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30 Signs It's Time to Go to Business School

by Knewton on Jul 31, 2011

These days it can be tough to know what you should do with your life! If you're seeing more than a few of these signs, you and an MBA are [...]

Writing about Leadership

by Knewton on Jul 29, 2011

Last week we talked about how to approach the "Why get an MBA now?" question. Today we're going to explore the leadership essay. Most people who are applying to a top [...]

Value Your Recommenders

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Jul 27, 2011

The recommendations are probably the most “under-appreciated” aspect of the MBA admissions process.  Watch this week’s video to learn why you need to value your recommenders! [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NPVZWcUMRBI[/youtube] [...]

Manhattan GMAT Challenge Problem of the Week - 26 July 2011

by Manhattan Prep on Jul 26, 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! [...]

Is "Being" Always Wrong?

by Manhattan Prep on Jul 25, 2011

Most students (and many teachers) tell me some variation on the theme that, in Sentence Correction, “being” is always wrong on the GMAT. It’s true that the word “being” is [...]

Admissions Tip: School-Hosted Blogs

by Clear Admit on Jul 24, 2011

As the summer progresses and applicants begin researching their target schools in more depth, we would like to highlight a valuable research tool: school-hosted blogs. The last few years have [...]

Dealing With Partial Underlines in Sentence Correction (Part 2)

by Clear Admit on Jul 24, 2011

Last time, we introduced a new way of dealing with partial underlines : explicitly trying to figure out how the non-underlined (and therefore correct) part of the sentence fits with [...]

Video Tour of a GMAT Testing Center

by Beat The GMAT on Jul 23, 2011

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1kK-QuuZeuw[/youtube] GMAC has released this detailed video tour of a GMAT testing center. Definitely spend some time to watch this video to set expectations for your test day. Take notes on [...]

4 Fun and Creative Post-MBA Jobs

by Knewton on Jul 23, 2011

We all know “fun” is a relative term - for some that might mean ruling the boardroom, raking in millions, or advising powerful executives on their strategy. For others, “fun” [...]

Why Get an MBA Now?

by Knewton on Jul 22, 2011

In the next few months we'll be addressing major application essay topics that, as an MBA applicant to a top business school , you'll likely encounter. These posts will help [...]

Torture Yourself

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Jul 21, 2011

My tip this week is just what you need in order to stop the cycle of procrastination and actually get something done.  It sounds strange, but take a look at [...]

Thursdays with Ron - Critical Reasoning (Part 2)

by Manhattan Prep on Jul 21, 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 [...]

Introducing Venture for America - How To Create 100,000 Jobs

by Beat The GMAT on Jul 20, 2011

This is a guest article by Andrew Yang, the founder of Venture for America , a new organization that was launched to encourage young entrepreneurs to solve problems in American [...]

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

by Knewton on Jul 20, 2011

In the first post of our “What to Memorize for the GMAT Verbal” series, we covered the business and logic vocabulary you should know for the test. In the second [...]

MBA Admissions Research Is Now Easy With MBA Watch

by Knewton on Jul 19, 2011

What differentiates an MBA admit from an MBA reject?  Often, the answer is information.  Admitted students tend to research their target MBA programs exhaustively and use the information they have [...]

Manhattan GMAT Challenge Problem of the Week - 19 July 2011

by Manhattan Prep on Jul 19, 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: Addressing Unemployment or Gaps in Employment

by Clear Admit on Jul 17, 2011

Given the emphasis that schools place on a candidate’s work experience, it is important to be proactive in addressing gaps in employment.  When applying to business school, many candidates worry [...]

Dealing With Partial Underlines in Sentence Correction

by Clear Admit on Jul 16, 2011

It has been a while since we’ve done grammar, so let’s try out this GMATPrep® Sentence Correction question. Set your timer for 1 minute and 15 seconds and go! “ [...]

8 Surprises to Prepare for in the MBA Admissions Process

by Knewton on Jul 15, 2011

While it would be nice if everything happened according to plan during the MBA admissions process, this isn't always the case. Don't let yourself be caught off guard. Here are 8 [...]

Take a Break

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Jul 14, 2011

People who apply to top business schools tend to be super accomplished, organized and…type A.  Yes, I am talking to you!  If you tend to be extremely hard on yourself, [...]

MBA Application Essay Tip: Take Notes Now!

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Jul 14, 2011

Many top MBA programs have already released their application essay questions, and since we firmly believe that the early bird gets the worm, we highly recommend that you get started [...]

How to Apply for The Consortium Fellowship (and Get a Free MBA!)

by Knewton on Jul 13, 2011

With all the talk about the intimidating cost of an MBA degree, you may assume that you have to pay for every cent of it. And while you may be [...]

Everything About MBA Admissions in 10 Videos

by Beat The GMAT on Jul 13, 2011

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j7tKPz99_pA[/youtube] MBA applicants don’t have easy choices when it comes to finding expert advice on MBA admissions.  Usually the options are: scouring the web for free advice (time consuming and can [...]

Manhattan GMAT Challenge Problem of the Week - 12 July 2011

by Manhattan Prep on Jul 12, 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: Visiting the Campus

by Clear Admit on Jul 12, 2011

As many applicants are finding out at this time of year, conducting thorough research on MBA programs is an essential step in formulating a list of target schools and crafting [...]

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