UCLA Anderson MBA 2011 News

Through the end of 2010, I worked with a number of GMAT students that are currently waiting to hear back on their applications. For UCLA in particular, Round 2 applications were due January 5th, and the official date for a decision is March 30th. However, any applicant still being considered for Round 2 should have […]

Los Angeles GMAT Success Story

The below entry is quite long, so here’s a summary: One of my GMAT students was able to improve her score, but still fell short of her target. However, she was accepted to her MBA program of choice. In September of last year, a student contacted me for GMAT help. She had already taken the […]

GMAT Data Sufficiency: Small Details In The Question Stem

When doing a GMAT Data Sufficiency problem, it is easy to miss important information provided by the the question stem. Many students immediately go to work on the two statements, without making note of critical facts in the question itself. This rush can lead you down the wrong path, since the stem often gives crucial […]

The Best $20 You Can Spend On GMAT Prep

As an aspiring GMAT test-taker, it can be hard to sort through the overwhelming amount of test prep materials that are available. In working as a GMAT tutor, I’ve met students that have used the books of all the major companies – Kaplan, Veritas, Princeton Review, and Manhattan GMAT. Often, they wonder exactly which are […]

GMAT 2011: What to Expect From the GMAT Exam in 2011

Recently, the Graduate Management Admissions Council (the authors of the GMAT exam) announced that a new section would appear on the GMAT in 2012. This section, Integrated Reasoning, is currently under development by the GMAC. However, for the time being, the GMAT exam in 2011 will retain the same format it has had since it […]