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Manhattan GMAT Challenge Problem of the Week – 29 June 2010

by Manhattan Prep on Jun 29, 2010

This is our latest Challenge Problem! As always, the problem and solution below were written by one of our fantastic instructors . Each challenge problem represents a 700+ level question. [...]

Awesome GMAT Practice with Video Explanations, Coming July 7, 2010

by Beat The GMAT on Jun 29, 2010

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=REb8UTI9PAA[/youtube] Yeah, we know that the video above is a bit cheesy, but we thought that it’s a fun way to introduce our new product, Smart GMAT Practice, which is launching [...]

Be Factual: How to Avoid Trouble During an MBA Background Check

by Beat The GMAT on Jun 28, 2010

More and more programs do thorough background checks on accepted applicants. It's during the post-acceptance background check that actual people will be poring over your application, making sure that it [...]

How to Choose: Self-Study, Class or Tutor? (Part 2)

by Beat The GMAT on Jun 28, 2010

Summer is here again and more people are ramping up to study for the GMAT. I’ve been getting a lot of questions lately about whether to study on one’s own, [...]

How to Choose: Self-Study, Class or Tutor?

by Beat The GMAT on Jun 27, 2010

Summer is here again and more people are ramping up to study for the GMAT. I’ve been getting a lot of questions lately about whether to study on one’s own, [...]

Summer Internship? No Thank You...

by Beat The GMAT on Jun 25, 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 [...]

Knewton Brutal Challenge - Week 13 (Math Edition)

by Beat The GMAT on Jun 23, 2010

There's only one way to get a Knewton t-shirt free today. And that is to answer this question correctly and show your work. In the below diagram, points A and [...]

Revealing Your Passion Through the Admissions Process

by Beat The GMAT on Jun 23, 2010

When adcoms say they're looking for passion in b-school applications, they're not expecting you to ramble on for pages about your love affair with chocolate, or for you to divulge [...]

Kaplan GMAT Premium Online Course Debrief 3 – Komal

by Beat The GMAT on Jun 22, 2010

The following is a guest post by Komal , one of the five Giant GMAT Giveaway winners for Beat The GMAT.  For her prize, Komal chose the Kaplan GMAT Premium [...]

My Journey to B-School (Part 2: Deadlines, Branding, and Interviews)

by Beat The GMAT on Jun 22, 2010

In my last article on June 5 th , I shared some of my experiences from my road to business school.  From taking the GMAT, to evaluating my goals, to [...]

New 60-Day GMAT Study Guide - It’s Free!

by Beat The GMAT on Jun 20, 2010

[Update June 21 @ 9:50 PM PST] The 60-Day GMAT Study Guide is now open for sign up!  Click here. As some long-time visitors to this website know, Beat The [...]

Rephrasing Data Sufficiency Questions

by Beat The GMAT on Jun 19, 2010

Data sufficiency problems can be a lot of fun because we don’t actually have to solve all the way to the end of the problem. At the same time, data [...]

Thursdays With Ron: Prime Boxes

by Manhattan Prep on Jun 17, 2010

This is the third installment of our Thursdays with Ron posts.  Every other Thursday, our instructor Ron Purewal (known on the Beat the GMAT forums as lunarpower ) hosts a [...]

Manhattan GMAT Challenge Problem of the Week – 15 June 2010

by Manhattan Prep on Jun 15, 2010

This is our latest Challenge Problem! As always, the problem and solution below were written by one of our fantastic instructors . Each challenge problem represents a 700+ level question. [...]

Clear Admit Admissions Tip: Going Beyond School Websites

by Clear Admit on Jun 14, 2010

Today we want to offer some tips on engaging the community of one’s target programs.  Communicating with b-school insiders can be beneficial for a number of reasons; in addition to [...]

What To Do If You're an Indian IT Male (and Applying To B-School), and Other Dilemmas

by Clear Admit on Jun 12, 2010

I recently received a question—or more of a complaint—from a client who was concerned with his status as an Indian IT male. This individual was considering changing his location on [...]

Achieve Your Dreams and Meet New Friends

by Beat The GMAT on Jun 12, 2010

The Beat The GMAT Team has been very busy in the last few months developing some exciting new initiatives for our community.  Be sure to keep coming back over the [...]

How An English Teacher Got Into Ross, Part 2/3 – Exit Interview

by Beat The GMAT on Jun 11, 2010

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iSyakRuP5vY[/youtube] Last week I shared Part 1 of my exit interview with Jen ( click here to see it ), a Beat The GMAT member who recently got admitted to Ross.  [...]

GMAT Grammar: Appositive Modifiers

by Beat The GMAT on Jun 11, 2010

A Beat The GMAT student recently asked me to write an article about a particular grammar concept: an appositive. (An appositive is a type of modifier.) As requested, here you [...]

10 Very Specific Ways to Study for the Data Sufficiency Section

by Beat The GMAT on Jun 10, 2010

1. Be very familiar with the answer choices. Know in the blink of an eye what choice C is. On test day, if you find that Statement 1 is insufficient, [...]

Knewton Brutal Challenge - Week 11 (Back to Math!)

by Beat The GMAT on Jun 9, 2010

Math is back; the shirt is forever. Work is to be shown. A certain floor of an office building has 1,200 square feet of floor area allocated to 2 equally [...]

Manhattan GMAT Challenge Problem of the Week – 8 June 2010

by Manhattan Prep on Jun 8, 2010

This is our latest Challenge Problem! As always, the problem and solution below were written by one of our fantastic instructors . Each challenge problem represents a 700+ level question. [...]

The Role of the GMAT in MBA Admissions

by Manhattan Prep on Jun 7, 2010

There's a lot of confusion when it comes to the importance of the GMAT in MBA admission. Let's play a little game of true or false and try and clear [...]

Clear Admit Admissions Tip: Approaching the Career Goals Essay

by Clear Admit on Jun 6, 2010

With application deadlines for the coming year already starting to be released by some schools, there are applicants who are eager to get started on their written applications. Though essay [...]

The Winding Road: My Journey to B-School

by Clear Admit on Jun 5, 2010

Hi to all you Beat The GMAT-ers out there!  I’m a new resident expert from The Princeton Review, and I am happy to join the team to share my knowledge [...]

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