August 11, 2009

Common B-school Application Essay Questions – Part II

As I mentioned in last week’s blog, over the next few weeks, we’re going to look at commonly asked application essay questions among the nation’s top b-schools, and I’ll give... Read more
August 5, 2009

Can your GMAT Reading Comprehension really be improved?

Over the years, GMAT students usually fall into two camps: 1)    “I can read–I don’t have to worry about Reading Comp.” 2)    “Reading Comp is hard and I’ll b... Read more
Your Future
August 4, 2009

Common B-school Application Essay Questions – Part I

Many of you are just beginning to tackle your b-school application essays. Writing these is no easy task–expect to spend many long hours drafting and retooling your essay responses to... Read more
July 29, 2009

How Much Time Do I Need to Prepare for the...

The problem with this question is that it’s seldom asked early enough. You enroll in an MBA program to develop your business skills. The GMAT tests your aptitude for the... Read more
Your Future
July 28, 2009

5 Common Business School Essay Mistakes

What are the five most common mistakes applicants make in their essays/personal statements? 1.  They fail to distinguish themselves. Often, candidates approach essays from the vantage point of “... Read more
Your Future
July 20, 2009

What’s your PPI? The GRE wants you to know.

The latest wrinkle to the GRE is the Personal Potential Index (PPI), which requires up to five recommenders to evaluate students on a scale of 1 to 5 in six... Read more
Your Future
July 14, 2009

How do I recommend thee? Let me count the ways…

For many applicants, nothing causes more stress during the admissions process than  recommendations.  So let’s discuss:  Schools will typically ask recommenders to provide objective feedback ... Read more
Your Future
July 7, 2009

So just what does an admissions consultant do, anyway?

We find that among the top reasons students choose to work with a Kaplan consultant are to receive application essay guidance and mock interview preparation. And for good reason —... Read more
Your Future
June 24, 2009

To GMAT or to GRE? That is the question…

Okay, maybe it’s not the question, but it may very well be a question that you are contemplating.   Which way should you go?  The conventional wisdom is that you should... Read more

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