Washington Univ.: What is a good GMAT score to get into the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington?

April 1, 2013 in School Profiles

University of Washington Foster School of Business “The Michael G. Foster School of Business at the University of Washington is the second oldest institution of management education on the West Coast and consistently ranks among the top business schools in the United States—for both undergraduate and graduate degrees.” Quick facts: Location:  Seattle, Washington Size: 247 enrolled (full-time) ; 292 enrolled (part-time) Average age of new entrants: 28 Tuition: $38,409 per year (full-time out-of-state) ; $20,094 […]

Quantitative Reasoning Example Problem #7

March 26, 2013 in Example Problems, Quantitative

If a = (b+c)/e, then c = a. (a-b)e b. ae – b c. (ae)/b d. (b+a)/e e. (a/e) – b In this question, you are solving for c. To solve for c you must first isolate it. These types of problems can be a little intimidating because they don’t contain any actual numbers. Don’t worry, all you have to do is adhere to the basic math principles of multiplication and division; really, all you’re […]

GMAT Quantitative Reasoning #5

February 14, 2013 in Example Problems, Quantitative

“The GMAT Project” intends to ensure its readers are well prepared for all aspects of the GMAT. If you follow our weekly postings of example problems and solutions, we expect you to be more prepared than ever to not only succeed on the GMAT, but to get into your graduate school of choice. Remember, all of the GMAT Quantitative Reasoning problems are designed to be solved in about one minute, so even if it looks like a long and […]

GMAT Quantitative Reasoning: Data Sufficiency Example Problem #2

November 29, 2012 in Example Problems, Quantitative

  “The GMAT Project” intends to ensure its readers are well prepared for all aspects of the GMAT. If you follow our weekly postings of example problems and solutions, we expect you to be more prepared than ever to not only succeed on the GMAT, but to get into your graduate school of choice. This week we will turn our attention to a GMAT Data Sufficiency question. Because the instructions regarding Data Sufficiency questions are highly specific we have […]

The Ohio State University: what is a good GMAT score to get into the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University?

November 26, 2012 in School Profiles

Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University “Since 1916, The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business has produced exceptional leaders who meet the challenges of a changing global business environment through creative and effective solutions.” Quick facts: Location:  Columbus, Ohio Size: 231 enrolled (full-time); 308 enrolled (part-time) Average age of new entrants: 27 Tuition: $42,405 per year (full-time out-of-state) ; $1,414 per credit (part-time in-state) Website: http://www.cob.ohio-state.edu/ Contact: 614-292-8511 (phone) FAQs What […]

GMAT Quantitative Reasoning: Data Sufficiency Example Problem #1

November 15, 2012 in Example Problems, Quantitative

“The GMAT Project” intends to ensure its readers are well prepared for all aspects of the GMAT. If you follow our weekly postings of example problems and solutions, we expect you to be more prepared than ever to not only succeed on the GMAT, but to get into your graduate school of choice. This week we will turn our attention to a GMAT Data Sufficiency question. Because the instructions regarding Data Sufficiency questions are highly specific we have included […]

Should I cancel my GMAT score? (Part 1)

August 3, 2012 in GMAT Scores

Imagine this: You’re at the GMAT testing facility. You just finished taking the test.  All of a sudden, a screen pops up.  Do you want to see your scores now or cancel your scores without ever seeing them? In nearly every case, you should NOT cancel your score.  Here are some reasons why: You have no idea how you did immediately after the test.  Test-takers are notoriously terrible at predicting their performance immediately after taking […]

Integrated Reasoning Provides Added GMAT Security

July 19, 2012 in New GMAT

As you already know by now, the Integrated Reasoning section question formats are wildly different from either the verbal or quantitative reasoning sections.  The most-commonly stated reason for these bizarre question formats has been to test higher order reasoning and analytical skills, but there is another, more basic reason: security. The GMAC is mainly concerned with two types of cheating: people taking the test under multiple names, and “live” questions (problems currently in the GMAT […]

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 […]

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 […]

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