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The Next Generation GMAT: Integrated Reasoning

by on Oct 31, 2011

In September, GMAC held a Summit for the benefit of the test prep crowd – all of us, basically. We’ve talked already about a lot of the information that came [...]

The Process for Tackling Any Critical Reasoning Problem

by on Oct 30, 2011

I’ve been in full-on writing mode lately as we update our strategy guides (look for the 5 th edition in 2012, in time to start prepping for the Next Generation [...]

How To Conquer The Business School Interview

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Oct 27, 2011

Business School candidates are often asked, “What would your closest peers identify as your largest strength?” Typically, most candidates offer a quick response of the many good things they believe [...]

Importance Of Knowing How You Fit In With The Needs Of An MBA Program

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Oct 24, 2011

An important part to succeeding in the MBA admissions process is understanding that you are marketing yourself to an MBA program similar to how a product is promoted to a [...]

Patterns in Exponent Problems

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Oct 22, 2011

Today we’re going to tackle a couple of tough exponent problems from GMATPrep®. The two problems I’ve chosen share some interesting characteristics. Here’s your first one; set your timer for 2 [...]

Points To Consider When Applying To MBA Programs

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Oct 17, 2011

Making the decision on which business schools to apply to can be difficult. Although some people will advise you to apply to programs that you are more likely to be [...]

140 Characters of Why Columbia Business School

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Oct 16, 2011

The Beat The GMAT team liked this video so much we've been in touch with the students who put it together. Before you read what Michael, one of the creative [...]

Admissions Tip: Common Recommendation Dilemmas

by Clear Admit on Oct 14, 2011

As many of our readers are aware, letters of recommendation are a central part of the application process.  We would like to take a look at how to handle the [...]

Thursdays with Ron - Critical Reasoning With Numbers/Statistics

by Manhattan Prep on Oct 14, 2011

Every other Thursday, our instructor  Ron Purewal (known on the Beat The GMAT forums as  lunarpower ) hosts a free study hall session, called  Thursdays with Ron , where anyone [...]

Demystifying the GMAT

by Manhattan Prep on Oct 14, 2011

Several weeks ago, GMAC (the people who make the test) held its biennial Test Prep Summit, and we’ve all been writing articles about it ever since. :) I have more [...]

Notre Dame MBA Deep-Dive Challenge

by Beat The GMAT on Oct 13, 2011

Hey Beat The GMAT community members, we wanted to share with you some interesting news from The University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business. They're holding an online case [...]

How To Write Your Business School Application Essays

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Oct 12, 2011

A lot of candidates often wonder what they could write about in their business school essays. When you first begin, don’t worry about writing entire stories. You can even begin [...]

Manhattan GMAT Challenge Problem of the Week - 10 Oct 2011

by Manhattan Prep on Oct 10, 2011

Here is a new Challenge Problem! If you want to win prizes, try entering our Challenge Problem Showdown . The more people that enter our challenge, the better the prizes! [...]

A New Social Initiative: Grockit for Good

by Manhattan Prep on Oct 8, 2011

Hey Beat The GMAT community members! We're excited to share some awesome news with all of you that are preparing for the GMAT. Now it's your chance to make a [...]

Meaning Issues in Sentence Correction (Part 2)

by Manhattan Prep on Oct 6, 2011

Last week, I wrote about meaning issues in sentence correction , and there’s more to say – so here’s part two of this topic. We’ll keep going till we don’t [...]

Manhattan GMAT Challenge Problem of the Week - 5 Oct 2011

by Manhattan Prep on Oct 5, 2011

Here is a new Challenge Problem! If you want to win prizes, try entering our Challenge Problem Showdown . The more people that enter our challenge, the better the prizes! [...]

Why Choose Columbia Business School #WhyCBS

by Beat The GMAT on Oct 4, 2011

This was forwarded to us from a Beat The GMAT member who is now a Columbia Business School student. Needless to say, the BTG team loved it! [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zQzdr1MFVFw[/youtube] [...]

Lesson Ten: How to Make Final Decision on Where to Attend

by Beat The GMAT on Oct 4, 2011

The following video is a preview from our new Navigating the MBA Admissions Process course, which teaches applicants how to successfully approach MBA admissions from start to finish. This clip [...]