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GMAT stands for Graduate Management Admission Test. Just as the SAT is an admission test for high school students to get admissions into college, the GMAT is an admission test for after-college students to enter into business world by taking admission into a business school.

The vast majority of MBA programs require GMAT score as an essential part of the admission process. Different schools use and judge GMAT scores in different ways. As a general rule, a good score on the GMAT can give you a strong competitive edge in applying to the best business schools.

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How to Choose a Business School

May 30, 2020

Applying to business school can be a challenge. If you are truly committed to acquiring an MBA, the application process may be exciting. While choosing the right business school, you are faced with numerous considerations, and what works best for your friend may not be the best option for you.

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Should You Cancel Your GMAT Score

May 23, 2020

Immediately after you conclude the GMAT and before the computer displays your scores, you are given the option of canceling your scores. Canceling your scores is almost always a bad idea.

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When to Take the GMAT

May 16, 2020

Which MBA programs to apply to isn't the only decision you have to make. After you have figured out where you want to go, you have to make plans for the GMAT. You need to determine the best time to take the test.

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Why GMAT is Important

May 09, 2020

If you are applying to an MBA program, you probably need to take the GMAT. Many MBA programs require that you submit a GMAT score for the admissions process. Your GMAT score gives the admissions committee another tool to use to assess your skills and compare you with other applicants.

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GMAT Online Exam During COVID-19

May 02, 2020

GMAT Online Exam During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has closed testing centers around the world. In response, the Graduate Management Admission Council created an alternative GMAT solution that is accessible online. The GMAT Online exam is an online and remote proctored solution developed to support candidates and schools during the disruption to test center-based delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Federal Student Aid

April 23, 2020

The federal government began offering money to students who demonstrated financial need way back in 1965. That aid comes in three forms - grants, loans, and work-study.

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U.S. News 2021 Best Business Schools

April 16, 2020

This year, U.S. News and World Report made room for two elite programs to share first place. Stanford’s Graduate School of Business now joins last year’s winner, University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, in a tie for the top MBA program.

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Deferral MBA Programs

April 09, 2020

An increasing number of top business schools are offering deferral MBA programs where current undergraduate students apply during their senior year. In most cases, students will work for a couple years after graduating from school before beginning their MBA studies.

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MBA Video (Skype) Interview Tips

April 02, 2020

If you can master the Skype Interview, your chances for MBA admission are greatly improved. While the basics of interviewing remain the same whether conducted in person, via Skype or by phone, there are a few extra things to keep in mind when being interviewed by Skype.

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Masters’ Thesis

March 26, 2020

Masters’ Thesis

A master's thesis is the culminating work of a student's master’s degree. This research is meant to demonstrate a student's expertise and interest in a particular subject within their field of study. Exact requirements are specific to the program, but a master’s thesis is generally 75 to 100 pages in length, including an extensive bibliography, and contains several chapters.

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Tips for Team Interviews

March 10, 2020

Since B-school life and learning includes team discussions, the adcom needed a tool for assessing how applicants will fit into the team-based discussion culture of their programs. Thus, the Team-Based Discussion (TBD) was born. Team interviews and activities reflect the skills you will learn in an MBA class where learning teams or cohorts are the foundation of the class and group projects are the norm.

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Your Social Media Presence and MBA Admissions

March 03, 2020

An applicant's social media profile can be a factor in the MBA application process. Some admissions officers visit applicants’ social media accounts, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube, to learn more about them. Before you apply, you should consider doing an audit of all of your social media accounts.

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