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June 3, 2014

GMAT reading comprehension strategies for non-native speakers

Many non-native speakers have trouble with the GMAT reading comprehension section, even those who would consider themselves very competent English speakers. For some students, this is a […]
June 1, 2014

Average GMAT scores by school: The top 25 programs

No one wants to be labeled average, unless you’re speaking in terms of the top business schools. Here the definition of average becomes oxymoronic: “average” means […]
May 29, 2014

5 things to do before you start studying for the GMAT

You’ve been putting it off for weeks (or possibly months), but now it’s finally time to start studying for the GMAT. Contrary to popular belief, there […]
May 27, 2014

Sentence correction for non-native speakers

In 2013, about 60% of MBA applicants were non-native speakers. According to international surveys, that number is only growing. For students who are non-native speakers, the GMAT can be […]
May 22, 2014

Beating a 700 score – What it takes to reach top GMAT percentiles

By definition, only 10 percent of GMAT test-takers reach a score of 700 or above, and even though business schools don’t use minimum scores to make […]
May 20, 2014

Overcoming a low GPA in business school admissions

Whether or not your GPA could be considered “low” depends on the target school, but approximately 80% of accepted MBA applicants have GPA’s of 3.0 or […]
May 16, 2014

Canceling your GMAT score: Why you should never say “yes”

Imagine you’ve just spent over three hours staring at a testing center computer. You’ve struggled and second-guessed your way through essay writing, quant, verbal, and integrated […]