Monthly Archives: May 2012

Will my Integrated Reasoning score be on my unofficial GMAT score report?

No, the Integrated Reasoning score will not appear on the unofficial score report you see immediately after taking the GMAT.  That unofficial score report will still include the scores from the Verbal and Quantitative Reasoning sections ONLY.  You will not … Continue reading

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Integrated Reasoning Section: How will business schools use this section?

Based on several conversations with business school admissions officers, we do not believe the integrated reasoning section will be a huge factor in business school admissions this coming year (2012-2013).  Most of the schools we spoke to were still unsure … Continue reading

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Should I get a MBA/JD degree? Career Paths (Part 1)

There are many factors to consider when deciding on a MBA/JD dual degree, but the most important one should be your career goals.  As with any graduate program, you want to think about where you envision yourself in 10 to … Continue reading

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Duke: What is a good GMAT score to get into Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business?

Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business “As a school, Fuqua is dedicated to advancing the understanding of management through research, putting research knowledge at the service of business and society, and providing the highest quality education for business and not-for-profit … Continue reading

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Integrated Reasoning: Table Analysis Example Problem #2

In June of 2012, the GMAT will contain a new 12 problem Integrated Reasoning section. To help you prepare for the IR section, we are working out the problems for you! Below is a sample IR Table Analysis problem from … Continue reading

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GMAT Verbal: Sentence Correction Example Problem #3

Problem: The number of undergraduate degrees in engineering awarded by colleges and universities in the United States increased by more than twice from 1978 to 1985. (A) increased by more than twice (B) increased more than two times (C) more … Continue reading

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UNC – Chapel Hill: Tips from the Admissions Office

University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill Kenan-Flagler Business School  We spoke with Admissions Director Sherry Wallace about advice she had for applicants to the Kenan-Flagler Business School.  Here is what she said.   Q: What makes a candidate stand … Continue reading

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Should I get a MBA/JD degree? Facts & Figures

A JD/MBA degree option is standard at nearly every school that has both a business school and a law school.  Upon completion of the 4-year program, candidates receive both a JD and a MBA, in one year less than it … Continue reading

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Integrated Reasoning Section: Is it Relevant?

The Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC) had nearly 8,000 test-takers take experimental Integrated Reasoning sections at the end of the regular GMAT exam from January 3-12, 2012.  Over 1,200 of these test-takers answered a short survey about the section.  Here … Continue reading

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Integrated Reasoning Section: Live Twitter Chat with Wharton and London Business School

On May 7, 2012, the Graduate Management Admissions Council organized a live Twitter chat with admissions officers at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and the London Business School.  During the chat, the two schools fielded questions about … Continue reading

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