The Shorter New GMAT April 2018

Should you retake the new GMAT if you already have a reasonable score? Given the GMAC announcement of the shorter, new GMAT this past week, I have started getting a barrage of questions from students who had only recently officially considered themselves “finished” with the GMAT. Here’s my advice in brief: If you thought you … Read more

Ask Kate 48/40 okay split?

If You Want To Get Into A Top 10 MBA Program, You May Have To Retake The GMAT More Than Once.   Is 48Q 40V an okay split to start MBA applications or retake? See full video: Ask Kate 48/40

Ask Kate 690 with low quant 46/38

Student asks about 690 but with a low quant score: 46/38. Good enough or retake? See full video: Ask Kate Retake or time for Apps?

Ask Kate 690 49/35

See full length at ask kate 690 with okay quant.

Ask Kate 700 for Wharton’s Lauder program?

Ask Kate Student profile: Is 700 good enough for an international student to apply to the Wharton Lauder program? For Full length see Ask Kate is 700 enough for Wharton’s Lauder program?

Ask Kate 690 with okay quant for Kellogg?

Ask Kate is 690 okay with 49/35? Good enough for Kellogg? Full length at prepwise youtube channel: Ask Kate 49/35 690 okay for Kellogg?

Ask Kate 700 45/41, first or second test?

Student bombs second take. Should he report it even though his overall score dropped? Or stick to first test? See full length at prepwise youtube channel: Ask Kate 700 45/41?

Ask Kate – Is 700 good enough for Top 10 MBA programs?

Ask Kate student case: Is 700 good enough? Student complains about standardized tests. See full length Ask Kate 700 41/45 for Top 10 MBAs

Ask Kate is 730 enough with Q47? V42?

Quant 47 is nothing to write home about. It’s okay, but it’s not great. Is it good enough if your combined score is 730?   See full length Ask Kate videos on the youtube channel: Ask Kate 730 47/42

Ask Kate low AWA, 720?

Is 720 good enough? Does AWA matter? Hint . . . yes and no. Well, Yes. Then No. Confused? Watch. See Prepwise channel on youtube for full length video: Ask Kate GMAT 720, does AWA matter?

Ask Kate GMAT V29

My suggestions for a student with a V29 – hint, that’s no good. But never fear, I won’t leave you hanging. Advice on what resources to use to improve the verbal score.   See the full length video on youtube. Ask Kate Non Native English, is q49/V29 okay?

Ask Kate 750 HBS 2+2

Student case, 750 HBS 2+2 app For full video and to hear the lovely dulcet tones of my voice, visit the Ask-Kate 750 HBS 2+2 video on youtube.

Three Big Lessons to Boost your Score on the GMAT

How to boost your GMAT score  – The 3 big lessons I’ve learned from teaching the GMAT 1. Practice does NOT make perfect. I grew up accustomed to the mantra, “Practice makes perfect.” It is so popular it was accepted as fact rather than tested for validity. But I have found through personal experience and … Read more

Confidence

Confidence and success go hand-in-hand.   Confidence is a critical, and often missing, component of success. This is partially a result of a legacy of serfdom, parental messages, and the encouragement of trust in institutions by our schools. Adults need to learn independence, a middle way between trust and naïveté, the acceptance of our shortcomings, … Read more

How to Find Meaningful Work

A lot of people want to find meaningful work. The first requirement of any job is that it should pay and it should also be full of meaning. People may wonder what it is like to have a meaningful job. Different people will find different kinds of work meaningful. It really depends on who you … Read more

Where is cybercrime really coming from? | Caleb Barlow

Everybody thinks or feels that being on the computer is a safer way to store records instead of having physical copies. They feel the physical copies can be stolen easier and do have a password. However, cybercrime is one of top crimes committed on a daily basis. It is becoming to easy for people to … Read more

HISTORY OF IDEAS – Manners

We all have different ideas about manners. Many cultures across the world showcase unique rituals in their everyday lives. The details become far more interesting when we take in an depth look at how manners shape our perception and the world in which we live. Take a step forward and discover yourself. Key Takeaways: Looked … Read more

The Impostor Syndrome

Most of us at one time or another have been compared to someone else. Often times the people doing the comparing have our best interests in mind, however, what about the damage we do when we’re the ones comparing ourselves to others? We may not always fit in, but that’s the beauty of it all. … Read more

The Uses of Envy

Envy actually has some good uses. At a young age we are taught that envy is not a good thing. Envy, like fear is an important emotion that can help us identify what we want. It is a call to action that should not be feared. If we can get by the shame associated with … Read more

Success at School vs Success in Life

Success at school and success at life are similar things. We want to do well at school because it means we will do well at life. We want to succeed and gain the respect of others. But, there are people who did great at school and flunked at life and there are people that did … Read more