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How to Read Faster without Losing Comprehension {Webinar 2.5.19}

Would you agree that if you could increase your reading speed, it would help you immensely on the GMAT? Of course it would.  Reading faster will help you on reading comprehension questions, obviously. It will also help you with your overall time management. Timing issues are one of the top concerns my students have when […]

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GMAT Interest Rate Problems – Part 1: Simple Interest

Picture this: You go to the bank and open a savings account. They offer you a CD with an interest rate of 5% (not likely in today’s market, but stick with me here). You deposit $5,000 into that CD. Question: How much money will you have at the end of the year? Pretty simple, right? […]

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Innovative Solution to the H1B Visa Problem

Work in the U.S. for 3 years after your MBA with Duke Fuqua’s new MSTeM certificate There’s been a lot made recently of the declining applications to top U.S. business schools from international students as a result of changes to U.S. immigration policy and the difficulty of obtaining a H1B visa. Well, here’s some good […]

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Eliminate Pronoun Ambiguity with this Easy Fix

Pronouns are among the most commonly-tested points of English grammar you’ll see on GMAT sentence correction questions. In fact, I tell my students that any time they see a pronoun in the underlined portion of the sentence, they should immediately stop and ask themselves the following questions: Does the pronoun agree in number (singular or […]

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Four Ways to Make Your GMAT Preparation More Strategic

A few years ago a professor at the Harvard Business School analyzed what successful people do differently than less successful people. The author, Heidi Grant Halvorson, identifies 9 strategies often used by highly successful people to reach their goals. You can read about these nine strategies here. The higher-level point, however, is that people are successful, […]

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GMAT Pacing Strategy – Time Management Tip

Albert Einstein, when asked to expound on his idea that time is relative, put it this way: “When you sit with a nice girl for two hours you think it’s only a minute, but when you sit on a hot stove for a minute you think it’s two hours. That’s relativity.” How true — especially […]

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Dominate HARD Probability Questions on the GMAT {Webinar}

Understanding probability isn’t just important for improving your odds at the roulette table in Las Vegas. It’s also important if you want a high GMAT Quant score, as many of the 700+-level questions you’ll see on test day involve probability. Here’s the good news. Almost every probability question you’ll encounter on the GMAT — even the […]

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Updates to the GMAT Enhanced Score Report (ESR)

If you’re thinking about retaking the GMAT — or if you know you’re going to take it more than once — the GMAT® Enhanced Score Report (ESR) is a valuable tool for analyzing your test results and getting a detailed look at exactly where you are strong and where you could use some improvement. Last month […]

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MBA Applicant Trends for 2018

Each year the Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants (AIGAC) conducts a thorough and wide-ranging survey of MBA applicants designed to shed light on the admissions process, highlight interesting trends, and serve as a useful tool for business school admissions officers as they survey the landscape and plan for future application cycles. The results of […]

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How the GMAT is a Stepping Stone for Success in Business School

Business school applicants have come to understand the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) as a standardized exam in MBA admissions. While it is common knowledge that a good GMAT score will help aspiring students get into their preferred MBA program, many often question the test’s actual relevance in the field of business and why it […]

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