Improve Your GMAT Score – What Are Idioms and Why Are They So Tough?

March 12, 2013 in GMAT Scores, New GMAT

The GMAT consists of some rather gnarly questions in the verbal section of the exam. For example, critical reasoning questions cause great trouble for those who struggle with formal logic, while sentence correction and reading comprehension and sentence correction problems can create more issues for students who have learned English as a second language. The real key in this case is to know your weaknesses and minimize them on the exam by practicing all of […]

Univ. of Houston: What is a good GMAT score to get into University of Houston’s Bauer College of Business?

October 1, 2012 in GMAT Scores, GMAT vs. GRE, School Profiles

University of Houston – C. T. Bauer College of Business “The University of Houston’s C. T. Bauer College of Business is Houston’s most comprehensive business school. Bauer provides an excellent environment for an outstanding education. Our students gain a competitive edge and global perspective. Bauer’s home at UH in one of the world’s most global cities attracts students from 139 countries — making it the single most diverse business school in the United States.” – […]

Univ. of Virginia: What is a good GMAT score to get into UVA’s Darden School of Business?

September 24, 2012 in GMAT Scores, GMAT vs. GRE, School Profiles

University of Virginia – Darden School of Business “Darden School of Business has been pioneering business practices and educating leaders from around the world for nearly a century. The School joins rigorous academic theory and real-world practice through broad engagement with the business community. In doing so, it fosters in students an entrepreneurial mindset for recognizing and capturing opportunity — critical attributes for global business leaders.” – Darden School of Business Quick Facts: Business School […]

Rice: What is a good GMAT score to get into Rice University Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business?

September 17, 2012 in GMAT Scores, GMAT vs. GRE, School Profiles

Rice University – Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business “The Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business is committed to our mission of developing principled, innovative thought leaders in global communities. Named in honor of the late Jesse Holman Jones, a prominent Houston business and civic leader, the school received its initial funding in 1974 through a major gift from the Houston Endowment Inc., a philanthropic foundation established by Jones and his wife, Mary […]

Should I cancel my GMAT score? (Part 3)

September 14, 2012 in GMAT Scores

In our last two posts, we gave you all the reasons you should almost never cancel your score.  In this post, we will discuss the reasons why, sometimes and very rarely, canceling your score is a bad idea.  So, when should you cancel your score? You were sick.  If you wake up on test day with a 100+ degree fever, or if you are coughing throughout the entire testing experience, or if you get food […]

UNC: What is a good GMAT score to get into UNC – Chapel Hill’s Kenan-Flagler Business School?

September 3, 2012 in GMAT Scores, GMAT vs. GRE, School Profiles

The University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill Kenan-Flagler Business School “Business is an engine for positive global change at UNC Kenan-Flagler, which is known for extraordinary learning experiences, innovative research and developing results-driven leaders. The Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise helps business and government tackle challenges that have an impact on society. A portfolio of programs educates people at every stage of their careers and prepares them for success as global leaders.” […]

Should I cancel my GMAT score? (Part 2)

August 31, 2012 in GMAT Scores

In our last post, we discussed two reasons you should almost never cancel your score.  Here are three more: Business schools will know that you canceled.  The cancellation will still show up on the score report you send to business schools.  MBA admissions officers will assume a canceled score is bad, and their imagination could be way worse than your actual performance on the test.  Are you worried about submitting multiple scores?  Most business schools […]

Emory: What is a good GMAT score to get into Emory University Goizueta Business School?

August 20, 2012 in GMAT Scores, GMAT vs. GRE, School Profiles

Goizueta Business School at Emory University  “Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, founded in 1919, provides a world-class business education that combines functional specialization with a broad business perspective to create principle-based leaders, enabled by ties to Emory University, a top-20 institution; accessible, world-class faculty scholars; an intimate and small-by-design learning experience; a passionate and engaged Goizueta network; stimulating experiential learning opportunities; and global perspective and understanding.  The School will be regarded as a thought leader, […]

GMAT Scoring Facts & Fictions

August 17, 2012 in GMAT Scores

The quantitative and verbal sections of the GMAT are both Computer Adaptive Tests (CAT), meaning that as you take the test, the computer is using a complex algorithm to determine the difficulty of the next question and, ultimately, your overall score.  When you start the section, you will be given a question of medium difficulty, and the difficulty of your questions will adjust based on your performance over the course of the section. If you […]

Carnegie Mellon: What is a good GMAT score to get into Carnegie Mellon Tepper School of Business?

August 6, 2012 in GMAT Scores, GMAT vs. GRE, School Profiles

Carnegie Mellon University – Tepper School of Business “Carnegie Mellon has been pioneering business practices and educating leaders from around the world for nearly a century. The School joins rigorous academic theory and real-world practice through broad engagement with the business community. In doing so, it fosters in students an entrepreneurial mindset for recognizing and capturing opportunity — critical attributes for global business leaders.” – Tepper School of Business Quick Facts: Business School Rank: #18 […]

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