Ask Kate GMAT Score report 750 Q47, V46 is 750 good enough

Ask Kate: With a 750 GMAT score and a Q47/V46, you are in good standing. You can still have a low quality score in one area, but if the overall score is 750, then you have nothing to worry about. If you have the 750 GMAT score and a Q47/V46, then the GMAT is done … 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

Ask Kate GMAT Score report, aiming for 740, can I make it?

740 is a pretty good GMAT score. The algorithm of the GMAT is very tightly watched. The GMAT writers do a great job with questions and answer selection. Quick estimations are a big part of the test, which do not provide precise mechanics. This is not the case with other tests.

Ask Kate GMAT Score report 720, 51/35, retake GMAT?

720 is a good GMAT score. A 35 verbal score is not very good. If you apply with a 720, it will not kill your chances. If you have been in school overseas, schools will want to see you perform English better. Improving your verbal score on the GMAT is the best way to do … 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

Why And How To Say Sorry

Apologies are some of the hardest things for people to do. But it’s one of the most important things in any relationship. You may think that the key to being satisfied in your relationship is to point out the other person’s faults and insist that you’re right. But that isn’t true. Saying “sorry” is guaranteed … Read more

Ask Kate GMAT Score report, 680 42/41, Top 15?

This video provides instructions on what to do following a bad GMAT score as it instructs the viewer to continue to study and retake the test in spite of a bad score. The video also goes forward and tells the viewer to focus on the test scores as that is what keeps students competitive when … Read more

Ask Kate GMAT Score report is 680 good enough for Masters of Finance

Is a 680 GMAT score enough for a good school for a Masters in Finance program? Remember, your GMAT score grades based on three things: quant, verbal and the combination of Q&V. Each of the areas is important and will help you get into the program you want. The Masters of Finance programs I know … Read more

Ask Kate GMAT Score report, is 640 good enough for INSEAD

640 is good enough for INSEAD. INSEAD is a very strong and fast moving program. They have a bit more interest in this score. 640 is a pretty good score. INSEAD is a very competitive program, so if your scores are not very high, then you need to speak to them directly to figure everything … Read more

Ask Kate GMAT Score report, 710 but does IR matter?

Low IR: Is It Time For A Retake?   Kate gives advice to a student who is concerned about her integrative reasoning score on the GMAT. By analyzing the pool of candidates at the top three schools, including work experience and test scores, prospective students will be able to better judge whether they need a … Read more

Ask Kate GMAT Score report 680 Q42, V41 Should I retake

Time Management and the GMAT: What to Expect   Kate gives advice on attending business school to a student who is deciding whether to continue studying to improve her quant score on the GMAT or work on her essays. Working full-time is no excuse to not prepare. Time-management is key when preparing for the GMAT. … Read more

Ask Kate GMAT Score report, 720 but is 44 quant good enough?

How much does an IR score matter on the GMAT? Ask Kate!   Ask Kate: A student is asking about their 720 GMAT score. The Quant and IR scores are low, and they want to know if they should complete a supplementary item on the GMAT. Kate responds by telling the student that the overall … Read more