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GMAT Tip of the Week

GMAT Tip of the Week

Delusions of Grandeur

(This is one of a series of GMAT tips that we offer on our blog.)

If you are reading this, there is a high likelihood that you are a successful person; other than the occasional Googler-gone-astray, those who find a blog that specializes in admissions for elite MBA and JD programs tend to be students or young professionals who would like to advance their careers to an even higher level. Assuming that the description fits, congratulations to you!

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GMAT Tip of the Week

GMAT Tip of the Week

Practice The Way You Play

(This is one of a series of GMAT tips that we offer on our blog.)

Sports Illustrated ran an interesting article this week about Barack Obama and the influence that the game of basketball has had on his political career. The implication — and some theorize one of the reasons that he won in the hoops-heavy states of Indiana and North Carolina — is that he governs the way he plays: getting others involved, playing defense with discipline, making the smart play, etc.

GMAT Tip of the Week

GMAT Tip of the Week

Fractional Focus, Exponential Improvement

(This is one of a series of GMAT tips that we offer on our blog.)

The very fact that the GMAT does not permit you to use a calculator should give you some insight in to the nature of the quantitative section’s emphasis – the GMAT is much less concerned with your ability to “crunch numbers” than it is with your logical skills, and the way in which you can make yourself more efficient while assessing and manipulating numbers.

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GMAT Tip of the Week

GMAT Tip of the Week

A Quick First Step

(This is one of a series of GMAT tips that we offer on our blog.)

The year was 1995. Michael Jordan was finishing a lackluster career in baseball’s minor leagues, Cal Ripken, Jr. was putting the final touches on his “perfect attendance” record, OJ Simpson was trying on gloves in a courtoom, and Hootie and the Blowfish were, evidently, writing songs about the GMAT (which was not yet being administered via computer).