Articles tagged with GMAT

Ask an MBA Admissions Expert: Jeremy Shinewald

Ask an MBA Admissions Expert: Jeremy Shinewald

Varsity Tutors brings you insider tips and advice straight from nationally recognized admissions experts. He gave us some brilliant Law School admissions advice, but now he is back with information on his primary area of expertise. Founder of the elite mbaMission consulting service, Jeremy Shinewald is one of the most highly recognized experts on the MBA admissions process.  A graduate of the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business, where he also served as an admissions interviewer, Jeremy has provided his services to MBA applicants all over the world. He has been quoted in major media outlets including the Wall Street Jo ... Read More About Ask an MBA Admissions Expert: Jeremy Shinewald

Ask an Admissions Expert: Stacy Blackman

Ask an Admissions Expert: Stacy Blackman

Varsity Tutors brings you insider tips and advice straight from nationally recognized admissions experts. With her own MBA private consulting firm as well as experience on the admissions committees for both the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, Stacy Blackman has helped thousands of students master the application process for the world’s most selective MBA programs.  Read on for the incredibly valuable advice she has to offer about the business school admissions process. VT: How much time should be set aside to adequately prepare for and comple ... Read More About Ask an Admissions Expert: Stacy Blackman

How To Write A Great Resume When Applying To Business School

How To Write A Great Resume When Applying To Business School

Guess what business schools look at first? It’s not your GMAT, it’s not your GPA – and it’s not even where you went to undergrad. At most schools, it’s your resume. And that’s why your business school resume could be the most important factor in your admissions process. But, the GMAT is still crucial, and it is the most difficult part of the process. Your resume says who you are, but your GMAT says who you could be. If you want to send the right message, you’ll need proper GMAT prep to succeed. See more from Varsity Tutors on how to improve your GMAT score and contact us now for a GMAT tutor. Or see o ... Read More About How To Write A Great Resume When Applying To Business School

How To Get Into Business School

How To Get Into Business School

Bad news: with regards to business school admissions, it is a whole lot more challenging today than it was 5-10 years ago. More and more employers are demanding that employees carry business degrees for senior-level positions. Employees are listening and loading up admissions committees with applications. This makes it harder for you. But, Varsity Tutors is available to help with more information on business school admissions strategies. And the best part is: we have private tutors waiting to help you improve your GMAT and overall application. Today, business schools can be more selective, and they are looking for the next CEOs and senior le ... Read More About How To Get Into Business School

How To Improve Your GMAT Essay

How To Improve Your GMAT Essay

The GMAT has one 30-minute essay: the Analysis of an Argument prompt. It has a pretty basic formula, and yes, we’re going to walk you right through it. Instead of arguing your belief, you will actually critique another author’s point. However, this essay still requires the classic, 5-paragraph setup. In the first paragraph, you’ll need to take a stance that the author’s argument is either logical or illogical. Next, you will use 3-4 paragraphs of points to confirm your stance. Finally, you’ll put together a strong conclusion to sum it all up. Example prompt:The Awesome Energy Riders have become an extremely popu ... Read More About How To Improve Your GMAT Essay