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GMAT Strategy Guide

Alright, so you have decided you are going to write the GMAT. You might have even registered for the exam. There are a few things about the GMAT which every aspirant should know and understand before you even start preparing. The most important thing to remember is that there’s nothing particularly difficult about the GMAT […]

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GMAT Preparation: How To Start and Must Have Books

One thing I love, is the smell of new books! And since we are talking about new books, lets see how you can start preparing for the GMAT and which are the books that you should necessarily have. This is a very common question and we get lots of queries for the same so we […]

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GMAT Basics: What You Need to Know about this Test

If you are planning to pursue an MBA, one of the documents you are required to submit to the business school you are enrolling to is your GMAT test results. The Graduate Management Admission Test is a standardized exam that assesses your competencies and overall abilities and helps gauge your chances of success as an […]

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Top B Schools under GMAT and Their Specializations

For anyone aspiring to get into a business school, the first hurdle is the GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test). Forget about the other hurdles downstream if the GMAT is not successfully scaled. But how high must you jump to clear it? How high can a GMAT get? There is no specific number but a “ballpark […]

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Is Your Letter of Recommendation Good

You have huffed and puffed with your recommender in writing your letter of recommendation. You both have gone through it more than a dozen times, your patience is wearing thin and your nerves are starting to fray. Finally you have your letter and, with baited breath, read it through, word for word. You are tight […]

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Have You Got Your Letters of Recommendation

Aside from your admission essays, another very important part of your application package is the “letters of recommendation.” These letters, required of graduate school applicants, recommend you for the program you are applying into. They are written by people who know you, your skills and competencies. They discuss your qualities and characteristics, with examples, if […]

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How to Choose a Recommender

Let’s say you want to buy a pair of shoes. You already have an idea of the brand, the color, the style and the price range you are willing to pay it for. Size is not an issue because you know how big it should be. Then you go out and search for the pair […]

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Tips on How to Write Your Admission Essay

Most people have the perception that they can’t write. Because of that, it becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy. But we do and can write – all of us. Though we verbally communicate most of the time, a huge portion of that communication will find their way into written form by necessity. What is true is that, […]

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Admission Essay Mistakes You Cannot Afford to Make

When I was in the corporate world, my section was figuratively called “the pre-departure area.” People with work attitude problems were transferred to me to convey the message that their employment days are numbered if they don’t measure up. It was a reputation I did not relish. But I pursued just the same because the […]

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How to Beat Writer’s Block

The importance of your admission essay cannot be cannot be overemphasized. Not writing it well enough can make or break your application or worse still, derail your career plans. But you can very well be in this scenario. You have just recovered from the GMAT and other application requirements. Now, before you is a clutter […]

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