Articles tagged with Business School

4 Tips for B-School Group Projects

4 Tips for B-School Group Projects

In business school, group projects are a way of life. Most of your core classes and many of your electives will involve assignments where you must work in teams to get the job done. With so many ambitious, driven personalities in one environment, how can you work together cohesively? How can you make the experience less antagonistic and more enjoyable? Tips for tackling business school group projects include identifying the strengths in your group, deciding on the project’s goal, and devising a plan. When taking on b-school group projects, don’t panic. Here are four tips to memorize now: 1. Discuss the project with your b-school ... Read More About 4 Tips for B-School Group Projects

What I Wish I Knew Before Starting Business School

What I Wish I Knew Before Starting Business School

The following is a guest post written by Mahlena Johnson, a tutor and contributing writer with Varsity Tutors. Whether your MBA program lasts one, two, or three years, the time will go by quickly. There is so much that you may want to accomplish during those short semesters, but you may be wondering how to go about doing so. How would past students who have successfully graduated with their MBA degree advise new students entering this arena for the first time? What did they wish they had known when they started their MBA programs? Things I wish I knew before starting business school include understanding everyone is there for a different reas ... Read More About What I Wish I Knew Before Starting Business School

4 Questions to Ask Your First MBA Professor

4 Questions to Ask Your First MBA Professor

This post is part of our 2017 Back-to-School Series. Throughout the month of August, visit the Varsity Tutors blog for back-to-school advice, tips, and tricks for all ages. When you start business school, you will face a significant adjustment. In addition to learning new names, building relationships with your classmates, exploring new companies and industries, and developing your career, you will also be taking graduate-level courses with professors who want to help you succeed. Initiating a conversation with your professor shows that you are interested in the class and that you value his or her advice. Questions to ask your first MBA profe ... Read More About 4 Questions to Ask Your First MBA Professor

How is the GMAT Changing in 2017?

How is the GMAT Changing in 2017?

As of July 11, 2017, the GMAT’s "Select Section Order" feature is available to all test-takers. This change will allow students to decide among three GMAT section orders: Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative, and Verbal (which is the original order) Verbal, Quantitative, Integrated Reasoning, and Analytical Writing Assessment Quantitative, Verbal, Integrated Reasoning, Analytical Writing Assessment All of the GMAT sections will otherwise remain the same—with the same time limits, types of questions, and optional breaks as in the past. The only difference is that you will be able to c ... Read More About How is the GMAT Changing in 2017?

4 Time Management Strategies for the GMAT's Integrated Reasoning Section

4 Time Management Strategies for the GMAT's Integrated Reasoning Section

The GMAT’s Integrated Reasoning section, which was introduced in 2012, consists of 12 complex questions that you must answer in only 30 minutes. It includes four question types: Graphics Interpretation, Multi-Source Reasoning, Table Analysis, and Two-Part Analysis. Each Integrated Reasoning problem requires you to analyze provided data, and to then answer multiple parts of the question correctly in order to receive credit. What are the best ways to process such a large amount of information from multiple sources in a brief period of time? Here are four time management strategies for the GMAT's Integrated Reasoning section: 1. Read the ... Read More About 4 Time Management Strategies for the GMAT's Integrated Reasoning Section

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