In the figure below, rectangles CABD and PMNQ are [...]

Politics 101

by Beat The GMAT on Apr 13, 2010

The following is a guest post by Andre, a current MBA student and a blogger for The Dirt . Andre is writing a series for Beat The GMAT to share [...]

The Revised GRE, Part IV: Verbal Reasoning

by Beat The GMAT on Apr 13, 2010

Guest author Bob Verini is a 30-year Kaplan veteran teacher, trainer, and curriculum developer. In addition to the reading comprehension changes, which we discussed last time, the 2011 GRE exam [...]

Clear Admit Admissions Tip: Planning for the GMAT

by Clear Admit on Apr 12, 2010

For those of who are planning to apply to business school this fall, we wanted to offer a few tips on managing your time as it relates to the GMAT [...]

The Revised GRE, Part III: Reading Comprehension

by Clear Admit on Apr 11, 2010

Guest Author Bob Verini is a 30-year Kaplan veteran teacher, trainer, and curriculum developer While the GRE’s overall content breakdown will remain the same for the 2011 test change – [...]

Finding the Right Answer in a World Where So Much is Wrong, or: Estimating Answers on the GMAT

by Clear Admit on Apr 10, 2010

Nate Burke is a Content Developer @ Knewton, where he helps students with their GMAT prep . Suppose you're midway through your GMAT quant section, and you encounter the following [...]

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