Value of GMAT in a ‘GMAT optional’ world

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Dipinty Ghosal (real name) scored a 730 on the GMAT on her second attempt. An engineer by profession, she pivoted to a career as a branding executive in a fast-growing European firm after working for Infosys. She considered her 730 score a safe bet, even an advantage since two of her four target schools (Ross,

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GMAT sentence correction question on heavy commitment executive

[Solution] Heavy commitment by an executive to a course of action…

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In this article, we’ll look at the solution to this GMAT sentence correction question. We have analyzed the 5 answer choices and arrived at the correct choice through 3 steps: Meaning analysis Error analysis Answer choice analysis General information on this question Let’s look at the question and answer choices Heavy commitment by an executive

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Spare a thought for “being”

A 8 minute read

So it’s time to bust another (I would not call it a myth but rather) very common perception. For some reason, it is a common notion among GMAT takers that the use of “being” is considered incorrect in GMAT SC.  Below is my brief take on “being” But to come to think of it, “being”

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GMAT Online vs. GMAT in-Center Exam

GMAT Online Vs. In-Center GMAT – Which version is better?

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The whole world is fighting against COVID-19, but in these testing times, even a small ray of hope can encourage us. And that’s precisely how we feel about GMAC’s decision to allow taking the GMAT at Home. However, with the test centers resuming in India and other parts of the world, you got to make a decision – Whether to choose GMAT Online or

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Average GMAT scores for top business schools in the US and Europe

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Taking the GMAT is essential to getting to a top business school. A high GMAT score is an indicator of your academic readiness and assures the business school that you can get through the rigorous MBA program. So, how much should you score on the GMAT? Well, it depends on the average GMAT score of

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Why the GMAT exam waiver may prove to be a double-edged sword

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In this article, Prashant Tibrewal, Founder, AdmitSquare Consulting, evaluates the pros and cons of the GMAT waiver in the MBA Application Process What changed after Covid-19? In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, a few universities around the world have relaxed their standardized testing requirements for the 2020 and 2021 intakes. This has meant that

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Round 1 vs Round 2 – Which MBA Application Round should I apply in?

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Which MBA Application Round should I apply in? The answer to this question lies in understanding the advantages and disadvantages of each MBA application round. Many candidates often remain confused about applying early or waiting until the last round. However, chances of admission depend not only on which MBA Application Round you apply but also

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The figure above shows a portion of a road map on which the measures of certain angles are indicated. If all lines shown are straight and intersect as shown, is road PQ parallel to road RS? – OGQR 2020 Question #222 with Solution

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OGQR 2020: Question No. 222 The figure above shows a portion of a road map on which the measures of certain angles are indicated. If all lines shown are straight and intersect as shown, is road PQ parallel to road RS? Source OGQR 2020 Type Data Sufficiency Topic Geometry Sub-Topic Lines and Angles Difficulty Easy – Medium Solution

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GMAT Online 2021 – Latest enhancements for the Exam

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GMAC has announced four key enhancements to the GMAT Online Exam starting April 8, 2021. With these enhancements, the GMAT Online exam will provide you with even more choices and flexibility. Here are the four enhancements that will be available: View your official score immediately Select your section order Take two 8-minute optional breaks Write

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