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3 Lessons to Take Away From the GMAT

3 Lessons to Take Away From the GMAT

“When am I going to use this in real life?” How many times did we speak these words during high school when faced with a challenging math problem? Well, if you sit for the GMAT, you will be prompted to recall some of this information. Much of it hasn't been necessary to us for a number of years, and the majority is tested in such a way that it doesn't seem to apply to business school or the business world. However, the time you spend studying for and taking the GMAT will teach you several lessons that will be useful even beyond your exam date: 1. You will learn how to best use data By the time you finish this test, you will be ab ... Read More About 3 Lessons to Take Away From the GMAT

How is the GMAT Scored?

How is the GMAT Scored?

Score reports The GMAT consists of four unique sections: Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, Analytical Writing, and Integrated Reasoning, each of which is graded separately. The score report also includes a total scaled score from 200-800. For the multiple-choice quantitative and verbal portions, the GMAT creates a scaled score, instead of a raw result, as the test is a computer analytical experience. If you answer a question correctly, the next problem will be more difficult, but if you are incorrect, the next one will be simpler. Therefore, each scaled score includes the number of problems answered correctly and their statistical nume ... Read More About How is the GMAT Scored?

Ask an MBA Admissions Expert: Betsy Massar

Ask an MBA Admissions Expert: Betsy Massar

Varsity Tutors brings you insider tips and advice straight from nationally recognized admissions experts. Betsy Massar has been helping MBA candidates with their business school applications since she was a second-year student at Harvard Business School. She founded her consulting business, Master Admissions, in 2008 and also serves as a resumé and writing coach at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Betsy has been quoted vastly throughout the media in publications such as Forbes, Fox Business News, and Poets & Quants. VT: How much time should be set aside to adequately prepare for and complete the application for an&nbs ... Read More About Ask an MBA Admissions Expert: Betsy Massar

Ask an MBA Admissions Expert: Linda Abraham

Ask an MBA Admissions Expert: Linda Abraham

Varsity Tutors brings you insider tips and advice straight from nationally recognized admissions experts. Linda Abraham is the president and founder of Accepted.com, an admissions advising and editing service for MBA applicants. She is also the co-founder and former president of the Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants as well as the co-author of MBA Admissions for Smarties: The No-Nonsense Guide to Acceptance at Top Business Schools. Linda has been featured in many prestigious media outlets such as The New York Times, U.S. News & World Report, and more.  VT: How much time should be set aside to adequatel ... Read More About Ask an MBA Admissions Expert: Linda Abraham

Ask an MBA Admissions Expert: Jared Barlow

Ask an MBA Admissions Expert: Jared Barlow

Varsity Tutors brings you insider tips and advice straight from nationally recognized admissions experts. Jared Barlow is currently the Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment at the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. He has worked in higher education for several years and has frequently provided one-on-one advising and counseling to students. Jared holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Business, Spanish, and Information Systems, as well as a Master’s in Education. VT: How much time should be set aside to adequately prepare for and complete the application for an MBA program? Jared: ... Read More About Ask an MBA Admissions Expert: Jared Barlow