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Establish a Relationship with your Mentors

by on Feb 29, 2012

I had a very close relationship with the battalion commander that I served under in Afghanistan. I had no idea how important and close our relationship would become, especially after [...]

Tepper School of Business - Old Spice!

by Beat The GMAT on Feb 24, 2012

A current student at the Tepper School of Business (and a BTG member) just sent us a hilarious video parody of the well-known Old Spice ad . What do you [...]

Why Veterans Should Aim for a 700 GMAT

by Beat The GMAT on Feb 22, 2012

One of the biggest myths that I want to bust is that the GMAT isn’t that important for veterans. I’m sure there isn’t a big difference between having a 740 [...]

Number Properties in GMATPrep

by Beat The GMAT on Feb 22, 2012

What are number properties? This concept covers things that we often call “basic” – topics that we learned in middle school (or earlier): divisibility, factors and multiples, odds and evens, [...]

Acing the MBA Interview: An Admissions Workshop

by Beat The GMAT on Feb 18, 2012

[youtube][/youtube] Rachel Beck, a senior consultant with mbaMission , shares some great tactical tips for preparing for your MBA interview.  Perfect timing because many of you have Round 2 interviews coming [...]

Seven Months Isn’t As Long As You Think

by Beat The GMAT on Feb 15, 2012

My first post describes why junior military officers should consider an MBA. This post will focus on all the things you need to do in the next seven to eight [...]

An Online MBA: Is It Right For You?

by Beat The GMAT on Feb 15, 2012

[youtube][/youtube] In this session, Beth Flye (Director of Admissions for MBA@UNC ) talks about the value of an online MBA degree.  Many topics are addressed in this session, including: common myths [...]

Tackling a GMATPrep CR Weaken Problem

by Beat The GMAT on Feb 14, 2012

This week, we’re going to discuss one of the most common critical reasoning problem types: Weaken the Conclusion. If you haven’t yet, read this article before we try our GMATPrep® problem. [...]

Exit Interview: How Jennifer Got Into UCLA Anderson

by Beat The GMAT on Feb 12, 2012

[youtube][/youtube] In this Exit Interview, Jennifer shares her experience getting into UCLA's Anderson School of Business .  We cover a lot of topics, including: starting your MBA research very early; framing [...]

Exit Interview: How Krista Got Into Harvard Business School

by Beat The GMAT on Feb 10, 2012

[youtube][/youtube] Krista, a Beat The GMAT member, shares her experiences getting into Harvard Business School.  In this session we cover a whole range of issues related to her admissions, including: prepping [...]

Thinking about an MBA? Think Class of 2015

by Beat The GMAT on Feb 7, 2012

Hey everyone, I’m a former junior military officer (JMO) who separated from the U.S. Army in 2010. I’ve been exploring various career fields since I’ve transitioned and now I’m embarking [...]

Lessons on Living: Reflections on the First Semester of Harvard Business School

by Beat The GMAT on Feb 7, 2012

Lilly Deng , a first year MBA at Harvard Business School, shares her experience studying at one of the best schools in the world. Each Friday, I’ve taken a few [...]


by Beat The GMAT on Feb 6, 2012

Today we’ve got an inequalities data sufficiency question on tap from GMATPrep®. Set your timer for 2 minutes and go! *Is m + z > 0? (1) m – 3 z [...]

More on Meaning: a GMATPrep Sentence Correction Problem

by Beat The GMAT on Feb 5, 2012

We’re going to continue on our Meaning streak because so many students have told me that they love this topic. This one, though, is not going to address modifiers (at [...]


by Beat The GMAT on Feb 3, 2012

2 3 * 3 4 etc. [pmath]2_y + 3_x[/pmath] [...]

Breaking Down Columbia B-School Essays - Live Chat

by Beat The GMAT on Feb 3, 2012

Dr. Shel Watts, founder of MBA Admit, provided some spot-on advice to our members earlier this week during our "Breaking Down Columbia B-School Essays" live chat. She provided help on [...]