Our Top GMAT Tips and Articles of 2015

Tis the season for round-up posts, best of 2015 playlists, and Facebook retrospectives. If you spent some of 2015 studying for the GMAT, it’s probably not one of your most cherished memories of 2015 or one you’ll share on your newsfeed. However, though it’s rarely glamorous, working towards your academic and professional goals should be celebrated.

If you’re planning on applying to business school in 2016, we wish you the best of luck. This is going to be a great year, and to kick off your GMAT prep right, check out our most popular GMAT tips and articles from this past year.

 

10. The Best Foodie Cities in which to Get Your MBA

While food probably isn’t (and shouldn’t) determine where you apply to business school, don’t forget: Four semesters is a long time to go without authentic Mexican food.

 

9. 700 or: How I learned to Stop Worrying and Love the GMAT

700 or bust, right? Not so fast. You don’t study for the GMAT in order to boast about your 760. You study for and take the GMAT in order to get into business school. While a 98th percentile score has never hurt anyone, business schools want the full package, not just a score, so lose your obsession with breaking into the upper 700s.

 

8. Top 7 B-School Campuses with the Most Beautiful Fall Foliage

The title says it all. If you’re a leaf-peeper with executive ambitions, these are the schools for you. Spoiler alert: New England reigns supreme but the south makes a surprise entrance.

 

7. Where in the World Is the MBA Class of 2018?

Who’s taking the GMAT and applying to business school, and where do they come from? Fortunately, GMAC, the makers of the GMAT, has been compiling this data for some time.

 

6. Where MBAs Want to Work

The Citizen’s United ruling helped make corporations like people in the eyes of the law, so learn who’s winning the popularity contest among MBA grads.

 

5. GMAT By the Numbers

If you’re applying to business school, you probably love numbers. Good news because your career will likely revolve around numbers. We’ve run our own numbers on the GMAT and found some intriguing facts.

 

4. The Best Specialty MBA Programs in the U.S.

There’s such a thing as choosing your major in business school. Unlike undergrad, however, your focus or specialty in business school has more direct consequences for your ensuing career.

 

3. 5 Undeniable Truths I Learned About the GMAT from Taking It 5 Times

Prep4GMAT was inspired by our CEO’s struggles to do well on the GMAT. Though the experience was tough, he learned some valuable lessons that will help you avoid the mistakes he made.

 

2. 3 Data Sufficiency Shortcuts for Quick Points

There’s a set approach to solving data sufficiency questions, but if you know what to look for you, you can apply shortcuts as soon as you read the first two statements.

 

1. Show Me the Money! Your Guide to MBA Scholarship

Getting your MBA is expensive. Sure you may leave business school with a job and an attractive salary, but you don’t always have to foot the bill for your education. Here’s your definitive guide to funding your MBA through scholarships.

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