UCLA: What is a good GMAT score to get into UCLA Anderson School of Management?

June 29, 2012 in GMAT Scores, GMAT vs. GRE, School Profiles

University of California – Los Angeles (UCLA) Anderson School of Management “Founded in the depth of the Great Depression, UCLA Anderson School of Management now ranks among the top-tier business schools in the world. An award-winning faculty renowned for research and teaching, highly selective admissions, successful alumni and world-class facilities combine to provide an extraordinary learning environment in the heart of Southern California.” – Anderson School of Management Quick Facts: Business School Rank: #15 Location:  […]

Should I get a MBA/JD degree? Accelerated JD/MBA Programs

June 27, 2012 in Program Profiles

Nearly all of the top business and law schools have started offering accelerated JD/MBA programs that can be completed in 3 years, instead of the typical 4.  Though the curriculum of the accelerated programs varies by university, candidates typically spend their first year at the law school, their summers and second year at the business school, and their third year at the law school.  Below we discuss some of the pros and cons of accelerated […]

Integrated Reasoning: Table Analysis Example Problem #3

June 25, 2012 in Example Problems, Integrated Reasoning

Starting June 5, 2012, the GMAT contains a new section called Integrated Reasoning.  This 30-minute section has 12 questions of four different types: two-part analysis, multi-source reasoning, table analysis, and graphics interpretation.  Below is a sample problem and solution from the TestMasters Integrated Reasoning question bank.  Check back soon for more sample problems and solutions! PROBLEM: The table shows various physical characteristics of the 5 lakes in fictional country Westeros Lake Depth (meters) Volume (cubic […]

Online MBA: Advantages

June 22, 2012 in Program Profiles

Recent years have seen a proliferation of online MBA programs. Why would you want to get your MBA online? Here are some of the potential advantages. Take classes whenever you want, wherever you want (with a connection to the internet). The major advantage of an online MBA is convenience.   If you have a very hectic life–raising children or working at a job that necessitates a ton of travel–an online MBA gives you the flexibility to […]

MBA Study Abroad Programs: Should I study abroad?

June 20, 2012 in Program Profiles

Nearly every top business school in the country offers MBA students the opportunity to study abroad.  These programs typically take place during the second year, in either the first or second semester.  Potential destinations for students range from Germany to Argentina to China to Australia to South Africa.  Here we present some of the advantages and disadvantages of studying abroad. Advantages As our economy becomes increasingly globalized, it is good to gain a broader perspective […]

GMAT Integrated Reasoning: Multi-Source Reasoning Example Problem #2

June 18, 2012 in Example Problems, Integrated Reasoning

Starting June 5, 2012, the GMAT contains a new section called Integrated Reasoning.  This 30-minute section has 12 questions of four different types: two-part analysis, multisource reasoning, table analysis, and graphics interpretation.  Below is a sample problem and solution from the TestMasters Integrated Reasoning question bank.  Check back soon for more sample problems and solutions! PROBLEM: TAB 1 – TECHNIQUES: A detective analyzes crime scenes using one or more of the techniques described below–all but […]

GMAT Verbal: Sentence Correction Example Problem #4

June 15, 2012 in Example Problems, Verbal - Sentence Correction

Problem: Though the term “graphic design” may suggest laying out corporate brochures and annual reports, they have come to signify widely ranging work, from package designs and company logotypes to signs, book jackets, computer graphics, and film titles. (A) suggest laying out corporate brochures and annual reports, they have come to signify widely ranging (B) suggest laying out corporate brochures and annual reports, it has come to signify a wide range of (C) suggest corporate […]

Online MBA: Factors to Consider

June 13, 2012 in Program Profiles, Uncategorized

Have you decided to go for an online MBA? Here are some factors you should consider when evaluating programs. Beware scams. There are literally hundreds of thousands of programs that claim to give you an MBA degree online. If you decide to pursue an online MBA program, make sure that the program is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, the nation’s oldest business school accreditation institution.  Otherwise, you risk wasting money […]

Integrated Reasoning: Two-Part Analysis Example Problem #3

June 11, 2012 in Example Problems, Integrated Reasoning

Starting June 5, 2012, the GMAT contains a new section called Integrated Reasoning.  This 30-minute section has 12 questions of four different types: two-part analysis, multisource reasoning, table analysis, and graphics interpretation.  Below is a sample problem and solution from the TestMasters Integrated Reasoning question bank.  Check back soon for more sample problems and solutions! PROBLEM: Giordano Bruno, the Renaissance philosopher, must have been a spy for England during the time he served in the […]

Should I get a MBA/JD degree? Career Paths (Part 2)

June 8, 2012 in Program Profiles

If you are undecided as to whether you would like to pursue a career in business or law, a MBA/JD program gives you exposure to both career paths.  MBA/JD dual degree candidates usually do one internship in the business world and one in the legal field to determine which career path interests them more.  Once these candidates are out in the working world, having both degrees also gives them career flexibility.  For instance, if there […]

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