Admit it… As usual, you’re beginning the New Year this morning (or potentially afternoon) a little groggier than you would have liked, having enjoyed one more celebratory toast than may have been advised, and having stayed up slightly later than “I should watch Dick Clark sign off from Times Square just in case this is the last time” really warranted. Don’t most of us take January 1 as a day to ease in to our New Year’s Resolutions? Or, maybe more accurately, don’t most of us take a look in the mirror on January 1 (after all, the aspirin is in the mirrored medicine cabinet) and determine that “I need to do something about my life,” and use that as the initiative for our New Year’s Resolutions?
However you arrive at them, if you’re serious about applying to business school this year, your resolutions should include an initiative to start your GMAT preparation this month. Over the past seven years of teaching the GMAT, your author has found that his January students: