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Breaking Down A GMATPrep Fractions Word Problem

by on Jun 30, 2011

Recently, we took a look at how to translate various word problems into math . Today’s problem expands on that lesson, using a particular GMATPrep® problem that also tests us [...]

40 Ways to Prep for Business School Apps This Summer

by Knewton on Jun 29, 2011

Want to make sure you master the application season come September? Check out this list of ways you can sharpen your skills, your outlook, and be your very best for [...]

Tuesday Tip: See It Differently

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Jun 28, 2011

Is your glass half full or half empty?  Do you see problems or opportunities? Consider how you view life and how you create your circumstances. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vti1rauWxj4[/youtube] [...]

Manhattan GMAT Challenge Problem of the Week - 28 June 2011

by Manhattan Prep on Jun 28, 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! [...]

Admissions Tip: Crafting Strong Essays – The Rewards of Reflection

by Clear Admit on Jun 27, 2011

With several of the leading schools having already released their essay questions for this admissions season, we’re sure that quite a number of early birds are eager to get a [...]

MBA Admissions: Post GMAT To-Do's

by Clear Admit on Jun 24, 2011

Congratulations! You've taken the GMAT and earned a score that you're proud of. What now? Here are a few suggestions on steps you should take now that you've checked the GMAT [...]

Thursdays with Ron - Critical Reasoning

by Manhattan Prep on Jun 23, 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 [...]

Everything You Need To Know About Time Management (Part 2)

by Manhattan Prep on Jun 22, 2011

In the first part of this series ( you can read Part 1 here ), we discussed time positions (positive, negative, and neutral) and addressed our first three major considerations [...]

Hands On: The Official Guide Mobile App

by Beat The GMAT on Jun 21, 2011

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-o1K13NwrU8[/youtube] Last month, GMAC (the makers of the GMAT) released a new mobile app tool for test takers, The Official Guide for GMAT Review, 12th Edition app .  This app sells [...]

Tuesday Tip: No Regrets

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Jun 21, 2011

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NTIPYwzzxJ8[/youtube] My tip today provides inspiration and encouragement.  Applying to business school is such an important step in many of your lives.  And yet those same people who desperately seek an MBA, [...]

Manhattan GMAT Challenge Problem of the Week - 21 June 2011

by Manhattan Prep on Jun 21, 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! [...]

8 Types of B.S. that Won't Work in Your B-School Essay

by Knewton on Jun 21, 2011

The business school application essay is quite a different beast from the academic essay, the creative memoir, and the informal blog post. It can be difficult to know how to [...]

Admissions Tip: Selecting Your Recommenders

by Clear Admit on Jun 19, 2011

Since many of our readers are just beginning the business school application process, we wanted to offer some basic tips on a critical variable in the MBA admissions equation: recommender [...]

MBA Admissions: The Optional Essay

by Clear Admit on Jun 17, 2011

After writing the four or five required essays that most business schools ask for, my clients often ask me whether they really need to write another one for the optional [...]

What to Memorize for the GMAT: 5 Must-Know Grammar Rules

by Knewton on Jun 15, 2011

In the first post of our “What to Memorize for the GMAT” series, we covered the business and logic vocabulary you should know for the test. Next up: grammar rules. Like [...]

Everything You Need To Know About Time Management (Part 1)

by Knewton on Jun 14, 2011

I haven’t picked too ambitious a title there, have I? ;) Let’s see how we do! Time management is obviously an essential GMAT skill, and one of the (many!) skills we [...]

Manhattan GMAT Challenge Problem of the Week - 13 June 2011

by Manhattan Prep on Jun 13, 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! [...]

4 Ways to Make Your MBA Application Stand Out

by Knewton on Jun 12, 2011

There are two broad categories of MBA applicants: those who naturally fit the MBA stereotype, and those who naturally stand out. No matter what group you fall into, the challenge [...]

Admissions Tip: Feedback Session Etiquette

by Clear Admit on Jun 11, 2011

At the beginning of April, we discussed the importance of signing up for a feedback session when one is planning to reapply to a program that provides this opportunity. Today [...]

MBA Essay Tip: Pick Yourself Up and Applaud

by Clear Admit on Jun 10, 2011

MBA essay questions, like the new HBS 2+2 essay question this year, that ask about failure, risk, mistakes, and difficult interactions or conflicts, cause applicants to cringe, squirm, and bite [...]

Make it a Good One

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Jun 9, 2011

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K1V0_MvRk8A[/youtube] It’s always nice to be promoted, appointed or acknowledged in some way.  But too often, I read essays from applicants who essentially restate their resumes without helping the reader understand [...]

Thursdays With Ron - Inference Questions (Part II)

by Manhattan Prep on Jun 9, 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 [...]

How Realizing I Was Poor Helped Me Write Great Admissions Essays

by Beat The GMAT on Jun 8, 2011

The following guest article is by Kaneisha Grayson, the founder of The Art of Applying . It took me a long time to realize that I was poor. I made [...]

Congratulations to the 2011 Beat The GMAT Scholarship Winners!

by Beat The GMAT on Jun 8, 2011

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gn2GOPXxyoc[/youtube] Thank you all for applying to this year's Beat The GMAT Scholarship! We read so many awesome stories! It was really hard to narrow it down from close to 300 [...]

Manhattan GMAT Challenge Problem of the Week - 6 June 2011

by Manhattan Prep on Jun 6, 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! [...]

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