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GMAC Official Response to Idioms and Sentence Correction Debate

by Beat The GMAT on Sep 29, 2011

As Stacey pointed out last week , there has been some debate about changes to GMAT sentence correction. Students are rightfully concerned about this, which is why Lawrence M. Rudner, [...]

Lesson Nine: How to Manage Waitlists

by Beat The GMAT on Sep 29, 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 [...]

Manhattan GMAT Challenge Problem of the Week - 28 Sept 2011

by Manhattan Prep on Sep 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! [...]

Johnson State of Mind

by Beat The GMAT on Sep 28, 2011

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Meaning Issues in Sentence Correction

by Beat The GMAT on Sep 28, 2011

Recently, we heard from GMAC that it has been testing meaning more often in sentence correction than it used to (this increase started years ago). In the last couple of [...]

Lesson Eight: How to Prepare for Interviews

by Beat The GMAT on Sep 27, 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 [...]

Lesson Seven: How To Interact With The Schools To Improve Your Admissions Chances

by Beat The GMAT on Sep 22, 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 [...]

Lesson Six: How to Get the Most Effective Recommendations

by Beat The GMAT on Sep 20, 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 [...]

News from GMAC (the people who make the GMAT!)

by Beat The GMAT on Sep 20, 2011

Editor's Note: this post was edited on September 30, 2011, to reflect the information provided by GMAC. I just got back from the biennial GMAC Test Prep Summit. (Quick: what [...]

Manhattan GMAT Challenge Problem of the Week - 19 Sept 2011

by Manhattan Prep on Sep 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! [...]

Thursdays with Ron - Critical Reasoning: Conclusions/Inferences

by Manhattan Prep on Sep 15, 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 [...]

Lesson Five: How to Write The Most Effective Application Essays

by Beat The GMAT on Sep 15, 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 [...]

Manhattan GMAT Challenge Problem of the Week - 14 Sept 2011

by Manhattan Prep on Sep 14, 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! [...]

Lesson Four: Planning the B-School Application Calendar

by Beat The GMAT on Sep 13, 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 [...]

Analyzing a Tough GMATPrep Sentence Correction Problem

by Beat The GMAT on Sep 12, 2011

Yesterday we tried to crack a GMAT quant problem , so today we're looking for the correct answer to a GMAT verbal question.  It’s been a while since we’ve tackled [...]

Translating a Tough Probability Word Problem

by Beat The GMAT on Sep 11, 2011

A few months ago, we discussed various strategies for translating word problems into math . Let’s put that knowledge to the test on this challenging GMATPrep® problem. Set your timer for [...]

MBA Dictionary: How to Talk Like a CEO, Part 2

by Knewton on Sep 10, 2011

In the second MBA Dictionary post, we cover 16 more corporate and academic terms you should know if you want to fit in in the boardroom and understand your CEO’s [...]

Admissions Tip: The Optional Essay

by Clear Admit on Sep 9, 2011

We realize that the questions of whether to answer an optional essay and, if so, what to say, are ones that loom large for many b-school applicants at this time [...]

Lesson Three: How to Market Yourself in Your MBA Applications

by Beat The GMAT on Sep 8, 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 [...]

Admissions Tip: Off-Campus Information Sessions

by Clear Admit on Sep 7, 2011

For all those applicants who have recently opened a calendar to plot out the next few months only to realize they can’t possibly fit in campus visits on top of [...]

Manhattan GMAT Challenge Problem of the Week - 6 Sept 2011

by Manhattan Prep on Sep 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! [...]

Beat The GMAT Invited To The White House

by Beat The GMAT on Sep 6, 2011

This has been a summer of surprises for the Beat The GMAT team—all because of MBA Watch , the new service that we released in July to make it easier [...]

Lesson Two: Understanding Your Admissions Reader

by Beat The GMAT on Sep 6, 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 [...]

Please Don't Make These GMAT Mistakes

by Beat The GMAT on Sep 3, 2011

I talk to dozens of students a week, hundreds or thousands a year. Over time, I notice patterns – after all, that’s what we test prep geeks are so good [...]

Application Boot Camp: 7 Profile Weaknesses and How to Correct Them

by Knewton on Sep 2, 2011

Going into the admissions season, you might feel that your undergrad GPA, your GMAT quant score or that ten-month resume gap you have from 2008 is an albatross around your [...]

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